Item description for Questions and Answers for Physicians: A Medieval Arabic Study Manual by Abd Al-Aziz Al-Sulami (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series) by Abd Al-Aziz Al-Sulami, Gary Leiser, Noury Al-Khaledy & Abd Al-aziz Ibn Abd Al-jabbar Sulami...
This is a translation and edition of the medieval Arabic medical work entitled Imtihn al-alibb' li-kffat al-atibb' ["The Experts' Examination for All Physicians"]. It is a study guide for students of medicine prepared by Abd al-Azz al-Sulami who was chief of medicine to the Ayybid sultan in Cairo between 596/1200 and 604/1208. It is composed of ten chapters on ten fields of medicine: the pulse, urine, fevers and crises, symptoms, drugs, treatment, ophthalmology, surgery, bonesetting, and fundamentals. Each chapter contains twenty questions on the respective subject with the answer to each question. In addition an authority is cited for each answer. This work sheds light on medical education in the medieval Middle East and is an epitome of the medical knowledge of the time.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2004
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004136711 ISBN13 9789004136717
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