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The place of avicenna in the history of medicine.

Authors
  • Moosavi, Jamal
Type
Published Article
Journal
Avicenna journal of medical biotechnology
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2009
Volume
1
Issue
1
Pages
3–8
Identifiers
PMID: 23407771
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Avicenna, a Muslim scientist of the tenth and eleventh centuries has an important place in the history of medicine in Iran and the world. Furthermore, the modern medicine is laid upon the infrastructure of his medicine. In this article, the position of Avicenna in the medical history and the scientific influence of his medical works in particular Al-Canon in the development of medical literature and medical educational programs have been studied in a historical approach. In reviewing the position of Avicenna in the history of medicine in the Islamic world and the Europe, it was concluded that during 11th to 17th centuries, the scientific and educational activities of medicine in the world were moving on the pivot of Avicenna medicine or was under its intensive influence.

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