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Ibn al-Jazzar on fever

Abdul Razak, Fadhilah and Ismail, Ahmad Faris (2011) Ibn al-Jazzar on fever. In: Contributions of Muslim Scientists to Medicine and Related Sciences. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 59-63. ISBN 978-967-418-155-0

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Abstract

The objective ofthis chapter is to discuss types of fever introduced by Ibn AI-Jazzar in his book entitled Zad al-Musafir wa-qut al-hadir which was translated by Gerrit Bos. According to Bos, since the book was written, none of the medical works of the Islamic physician dealing with fevers has been published in a critical edition and translation, thus make him decide to do so for our references. The significance of this chapter is to expose the contribution by Ibn AI-Jazzar as one of our Muslim scholars on fever during his time. The method used in this chapter is by referring to the translation of original text by Ibn AIJazzar, journals as well as reliable online references. The research framework covers type of fevers during time ofIbn AI-Jazzar, the symptoms and treatment suggested by him and the enhancement done in medical field in identifying specific kind of fevers by referring to the findings from the scholar

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 1743/21087
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ibn al-Jazzar, fever
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Dr Ahmad Faris Ismail
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2012 14:23
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2012 14:23
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21087

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