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Oculist's contributions to cataract operation

Asih, Devi Ratna and Ismail, Ahmad Faris (2011) Oculist's contributions to cataract operation. In: Contributions of Muslim Scientists to Medicine and Related Sciences. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 126-130. ISBN 978-967-418-155-0

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Abstract

Numerous cultures including western civilization have added up knowlcdge accumulation to the r.ciences evolution. Unfonunatcly, Westerners have Jong been credited wilh discoveries made many centuries before them. ThUs. many of tile basic sciences ,",'cre invented by oon,Europeans, For instance, Modem Western medicine did nOI originate from Europe and that it actually arose from the Islamic orient (Ajram, 1992), Based on this point of view tbe objective of this chaptcr is 10 explore thc information of Islamic medical heritage. The methodology that applies for this chapter is dala compilation from library research and another variOIlS academic sources. The significance oflhis chapter can be seen in catamet uperation procedure are which is still recognized and use by our modern medical procedures practices

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 1743/21119
Uncontrolled Keywords: Oculist, cataract
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Dr Ahmad Faris Ismail
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2012 10:12
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2012 10:13
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21119

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