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Al-Zahrawi's explaination on bone fractures and its surgical and non-surgical treatments

Zulkifli, Nur Izzati and Othman, Raihan (2011) Al-Zahrawi's explaination on bone fractures and its surgical and non-surgical treatments. In: Contributions of Muslim Scientists to Medicine and Related Sciences. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 137-143. ISBN 978-967-418-155-0

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The main focus in this work is to highlight the detail knowledge concerning bone fractures and its treatments as explained by AI-Zahrawi from his observations and experiences. The significance of this chapter consists of descriptions in orthopaedic diagnosis and treatment by Al Zahrawi. The methodology adopted in this study is library based research and all evidences were collected from reliable sources. Abu AI-Qasim AIZahrawi practised medicine and surgery in Cordova. He was also born in Zahra, the neighbourhood of Cordova. His famous book AI-Tasrif, a medical encyclopaedia covering 30 volumes which included sections on surgery, medicine, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, pharmacology, nutrition etc, was the greatest explaination on medicine

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2593/21121
Uncontrolled Keywords: Al-Zahrawi, bone fractures, non-surgical
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RD Surgery
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Raihan Othman
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2012 17:33
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2012 17:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21121

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