By: Ullmann, ManfredMaterial type: BookSeries: Islamic surveysPublisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c1978.Description: xiv, 138 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780748609079Subject(s): Medicine, ArabDDC classification: 610.917671 UL IS
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|REGULAR||University of Wollongong in Dubai Islamic Collection||610.917671 UL IS (Browse shelf)||Available||Nov2018||T0061447|
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|509.22 KH MU Muslim scientists||609.17671 HA IS Islamic technology : an illustrated history /||610.91767 BR IS Islamic medicine :||610.917671 UL IS Islamic medicine||658.0088297 HA IS Islamic values and management practices : quality and transformation in the Arab world /||658.0091767 AL IS Islamic perspectives on management and organization /||658.1091767 EL CO Corporate Governance In Islamic Finance|
Bibliography: p. 115-116.
Medical conditions in pre-Islamic Arabia and in the Umayyad Period; the age of transition; survey of the history of Arabic medecine; physiology and anatomy; pathology; the transmissability of illnesses and the plague; dietetics and pharmaceutics; medecine and the occult.
This highly readable survey describes the development of Islamic medicine and its influence on Western medical thought. It explains the main features of Islamic medicine: its system of human physiology; its ideas about the nature of disease; its rules for diet and the use of drugs; and its relationship with astrology and the occult.