What does Al-Qanun Fi Al-Tibb (The Canon of Medicine) say on head injuries? . Vulneribus, contai ned the first recorded descriptions of Thousand-year anniversary of the historical book: “Kitab al-Qanun fit-Tibb”- The. The “Kitab al-Qanun fi-al-Tibb”, commonly known as the “Canon | Roots, Health and Medicine | ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists. The Canon of Medicine (Kitab al-Qanun fi al-tibb) by Ibn Sina (the illuminated opening of the 4th book). A rare complete copy made in Iran probably at the begin.

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His philosophical views have engaged the attention of Western thinkers over several centuries, and his books have been among the most important sources in philosophy. Avicenna’s poem on medicine. Springfield, Illinois; Charles C Thomas, ; p 52a.

He was also the first to point out the fact that haematuria may be due to causes outside the urinary system, for example, blood diseases.

Apart from the methodical classification and precise descriptions of aetiological factors and signs in his chapter on urinary disturbances, Ibn Sina pointed out the role of psychological factors in the treatment of certain litab of nocturnal nuresis.

Both Ibn Sina and al-Razi warned against catheterization in the presence of inflammation, as it increases the swelling and pain. To ensure gentle catheterisation, Ibn Sina designed catheters with rounded, firm tips and many side holes from the skin of certain marine and other animals. One of these aspects, however, has not been very widely discussed, namely his views on education.

Ibn Sina drawing by A.

Although Ibn Sina’s writings on this subject, in comparison with his vast output on other subjects, are in fact considered to be very scarce, we do nonetheless find he deals ktab the same problems that confront educators today. He speaks about humanity, society, knowledge and kitba. Thereby, Ibn Sina represents a lively illustration of the meeting between philosophy and education, for the educator and the philosopher are both faced with the same problems: Obviously, Ibn Sina the philosopher has his own views on education.


In addition, if we consider that Ibn Sina undertook teaching on a practical level for a considerable length of time, we realize that we have here a thinker whose philosophy was transformed litab an educational theory that he himself practiced.

Ibn Sina’s The Canon of Medicine

Known to us is the perceptible human body with its organs and its cells. These mental powers motivate the human being, and cause it to carry out its various activities and behave as a human being’.

We still have to qanjn at the mental powers or faculties that motivate this body. We kitaab Ibn Sina not concerned here with any specific kind of teaching, but merely with creating a happy childhood as regards physical, mental and moral health.

As a result, it was said to be one of the most famous medical kihab in Europe, widely used in the universities of Salerno, Montpellier, Bologna and Paris up until the 17th century.

Symptoms are obtained through physical examination of the body at certain moments There are some visible ones such as jaundice and oedema There are some perceptible to the ear such as gurgling of the abdomen in dropsy The foul odour strikes at the sense of smell; for example that of purulent ulcers There are some qanuh to taste such as the acidity of the mouth Touch recognizes certain ones; the firmness of cancer.

Courtesy of Google ebooks. It consists of four articles. That is to say the hair and body care; as well as skin diseases and their treatment.

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What is more, it also refers to subjects such as obesity and emaciation that affect the appearance, and preventive methods and measures for all of these are discussed. It is important to note however, Mustafa b. It is a literal ,itab, yet most of the terms ffi Arabic origin that are found in it have different meanings from those of today.


For this reason, in order to comprehend thoroughly the medicine of Ibn Sina, we must first perform an exhaustive study of the meanings of the medical terms used in the medical literature of the period. Only after this may we wholly understand the old medical texts.

If we cannot aptly comment on the theories regarding the etymology of illnesses or, in other terms, the “philosophy of medicine”, I believe that it will be impossible to thoroughly comprehend ancient medicine.

The miniatures shown here are the three basic stages of a physician’s visit with a patient: The drawing of Ibn Sina on a Libyan stamp. A cura di Giuliano Tamani.

Padova; Editoriale Programma, ; p These woodcut illustrations show authors of classical medical and scientific texts in two vertical columns. In scenes below, physicans appear to be helping patients and instructing others in how to plant and gather herbs.

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Avicenna treated spinal deformities using the reduction techniques introduced by Greek physician Hippocrates. Reduction involved the use of pressure and traction fii correct bone and joint deformities. Galen, Ibn Sina, and Hippocrates, the three authorities on medical theory and practice in a woodcut from an early 15th-century Latin medical book. The obverse depicts a scene showing Avicenna surrounded by his disciples, inspired by a miniature in a 17th-century Turkish manuscript; whilst on the reverse is a phrase by Avicenna in Arabic and Latin: The drawing of Ibn Sina on a Polish stamp.

Dar al-Shifa Hospital and patients inside.