PDF | A historical approach could help in the detection of some viewpoints that cannot be paid attention to or signified by a purely medical one. Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine-Al-qanun fi al-tibb. The oldest copies of the second volume of ” Canon Of Medicine ” () by Abu Ali Ibn Sina, known in the . A historical approach could help in the detection of some viewpoints that cannot be paid attention to or signified by a purely medical one.

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The gums are not full of teeth. There are only four because something cannot be simultaneously hotter and colder or drier and moister. Both Ibn Sina and al-Razi warned against catheterization in the presence of inflammation, as it increases the swelling and pain.

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Ibn Sina’s The Canon of Medicine

One should be aware that the intention is something else: International Journal of Cardiology. Avicenna calls this humour “the most excellent of all” [8]: The compound intemperaments are where two things are wrong with the temperament, i.

The Canon of Medicine is based upon the Four Humours of Hippocratic medicine, but refined in various ways. The drawing of Ibn Sina on a Libyan stamp.


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The miniatures shown here are the three basic stages of a physician’s visit with a patient: Roger Bacon and the beginnings of experimental science in Britain. Soon after, eleven complete incunables were published, followed by fourteen more Latin editions in the 16th century until One is brutal spirit residing in the heart and it is the origin of all spirits.


It set the standards for medicine in Medieval Europe and the Islamic world and was used as a standard medical textbook through the 18th century in Europe. George Sarton al-fibb in the Introduction to the History of Science: A cura di Giuliano Tamani.

Avicenna treated spinal deformities using the reduction techniques introduced by Greek physician Hippocrates. The second part is a list of simple floral, mineral, and animal substances.

Ibn Sina’s Al-Qanun fi al-tibb (The canon of medicine)

The material cause, the efficient cause, the formal cause, and the final cause: Avicenna sought to fit these traditions into Aristotle ‘s natural philosophy. It is possible that the drug acted directly against one disease, and acted against the symptom of the other. In addition, if alt-ibb 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 into fk educational theory that he himself practiced.


Retrieved 12 October Further description of youth in regards to heat and moisture is given with respect to sex, geographical location, and occupation. Scammony, if used to treat a cold disease, would no doubt have a warming effect and bring benefit.

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Avicenna says that the hand, especially the palm and the tip of the index finger, is the most sensitive of all and attuned to tactile contact. An imaginary drawing of Ibn Sina.

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. Liber Canonis, de Medicinis Cordialibus et Cantica, iam olim quidem a Gerardo Carmonensi ex arabico in latinum conversa.

The first mention of carotid artery hypersensitivity”. He describes what he says are the ” four causes ” of illness, based on Aristotelian philosophy: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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