Bone Fractures as Viewed by Ibn Sina

Abdul Nasser Kaadan

Abstract


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/27-4-14428

Ibn Sina, or Avicenna as known in the West, was a well known Islamic philospher and physician. He composed 276 works, the most famous of which is "al-Qanun fi al-tibb." This paper highlights the bone fractures that may occur, described in Ibn Sina's "al-Qanun," and reveals his accomplishments and contributions to this field of medicine.


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Ibn Sina; Avicenna, Al-Qanun fi al-tibb; History of Traumatology

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5915/27-4-14428




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