Adab al-Tabib

Bashir Ahmed Zikria

Abstract


This is an excerpt from Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Vol 57, Part 3, 1967. "Medical Ethics of Medieval Islam with Special Reference to Al-Ruhawi's Practical Ethics of the Physician," translated by Martin Levey.

Ishaq ibn Ali al-Ruhawi lived around 1200 AD and was born in Ruha, a city in northwestern Iraq, today known as Urfa. His book Adab al-Tabib is a classic in the annals of medical ethics.

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Keywords


Medical ethics; History of Medicine; Islamic Medicine; Islamic Medical Ethics

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/13-3-6541




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