Bone Fractures as Viewed by Ibn Sina

  • Abdul Nasser Kaadan Institute for the History of Arabic Sciences Aleppo University Aleppo Syria
Keywords: Ibn Sina, Avicenna, Al-Qanun fi al-tibb, History of Traumatology

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.

Author Biography

Abdul Nasser Kaadan, Institute for the History of Arabic Sciences Aleppo University Aleppo Syria

Institute for the History of Arabic Sciences
Aleppo University
Aleppo
Syria

M.D., Ph.D.

Published
2014-12-23
Section
History of Medicine