Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Islamic contributions to medical science

The same issue of Canadian Medical Association Journal (see earlier posting) has an interesting article on early Islamic contributions to medicine. The authors seek to counteract the view that all early Islamic scientists did was transmit Greek science to the Renaissance.

The article is:

Islam's forgotten contributions to medical science
Ingrid Hehmeyer and Aliya Khan
CMAJ 2007;176 1467-1468

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