In 10th century Spain, the pioneering surgeon al-Zahrawi used many surgical instruments that are still known today. He recorded his findings in his medical encyclopedia 'Al-Tasrif', or 'The Method of Medicine', in which he described how to correct dislocated shoulders, set broken bones, replace missing teeth with replicas and attempt to treat cancers.
This #WorldHealthDay, learn more about al-Zahrawi and the remarkable contributions by other physicians, from diverse religious, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds during the golden age of Muslim Civilisation including Al-Razi, Ibn Sina, Ibn al-Quff and Ibn Maymun. Browse the "Physicians from a Lost History” story on Google Arts & Culture #OnceUponATry → [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Physicians from a lost history - Google Arts & Culture