Thereupon al-Razi lost both his eyesight, as well as his zest for life. While in Baghdad, he learnt the art of healing from a well-known physician Ali Bin Sahal d who was superintendent of all government hospitals.
Razi believed that contemporary scientists and scholars are by far better equipped, more knowledgeable, and more competent than the ancient ones, due to the accumulated knowledge at their disposal.
He checked the enthusiasm for urinalysis in an age when physicians were prone to diagnose ailments by examining the urine, sometimes even without seeing the patient. He made a distinction between curable and incurable diseases.
Smallpox appears when blood "boils" and is infected, resulting in vapours being expelled. An international medical conference was held in London and papers were read on his eventful life. It was translated into Latin in by Faraj ben Salima physician of Sicilian-Jewish origin employed by Charles of Anjouand after which it had a considerable influence in Europe.
Razi tried various treatments but to no avail.
At the same time, he warned that even highly educated doctors did not have the answers to all medical problems and could not cure all sicknesses or heal every disease, which was humanly speaking impossible. Here is an excerpt from this monograph on these two diseases. He recommended as a laxative, " 7 drams of dried violet flowers with 20 pears, macerated and well mixed, then strained.
He explained that all living bodies are made up of living cells which depend upon intricate chemical reactions. After lengthy examination Razi said that man suffered from a kidney infection, stating also that had the man told him in the beginning that he felt pressure on the lower back when standing up, he could have diagnosed it much earlier.
I wish indeed he were alive to read what I have published. Al-Razi, however, vigorously denied that such asceticism was true of his ancient master; Socrates, he insisted, eventually did return to public life and thereafter avoided the extremes of his earlier position. Al-Razi then asked him how many layers does the eye contain and when he was unable to receive an answer, he declined the treatment stating "my eyes will not be treated by one who does not know the basics of its anatomy".
For example, he prescribed for a feverish headache: One experiences a heaviness of the whole body and great restlessness, which expresses itself as a lot of stretching and yawning. Those who practise justice and seek to acquire knowledge - that is, to lead the philosophical life - become habituated to reason, living free of the body and accustomed to unceasing joy.
He is believed to have devoted his early years to the study of music and philosophy. He may even have earned his living for a time as a banker or money changer. He was highly esteemed for his learning, diagnosis and therapeutic skills, which was based upon observation of the course of the disease and laying stress upon hygienic and dietetic measures.
Metaphysics The metaphysical doctrine of al-Razi, insofar as it can be reconstructed, derives from his concept of the five eternal principles. In cases of melancholy, he invariably recommended prescriptions, which included either poppies or its juice opiumCuscuta epithymum clover dodder or both.
He stressed that a physician by a cheerful countenance and encouraging words should instill hopes of recovery in his patient even when the practitioner doubted that the case could terminate successfully.Al-Rāzī: Al-Razi was a celebrated alchemist and Muslim philosopher who is also considered to have been the greatest physician of the Islamic world.
In medicine he was an admirer of Hippocrates, and in philosophy he was a professed follower of Socrates and Plato and an opponent of Aristotle. Al-Rāzī, in full Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn.
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Mar 08, · During the Middle Ages a medical student was required to study he following text books: Aphorism of Hippocratic, Questions of Hunain Ibn Ishak, Guide of al-Razi, Treasury of Sabit ibn Qurra, al-Mansuri of al-Razi, Sixteen Treatises of Galen, Kitab al-Hawi of al-Razi and lastly al-Shifa of Ibn Sina.
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