Islamic Medicine (Islamic Surveys, Number 11)
- Publish Date: 1997-02-10
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Manfred Ullmann
This highly readable survey describes the development of Islamic medicine and its influence on Western medical thought. It explains the main features of Islamic medicine: its system of human physiology; its ideas about the nature of disease; its rules for diet and the use of drugs; and its relationship with astrology and the occult.