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Author Paavilainen, Helena M.
Title Medieval pharmacotherapy, continuity and change : case studies from Ibn Sīnā and some of his late Medieval commentators / by Helena M. Paavilainen.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.

Author Paavilainen, Helena M.
Series Studies in ancient medicine, 0925-1421 ; v. 38
Studies in ancient medicine ; v. 38.
Subject Pharmacology -- History.
Medicine, Medieval.
Drug Therapy -- history.
History, Medieval.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 795 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Historical background -- Research material -- Method of the study -- Nosebleed -- Cough -- Diabetes.
Note Print version record.
Summary The development of medical drug therapy in medieval times is an interplay between tradition and innovation. This book tracks the changes in drug recommendations from the Arabic texts of Ibn SAnA to Latin medical scholasticism, demonstrating their essential rationality.
ISBN 9789047424505 (electronic bk.)
9047424506 (electronic bk.)
9789004171190 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004171193 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004171190.i-796
OCLC # 593336792
Additional Format Print version: Paavilainen, Helena M. Medieval pharmacotherapy, continuity and change. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009 9789004171190 (DLC) 2009029999 (OCoLC)428770797

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