Al-Razi (Rhazes) and Ibn Sina (Avicenna)

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  • Al-Razi and Ibn Sina
    • Ibn Sina
      • c.980-June 1037
      • also known as Avicenna
      • wrote the great encyclopaedia 'canon of medicine' listing 760 drugs and covering all known Islamic and Greek medicine
    • Al-Razi
      • ca.865-925
      • He wrote 150 books including 'Doubts about Galen'. He encouraged careful patient observation and identified smallpox
      • He might have encouraged more people to go against Galen's ideas after he released his book.


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