Christianity and Islam Medicine Through Time

I made this timeline for the "Medicine Through Time" course. This gives a brief comparison of the affects of Christianity and Islam upon medicine during the middle ages. Hope it helps you guys.

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Islam encouraged for people to care for the sick
Baghdad was a place where Indians and Greeks shared ideas
Islamic doctors used Galen and Hippocrate's ideas
Islamic alchemists developed methods of purification
Central, stable government,
Arabs had the renaissance 800 years earlier
Baghdad had a hospital in 850 AD
Doctors had to pass examinations in 931 AD
Avicenna wrote "Canon of Medicine" which was a compilation of
Aristotle, Hippocrates and Galen's Ideas.
Rhazes found that "Smallpox" and "Measles" were different diseases
Albucasis said that surgeons shouldn't operate on a patient without
being sure of the cause, he also said that they should plan the operation
before doing it.
13th centuary Ibn al-Nafis suggested that the blood flowed from one side
of the heart to the other and didn't pass through holes in the septum
(like galen had thought)
Islam didn't allow dissection because they believed in respecting the body.
Islam and Christianity didn't share ideas as they didn't believe in each other's
The monestaries had plumbing, latrines and running fresh water
Set up the first hospitals
Funded universities (as long as they agreed with the church's beleifs
Made medical schools
Florence Nightingale claimed to be told by god to be a nurse
The government gave Florence money to improve health e.g.
sterilisation of sheets and privacy for operations
Banned dissection
Banned new ideas
Publicised Galen's work



this is so helpful thank you!!!!

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