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Aristotle, godfather of evidence-based medicine (cLAST)

(being continued from 9/06/18) Arabian medicine in the middle ages Following the death of the Muslim prophet Mohammed in June 632 AD, a wave of expansion spread out of the Arabian Desert. In 640 AD, an Arab Muslim army conquered … Continue reading

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Aristotle, godfather of evidence-based medicine (b)

(being continued from 7/06/17) Alexandria In 331, Alexander the great conquered Egypt and built the city of Alexandria at the site of the village of Rakotis (Ra-kedet in ancient Egyptian dialect, meaning “Ra builds”) (Sallam, 2001). After the death of … Continue reading

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Aristotle, godfather of evidence-based medicine (a)

IntroductionAristotle, one the greatest minds that ever existed, is indeed the godfather of evidence-based medicine. His teachings of logic and philosophy have been a driving force continuously guiding medicine away from superstition and towards the scientific method.Today, the revival of … Continue reading

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