SH08
AL‐ZAHRAWI – THE FATHER OF SURGERY

@article{Ahmad2007SH08A,
  title={SH08
AL‐ZAHRAWI – THE FATHER OF SURGERY},
  author={Z Ahmad},
  journal={ANZ Journal of Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={77}
}
  • Z. Ahmad
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Medicine
  • ANZ Journal of Surgery
A pioneer in all fields of surgery, Al‐Zahrawi developed numerous original techniques as well as instruments. He published the first ever surgical encyclopaedia entitled “At‐Tashrif”. His way of thinking and practice of surgery inspired many subsequent great surgeons. As a result of his imperious work and contribution to surgery, he has been given the title of ‘Father of Surgery’, and provided yet another beacon of light in the dark ages. In his many papers and manuals, he describes various… 
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