Avicenna on Diagnosis: The Pulse (Canon of Medicine #10) (Paperback)

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This is book number 10 in the Canon of Medicine series.

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Avicenna summarizes: (1) why every pulse beat consists of four moments; (2) a list of ten types of pulse condition with descriptions of symptoms that permit diagnosis of each; (3) explanation of the causes of these ten types of varieties and sub-varieties to be found in each: long pulse, short pulse in conditions identifiable by the length of the beat, rapid and slow in conditions identifiable by its frequency, even and uneven in conditions identifiable by the symmetry or dissymmetry of the beats. He also discusses regular and irregular pulse behavior and enumerates varieties and names of composite pulse conditions. Encyclopedia Iranica, "Avicenna xi. Persian Works.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781567447910
ISBN-10: 1567447910
Publisher: Kazi Publications
Publication Date: July 1st, 2012
Pages: 101
Language: English
Series: Canon of Medicine