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TABEI S, MASODMPOUR M, ASADOLLAHI R, SOBHANI N, SAJJADI S. AVICENN A'S VIEWPOINTS ON FEVER AND IT 'S COMPARISON TO MODERN MEDICINE. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2004; 18 (1) :79-84
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-659-en.html

From Shiraz University of 'Medical Sciences. Shiraz. Iran.
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In his book "Canon in Medicine (AI-Ghanoon)", Avicenna has specified a chapter containing two sections pertaining to fever. After defining fever and explaining it's different stages, he divides it into three types: hectic fever, infection-induced fever and daily fever. After accurate attention to the patient's history and key-points in examination, he focuses on fever signs and its treatment regarding each type of the three. In this article, we intend to discuss Avicenna's views on fever in comparison to those of modem medicine.
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