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jiitm 2017, 8(1): 51-65 Back to browse issues page
The skilled outset of pediatrics in Iran during Qajar Period A look on “Mozaffari's Pediatric Revival (Ehya-ol Atfal Mozaffari)”
K. Khodadoost, M. Khalili *, Gh. Bateni, Sh. Esmaeili Parapari
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Background and Purpose: According to ancient Iranian stories, medicine is attributed to mythological kings; and after Greek medicine entrance and its integration with Iranian traditional medicine and consequently, with entrance of Islam, the compilation of medical books got started. After a period of stability and establishment, Iranian medicine was well-known. In Qajar time, with the chaotic health situations and widespread fatal infectious diseases, the new medicine came into world by establishment of Dar ul-Funun; medical domains became expanded and one of the most famous physicians of Naseri and Mozaffari era, Mirza Ali Hamedani, compiled the book “Mozaffari's Pediatric Revival”. He had a great role in pediatric development and this article has tried to introduce his work.
Methods and Materials: The present research has been done based on library study. Mirza Ali ibn Zayn al-Abidin’s book which was collected in 1935, and other books and articles of Qajar time were studied.
Conclusion:  it seems that the book is the product of Doctor Mirza Ali Hamedani’s teachings in Dar ul-Funun and abroad. Moreover, it includes medical issues of Qajar time and particularly medical problems and difficulties of children and measures to reduce their damages and casualties.
Keywords:  Pediatrics, Qajar’s period, Mirza Ali Hamadani, Ehya’ulatfal Mozaffari, History of Medicine.
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Type of Study: Origianal Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/07/30 | Accepted: 2017/07/30 | Published: 2017/07/30
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Khodadoost K, Khalili M, Bateni G, Esmaeili Parapari S. The skilled outset of pediatrics in Iran during Qajar Period A look on “Mozaffari's Pediatric Revival (Ehya-ol Atfal Mozaffari)”. jiitm. 2017; 8 (1) :51-65
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مجله طب سنتی اسلام و ایران Journal of Islamic and Iranian Traditional Medicine
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