How Islam changed medicine: Al-Nafis, Servetus, and ColomboBMJ 2006; 332 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7533.120-c (Published 12 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:120
- Giles N Cattermole, specialist registrar, emergency medicine ([email protected])
- University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF14 4XW
Editor—Majeed comments that Al-Nafis described the pulmonary circulation more than 300 years before William Harvey.1 Harvey always gets the credit in the West, but I would like to remind readers that Michael Servetus was …
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