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A view of the Badab-e Surt. Mazandaran Province in northern Iran. The stepped travertine terrace formations that created over thousands of years as flowing water from two mineral springs (Photo by :Anahita Sadeghi MD)


The collection of articles appearing in the current book consists of manuscripts on the history of medicine in Iran, initially published from 1998 to 2014 in the “Archives of Iranian Medicine” (AIM). These articles are categorized into four separate parts, based on their subjects: Part 1) Ancient Times, Medieval Period, Part 2) Contemporary Medicine, Part 3) Outstanding Physicians and Part 4) Historical Background of Fatal Diseases in Iran. These 73 manuscripts have now been compiled in a 446 pages book for those who are interested in the history of Iranian medicine.

Since the Archive of Iranian Medicine (AIM) journal presents as Open Access monthly, online periodical from May 2013, thus dear readers may refer to the journal website ( for free downloading of the published papers.

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A Monthly Peer-Reviewed Medical Journal Published by the Academy of Medical Sciences of the I.R. Iran; Indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE, ISI Web of Science, EMBASE, SCOPUS, CINHAL, PASCAL, CSA, SID, ISSN: Print 1029-2977, Online 1735-3947.The impact factor of Archives of Iranian Medicine according to Journal Citation Reports®(JCR®) 2012 is 1.222.

Selected Article
A Collection of Essays on the History of Medicine in Iran 1

 Authors' affiliations: 1Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, 2Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Corresponding author: Farrokh Habibzadeh MD, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. E-mail:

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Authors: *Farrokh Habibzadeh1, *Karim Vessal2,
ISSN:1029-2977       Article type:Book Reviews
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