His most notable contribution was his book titled Al-Canon fi al Tibb (The Canon on Medicine), which contains a 30-page chapter that describes in detail the collection of urine specimens, methods of examination, characteristics of urine


Avicenna (980-1037AD), Iranian Philosopher and Physician

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RenalMedBlog is a website that attempts to explain many aspects of renal medicine and renal disease. It contains practical information and help for nephrologists, non-renal physicians, and renal nurses and technicians

We focus on all aspects of renal medicine, including acute kidney injury (AKI), chronic kidney disease (CKD), dialysis and renal transplantation. We welcome your feedback and questions and will endeavour to update and add to our online resources as required. We hope the content is useful for you and ultimately benefits your patients

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