In the 10th Century, a hospital opened in Baghdad (modern Iraq). The staff of 24 physicians (bone setters, surgeons and oculists), together with an associated medical school (with international student body and teachers), began to recording on charts, the diet, therapy and medications given to each patient.
- History of hospitals – Wikipedia
In ancient cultures, religion and medicine were linked. The earliest documented institutions aiming to provide cures were ancient Egyptian temples.
- Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts: Hospitals
The hospital was one of the great achievements of medieval Islamic society. The relation of the design and development of Islamic hospitals to the earlier and contemporaneous poor and sick relief facilities offered by some Christian monasteries has not been fully delineated.
- The Beginning of the Islamic Hospitals | Muslim Heritage
Possibly the earliest hospital in Islam was a mobile dispensary following the Muslim armies, dating from the time of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). By the 12th century, the hospital had become a very advanced institution.
- Egypt: The Invention of the Hospital: A Credit to Islamic Medieval
In modern times we take the hospital for grantedand hope that we never have to go there. But if we do, we count tremendously on it being a place that can save us and ease our pain in time of acute illness or accident.
- The first psychiatric hospital is built in Baghdad – Dr. Maria T. Lymberis …
he first psychiatric hospital is built in Baghdad by Arab Muslims. Under Islam, the mentally ill were considered incapable yet deserving of humane treatment and protection.