Hippocratic oath


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Hippocratic oath

an oath taken by a doctor to observe a code of medical ethics supposedly derived from that of Hippocrates (?460--?337), Greek physician commonly regarded as the father of medicine

Hippocratic oath

ethical code of medicine. [Western Culture: EB, 11: 827]
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It should be pointed out that there are different versions of the Hippocratic Oath, so that it is possible to speak about it in the plural.
However, the Hippocratic Oath makes up in heart and essence what it lacks in modernity.
Hippocratic Oath recognized medicine as craft that a physician practices over his patients.
The Hippocratic Oath embodies the highest aspirations of the healthcare professional and stipulates two categories of duties: to the patient and to other members of the profession.
In an editorial titled, "The White House Puts the Bible Before the Hippocratic Oath," the editorialists warned hyperbolically:
The white coat ceremony is a tradition held for the second year at MBRU where first-year medical students receive their white coats and recite the modern Hippocratic Oath to affirm their commitment to a professional career in medicine.
The intention of this study was not by any means to analyze current bioethical positions regarding euthanasia, neither to provide a new translation or interpretation of the Hippocratic Oath. The Hippocratic Oath and its discussion by scholars is merely mentioned to introduce the topic to the reader and provide a needed theoretical framework for analyzing subsequent oaths.
Which type of students take the Hippocratic Oath? 7.
Whilst a long-term strike might be considered to contravene the Hippocratic Oath, surely nobody could find fault with medics who simply refused to accept the new contract and resigned from their posts?
AFTER hearing the news about junior doctors in England going on a 24-hour strike next Tuesday, I wonder what on earth has happened to their Hippocratic Oath relating to duty of care?
The graduate physicians swore the Hippocratic Oath, led by honourable Dr.