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Oaths of Medicine - Hippocratic Oath, Physician's Oath, Nightingale Pledge, Veterinarian's Oath (Paperback) Loot Price: R264
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Oaths of Medicine - Hippocratic Oath, Physician's Oath, Nightingale Pledge, Veterinarian's Oath (Paperback): Books Llc
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Chapters: Hippocratic Oath, Physician's Oath, Nightingale Pledge, Veterinarian's Oath. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Hippocratic Oath is an oath historically taken by doctors swearing to practice medicine ethically. It is widely believed to have been written by Hippocrates, the father of western medicine, in Ionic Greek (late 5th century BCE), or by one of his students, and is usually included in the Hippocratic Corpus. Classical scholar Ludwig Edelstein proposed that the oath was written by Pythagoreans, a theory that has been questioned due to the lack of evidence for a school of Pythagorean medicine. The phrase "first, do no harm" is often, incorrectly, attributed to the oath. Although mostly of historic and traditional value, the oath is considered a rite of passage for practitioners of medicine in some countries, although nowadays the modernized version of the text varies among the countries. The Hippocratic Oath (orkos) is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear upon a number of healing gods that he will uphold a number of professional ethical standards. Little is known about who wrote it or first used it, but it appears to be more strongly influenced by followers of Pythagoras than Hippocrates and is often estimated to have been written in the 4th century B.C.E Over the centuries, it has been rewritten often in order to suit the values of different cultures influenced by Greek medicine. Contrary to popular belief, the Hippocratic Oath is not required by most modern medical schools. Original, translated into English: Classic translation of the English: A widely used modern version of the traditional oath was penned by Dr. Luis Lasagna, former Principal of the Sackler School of Graduat...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=3799

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-44040-5
Barcode: 9781158440405
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LSN: 1-158-44040-5

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