Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Hippocratic Oath

The oath of doctors during the Classical Greek Period.

Physicians swear:
1. to impart medical knowledge, even for free;
2. to bound by ethical concepts;
3. to do the best of one's ability;
4. but not to cause or give harm by giving harmful drugs, even if asked;
5. nor to induce abortion;
6. nor do mischief, even under temptation;
7. and to be discreet regarding patients and their cases and sickness.

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