Here we focus on the art of medicine, including medical ethics. Scientific advances and therapies may also be discussed, but are not our main concern.
The above bas relief depicts Hippocrates of Kos treating a patient. Many people refer to the Hippocratic Oath, but few have read it. Even fewer realize that physicians have not taken the oath for generations.
Medicine is an ancient discipline. We should not let our amazing modern version of it overshadow the importance of our heritage. The following essay may give added perspective.
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