The Hippocratic Oath

For those of you writing any essay about the rights and wrongs of health, medicine or doctoring, you may need to make consideration of the Hippocratic Oath. This document, as so many marvellous things are, is from the Greek civilisation of the 9th to 2nd centuries BC, and is an agreement taken by all doctors. The gist of the oath is that doctors (or “physicians”) would always … Continue reading The Hippocratic Oath