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First, do no harm

Posted by Ward on December 05, 2004

In Reply to: First, do no harm posted by Ward on December 05, 2004

: In the classic Hippocratic Oath, there was the demand to -- first--- do no harm to a patient. This phrase
: is the sensible shorthand to an approach to actions of all kinds. It is instructive (and a bit stirring) to read the Classic Hippocratic Oath in the link below, and the modern one.

: www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/doctors/oath_classical.html

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/doctors/oath_classical.html