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The Hypocrisy Of The Hippocratic Oath

Dr. Mukul C Kapoor Apr 12 2015 Share with Colleagues Career in Medicine Votes(12)   Comments(155)   Viewed 3028 Times Hippocrates wrote an oath for Physicians circa 350-370 BC. Medicine in those times was considered a holy service meant to heal the sick and not a profession. With time medicine became a profession and monetary […]

Current Challenges Of Medical Profession-

—————————— Career in Medicine The dilemma that Indian doctors face today is that their profession is based on principles of morality, ethics and Hippocratic oath whereas accountability is based on consumer laws, RTI and Laws of tort. He is confused about the realities of his own practice. Out-of-hours duty and worsening work-life balance is the […]

‘noose’ will tighten on private clinics and Nursing Homes

In response to the newspaper article published in the Times of India, I wish we could give a rejoinder paragraph by paragraph as below.  It is not likely to get published because our thoughts won’t make Masala  for publication. Read the news item first and then this. Readers in the IMA group may add more […]

The Hippocratic Oath Today

The Hippocratic Oath Today The Hippocratic Oath is one of the oldest binding documents in history. Here you’ll find classical and modern versions of the oath as well as a brief article that offers a sense of the controversial nature of the oath today. Follow links at the bottom of the page to post your […]

Hippocratic Oath

  Hippocratic Oath I swear by Apollo, the healer, Asclepius, Hygeia, and Panacea, and I take to witness all the gods, all the goddesses, to keep according to my ability and my judgment, the following Oath and agreement: To consider dear to me, as my parents, him who taught me this art; to live in […]