The Hippocratic Oath is an oath of ethics historically taken by physicians. It is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts. In its original form, it requires a new physician to swear, by a number of healing gods , to uphold specific ethical standards. The oath is the earliest expression of medical ethics in the Western world, establishing several principles of medical ethics which remain of paramount significance today.

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Statement of fair retribution in medical oaths. Marta L. Rancich; Ricardo J. Two of the three were medieval and belonged to the School of Medicine of Montpellier. The other text was modern Amato Lusitano's Oath. Four writings showed statements regarding medical assistance to the poor. Modern oaths generally do not include these topics and very few mention that the medical profession should not be exercised merely for material purposes.

Despite the above, physicians should respect the limits of their obligations and should be committed to assist without discriminating, particularly without taking into consideration their patient's financial possibilities. Therefore their fees should not be excessive for the services rendered. Key words: Medical oaths. Medical fees. Medical ethics. Apolo, dios de la salud, se enamora de Coronis, con la que concibe un hijo.

A su vez, su amada se casa con Ischys. Al descubrir Apolo la infidelidad hiere mortalmente a Coronis y antes de que muera le arrebata del vientre a su hijo, Asclepio. En definitiva, la causa de la muerte de Asclepio es consecuencia de no haber respetado el principio de justicia. Por consiguiente, el estudiante se compromete a 20 :. Lo expresa de la siguiente forma 36 :. Al respecto expresa 23 :. Y si hay oportunidad de servir a alguien extranjero, estrecho de finanzas, dar plenamente asistencia a tal.

Donde hay amor al hombre, hay amor al arte Un aspecto analizado es el referido a justicia, pero expresado en la siguiente forma: "estar libre de toda injusticia voluntaria".

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"juramento de HipĆ³crates" in English

Aruanno 1. Ricardo J. Gelpi 1. Ana M. Rancich 1. The second aim was discern what is forbidden: euthanasia, assisted suicide or murder.


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