Hippocratic Oath/Related Articles
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- Euthanasia : The act of assisting in the death of an animal or patient, often to end suffering for an incurable disease; a painless death; sometimes called a mercy killing which may or may not be legal.
- Futile care : Medical procedure or treatment that cannot achieve its stated goals or produce its expected benefits, regardless of repetition and duration of treatment.
- Hippocrates : (c. 460 – 370 BCE) A physician, who revolutionized the practice of medicine by transforming it from its mythical, superstitious, magical and supernatural roots to a science based on observation and reason.
- Medical ethics : The study of moral values as they apply to medicine.
- Oath of Maimonides : Prayer that is said to have been written by the 12th-century physician-philosopher Moses Maimonides, often recited by new medical graduates.
- Physician : A health science professional fully licensed to practice medicine and surgery.