General Semantics, Science, and Medicine: A Quality Approach
Fiordo, Richard, et Cetera
The word ideal contains the word idea. Philosophically, ideals imply ideas (Fiordo, 1977; Morris, 1948). Ideals from the original translation into English of the Hippocratic Oath will serve as a heuristic for this paper to "prescribe regimens for the good" and to "never do harm to anyone." Whether physicians utter these words voluntarily or mandatorily, a number of oaths have been a part of medical history and practice: the Hippocratic Oath, the Oath of Maimonides, the Physician's Oath of 1948, and the Modern Version of the Hippocratic Oath in 1964 by Louis Cesare Lasagna. Ancient Egyptians recorded diseases, their treatments, and the communication challenges Ancient …
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Publication information: Article title: General Semantics, Science, and Medicine: A Quality Approach. Contributors: Fiordo, Richard - Author. Journal title: et Cetera. Volume: 69. Issue: 4 Publication date: October 2012. Page number: 364+. © International Society for General Semantics-ARCHIVED Oct 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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