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" I consider for the benefit of my patients, and abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous. I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked nor suggest any such counsel, and in like manner I will not give to a woman a pessary to produce abortion. "
Canada Lancet - Page 935
1905
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So Help Me God

Larry D. Thompson - Fiction - 2005 - 502 pages
...Johnny Bob walked to the projector, turned it on and the screen showed the section of the oath reading, "I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such counsel; and in like manner, I will not give to a woman a pessary to produce an abortion." "Didn't Hippocrates...
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Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill (HL)

Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Select Committee on the Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill - Political Science - 2005 - 132 pages
...prohibited medical interventions to deliberately bring about death, as in the Oath of Hippocrates: "I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such counsel". This is modified in the Declaration of Geneva, adopted by the World Medical Association in l 948 which...
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Ethical Choices: Case Studies for Medical Practice

Lois Snyder - Medical - 2005 - 203 pages
...answer over thousands of years of medical ethics tradition has been No. The Hippocratic Oath says No: "I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such counsel." More recently, the American College of Physicians (ACP) has said No: "Although a patient may refuse...
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Galveston Rose

Mary Curtner Powell - Fiction - 2005 - 336 pages
...patient has the right to ask for a dignified death." "And doctors have the right to refuse," Jesse said. "I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such advice," he quoted the Hippocratic oath. "I don't think we can hide behind that any more. Tell me what's...
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November of the Soul: The Enigma of Suicide

George Howe Colt - Psychology - 2006 - 640 pages
...death." The Hippocratic oath, once a staple of medical school graduation ceremonies, says in part, "I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked nor suggest any such counsel." Although the oath is rarely pledged these days, it decorates the wall of many a physician's office,...
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Medical Receptionists and Secretaries Handbook

Mari Robbins - Medical assistants - 2006 - 370 pages
...judgement, I consider for the benefit of my patients and abstain from whatever is harmful for them. I shall give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such consent and in like manner I shall not advise a woman to procure abortion. With purity and holiness...
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Modern America: A Documentary History of the Nation Since 1945

Gary Donaldson - History - 2007 - 368 pages
...varies somewhat according to the particular translation, but in any translation the content is clear: "I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such counsel; and in like manner I will not give to a woman a pessary to produce abortion," or "I will neither give...
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Cruzan V. Missouri: The Right to Die?

Lila Perl - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 150 pages
...having written the vow that doctors still take today. One of the tenets of the Hippocratic Oath is "I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such counsel." This portion of the oath also states that the physician "will not give to a woman an instrument to...
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