Essays Tagged: "Hippocratic Oath"

Hippocrates

because he was one of the first doctors to use scientific cures. He has many writings, includingthe Hippocratic Oath, that are credited to his name, but it is questionable whether they areactually his ... wn school andtaught medicine for a fee. He forbade doctors to perform abortions, particularly in theHippocratic Oath, which I will discuss later.Hippocrates had many beliefs, most of which were new an ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Ancient Greeks in 400B.C.

does not exclude him from serving his country.Our Western Civilization has continued the use of the Hippocratic Oath, which was created by Hippocrates. Part of this oath stated: "I will follow that [t ...

(1 pages) 71 0 2.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Greece and all about thier life styles.

cient Greeks gave many contributions to the western civilization. They gave the Pythagorean Theory, Hippocratic Oath, limited democracy and more. Today those contributions benefit us.Pythagoras gave t ... today in everyday life. People watched in amaze as one of his inventions drew a ship onto shore.The Hippocratic oath is a promise made by doctors allowing them to swear to "help the sick according to ...

(2 pages) 60 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Physcian Assisted Suicide.

Physician Assisted SuicideThe classical version of the Hippocratic oath states that a doctor should never give a deadly drug to anyone who asks for it, nor ... g. The physician is letting someone die, passively or actively. Either way, in contradiction of the Hippocratic oath, it is not preserving life.James Rachels's, Active and Passive Euthanasia, makes th ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"People have the right to decide for themselves whether they should live or die" do you agree or disagree with this statement? back up with quotes to support your answers.

t to live or die, however, the doctor would disagree with the statement because; they have signed a Hippocratic Oath, which makes it impossible for doctors to practice euthanasia and it is illegal to ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE

ding is actually being made". This is one of the 16 guidelines stated in Christopher Alexander's "A Hippocratic Oath for Architects". So wouldn't the beauty of being an Architect be to create a master ...

(2 pages) 71 0 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The Ethics of Euthanasia

of bioethics is based upon several different codes of ethics, some of these being the ancient Greek Hippocratic oath, which stated above all to "do no harm," and the professional code of ethics writte ... d States, mainly due to the fact that the codes of ethics followed by physicians are based upon the Hippocratic Oath, which states to do no harm at all. However, as medical technologies have advanced ...

(6 pages) 244 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Euthanasia: A controversial issue paper dealing with whether or not people have the right to choose to die. This paper is in support of euthanasia/assisted suicide.

lieve that euthanasia isunethical and immoral, terminally ill patients have the right to choose.The Hippocratic Oath is an oath in which a doctor promises not to givea lethal drug to a patient, or to ... ygiving physicians control over powerful drugs. In return laws have requireddoctors to abide by the Hippocratic Oath which includes the ban on assistedsuicide and euthanasia. (Lund, 41)Although at the ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Essay on Leeks- Botany

y different inhabitants used to eat this vegetable for health purposes. Hippocrates, founder of the Hippocratic Oath, use to prescribe leeks as a cure for nosebleeds. As time progressed, armies and ru ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Argument Against Physician Assisted Suicide

oaths to promote life and health, even consider helping a patient to die? Doctors must live by the Hippocratic Oath; this goes against what a doctor stands for and is just murder. It is wrong to kill ... e should be commending those who are brave enough to live even while suffering.All doctors take the Hippocratic Oath or other similar oaths: "To practice and prescribe...for the good of my patients, a ...

(5 pages) 64 0 2.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Hippocrates

ce today's true medicine. Hippocrates made many contributes to today's world. He gave us the Hippocratic Oath. This oath that all doctors take before becoming an official doctor. Hippocrates al ... before becoming an official doctor. Hippocrates also gave us the Hippocratic Collection, or Corpus Hippocraticus. Another major contributes were the writings about Air, Water, and Places. These writi ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hippocrates

ce today's true medicine. Hippocrates made many contributes to today's world. He gave us the Hippocratic Oath. This oath that all doctors take before becoming an official doctor. Hippocrates al ... before becoming an official doctor. Hippocrates also gave us the Hippocratic Collection, or Corpus Hippocraticus. Another major contributes were the writings about Air, Water, and Places. These writi ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

An essay on Assisted Suicide

widely. Euthanasia traces its origin back in the ancient history. Hippocrates mentioned it in their Hippocratic Oath written between 300 and 400 B.C. The oath states that ‘To please no one will I ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Ancient Greek Contributions to the Modern Western World.

to shape generation after generation, and will likely continue to do so.Hippocrates (from where the Hippocratic Oath stems) is often referred to as the ‘father of medicine’ and many medical ...

(1 pages) 27 1 3.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Faith Community Hospital

he nurses.Graduating nurses sometimes take a pledge known as The Florence Nightingale Pledge or the Hippocratic Oath. One version of the pledge is recited at the graduation ceremony.I solemnly pledge ...

(7 pages) 49 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Suicide The Right to Die

give a deadly drug to anybody if asked for it, nor will I make a suggestion to this effect" -- The Hippocratic Oath Physician-Assisted suicide is one of the most controversial issues in our society t ...

(6 pages) 50 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Euthanasia

the dying, but not killing them. To use medical skills for killing, is a tragedy that tarnishes the Hippocratic Oath.Last but not least, euthanasia could be misused for criminal purpose. Allowing the ...

(2 pages) 589 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Physician Assisted Suicide Should or Should Not Be

cal tradition of medicine opposes the taking of life. Dr. Robert Walker states in his article, ?The Hippocratic Oath, to which American medicine has traditionally turned for its moral bearings, expres ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

The Doctor in John Stainbeck's novel The Pearl

nal liar instead of a doctor.Before a medical student is granted a doctor's degree he must to say a Hippocratic Oath. In that oath each student swears to aid the ill and to cure the injured. The docto ... he already ended Coyotitio's life, without knowing he had done though. Is that a doctor who gave a Hippocratic Oath? I can expect a lawyer or a sales person, or whoever being so prejudiced, but not a ...

(2 pages) 1897 2 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Argument Paper - Physical Assisted Suicide

their families.Assisted suicide is not a new concept; in the form of euthanasia it is as old as the Hippocratic Oath. The controversy surrounding euthanasia and the arguments supporting or protesting ...

(8 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays