Who was Hippocrates and how does this person relate to these newyork times novel: First Do No Harm?
Hippocrates was a Grek physician who is considered the father of medicine. The title of the book, “First Do No Harm,” is from the common belief that these words appear in the Hippocratic Oath. Here are two versions of the oath, the original and a modern one: The Hippocratic Oath (An Early Version) I swear by Apollo the physician and Aesculapius, and Health, and All-heal, and all the gods and goddesses, that, according to my ability and judgement, I will keep this Oath and this stipulation. To reckon him who taught me this Art equally dear to me as my parents, to share my substance with him, and relieve his necessities if required; to look upon his offspring in the same footing as my own brothers, and to teach them this art, if they shall wish to learn it, without fee or stipulation; and that by precept, lecture, and every other mode of instruction, I will impart a knowledge of the Art to my own sons, and those of my teachers, and to disciples bound by a stipulation and oath according t