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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Hippocratic Oath

    The Hippocratic Oath was created around the 4th or 5th century BC as an ethical code for physicians to follow. The original oath swore "I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asked for it, nor will I make a suggestion to this effect. Similarly I will not give to a woman an abortive remedy." Now, however, most modern versions omit the prohibition of euthanasia and abortion in the oaths. Society's view of morality has obviously altered since Hippocrates time, as seen by the controversy…

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  • Hospital History Summary

    The Arab hospitals on the other hand took a different approach and helped anyone who needed medical assistance. This sort of ethical approach to care by doctors is the foundation for concepts such as the Hippocratic Oath and is still with modern medicine today. The first American hospitals called Almshouses were first established by William Penn in Philadelphia in 1713. Over time as medical facilities became the norm in communities The American Medical Association…

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  • Arguments Against The Hippocratic Oath

    against the Hippocratic Oath. The Hippocratic Oath establishes guidelines for a physician’s practice of medicine (Lindh, Pooler, Tamparo, and Dahl). One promise the oath states will be made is that the doctor will never give a drug that could kill the patient if asked for it or give his/her opinion of it to the patient (Lindh, Pooler, Tamparo, and Dahl). But, do doctors actually follow this oath today? As stated by Brian Smith: ''Most doctors will recite the Hippocratic oath…Then they will look…

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  • Categorical Comperatives: Ethical Dilemmas

    Answer Selected Answer: Ethical preferences originate from an individual’s own critical consciousness. Correct Answer: Ethical preferences originate from an individual’s own critical consciousness. Question 5 4 out of 4 points Correct Which of the following statements is INCORRECT regarding the rights of shareholders? I. voting power on major issues and ownership in a portion of the company II. right to…

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  • Ancient Greek Medicine

    Our current medical system is not a new concept; it is an idea that has built and forged over the ages, and the Greek culture was and is a major part of this creation. It all started when the ancient people of Greece started to shift from the spiritual world to a natural world. From there they hurled onward in this forward thinking process with hands on medical treatment. With the Greeks outreaching practices the current society is rewarded with their findings, and the world of medicine…

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  • Four Elements Of Caring Analysis

    “Four elements of caring. The four elements or fundamentals necessary for effective caring require certain attitudes and skills. Good care combines certain activities, attitudes, and knowledge of the patient and the situation.” For example, my best friend “Ashley” has sickle cells and sometimes she goes to the doctor a lot. Sometimes when she’s going through a pain crisis she misses a lot of school days in a row. Sometimes a crisis can be handled at home, with rest, fluid, medicine, and other…

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  • Theme Of Romanticism In The Oath Of The Horatii

    Representing War Through the Eyes of Neoclassicism and Romanticism Jacques-Louis David’s , Oath of the Horatii was painted in 1784 during the Neoclassical era. The Neoclassical era, was a revival of classicism in French art. David uses soft brushstrokes, color contrast, and stylization to represent the pro-revolutionary attitude of the French during the Neoclassical era. The attention to detail in the muscles of the men shows David’s lean towards realism. The tunics that the men wear show that…

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  • The Oath Of Allegiance To The United States

    send them an appointment notice that contains their biometrics appointment information. This appointment is when the USCIS collects your fingerprint and takes your photo and signature. The person will then proceed to take an interview and finally, the Oath of Allegiance to the United States (“10 Steps to” 1). With immigrants accounting for about 13 percent of the U.S. populace, worry of terrorism, overpopulation, and a loss of jobs for Americans has caused the belief that the U.S. should limit…

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  • Hippocratic Oath: A Universal Code Of Ethics

    In a discussion about the Hippocratic Oath (“the Oath”), we consider the opposing perspectives presented by Robert Veatch in The Basics of Bioethics and Daniel Sokol, a medical ethicist who authored the BBC article, A guide to the Hippocratic oath. In this essay, we answer the question of whether the Oath is relevant as a universal code of ethics for today’s physicians. I argue that the Hippocratic Oath does not appear to be relevant to modern medical practice because 1) its philosophical basis…

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  • Animal Farm Hate Speech Analysis

    Hate speech in “Animal farm” and “Priscilla the Cambodian” Hate speech is used as one of the apparatuses employed both in “Animal farm” by George Orwell and “Pricilla the Cambodian” by Rattawut Lapcharoensap. Although it occurs in different circumstances and contexts, the two stories share some ideas in common which significantly reflect the act of their characters as well as the societies, which will be explained further. Hate speech is one of the communication methods being used to attack a…

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