‘I WILL NOT CUT . . . ’: THE OATH THAT DEFINED UROLOGY

@article{Herr2008IWN,
  title={‘I WILL NOT CUT . . . ’: THE OATH THAT DEFINED UROLOGY},
  author={Harry W. Herr},
  journal={BJU International},
  year={2008},
  volume={102}
}
  • H. Herr
  • Published 1 October 2008
  • Medicine
  • BJU International
To explore different interpretations of the clause embedded in the Hippocratic Oath, prohibiting surgery for stones, and its relevance for urology. 

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