Swearing to care: the resurgence in medical oaths

@article{Hurwitz1997SwearingTC,
  title={Swearing to care: the resurgence in medical oaths},
  author={B. Hurwitz and R. Richardson},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1997},
  volume={315},
  pages={1671 - 1674}
}
We are witnessing a resurgence of professional interest in medical oaths and codes of conduct. In the United Kingdom the General Medical Council has reissued its professional code and, together with the BMA, the royal colleges, and other organisations, has published a document on the “core values” of medical practice.1 2 There has been discussion of the role of oath taking at the end of medical training, and the BMA has drafted a new Hippocratic Oath on behalf of the World Medical Association… Expand
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