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Ethics in ancient Greek medicine



The ethical medical code which was born in ancient Greece had durable grounds and survived in the medical profession until today. These ethical standards of the physicians were gradually formulated during antiquity.

Keywords: ethics, ancient Greek medicine, Hippocratic oath.

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Konstantinos LAIOS
Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Address: Athinodorou 1, Kato Petralona, 118 53, Athens, Attiki.
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Demou EE, Lagiou E, Laios K. Ethics in ancient greek medicine. Arch Balk Med Union 2018;53(4): 623-624. DOI 10.31688/ABMU.2018.53.4.25