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  •  What the Hippocratic Oath is and is not (2+ / 0-)
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    and its history would make an outstanding diary.

    I resent that. I demand snark, and overly so -- Markos Moulitsas.

    by commonmass on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 04:40:52 PM PDT

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    •  It has certainly changed over time! (2+ / 0-)
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      Our medical school allows the students to edit the oath each year for that class. It is pretty stable, though.

      I'm sure there are physicians who wish it still included teaching the children of your teacher for free.



      Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? . . . and respect the dignity of every human being.

      by Wee Mama on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 04:42:43 PM PDT

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      •  And thank goodness we have figured out how (1+ / 0-)
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        to get rid of kidney and bladder stones in a way which carries minimal risks!

        I resent that. I demand snark, and overly so -- Markos Moulitsas.

        by commonmass on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 04:44:48 PM PDT

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        •  ah, lithotripsy (1+ / 0-)
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          what a godsend that is, truly.

          Had a "pernicious subcutaneous infection" frozen on left wrist Thursday. Damn thing still itches like crazy, which was the problem to start with. Only now it's got a quarter-sized, yellow-goo-oozing blister attached ...

          LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

          by BlackSheep1 on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 10:38:08 PM PDT

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