Question by  sanjaychauhan (4)

Is there a relationship between Hippocrates and the Hippocratic oath?


Answer by  ebockhausen (10)

Hippocrates is traditionally credited with the Hippocratic oath, but this may not be a historical fact. Hippocrates more likely inspired the hippocratic oath through his study of ethics.


Answer by  ajax (186)

The Hippocratic oath was traditionally ascribed to the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates. In fact, there is little evidence that Hippocrates wrote or composed it.

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