The first medical ethics and deontology in Europe as derived from Greek mythology

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Konstantinidou MK, Pavlides P, Fiska A.

Abstract

Medical ethics and deontology are mentioned in Greek myths long before 700 B.C. We collected and present information derived from ancient Greek mythology and related to (how) ancient physicians took care of the sick or injured and how they were rewarded for their services.

(Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27331210)

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