- Father of Medicine, c460–c377 b.c., Greek physician.
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Whether or not Hippocrates ever actually said “First, do no harm,” the axiom is central to medical ethics.Why So Many Surgeons Are Psychos
December 17, 2014
According to legend, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, testified in the case of a woman accused of adultery.The Strange Science Behind Virgin Births
January 22, 2014
Eclampsia, first described by Hippocrates 2,400 years ago, is the medical name for seizures during pregnancy.Beyond ‘Downton Abbey’: Preeclampsia Maternal Deaths Continue Today
Eleni Tsigas, Christine Morton
January 28, 2013
In accordance with the advice of Hippocrates, the journey to Olympia was undertaken.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
Do we see as clearly as Hippocrates 'that the nature of the body can only be understood as a whole'?Phaedrus
Hippocrates, for instance, has a number of recommendations of this combination for wounds.Old-Time Makers of Medicine
James J. Walsh
I know it from better authority than any you can have from Galen or Hippocrates.History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)
John Richard Green
Hippocrates thus appears to have studied "the natural history of diseases."Fathers of Biology
- ?460–?377 bc, Greek physician, commonly regarded as the father of medicine
- Greek physician who laid the foundations of scientific medicine by freeing medical study from the constraints of philosophical speculation and superstition. He is traditionally but inaccurately considered the author of the Hippocratic oath.
- Greek physician who is credited with establishing the foundations of scientific medicine. He and his followers worked to distinguish medicine from superstition and magic beliefs by basing their treatment of illness on close observation and rational deduction.
An ancient Greek physician (the “father of medicine”) who is credited with founding the study of medicine.