In reality, not only has the Hippocratic Oath been replaced by other ethical codes in medical professional groups, Veatch argues that the full language of the oath is impractical for several reasons, among them that it seems to prohibit surgery.
What does HO stand for?
HO stands for Hippocratic Oath
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
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We have 13 other meanings of HO in our Acronym Attic
- Heavy Oil
- Height Obstacle
- Heterotopic Ossification (orthopedics)
- Hide Out
- Hierorts (Austrian German: local or locally)
- High Order
- High Output
- Hinder Ordonnantie (Indonesian: Hinder Ordinance)
- Hip Opener (stretching exercise)
- Hip Orthosis
Samples in periodicals archive:
The doctors in Europe are also striking for higher salaries but nobody over there thought of accusing the strikers of violating the Hippocratic Oath, Rizaov concludes.
Students took the Hippocratic Oath (taken by new medical students to honour the medical profession) in the presence of deans, faculty members, fellow students and family.
That dynamic helps explain why President Barack Obama is preparing for the second day of his Southern Nevada sojourn, like a doctor flown in on a very fancy Flight for Life jet and remembering the famous words that evolved from the Hippocratic oath.
Former Europe Minister Denis MacShane wants them to sign a pledge like the Hippocratic Oath for doctors.
Step forward two Harvard professors who in this month's Harvard Business Review, the US business bible, propose a radical solution: making management a profession, like medicine or the law, complete with its own Hippocratic oath, covering both personal ethics and wider responsibilities to society as a whole.
Blazer AREN'T surgeons bound by the Hippocratic Oath or is that no longer practised these days?
My thoughts have been running back to the Hippocratic Oath that so many of us were taught when we entered our medical training.