An historical account of the origin of our modern medical ethics.
An examination of the prehistory morals and the ancient ideas that provided the seed for medical practices to develop.
The book delves into Hippocrates and his impact. The mystery surrounding the man is a fascinating read. Was he just a mythical character or did he truly exist. The impact of Hippocrates oath has been most profound in medicine.
Finally the books looks at our modern day medical ethical dilemmas and where we are now.
A great book to have on the bookshelf.