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WMA, 1948: In a 1989 survey of 126 us medical schools, only three reported usage of the original oath, while thirty-three used the declaration of geneva, sixty-seven used a modified hippocratic oath, four used the prayer of maimonides, one used a covenant, eight used another oath, one used an unknown oath, and two did not use any kind of oath. Seven medical schools did not reply to the survey. ...Read more
Is there anything like the hippocratic oath or physician–patient privilege?Is there a chance that the doctor won't tell mom that i'm not a virgin?
Adults vs. minors: If you're an adult, confidentiality laws prevent your physician from sharing your medical information with anyone without a signed release. The only exception is when s/he thinks you mean to harm yourself or someone else. If you're actually a minor, your parents need to be involved in your care. The physician may not need to reveal your sexual activities to them, but might encourage you to. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the hippocratic (sp?) oath, and is it enforced or reviewed somehow, and if so, by whom? Or is it "honor system" in terms of enforcement?
I'm 51 my nibbles are hard and painful to touch, I have hep c. And some kidney issues, but oath wise i hike and am in good shape?
Low risk hiv exposure 10 days ago in Nigeria.3 days later,fevers+joint aches.no sore the oath,no swollen nodes.+for malaria Typhoid. could it be hiv??
Too soon: The symptoms of a new HIV infection (acute retroviral syndrome, or ARS) don't start before about 10 days. Maybe sometimes as soon as 7 days, but 3 days isn't possible. Also, as you apparently know, ARS usually includes sore throat, so that's also against HIV as the cause. It's something else. These symptoms are indeed consistent with malaria or typhoid, but also many other infections. See doctor. ...Read more