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The Hippocratic Oath has provided a blueprint for medical ethics for more than 2,000 years. It first lays down the obligation of a doctor to his teacher and his teacher's family. Then it outlines his standards of behavior in serving the patient's interest.
Origins of the Universal Symbol for a Prescription
Origins of the "Universal" Symbol for a Prescription
The symbol is traceable to the sign of Jupiter, which was placed on ancient prescriptions to appeal to that god for favorable action of the medicine.
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