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Hippocrates: Collected Works, v.1, 26 June 2008.

Hippocrates of Cos (ca. 460 BC – ca. 370 BC) Collected Works.
Translated by Dr. Francis Adams (1796–1861).

There are about 70 works in the Hippocratic corpus. Many of them are actually by his students. This translation, by a Scottish doctor collects the ones most likely to be by Hippocrates himself. It includes the Hippocratic Oath.

From the Aphorisms:
‘Life is short, and Art long; the crisis fleeting; experience perilous, and decision difficult. The physician must not only be prepared to do what is right himself, but also to make the patient, the attendants, and externals cooperate.’


Contents:
On Airs, Waters, and Places
On Ancient Medicine
Aphorisms
On the Articulations
The Book of Prognostics
On Fistulae
On Fractures
On Haemorrhoids
On Injuries of the Head
Instruments of Reduction
The Law
The Oath
Of the Epidemics
On Regimen in Acute Diseases
On the Sacred Disease
On the Surgery
On Ulcers


Disclaimer: Consult your medical practitioner if you need medical advice. Medicine has moved on since 400 BCE. I refuse to accept any responsibility if you are imprudent enough to try any of the remedies or procedures in this book.
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