Hippocrates - The Founding Father of Western medicine
Hippocrates (c. 460 - c.377 BC) is acknowledged as the founding father of modern medicine. He is associated with the Hippocratic Oath and the Hippocratic Corpus.
- A promise made by doctors to obey rules of behaviour in their professional lives. Modern medical ethics are based of this Oath.
Hippocratic Corpus and its ideas
- A collection of medical books, some of which might have been written by Hippocrates or his followers. It's thought to have survived of the library of the Kos school of medicine…