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Thirty-six Hippocratic aphorisms of nephrologic interest.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19559338     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this article, we discuss the nephrologic content within Hippocrates' Aphorisms. Although similar attempts have taken place ever since antiquity, we believe that in each era new insights may be gained by examining the aphorisms through the prism of current medical knowledge. Of the 400 aphorisms in the Hippocratic text, we discuss the 36 that we consider to be most relevant to nephrology. We conclude that these aphorisms support the concept of Hippocrates as the "Father of Clinical Nephrology."
Athanasios Diamandopoulos; Pavlos Goudas; Dimitrios Oreopoulos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1523-6838     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Kidney Dis.     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-29     Completed Date:  2009-07-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8110075     Medline TA:  Am J Kidney Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Renal Department, St Andrew's State Hospital, Patras, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Aphorisms and Proverbs as Topic*
Greek World
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
Hippocratic Oath
History, Ancient
Nephrology / education,  history*

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