Hippocratic Sign

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#1

A friend was commenting on a surgical photo my wife took of some bladder stones she removed surgically from a dog, with the hippocratic oath which states “I will not cut for stone” with the idea that a cystotomy in ancient times normally was fatal in the hands of an inexperienced surgeon, so since you are to do no harm, only a skilled urologist should perform the surgery. so in reading the background about Hippocrates’ views on surgery, I found this quote from his most famous work “the aphorisms”. My friend who is a surgeon really liked the quote. That is :proofgrade: walnut ply with default settings. The engravings are all at “Graphic” setting.


#2

Oh, this is very nice. He (she) will love it!


#3

The original quote from our oath is as follows: “I will not use the knife, not even on sufferers from stone, but will withdraw in favour of such men as are engaged in this work”


#4

Looks great!


#5

Wonderful! As a side note it occurred to me the “fire” might equate to radiation in today’s context…