Ethical Perspectives common to Siddha Medicine and Hippocrates Oath with reference to Physicians. . T. Sasi Priya, N.S. Priya Devi, A.Shakthi Paargavi, S. Thanalakshmi, Thomas M.Walter. Govt. Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai, T.N. Hippocrates Oath.
T. Sasi Priya,
N.S. Priya Devi,
Govt. Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai, T.N.
Sympathy towards the sick
Interest in cases
No attachment with patient after recovery
Patient may doubt his relatives, sons, and even his parents but he has faith in the physician. So the physician should look the patient as his own son.
1. The physician should be selected by eligibility criteria.
2. Special emphasis on treatment regime, non commercialization of the medical profession.
3. Guru sishya parampara being the ideal way of learning.
Parihari-The person who utilizes the vitals and his basic knowledge to determine the disease.
Vaithiyan-The person who is well-versed in preparing Medicines.
Garan-means the person who does favor.
such persons, who causes more ill-effects to Patients, carries the curse even for his forth-coming generations.
LORD SHIVA , PARVATHI –
God of siddha,
The treatment regimen for the patient should be: