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Medical Environment Update, September 2013

Medical Environment Update, September 1, 2013

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The Golden Rule states: Treat others the way you would like to be treated. In the medical field, that translates to the Hippocratic Oath, the traditional verbal agreement in which healthcare workers vow to "do no harm."

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