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Who wrote the modern version of the Hippocratic Oath?

Dr. Louis Lasagna, the dean of the School of Medicine at Tufts University, rewrote the Hippocratic Oath into a more modern version in 1964. His interpretation of the oath emphasizes sound treatment, humility, compassion and acknowledging the patient's humanity. It also mentions prevention as being important to maintain good health.

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