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What are some common criticisms of the classic Hippocratic Oath?

Some common criticisms of the classical Hippocratic Oath include its dedication to the ancient Greek gods, as well as its prohibitions against euthanasia, abortion and any form of surgery.

The classical version also instructs that doctors that they should teach aspiring physicians for free, which is impractical today.

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