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In the s, the Hippocratic Oath was changed to require "utmost respect for human life from its beginning", making it a more secular obligation, not to be taken in the presence of God or any gods, but before only other people. These include the principles of medical confidentiality to the best of my ability non-maleficence. The Oath's prohibition of abortion is also not found in contemporary medical texts. WadeWashington v. I will remember that I do not treat a fever chart, a cancerous growth, but a sick human being, whose illness may affect the person's family and to the best of my ability stability. Nazi Doctors, Human Experimentation, and Typhus. As ofonly 14 percent of medical oaths prohibited euthanasia, and only 8 percent prohibited abortion. The Hippocratic Oath has been been eclipsed as a document of professional ethics by more extensive, regularly updated ethical codes issued by national medical associations, such as the AMA Code of Medical Ethics first adopted inand the British General Medical Council 's Good Medical Practice. I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon's knife or the chemist's drug.