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As an extension of the golden role of ethics, the primum non nocere principle is the foundation of modern medical ethics and it serves as the ethical standard and moral imperative fundamental to the business case for patient safety.
Jobs haven't been created, and millions of Filipinos have yet to be lifted out of dire poverty (see my April 2 column, Primum nil nocere).
A dependable physician's primary watchword is "primum non nocere," first do no harm.
He cited a cardinal dictum in medicine"Primum non Nocere," which means, "First, do no harm."
The chronic lateness of our profession violates our basic ethic, primum non nocere. As physician executives, it is our responsibility to correct this widespread behavior - even if we correct it only to reduce our malpractice losses.
The physician is bound to "primium non nocere" while illuminating the patient's problems and initiating a treatment plan.
After all, the cardinal rule in medicine is Primum non nocere (First, do no harm).
According to Rio, Epigeneva is based on the idea of "Primum non nocere," or first, do not harm.
Quoting the line about non nocere doesn't set our practices apart from those of a medical doctor.
In waiting for better opportunities, the primary requirement for Iran's partners in the JCPOA should be to defuse all risks of further tensions between them: primum non nocere ("first do no harm").
I'm sure some doctors have convinced themselves that the product is harmless, and therefore falls under "primum non nocere." But being harmless isn't the same as being effective, which is what the patient wants.
The Latin phrase 'Primum non nocere' - seen as a bedrock of the medical profession - translates as what?