Laws for Physicians in 1760 B.C.

If a physician make a large incision with an operating knife and cure it, or if he open a tumor (over the eye) with an operating knife, and saves the eye, he shall receive ten shekels in money. …

If a physician make a large incision with an operating knife, and kill him, or open a tumor with an operating knife, and cut out the eye, his hands shall be cut off. ...

If a physician heal the broken bone or diseased soft part of a man, the patient shall pay the physician five shekels in money.


Earliest known laws.

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 The Code of Hammurabi
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Horne , Charles F. (1760 BC), The Code of Hammurabi, Retrieved on 2012-06-01
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