Fillers Favourite prayers

The physician's prayer

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7174.1687a (Published 19 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1687

From inability to let well alone, from too much zeal for the new and contempt for what is old, from putting knowledge before wisdom, science before art and cleverness before common sense, from treating patients as cases and from making the cure of the disease more grievous than the endurance of the same, good Lord deliver us. old, from putting knowledge before wisdom, science before art and cleverness before common sense, from treating patients as cases and from making the cure of the disease more grievous than the endurance of the same, good Lord deliver us. art and cleverness before common sense, from treating patients as cases and from making the cure of the disease more grievous than the endurance of the same, good Lord deliver us. the cure of the disease more grievous than the endurance of the same, good Lord deliver us.

Sir Robert Hutchison (1871-1960).

From Favourite Prayers compiled by Deborah Cassidi; Cassell, 1998; ISBN 0304 70315 X, price £9.99.

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