For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.

ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται.

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Original Citation

Hippocrates. Aphorisms. c. 370 BC, sect. 1, pt. 6.

Current Citation

Hippocrates. The Aphorisms. Classics of Medicine Library, 1982, sect. 1, pt. 6.