He that may fight, heal him
He that may fight no more, give him peace
He that is dead, take from him the Chapter's due
— The Codex Astartes, Warhammer 40,000
I don't see plugging a maniac like you as a violation of the Hippocratic Oath at all. Basically, I look on it as preventative medicine.
— Medic template, Feng Shui
Whoops...zat vas not medicine.
Phanan: "A laser scalpel. Hard to distinguish from a writing tool without close inspection and up close, I'm pretty effective with it."
Repness: "I'd say so. Did you surrender this weapon to our guards before coming before me?"
Phanan: "What weapon, sir?"
Repness: "The laser scalpel."
Phanan: "Not a weapon, sir. It's a tool of medicine. I wasn't asked to turn over my bandages, bacta treatments, disinfectant sprays, or tranquilizers either, but I can kill a man with any of them, under the right circumstances."
"Have killed many people, many ways; guns, knives, drugs, tech attacks, once with farming equipment, but never with medicine!"
—Mordin Solus, Mass Effect 2
"Ya don't git combat pay 'cause ya don't fight!"
—Officer to a skeptical, bedraggled medic in Bill Mauldin's Up Front — medics did eventually get combat pay.
"Not every mad doctor lives in a castle surrounded by villagers with pitchforks. Sometimes they live in the trenches, where there's plenty of spare parts flying around and a pressing need to get inventive with them."
Ah, Barrayarans, Mile's heart warmed. "On sight", he confirmed. These were military medicos; they all bore sidearms, bless them.
Time for your physical!
I'll cut you down to size.
Side effects may include nausea, headaches... and death!
(Match Start vs Filia) You should have that removed.
(Match Start vs Cerebella) The head bone's connected to the arm bone... for now.
(Victory) I'd get a second opinion.