The Iron Decree extends the reach of empathy in the consulting room. For the doctor this means that he listens carefully to the patient, can “feel” him, thinks seriously about the problem and then offers the best solution. The goal of every treatment is to get as many healthy people as possible for as few costs as possible.
A doctor who loves his patients wants the best for him. He does not let him suffer unnecessarily, but gives him what he lacks – as with iron therapy.
The iron decree is based on three pillars: