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What procedure and safeguard is to be followed if there is no advance medical directive?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 21 March 2019
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In the landmark judgment titled as ldquo Common Cause versus Union of India 2018 5 SCC 1 passed by the Hon rsquo ble Constitution Bench of 4 Judges of the Supreme Court of India it ha ...MORE
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What is the meaning of consent for medical treatment?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 March 2019
#Multispeciality
Consent for the purpose of medical treatment means grant of permission by the patient for an act to be carried out by the doctor such as a diagnostic surgical or therapeutic procedure The doctor-patient contr ...MORE
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Can the medical practitioner bill the drug along with his/her consultation fees and give the receipt?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 March 2019
#Multispeciality
According to Clause 3 7 1 of the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette and Ethics Regulations 2002 a physician shall clearly display his fees and other charges on the board of his ...MORE
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If the doctor waives off his fees, will he still be held liable for medical negligence and pay compensation?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 March 2019
#Multispeciality
Waiving off fee does not take away the responsibility of the doctor If the doctor has not charged his fees but has committed medical negligence or does not treat his patient properly the ...MORE
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Is there any restriction on the use of loud speakers / public address system in India?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 March 2019
#Multispeciality
Yes The Noise Rules 2000 has put restriction on the use of loud speakers public address system and the same cannot be used without written permission ...MORE
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Can a patient dictate as to what all a doctor should write instead of following the protocol?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 March 2019
#Multispeciality
No the patient cannot dictate to any doctor as to what write and doctors have to follow their protocol As per the provisions of Clause 7 7 of the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette and Ethics Reg ...MORE
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