Medico Legal Corner

Can drugs be supplied by the registered practitioner to his patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 23 January 2021
A registered medical practitioner can supply drugs to his patients which have been prescribed by him however the same has certain conditions of exemptions as mentioned in Item No 5 of t ...MORE
Can a patient dictate as to what all a doctor should write instead of following the protocol?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 22 January 2021
No a patient cannot dictate to any doctor what to write and doctors have to follow their protocol As per the provisions of Clause 7 7 of the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct ...MORE
Can a medical accident be termed medical negligence?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 January 2021
The Supreme Court of India has observed in its judgement in Jacob Mathew v State of Punjab SC 0457 2005 2005 6 SCC 1 as follows ldquo Mere accident is not evidence of negligence rdq ...MORE
What are the different types of euthanasia?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 January 2021
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 ...MORE
Can a patient seek redressal for grievances regarding treatment received?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2021
A patient who has suffered a negligent act of the doctors can seek remedy under several laws 1 Compensatory action ndash This involv ...MORE
Can the consent for stenting be taken from the non-spouse relatives of the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 January 2021
No consent for stenting cannot be taken from the non-spouse accompanying relatives of the patient unless the patient is minor mentally challenged or incapacitated ...MORE