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Can a Doctor give 100% guarantee that the treatment and/or surgery would be beneficial to the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 September 2019
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No doctor can give 100 guarantee that the treatment or surgery would be beneficial for the patient For that matter no guarantee is given by any doctor or surgeon that the patient would be cured The only assu ...MORE
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Check list in case of a dispute regarding consent
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 September 2019
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Medical consentHigh-risk medical consentSurgical consentHigh-risk surgical consentImplied consentInformed consent Whether all components are present or notOv ...MORE
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What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 September 2019
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Threatening any person i e criminal intimidation is a criminal offence under Section 503 of Indian Penal Code and the same is punishable under Section 506 of the Indian Penal Code If any person threatens the doctor ...MORE
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An MBBS doctor admits a patient under him & a specialist visits the patient 1 or 2 times.
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 September 2019
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An MBBS doctor admits a patient under him amp a specialist visits the patient 1 or 2 times But the patient remains admitted under the MBBS doctor and does not change the file name or transfers the case Is ...MORE
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Can the consent for stenting be taken from the non-spouse relatives of the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 15 September 2019
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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 The MCI Code of Ethics Regulation 2002 state ...MORE
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Is it obligatory for hospitals to provide copy of the case record to patient or his legal representative?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 14 September 2019
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Yes it is obligatory for doctors hospitals to provide the copy of the case record or medical record to the patient or his legal representative The Medical Council of India has imposed an obligation on doctors ...MORE
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