Medico Legal Corner

What is the difference between real and informed consent?
eMediNexus, 29 July 2021
The nature of express consent of the patient differs - known as lsquo Real rsquo consent in UK and as lsquo Informed rsquo consent in the US The Dep ...MORE
Which consent is applicable in India: Real or informed?
eMediNexus, 28 July 2021
In India real consent is applicable The components of real consent as stated by the Hon rsquo ble Supreme Court of India are ldquo A doctor has to seek and secure the consent of the p ...MORE
Is it necessary to take high risk consent for an angiography procedure?
eMediNexus, 27 July 2021
Yes it is necessary to take high risk consent for an angiography procedure The MCI Ethics Committee considered the appeal against the order dt 14 09 2 ...MORE
Is the consent given for a diagnostic procedure also valid as consent for therapeutic treatment?
eMediNexus, 26 July 2021
No the two procedures are different and require a separate consent for each nbsp In the case titled lsquo Samira Kohli vs Dr Prabha Manchanda and O ...MORE
What is express consent?
eMediNexus, 25 July 2021
An express consent is one where the terms are stated in distinct and explicit language Express consent can be given orally or in writing Though both of these are of equal value written ...MORE
What is implied consent?
eMediNexus, 24 July 2021
In situations like arranging an appointment with a doctor keeping the appointment answering questions relating to the history and to submit to physical examination without objection con ...MORE