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In an action for negligence/battery for performance of an unauthorized surgical procedure, can the doctor defend himself by stating that consent was given for a particular operative procedure...?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 05 December 2019
#Multispeciality
In an action for negligence battery for performance of an unauthorized surgical procedure can the doctor defend himself by stating that consent was given for a particular operativ ...MORE
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A specialist gives an opinion to a physician on phone regarding a patient (not seen by him). Is he/she liable for any mishap?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 04 December 2019
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No legal liability will fall upon the doctor for giving an opinion on phone for cases not seen by him as there is no contract between him and the patient For negligence to be proved there ...MORE
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Is there a difference between active euthanasia and passive euthanasia?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 03 December 2019
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Yes Active euthanasia and passive euthanasia differ from each other Active euthanasia means where death is caused by the administratio ...MORE
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Can license to practice be revoked pending inquiry by the criminal court?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 02 December 2019
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Yes In its order MCI-211 2 2011-Ethics 10th May 2011 Complaint against Dr RV F No 396 2009 the MCI stated ldquo The Ethics Committee considered the complaint against RV and after ...MORE
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Does a decision taken in good faith amount to negligence?
Dr KK Aggarwal and Advocate Ira Gupta, 01 December 2019
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A decision taken in good faith is not a crime Defenses are available to the doctors under Indian Penal Code IPC sections 88 92 and 93 Section 88 nbsp Act not unintended to cause death ...MORE
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Can the consent be taken a few days before the procedure?
Dr KK Aggarwal and Advocate Ira Gupta, 30 November 2019
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Recall of informed consent is not affected by the timing of obtaining informed consent before any procedure Evidence nbsp Sixty patients scheduled for colonoscopy or esophagogastroduodenoscopy ...MORE
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