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Is the consent given for a diagnostic procedure also valid as consent for therapeutic treatment?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 07 August 2020
#Multispeciality
No The two procedures are different and require a separate consent for each In the Samira Kohli vs Dr Prabha Manchanda and Ors I 2 ...MORE
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How is consent documented?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 06 August 2020
#Multispeciality
Patients may not be able to precisely remember all the facts disclosed during a discussion Therefore a physician must document the content of informed consent sessions ...MORE
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Can license to practice be revoked pending inquiry by the criminal court?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 05 August 2020
#Multispeciality
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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Is it mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to specify in which specialty he has done his postgraduation?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 04 August 2020
#Multispeciality
No it is not mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to specify in which specialty he has done his post-graduation qualification MD MS on the prescription made by him to his p ...MORE
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Can the consent for stenting be taken from the relatives, other than the spouse, of the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 03 August 2020
#Multispeciality
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 Ethic ...MORE
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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, 02 August 2020
#Multispeciality
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 Indi ...MORE
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