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What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 January 2020
#Multispeciality
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 a ...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, 18 January 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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Is it obligatory for hospitals to provide copy of the case record to patient or his legal representative?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 January 2020
#Multispeciality
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 Med ...MORE
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Can a doctor disclose his patient's information to the relatives?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 January 2020
#Multispeciality
As per Medical Council of India Code of Ethics Section Clause 7 14 ldquo The registered medical practitioner shall not disclose the secrets of a patient that have been learnt in the exer ...MORE
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Is there a law for curbing noise pollution in hospitals?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 15 January 2020
#Multispeciality
Yes The Noise Pollution Regulation and Control Rules 2000 hereinafter referred to as ldquo Noise Rules 2000 have been enacted and enforced in India with the object to regulate and ...MORE
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Should difference of opinion after consultation be conveyed to the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 14 January 2020
#Multispeciality
Regulation 3 4 of the MCI Code of Ethics Regulations ldquo Statement to Patient after Consultation rdquo has clarified this as below ldquo 3 4 1 ...MORE
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