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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, 28 February 2020
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
Is there a law for curbing noise pollution in hospitals?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 27 February 2020
Yes The Noise Pollution Regulation and Control Rules 2000 hereinafter referred to as ldquo Noise Rules 2000 rdquo have been enacted and enforced in India with the objective of to ...MORE
Is it legally necessary for a physician to display his registration number while issuing a payment receipt?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 26 February 2020
Yes it is mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to mention his registration number issued to him by Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on the payment receip ...MORE
What are common situations where MBBS doctor's MBBS degree can be in problem in court of law in India?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 25 February 2020
The situations in which MBBS degree can be in problem are If the degree is fakeIf the degree is not approved ...MORE
Does contributing articles to the press amount to advertising?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 24 February 2020
The Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette and Ethics Regulations 2002 state -7 11 A physician should not contribute to the lay pres ...MORE
A patient's blood pressure values as reported by one doctor were higher than those recorded by another doctor. How does one defend?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 23 February 2020
The onus to prove negligence is on the complainant and not the doctor The complainant has to make an allegation supported by evidence Mere allegation has no value It is for the complain ...MORE