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When is informed consent not required?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 20 October 2018
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Informed consent is not required in the following situations Emergency situations where a delay in treatment in order to obtain consent would result in harm to the patientWhen the patient waives ...MORE
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Are life-saving machines, devices and equipments like CPAP m
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 October 2018
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Life-saving machines and devices such as pacemaker CPAP BiPAP orthopedic implants intracardiac valve replacements vascular stents relevant laboratory diagnostic tests X-ray and such similar implants and machine ...MORE
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The patient was not getting cured. Can this be termed as med
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 October 2018
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No doctor can give 100 guarantee about the treatment or surgery The only assurance which a doctor can give or can be understood to have given by implication is that he is possessed of the requisite skill in that bra ...MORE
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What is Bolams test?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 October 2018
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ldquo The stringent standards regarding disclosure laid down in Canterbury as necessary to secure an informed consent of the patient is not accepted in the English courts In England the standard applicable is popu ...MORE
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Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the r
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 October 2018
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Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner Should they be given a bill According to Clause 3 7 1 of the Indian Medical Council Professi ...MORE
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Is it necessary to obtain consent of the patient in India?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 15 October 2018
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In India the patient has a legal right to autonomy and self determination enshrined within Article 21 of the Constitution of India 1950 The patient can refuse treatment except in an emergency situation where the do ...MORE
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