Medico Legal Corner
Can an MBBS doctor treat a patient who is admitted under him & has a specific complaint?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 20 February 2019
If a patient is admitted under an MBBS doctor and has a specific complaint, the MBBS doctor should refer the patient to the specialist or any other physician for consultation and treatment. The MBBS doctor cannot practice which is detrimental to his/her patient. Also, in case of serious illness or in doubtful or difficult condition, it is the duty of the MBBS doctor to consult the specialist.If the registered medical practition
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