Medico Legal Corner
Is the doctor required to obtain consent of the patient in case of accident?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 12 March 2019
The Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette & Ethics) Regulation, 2002 casts a duty on all medical practitioners i.e. all medical practitioners must attend to sick and injured immediately and it is the duty of the medical practitioners to make immediate and timely medical care avail- able to every injured person whether he is injured in accident or otherwise. The relevant provisions of Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette & Ethics) Regulation, 2002
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