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Two gynecologists in Germany on trial for manslaughter

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Share your views on this issue Dr KK AggarwalYou need to be not only scientifically correct in your clinical practice, but also legally, ethically and morally correct. Being scientifically correct alone may not be enough to save a doctor from an action. Always seek legal counsel from the hospital lawyer/s, when in doubt.In an identical twin birth in Berlin, which happened in July 2010 to a 27-year-old female, two gynecologists are said to have killed the second child suffering from severe brain damage with potassium chloride, after delivery of the healthy child.The case is now in the Berlin district court and doctors have been charged of manslaughter of the brain damaged child.It was 5:16 pm when the patients abdominal wall was opened. Four minutes later, a 40 cm long and 1670 gm girl was born and abgenabelt (cutting the umbilical cord). Then the gynaecologists clampe...
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