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Is it essential for medical practitioners to provide emergency medical care without waiting for the police report?

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Doctors have the right to practice in the best interest of the patients, even in medicolegal cases.In “Pt. Parmanand Katara vs Union Of India & Ors on 28 August, 1989 AIR 2039, 1989 SCR (3) 997”, the Supreme Court of India emphasized the need for providing immediate medical care to injured persons to save life and the obligations of the State as well as doctors in that regard. The Court observed: “Every doctor whether at a Government hospital or otherwise has the profession...
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