Medico Legal Corner
I referred a patient to a specialist and he criticized my treatment plan to the patient.
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 16 March 2018
This is not allowed under MCI Code of Medical Ethics Regulations 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.“4.2 Conduct in consultation: In consultations, no insincerity, rivalry or envy should be indulged in. All due respect should be observed towards the physician in-charge of the case and no statement or remark be made, which would impair the confidence reposed in him. For this purpose no discussion should be carried on in the presence of the patient or his representatives.4.3 Consultant not to t
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