Medico Legal Corner
Can a doctor divulge information about the patient that he has learnt duringconsultation?
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 17 March 2018
As per Regulation 2.2 Patience, Delicacy and Secrecy, a doctor should not divulge any information about the patient that he has come across during his consultation.“2.2 Patience, Delicacy and Secrecy: Patience and delicacy should characterise the physician. Confidences concerning individual or domestic life entrusted by patients to a physician and defects in the disposition or character of patients observed during medical attendance should never be revealed unless their revelati
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