Medico Legal Corner
The patient was not getting cured. Can this be termed as medical negligence?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 October 2018
No doctor can give 100% guarantee about the treatment or surgery. The only assurance which a doctor can give or can be understood to have given by implication is that he is possessed of the requisite skill in that branch of profession which he is practising and while undertaking the performance of the task entrusted to him he would be exercising his skill with reasonable competence.The Hon’ble Apex Court in various judgments has duly held that no guarantee is given by any doctor
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