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What are the duties of a doctor in respect of signing professional certificates, reports & other documents?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 May 2019
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Regulation 7 7 of the MCI Code of Ethics Regulations elaborates on the issue of signing professional certificates reports and other documents It states ...MORE
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Can an institution run by a physician be advertised? Should you advertise your medical practice?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 May 2019
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Regulation 7 12 of the MCI Code of Ethics Regulations has laid down guidelines in this regard as follows ldquo An institution run by a physician for a particular purpose such as a mater ...MORE
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Is it mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to specify in which specialty he has done?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 May 2019
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No it is not mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to specify in which specialty he has done his post-graduation qualification MD MS on the prescription made by him to his p ...MORE
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What is the meaning of consent for medical treatment?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 15 May 2019
#Multispeciality
Consent for the purpose of medical treatment means grant of permission by the patient for an act to be carried out by the doctor such as a diagnostic surgical or therapeutic procedure ...MORE
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Can the consent for stenting be taken from the non-spousal relatives of the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 14 May 2019
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No consent for stenting cannot be taken from the non-spouse accompanying relatives of the patient unless the patient is minor mentally challenged or incapacitated The MCI Code of Ethic ...MORE
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When is it a case of negligence
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 13 May 2019
#Multispeciality
If no inquiry or experts are required then it is a clear case of negligence In such cases medical negligence is established based on the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur the thing speaks ...MORE
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