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Are Advance Medical Directives legal in India?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 15 March 2019
#Multispeciality
Yes in the landmark judgment titled as ldquo Common Cause versus Union of India 2018 5 SCC 1 passed by the Hon rsquo ble Constitution Bench of 4 Judges of the Supreme Court of India it has duly ...MORE
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Will a doctor be held criminally liable if he abides by an advance directive of his patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 14 March 2019
#Multispeciality
No the treating doctor who in good faith abides by an advance directive will not be held liable under criminal law In the matter titled as ldquo Common Cause versus Union of India 2018 5 SCC 1 pass ...MORE
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Is the doctor required to obtain consent of the patient in case of accident?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 12 March 2019
#Multispeciality
The Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette amp Ethics Regulation 2002 casts a duty on all medical practitioners i e all medical practitioners must attend to sick and injured immediately and it is ...MORE
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Is the decision of a treating doctor to withhold or withdraw medical intervention in the case of patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 11 March 2019
#Multispeciality
Yes the decision by a treating doctor to withhold or withdraw medical intervention in the case of a patient in the terminal stage of illness or in a persistently vegetative state or the like where artificial interven ...MORE
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What is the meaning of consent for medical treatment?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 10 March 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 The doctor-patient contr ...MORE
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Should difference of opinion after consultation be conveyed to the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 09 March 2019
#Multispeciality
Regulation 3 4 of the MCI Code of Ethics Regulations ldquo Statement to Patient after Consultation rdquo has clarified this as below ldquo 3 4 1 All statements to the patient or his representatives should ta ...MORE
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