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Can a doctor disclose his patient's information to the relatives?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 11 January 2019
#Multispeciality
As per Medical Council of India Code of Ethics Section Clause 7 14 ldquo The registered medical practitioner shall not disclose the secrets of a patient that have been learnt in the exer ...MORE
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Is there a limitation for filing of a complaint?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 10 January 2019
#Multispeciality
Limitation is the time period within which a complaint has to be lodged If this time lapses and no complaint has been lodged then it is treated as ldquo Time Barred rdquo However in m ...MORE
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Can the consent for stenting be taken from the non-spouse relatives of the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 09 January 2019
#Multispeciality
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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Should difference of opinion after consultation be conveyed to the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 08 January 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 ...MORE
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Check list in case of a dispute regarding consent
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 07 January 2019
#Multispeciality
Medical consentHigh-risk medical consentSurgical consentHigh-risk surgical consentImplied consentInformed consent Whether all components are present or notOv ...MORE
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The patient was not getting cured. Can this be termed as medical negligence?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 06 January 2019
#Multispeciality
nbsp 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 tha ...MORE
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