Medico Legal Corner

What is implied consent?
eMediNexus, 03 August 2022

In circumstances such as arranging an appointment with a doctor keeping the appointment answering questions relating to the history and to submit without objection to physical examinatio ...MORE
When is a Physician Liable for Negligence?
eMediNexus, 02 August 2022

A physician may be held liable for negligence only if he did not possess the requisite skill which he professed to have possessed or that he failed to exercise with reasonable competence ...MORE
What are the duties of a doctor in respect of signing professional certificates, reports and other documents?
eMediNexus, 01 August 2022

Regulation 7 7 of the Indian Medical Council Professional conduct Etiquette and Ethics Regulations 2002 elaborates on the issue of signing professional certificates reports and other ...MORE
Choosing the best option, in the judgment of the doctor, is not medical negligence
eMediNexus, 31 July 2022

In the case of Charan Singh vs Healing Touch Hospital And Ors on 24 April 2003 III 2003 CPJ 62 NC the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission observed ldquo it is a settled ...MORE
Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner. Should they be given a bill?
eMediNexus, 30 July 2022

According to Clause 3 7 1 of the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette and Ethics Regulations 2002 a physician must clearly display his fees and other charges on the b ...MORE
Malpractice Quote
eMediNexus, 29 July 2022

Mere1 of physicians accounted for one-third of all paid malpractice claims over a decade according to a 2016 study published in the nbsp New England Journal of Medicine The com ...MORE