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Can a patient dictate as what all a doctor should write instead of following the protocol?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 12 May 2019
No the patient cannot dictate any doctor as to what write and doctors have to follow their protocol As per the provisions of Clause 7 7 of the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct ...MORE
What are the different types of euthanasia?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 11 May 2019
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 has discussed abo ...MORE
When is consent not necessary to be obtained by the doctor or hospital?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 10 May 2019
In case of medical emergency the doctor can operate on the patient without his or her consent and the doctor is protected by the defence of medical necessity of obtaining ...MORE
Can drugs be supplied by the registered practitioner to his patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 09 May 2019
The registered medical practitioner is entitled to supply the drugs to his patients which have been prescribed by him but the same are with certain conditions of exemptions as mentioned in ...MORE
Is texting and email checking in OT allowed?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 08 May 2019
In operating room long cases allow anesthesiologists circulating nurses as well as perfusionists to access their cell phones Checking email sending texts and surfing the net can be ...MORE
Can a patient seek redressal for grievances regarding treatment received?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 07 May 2019
Yes patient who suffers from the negligent act of the doctors can seek remedy under various laws Compensatory action - Complaint ...MORE