Medico Legal Corner

Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner.
Dr KK Aggarwal, 01 February 2021
#Multispeciality
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
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Can a doctor or consultant be held liable for the negligence of his junior?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 31 January 2021
#Multispeciality
Doctors have the duty to satisfy themselves that the persons to whom a task is given are qualified to carry out the same and or have the required experience knowledge and skill to dischar ...MORE
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Is it legally necessary for a physician to display his registration number while issuing a payment receipt?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 30 January 2021
#Multispeciality
Yes it is mandatory for a registered medical practitioner to mention his registration number issued to him by Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on the payment receipt ...MORE
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What procedure and safeguard is to be followed if there is no advance medical directive?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 29 January 2021
#Multispeciality
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 Indi ...MORE
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Are all consent given for medical treatment valid?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 28 January 2021
#Multispeciality
According to Section 10 of the Indian Contract Act 1872 an agreement is a contract when it is made for some consideration between parties who are competent with their free consent and ...MORE
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Is it necessary to obtain consent of the patient in India?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 27 January 2021
#Multispeciality
In India a patient has the legal right to autonomy and self-determination as mentioned in Article 21 of the Constitution of India 1950 The patient can refuse treatment except in an emer ...MORE
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