Medico Legal Corner

Is texting and email checking in OT allowed?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 10 March 2021
In an operating room long cases usually allow anesthesiologists nurses etc to access their phones Checking email or sending texts could be detrimental to patients ...MORE
Is it essential to disclose the names of the members of a surgical team?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 09 March 2021
Not disclosing the names of doctors in the surgical team may amount to deficiency of service In a ju ...MORE
What are the violations in advertising in Indian Penal Code?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 08 March 2021
Sec 292 2 d of Indian Penal Code 1860 makes it a punishable offence to publish distribute sell hire or circulate any obscene advertisement ...MORE
Is it legally necessary for a physician to display his registration number while issuing a payment receipt?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 07 March 2021
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 t ...MORE
Can a Doctor give 100% guarantee that the treatment and/or surgery would be beneficial to the patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 06 March 2021
No doctor can give 100 guarantee that the treatment or surgery would be beneficial for the patient For that matter no guarantee is given by any doctor or surgeon that ...MORE
Is there any restriction on the use of loud speakers/public address system in India?
Dr KK Aggarwal, 05 March 2021
Yes The Noise Rules 2000 put restriction on the use of loud speakers public address system and the same cannot be used without written permission ...MORE