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Is the consent given for a diagnostic procedure also valid a
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 22 October 2018
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Consent given for a diagnostic procedure is not a valid consent for therapeutic treatment as the diagnostic procedure and therapeutic treatment are different and separate consent for both are required The registered ...MORE
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Is it necessary for the doctor to mention his/her Registrati
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 21 October 2018
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Is it necessary for the doctor to mention his her Registration Number issued to him her by Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on the prescription made by him her to his her patient ...MORE
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When is informed consent not required?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 20 October 2018
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Informed consent is not required in the following situations Emergency situations where a delay in treatment in order to obtain consent would result in harm to the patientWhen the patient waives ...MORE
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Are life-saving machines, devices and equipments like CPAP m
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 October 2018
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Life-saving machines and devices such as pacemaker CPAP BiPAP orthopedic implants intracardiac valve replacements vascular stents relevant laboratory diagnostic tests X-ray and such similar implants and machine ...MORE
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The patient was not getting cured. Can this be termed as med
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 October 2018
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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 that he is possessed of the requisite skill in that bra ...MORE
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What is Bolams test?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 October 2018
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ldquo The stringent standards regarding disclosure laid down in Canterbury as necessary to secure an informed consent of the patient is not accepted in the English courts In England the standard applicable is popu ...MORE
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