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DOCTOR IN JAIL FOR 8 MONTHS RELEASED ON BAIL BY HIGH COURT IN MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CASE In this case a 20 year old male patient approached this Doctor (Accused herein) with complaint of Epigestric Pain, Breathless and Uneasiness. After examining the patient, Doctor gave him injections like Pan40, Dexa, Deribhylling. After understanding the Patient has […]

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MEDICO-LEGAL ASPECTS PERTAINING TO BIRTH INJURY

MEDICO-LEGAL ASPECTS PERTAINING TO BIRTH INJURY

“The most important and emotional event in the life of a couple is the birth of a child and it’s always joyous occasion in the family when a newborn arrives. Most parents have a niggling fear that the nine months of pregnancy is comparable to walking through a minefield. They only breathe a sigh of […]

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PATHOLOGY LAB DIRECTED TO PAY COMPENSATION OF RS. 10 LAKHS ALONG WITH INTEREST FOR WRONG HISTOPATHOLOGY REPORT SMT. YASHODA GOYAL v. DR. AHUJA’S PATHOLOGY & IMAGING CENTRE & ORS. (SCDRC, Uttarakhand, Dehradun- C.C. No. 04/2006) ORDER DATED: 13.03.2018 FACTS: The Complainant had visited Dr. Pradeep Sharda, for check-up as she had pain near her breast. […]

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RAMBRIKSHA PRASAD VERSUS DR. MRS. SUNITI SINHA (REVISION PETITION NO. 3868 OF 2017) ORDER DATED: 27.02.2019 (National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission) The brief facts are that on 03.07.2008, who complainant’s wife was suffering from abdominal pain was taken to the clinic of opposite party(OP) – doctor, who advised for operation. On 05.07.1998, OP operated her […]

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BUILDING MODERN DAY DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP AND IMPORTANCE OF COLLECTING PATIENT’S FEEDBACK BY THE HOSPITALS

In medicine we’ve long believed that “doctor knows best and patient needs to follow him/her diligently.” For healthcare providers, excellent healthcare is having competently performed a surgery or having used their medical knowledge to make life-saving diagnostic and treatment decisions. But when we ask the patients how they define ‘excellence’, they have a very different response. The […]

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