Newsletters

Sept 2017

Dear All,

Please find attached four articles from the Journal Medical Law Cases – for Doctorsof the back issue of 2016 November; Vol 9 Issue 11.

The articles deal with:

1.Confirming availability of facilities at the other centre before transferring the patient.
2. Delay in evaluating/diagnosing correctly – negligence, only if it falls below “reasonable standards of a medical expert expected in such situation.
3. A typographical error is not negligence need for greater care in reporting.
4. Can a hospital refuse to treat on the ground that the patient was referred for one condition/ailment but requires treatment for another?

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July 2017

Please find attached three PDF articles from the Journal Medical Law Cases – for Doctorsof the back issue of 2016 October; Vol 9 Issue 10.

The articles deal with:

1. Radiologists/pathologists should not adhere to the words of the referring doctor
2. An allopathic hospital refers the patient to a qualified homeopath
3. Discharging a patient prematurely – Res ipsa loquitor

An allopathic hospital refers the patient to a qualified homeopath

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26th Jun 2017

Three PDF articles from the Journal Medical Law Cases – for Doctorsof back issue of 2016 September; Vol 9 Issue 9.

The articles deals with:

1.Dealing with tricky treatment
2.Defensive medicine to ICU is negligence

3.Performing two distinct surgeries.

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1st Jun 2017

Four PDF articles from the Journal Medical Law Cases – for Doctorsof back issue of 2016 August; Vol 9 Issue 8.

The articles deals with:
1.A Head of Department whom the patient has been referred need not personally attend
2.
Delay in shifting patients to ICU is negligence 
3.Incomplete surgery or procedure is not necessarily negligence
4.Recurring wounds multiple surgeries

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