Legal Aspects of Patient Care is written with the aim of educating medical practitioners and paramedical staff about the patients rights, current laws relating to medical practice and how to face menace of malpractice suits. The book has several chapters relating to doctor and patient relationship, consent, medical ethics, role of medical council, medical records, and most importantly, medical negligence. The emphasis has been laid on defining medicolegal aspects of injury in general, head injury and regional injuries. The common medicolegal problems/mishaps that occur in major medical practices like anesthesia, gynecology and obstetric practice, surgical practice and physicians have also been dealt with. A chapter on professional indemnity policies offered by the insurance companies is also included. A major emphasis of this book is how to face common medicolegal problems like refusal of treatment, arrival of dead body and non payment of fee etc. Guidelines on how to avoid medical malpractice suit/medical negligence are prescribed. The new guidelines prescribed by Medical Council of India and ICMR ethical guidelines have been added.
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