An open Chat room to solve your medicolegal problems, post your doubts or thoughts.
Q: Is it mandatory to take signature &n mention identification marks of the patient on the certificate we issues?
By: Siddharth B., 18-Jan-2021, 11:20 am
A1. Yes!! Definitely. As per the new guidelines, it is not necessary to mention identification mark o each certificate, but signature or thumb impression is a must.
By: Amla K., 19-Jan-2021, 10:53 am
Q: concent forms available in kannada and marathi
By: amol kamble, 12-Jan-2021, 06:27 pm
A1. Yes!! We have the following consent forms available in marathi and kannada :
1. Operative consent
2. MTP Consent
3. TL Consent
4. Laparoscopic Consent
And following consents are in English:
1. Planned surgery
3. Blood Transfusion
4. Post Mortem
By: Amla K, 15-Jan-2021, 11:08 am
Q: Instead of a case paper, can we document the details in a notebook
By: Dr. Shende, 04-Jan-2021, 11:25 am
A1. Yes, You can document the details in a notebook. It is required that you have some record in your own way.
By: Amala K., 06-Jan-2021, 10:58 am
Q: Are we expected to prepare a case paper for each patient that comes to us?
By: Dr. R. Devi, 09-Dec-2020, 10:46 am
A1. Yes. Also, a comprehensive record must be maintained.
By: Amla K., 10-Dec-2020, 11:41 am
Q: Can a hospital question a patients ability to pay
By: Vina D, 18-Nov-2020, 05:23 pm
A1. Emergency care if required should be provided by all hospitals. In case of a private hospital they can refuse treatment if the patient in incapable to pay, where as, the Government hospital don't have an option to refuse.
By: Amla K., 10-Dec-2020, 11:48 am
Q: Do you have any Covid related documents?
By: Dr. Sanjaj J, 27-Oct-2020, 10:49 am
A1. Hello Doctor,
Yes!! We do have an IPD sheet specifically designed for Covid patients. Also, we have Covid related consent forms. You can have a look at both these products by clicking on the following link: https://www.anantent.com/products.php
By: Amla K, 30-Oct-2020, 10:43 am
Q: Can a Doctor discharge a patient without their consent?
By: Jose M, 07-Sep-2020, 10:50 am
Q: Who determines the competency of a patient?
By: Dr.Sara K, 31-Aug-2020, 11:11 am
A1. A health care professional / Doctor determines the competency in a patient. It should be done in presence of a witness, and usually a second opinion should be taken.
By: Amla, 31-Aug-2020, 01:36 pm
Q: What should be the course of action a doctor does when a competent patient refuses treatment?
By: Dr. Sujala K, 24-Aug-2020, 12:05 pm
A1. We at Anant Enterpirses have a document called the DAMA Consent : Discharge Against Medical Advice. which could be used in such situations.
By: Amla, 26-Aug-2020, 01:06 pm
Q: What legal protection do Doctors have in providing time sensitive treatment to a patient with compromised capacity to refuse treatment
By: Dr. Abhinav B, 12-Aug-2020, 11:04 am
A1. A Doctor is required to provide primary treatment to any patient as per "Right to Life,” which is guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution of India. If further treatment is required and the hospital / doctor can's provide it, it is expected for them the refer the patent to the nearest Private or Government Hospital.
By: Amla, 12-Aug-2020, 11:42 am