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  • Who can take the consent?
    Who can take the consent?
    KK Aggarwal

    In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about consent and who can take it. The consent taken cannot be delegated to the other staff, physicians or any other junior doctors. It has to be taken by the treating or operating doctor as he is authorized for it. He will talk about a case which was in favor of the patient.

  • What are the components of informed consent?
    What are the components of informed consent?
    KK Aggarwal

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss the components of informed consent in this video. Informed consent means in details a doctor has informed the patient about the procedure, benefits of the particular procedure and the likelihood of success. The doctor should also discuss about the complications of the procedure and the necessary steps which would be taken.

  • Can a person with acute appendicitis have normal appendix during surgery?
    Can a person with acute appendicitis have normal appendix during surgery?
    KK Aggarwal

    The video will discuss about whether a person with acute appendicitis can have normal appendix during surgery by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. In 15% of the cases, the appendix can look normal during surgery. Surgery can be done with a suspicion of appendicitis or the appendix can have a microscopic inflammation which can be detected with histopathology. He will also explain the protocol to be followed before appendectomy.

  • What is the gist of Justice Rajivend law Delhi High court judgment?
    What is the gist of Justice Rajivend law Delhi High court judgment?
    Anil Bansal

    In This Video, Dr Anil Bansal, Chairman Anti Quackery Cell of Delhi, Medical Council will explain the Rajiv end law judgment.


    In 2016, Delhi high court gave a landmark judgment. This judgment was little confusing for bureaucrats, politicians and Ayurvedic practitioners as there were many notifications that they can practice modern system of medicine.


    Delhi high court after a series of discussion gave the judgment that cross-pathy is not allowed. The high court has clearly explained the Dr. Mukhtiyar Chand case in detail. The person who is registered in Medical Council of India or State Medical Council can practice modern system of medicine. If the person is registered in different pathy such as Ayurved, Homoepathy, etc. should practice their own system of medicine.

  • Who can write modern medicine drugs?
    Who can write modern medicine drugs?
    Anil Bansal
    In This Video, Dr Anil Bansal, Chairman Anti Quackery Cell Of Delhi, Medical Council, Answer "Who can write modern medicine Drugs"
  • Can a chemist prescribe a Drug?
    Can a chemist prescribe a Drug?
    Anil Bansal
    In This Video, Dr Anil Bansal, Chairman Anti Quackery Cell Of Delhi, Medical Council, Answer "Can a chemist prescribe a Drug"
  • What about Violence on Doctors in Pakistan?
    What about Violence on Doctors in Pakistan?
    KK Aggarwal

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief, IJCP Publications, will discuss on the topic of violence on doctors in Pakistan in this video. In Pakistan, there are lots of problem regarding the violence on doctors and paramedics. He will talk about the doctor-patient relation. Patients feel that doctors are negligent towards them and then they generally start destroying the hospital.

  • What about Violence on Doctors in Bangladesh?
    What about Violence on Doctors in Bangladesh?
    KK Aggarwal

    In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief, IJCP Publications, will talk about violence on doctors in Bangladesh. There are lot of incidences of violence happening in Bangladesh. The reasons are that patient are not satisfied and they have grievances that doctors should cure the patients at any cost. The medical association in working on these issues to prevent violence on doctors.

  • Why is violence on doctors increasing in India?
    Why is violence on doctors increasing in India?
    Bejon Misra
    Prof. Bejon Misra, Founder-Director, PSM India Initiative, will talk about the violence faced by Indian doctors. He says, that in our country the law enforcement is very poor. The doctors are overburdened as the doctor-patient ratio is the lowest. There should be strict action taken against patients who take law in their hand against doctors or hospitals. The culprits get away without punishment and they continue committing these kinds of crimes on medical doctors.

     
    Patients get angry when doctors are not able to spend extra time with the patients and explain them in a proper way. So the time which the doctor spends with the patient should also be improved. A paramedical force should also be created who can help doctors in providing counseling to the patient.
  • What is surrogacy?
    What is surrogacy?
    Kaberi Banerjee

    In this video, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will explain about surrogacy. Surrogacy is a part of third party reproduction. In this process, the egg and the sperm of the parents are being transferred to another woman due to some problem in the woman due to which she cannot carry the baby.

  • What are the unethical acts in IVF?
    What are the unethical acts in IVF?
    Kaberi Banerjee

    The unethical acts in IVF are explained by Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi in this video. Unfortunately, unlike any other specialty, there are certain practices which are unethical in IVF. The most common is utilizing eggs and sperms of other couples without consent. This is very uncommon as most clinicians are very strong regarding their ethics in IVF.

  • What are the indications of surrogacy?
    What are the indications of surrogacy?
    Kaberi Banerjee

    In this video, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will discuss the indications of surrogacy. Surrogacy is indicated for those couples who have had long standing fertility treatment, multiple IVF failures, absence of uterus from birth or surgical removal of uterus or tuberculosis damage of uterus where the womb is unable to carry the embryo.

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