Category: Medico Legal

July 4, 2019 0

ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING DOCTORS STIR UP A ROW

By FM

Action by the Indian Medical Association ‘s (IMA) Kerala Branch against advertisement by some corporate hospitals featuring doctors has once again brought the issue of violations of certain sections of the Code of Ethics to the fore. 

June 10, 2019 0

Violence goes viral

By FM

A research article published in the Indian Journal of Psychiatry claims that while violence against doctors is prevalent world over, Indian doctors face more violence as compared to those in western countries.

September 17, 2018 0

A Legal Mismatch

By CH Unnikrishnan

As per the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, abortion is illegal after the 20th week of gestation, but allowed in exceptional cases to immediately save the life of the mother.