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Medical Negligence and Compensation (With Update Containing 550 New Cases)

Medical Negligence and Compensation (With Update Containing 550 New Cases)

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  • Author(s): Dr. Jagdish Singh, Vishwa Bhushan
  • Brand: Bharat Law Publications
  • Edition: 4 Ed Reprint with Update 2019
  • ISBN 13 9788173460517
  • Approx. Pages 1630 + Contents
  • Format Hardbound
  • Approx. Product Size 24 x 16 cms
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days
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Description
•    Law of Medical Negligence and Compensation lucidly explained with the help of up-to-date
      case law of the Supreme Court, various High Courts, National and State Consumer Disputes
      Redressal Commissions and foreign courts along with authors' comments.
•    Duties of Doctors; Dos and Don'ts for Doctors; Duties and Rights of Patients given.
•    Categories of medical negligence described most exhaustively.
•    About 2500 cases decided by the Supreme Court, High Courts, National and State Consumer
      Commissions arranged speciality-wise, as also important foreign cases given in digest form
      stating therein the specific negligence which occurred and the compensation awarded.
•    Over 550 new cases decided since the publication of the 2014 edition dealt with in the chapters
     and case digest.
•    About 200 Supreme Court judgments analysed exhaustively.
•    Comparative citations of various journals and reports provided.
•    The subject has been thoroughly dealt with and explained, with the help of case law, in the
     chapter: Questions and Answers on Medical Negligence and Compensation under 180 questions
•    Separate Chapters specially useful to doctors given, some of which are: Preventive Steps to Avoid
      Litigation; Defences Against Claims for Medical Negligence, etc.
•    Separate Chapter on Consumer Guidance with Model Forms of Complaint, Appeal, etc, given.
•    Up-to-date amended texts of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Consumer Protection Rules, 1987
      and Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002 given.
•    Various appendices containing relevant Acts, extracts from various Acts useful from the point of view
      of doctors and patients and Glossary of Common Medical Terrns and Abbreviations provided.
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Contents

1.  Doctor-Patient Relationship
2.  Consent to Treatment
3.  Dos & Don'ts for Doctors & Patients and Rights of Patients
4.  Liability of Medical Professionals for Negligence
5.  Liability of Medical Professionals for Negligence under Criminal Law
6.  Categories of Negligence in Medical Care
7.  Anaesthesia—Preparation, Care and Mishaps
8.  Questions & Answers on Medical Negligence, Compensation & Related Issues
9.  Preventive Steps for Doctors/Hospitals to Avoid Litigation and its Outcome
10.  Professional Indemnity Insurance
11.  Defences against Claims for Medical Negligence—A Check List
12.  Selected Provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 relevant to Medical
       Profession explained
13.  Consumer Guidance for Complaints Against Medical Negligence
14.   Indian and Foreign Case Law on Medical Negligence
Appendices
Appendix-I       The Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics)
                           Regulations, 2002
Appendix-II      Hippocratic Oath (460 B.C.)
Appendix-Ill     Charak's Oath
Appendix-IV     Declaration of Geneva
Appendix-V      Declaration of Helsinki
Appendix-VI      World Medical Association International Code of Medical Ethics (2006)
Appendix-VII     Guidelines for Sterilization
Appendix-VIII    The Consumer Protection Act, 1986
Appendix-IX      The Consumer Protection Rules, 1987
Appendix-X       The Consumer Protection Regulations, 2005
Appendix-XI      The Fatal Accidents Act, 1855
Appendix-XII     The Legal Representatives' Suits Act, 1855
Appendix-XIII     Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Selected provisions)
Appendix-XIV     Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Selected sections)
Appendix-XV      The Indian Majority Act, 1875
Appendix-XVI     The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 (Extracts)
Appendix-XVII     The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (Relevant sections)
Appendix-XVIII    Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 (Selected Rules & Schedules)
Appendix-XIX      The Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act, 1954
Appendix-XX       Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 2013
Appendix-XXI      The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010
Appendix-XXII     The Clinical Establishments (Central Government) Rules, 2012
Appendix-XXIII    The Rajasthan Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service
                                 Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage to Property) Act, 2008
Appendix-XXIV    The Indian Medical Council Act, 1956
Appendix-XXV     The Atomic Energy Act, 1962 (Rules framed under)
Appendix-XXVI    The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971
Appendix-XXVII    The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Rules, 2003
Appendix-XXVIII   The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Regulations, 2003
Appendix-XXIX     The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act, 1994
Appendix-XXX      The Transplantation of Human Organs Rules, 1995
Appendix-XXXI     The Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition
                                  of Sex Selection) Act, 1994
Appendix-XXXII     Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex
                                  Selection) Rules, 1996
Appendix-XXXII-A Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition
                                   of Sex Selection) (Six Months Training) Rules, 2014
Appendix-XXXIII    The Bio-medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998
Appendix-XXXIV    Glossary of Common Medical Terms, Abbreviations and Symbols
Appendix-XXXV     Expert to Consult in case of Negligence
Subject Index
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Author Details
Dr. Jagdish Singh
was born at Ajmer. Did hisschooling from St Patricks, Asansol; M.D. (Paed.) from JLN MedicalCollege, Ajmer. Secured five gold medals. He was General Secretary ofthe Students' and Resident Doctors' Associations and Vice-President ofAll India Federation of Junior Doctors' Association, New Delhi. He ispresently Associate Professor in Paediatric Medicine in Sir PadampatSinghania Mother & Child Health Institute, SMS Medical College,Jaipur. He has participated in several national and internationalconferences, work-shops and has been awarded prizes for best scientificpapers on four occasions. He has to his credit numerous publications-asauthor, editor or co-author which include books like: ChildhoodTuberculosis; Update Paediatric Neurology, etc.; several souvenirs;first Rajasthan Paediatric Directory and has contributed over fortyarticles in various national and international magazines and medicaljournals. The present work is his latest and major contribution. He hasvisited a number of States for lecturing and training on laws inrelation to medical practice.
Vishwa Bhushan, co-author of the book, was born in Jaipur. Did hisB.Com and LL.B. from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He is anAdvocate of the Rajasthan High Court.
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