Can a doctor direct patient to a particular chemist/dealer?
Precautions advised by the Court: -Avoid asking a patient to purchase medicines, disposables, implants, etc. from a particular chemist / dealer only -Failure of the patient to follow any medical advice must be specifically recorded -Record clinical history of the patient accurately. Specifically record all the deformities in detail that may have any bearing on the treatment -In legal proceedings, doctors must necessarily furnish in defense details of their credentials and experience in written defense -Post surgery / procedure care and supervision is the responsibility of the surgeon / doctor who has performed the same -Avoid passing any adverse comments on another doctor / hospital or on the treatment given to the patient unless it is absolutely necessary -Requisite preoperative investigations must be performed before each and every surgery / procedure and results thereof must be duly recorded -Proper care must be taken while giving postoperative instructions. Explain in detail to the patient / relatives / friends /attendants and duly record the same in the medical records / prescriptions / discharge card https://goo.gl/9lj822