Published in IJCP October 2018
Medicolegal Corner
October 04, 2018 | KK Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

can a patient dictate as What all a doctor should WRITE INSTEAD OF FOLLOWINg THE PROTOCOL? No, the patient cannot dictate any doctor as to what write and doctors have to follow their protocol. As per the provisions of Clause 7.7 of the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics Regulations, 2002, the name of the doctor will be deleted from the register of Medical Council, if he is found to have signed or given under his name any certificate, report, etc., which is untrue or isleading. The provisions of Clause 7.7 are reproduced hereunder: