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01 February 2010

448 Pages

ISBN: 9780198063476

Bookseller Code (07)

Medical Negligence and the Law in India Duties, Reponsibilites, Rights

Tapas Kumar Koley

A comprehensive and accessible overview of the law regarding medical negligence in India under the Consumer Protection Act, the law of torts, as well as the Penal Code. It analyzes all major cases to date, and also discusses medicine and ethics, the duties of doctors, defenses available to doctors, potential areas of litigation, and the significance of 'consent' of patients, as well as ways of preventing litigation.


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