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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 71-72

Law demands "Care" - not "Cure"


Obstetrician-Gynaecologist and Medico Legal Consultant, Consumer Courts, Medical Councils, India

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Gopinath Shenoy
Obstetrician-Gynaecologist and Medico Legal Consultant, Mumbai
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-1216.71610

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In today's medicolegal scenario specially related to endoscopic surgery, patient expects a miraculous result or a definite cure.However the author who has experience of both the fields i.e. gynecological endoscopy and medicolegal aspects, clears that the law doesn't expect a 100% cure but expects proper medical care by the concerned gynecologist, gynecological endoscopist. Patient also has to be informed about this important fact.


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