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MD Pharmacology Question Bank MUHS Exams

Question bank (MD Pharmacology) updated till winter 2019 exam papers. General pharmacology Long questions: Drug antagonism. [1993,2005] Drug interactions. [1995,2005] Drug receptor interactions. [1998,1999,2007] PK-PD changes and Principles of drug use in pregnancy. [2002,2007,2008] Factors affecting bioavailability. [2004] Drug delivery systems with examples. [2006] How liver & kidney affect pharmacokinetics of drug with examples. [2006] […]

Doctors Can Decide Which Patient to Treat or Not, Except Emergency Cases

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A Physician is free to decide whom he/she will serve, except in case of Emergency – Court rejects 2.5 Crore petition against Doctor & Hospital “ It’s in the interest of Patients that Doctors. should not be dragged to the Court unnecessarily National Commission observed while dismissing the Compliant for damages of Rs.2.5 Crores as […]

Doctors Who Don’t Do Service Bond Will Be Treated As Bogus Doctors

All the Medical Practitioners, who have obtained Graduate Degree / Post Graduate Degree / Diploma / Superspeciality degree from Government/Municipal Corporation Medical Colleges in Maharashtra, have to complete the required bond service or pay the Bond Penalty. As per Government of Maharashtra Circular No.MMC-0816/C.R.33/Adhiniyam, dated 05.01.2017, non-completion of Bond service will be treated as misconduct as per Medical Council of India, Code of Ethics and Rules 1.9(2002). All the practitioners must obey the Government Rules & be failing which, action as per 22(1) of Maharashtra Medical Council Act, 1965 would be initiated. The Director of Medical Education and Research has been declared as "Nodal Officer" to take such action as per Government Circular mentioned above. All the Medical Practitioners who have obtained Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma/ Superspeciality Degree from Government / Municipal Corporation Medical Colleges in Maharashtra are, hereby informed that it is mandatory for them to submit Bond-free certificate at the time of Renewal of Registration to the Maharashtra Medical Council. If such certificate is not produced then the Maharashtra Medical Council is instructed not to renew the registration and such unregistered (Non-renewal) medical practitioners will be treated as Bogus Doctor and he/she is liable for necessary action as per the Maharashtra Medical Profession Act,1961 by the Maharashtra Medical Council. All the bonded Medical Practitioners should obtain the bond free certificate from DMER by submitting a necessary application through the concerned Dean. All Bonded Medical Practitioners should note that they themselves will be responsible for the loss/damages, if instructions, in this notice, are not followed by them. All the bonded Medical Practitioners are requested to take note of this notice. Sd/- Director, Medical Education & Research, Mumbai. Notice by Government of Maharashtra, DMER (DIRECTORATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH) Govt. Dental College & Hospital Building, 4th floor, St. George's Hospital Compound, P.D'mello Road, Mumbai - 400 001. Tel. No.: +91-22-22620361-65 22652251/57/59 Fax: +91-22-22620562 / 22652168 Website: http://www.dmer.org No.DMER/MMC/Reg./Bond Release/Condition/Public Notice/8-A Date:21/09/2017

DMER (DIRECTORATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH)has issued a notice For Bonded Medical Practitioners which states that those who do not complete their bonded service period or do not pay will not be able to register with the State Medical Council (MMC – Maharashtra Medical Council) and thus be treated as bogus doctors. All the […]

Whether Decision to put a patient on Ventilator, problem of Bed Sores and failure to provide copies of Medical Records, can be grounds of Medical Negligence ?

Whether Decision to put a patient on Ventilator, problem of Bed Sores and failure to provide copies of Medical Records, can be grounds of Medical Negligence ?

Whether Decision to put a patient on Ventilator, problem of Bed Sores and failure to provide copies of Medical Records, can be grounds of Medical Negligence ? The case of MANMOHAN SINGH & 2 ORS. V/s. FORTIS HOSPITAL You may see the link. http://cms.nic.in/ncdrcusersWeb/GetJudgement.do… The Brief Facts : The deceased was 96 years lady, who […]

A Doctor was held guilty for breach of Professional Ethics and not for Medical Negligence !!!!

A Doctor was held guilty for breach of Professional Ethics and not for Medical Negligence

A Doctor was held guilty for breach of Professional Ethics and not for Medical Negligence !!!! A Doctor was held guilty for breach of Professional Ethics (i.e. not attending a patient at the time of operation) and not for Medical Negligence !!!! Take few minutes to read!!! It may help you too… This is the […]

Doctors, Ethics and Medical Laws & Acts: The Impact

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The most talked about profession in society and media is Medical profession whether for right or wrong reasons. Why is it so? Because the necessity for survival is food water and good health. Our profession is one of its own kind which deals with human beings directly so every action of medical profession either bring […]

Difference Between MCI Permitted & Recognised Medical Seat

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Update: After some changes being posted in MCI-18(1)/2018-Med./100818 amendment by Govt of India Gazette notification for MCI, I am updating the article to describe changes in MBBS and PG medical seat permission and recognition. Colleges/ Institutes will get permission for PG medical degree courses for 4 academic years and Diploma courses for academic 3 years. […]