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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 9  |  Page : 151-153

Take consent of "the relatives whosoever is immediately available"

 Suggested precautions
 
  1. Take consent of the nearest relative of the patient who is present at that point in time. No hierarchy of relatives is legally prescribed for taking consent. (In this case, one of the allegations was that consent of the patient's minor son was taken instead of the wife. The court while rejec...

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