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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 12  |  Page : 197-18

Failure to communicate about the possibility of recurrence, an instance of negligence

 Suggested precautions
  1. In surgeries/therapies where recurrence is a possibility, disclose this fact to the patient specifically and advise repeat investigations at appropriate intervals to rule out the same. The aforesaid should also be duly recorded in the prescription/discharge card. (In this case, the allegatio...

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