Mumbai: City doctors compile manifesto on their and patients’ rights

AdvertisingAuthored by bariatric surgeon Dr Aparna Bhasker and plastic surgeon Dr Debraj Shome, the book also contains a first-of-its-kind manifesto on rights of doctors and patients. The AMC now plans to share the manifesto with the medical world to create awareness about doctors’ rights. In one chapter, laparoscopic surgeon Dr Rajeev Palvia discusses the night a mob of 2,000 angry relatives assaulted his hospital following a patient’s death. In one chapter, Dr Shome has written about an acid attack victim he had treated. For patients, it demands that there must be full information given on cost, treatment, treating doctors and to get emergency care..

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