Indian Journal of Anaesthesia

: 2008  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 247--257

Legal Aspects of Anaesthesia Practice

SC Parakh 
 Consultant Anaesthesiologist, India

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S C Parakh
II-4, Daffodil Apartments, B-61, D D Colony, Hyderabad. 500 007

There has been a renewed interest in matters relating to Medical Negligence since the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) was made applicable to the Medical Profession. Cases of medical negligence are now being filed in consumer courts instead of the regular courts. The Supreme Court judgement in Indian Medical Association Vs V. P. Shantha& Ors. has brought a radical change in the interpretation of CPA. This article reviews the situation in the light of cases decided by various courts in India and Abroad including the Consumer Courts.

How to cite this article:
Parakh S C. Legal Aspects of Anaesthesia Practice.Indian J Anaesth 2008;52:247-257

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Parakh S C. Legal Aspects of Anaesthesia Practice. Indian J Anaesth [serial online] 2008 [cited 2020 Jul 12 ];52:247-257
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