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MEDICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES

Today,I visited a leading Urology hospital that is recognized by National Board for Accreditation of Hospitals and Health services.No doubt it is a great hospital,but what attracted me most was a notice prominently displayed in the reception area.The notice clearly mentions the rights and responsibilities of a patient.In essence,it was made clear that the rights of a patient are directly linked to providing correct and adequate information about the health problems faced by the patient.Also,by accepting to receive the treatment,the patient agrees to abide by the guidelines practiced by the hospital i.e the guidelines prescribed by the Accreditation Board.In this connection,I want to recall the advise given by one of our learned bloggers practicing LCHF diet,advising that if he is on LCHF diet, he may tell his Doctor that as far diet is concerned,he is following the medical advise strictly.In other words,the patient will not be disclosing the full facts to the doctor,and in fact the doctor is being misguided.I have no quarrel with this or any other decision that a diabetic makes for himself,but he should be aware of the consequences of misguiding his doctor.In effect,he will be losing his rights as a patient.Is my feeling relevant?

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Those guidelines are just for show. The reality is vastly different.

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Yes.In fact,the only time one is permitted to evade truth is when he has to save his own or somebody,s life or when honor of a lady is under threat.

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You can definitely ask.Earlier,I was using Yahoo I.D and the same I.D was also used for our Resident Welfare Association with about 1100 flats.You can imagine how many e mails were flooding the in box.So,just to have an exclusive access to HU,I tried to change my I.D to G mail.In the process,I must say,I messed up and had to again sign up with a new I.D. I may also add that I was not logged out of the site by the moderators.

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Nope!

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Kindly make your point clearer.

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