Court shuts doctor’s case for not recording ‘oral advice’

Issue - July - 2024, Posted On:   01 July 2024
A young woman, housewife and homemaker, experienced pain in her right breast. The doctor she consulted prescribed medicines and advised mammography test. A lump in patient’s right breast was reported.

The doctor changed the line of treatment, but the young patient did not get any relief. After about four months, she was admitted at a hospital for the removal of lump; it was sent for biopsy. The result shook the ground beneath patient’s feet – the lump was cancerous. Her right breast had to be removed.
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