Professional misconduct (infamous conduct)

PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT (INFAMOUS CONDUCT)

Q. 1

A doctor receives commision from a medical representative for prescribing his drugs. This is a serious professional misconduct and is known as?

 A

Covering

 B

Adultery

 C

Trichotomy

 D

Dichotomy

Q. 1

A doctor receives commision from a medical representative for prescribing his drugs. This is a serious professional misconduct and is known as?

 A

Covering

 B

Adultery

 C

Trichotomy

 D

Dichotomy

Ans. D

Explanation:

Dichotomy or fee-splitting is receiving or giving commission or other benefits to a professional colleague or manufacturer or trader in drugs or a chemist etc.

Covering is assisting someone who has no medical qualification to attend, treat or perform an operation on some person in cases requiring professional discretion or skill.
 
Adultery is the voluntary sexual intercouse between a married person, and a person married or not, other than his or her spouse.
 
Ref: The Essentials of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 29th Ed Page 23.

Q. 2

Infamous conduct comprises of all, except:

Delhi 11

 A

Adultery

 B

Advertising

 C

Procuring criminal abortion

 D

Examining a patient without consent

Q. 2

Infamous conduct comprises of all, except:

Delhi 11

 A

Adultery

 B

Advertising

 C

Procuring criminal abortion

 D

Examining a patient without consent

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. Examining a patient without consent


Q. 3

Medical negligence in which the patient contributed to the injury complained of:          

DNB 09

 A

Civil negligence

 B

Corporate negligence

 C

Contributory negligence

 D

Criminal negligence

Q. 3

Medical negligence in which the patient contributed to the injury complained of:          

DNB 09

 A

Civil negligence

 B

Corporate negligence

 C

Contributory negligence

 D

Criminal negligence

Ans. C

Explanation:

Ans. Contributory negligence

Quiz In Between


Q. 4

A female, Lalita, aged 26 years takes 100 tablets of paracetamol. Treatment of choice is:

DNB 09; PGI 09; UP 11; FMGE 11; NEET 13

 A

Lavage with charcoal

 B

Dialysis

 C

Alkaline diuresis

 D

Acetylcysteine

Q. 4

A female, Lalita, aged 26 years takes 100 tablets of paracetamol. Treatment of choice is:

DNB 09; PGI 09; UP 11; FMGE 11; NEET 13

 A

Lavage with charcoal

 B

Dialysis

 C

Alkaline diuresis

 D

Acetylcysteine

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. Acetylcysteine


Q. 5

Professional misconduct ‑

 A

Selling drugs

 B

Dichotomy

 C

Issuing false certificate

 D

All of the above

Q. 5

Professional misconduct ‑

 A

Selling drugs

 B

Dichotomy

 C

Issuing false certificate

 D

All of the above

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘d’ i.e., All of the above

There is no fixed list of conduct constituting professional misconduct, however some important examples are :‑

  1. Criminal abortion
  2. Treating the patient in drunk state
  3. Unnecessory advertisement
  4. Adultery
  5. Being drug addict
  6. Dichotomy (fee-sharing)
  7. Avoiding consultation on religious ground viii)Issuing false certificates
  8. Association with drug manufacturing firms
  9. Assisting unquilified person (covering)
  10. Appointing unquilified staff
  11. Keeping agents to get patients
  12. Neglet of patient or not attending emergency
  13. Selling drugs or instruments
  14. Wrong investigation or treatment
  15. Not explaning the prognosis
  16. Experimentation on patient.

Quiz In Between



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