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1. Now days the Medical practice is not so simple and the relationship between the Doctor and Patient is being impinged by various factors. Doctor – patient relationship is a “Fiduciary relationship” in the eyes of law. The patients may get some information from the internet and may demand the Doctors to treat accordingly as per the information received or they might have overheard fro their friends or relatives about way of diagnosis and treatment of particular decease and this makes task of Doctors more difficult and thus it’s in the interest of Doctors to have informed consent.
2. A Doctor’s professional functions may be generally divided into 4 stages, I) Taking history from the patient, II) Diagnosis, III) To Advice patient according to the Diagnosis and IV) Treatment. All these stages involve interference with human bod…