Journal of Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine
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Article Number - 0CE06601589


Vol.1(2), pp. 13 - 15 , April 2010

ISSN: 2141-2405



Short Communication

Assault on doctors


V. Vijayanath1*, M. R. Anitha2 and G. M. Raju3




1Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, S. S. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Davangere-577005, Karnataka-India.

2Department of Anatomy, S. S. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre Davangere-577005, Karnataka-India.

3Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, J. J. M. Medical College,

Davangere-577004, Karnataka-India.


Email: drvijayanath@gmail.com






 Accepted: 05 February 2010  Published: 30 April 2010

Copyright © 2010 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article.
This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0


Patient's attender assaulting the treating doctor is the commonest scenario. Nowadays this has been very much highlighted in the media. But still this problem is being continued in hospital. When patients consult a doctor for his problems, there is a healthy doctor patient relationship with mutual trust that is essential for successful management. Seldom senior doctors are also attacked even in their own private hospitals. And here are some suggestions for the prevention of the situation.

 

Key words: Assault, doctors, patient, illness.


APA (2010). Assault on doctors. Journal of Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine, 1(2), 13 - 15.
Chicago V. Vijayanath, M. R. Anitha and G. M. Raju. "Assault on doctors." Journal of Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine 1, no. 2 (2010): 13 - 15.
MLA V. Vijayanath, M. R. Anitha and G. M. Raju. "Assault on doctors." Journal of Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine 1.2 (2010): 13 - 15.
   
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