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No courtroom exposure to medical students as MCI doesn’t prescribe it: AIIMS

New Delhi: In a shocking revelation to an RTI query, AIIMS Delhi & Rishikesh and other medical colleges of the country have informed that they are not taking MBBS medical students to court for giving exposure to court room procedures of recording of medical evidence in order to teach medico-legal practices as the Medical Council of India (MCI) doesn’t mandate it.

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80% people opposed Exit Test for MBBS graduates

Wardha (Maharashtra): Responding to an RTI query, NITI Aayog has informed that 80% of the public, who responded to NITI Aayog, when it invited suggestions by email, have opposed the move to conduct the National Licentiate Examination (NLE) or Exit Test for MBBS graduates.

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MGIMS Sevagram develops Cause of Death Software

Mumbai: The Hospital Information System (HIS) of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) and Kasturba Hospital, Sevagram has developed Maharashtra’s first Medical Certificate of Cause of Death (MCCD) software.

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High Court directs MCI to review forensic medicine curriculum in MBBS course

Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to review the curriculum of forensic medicine in the MBBS course and find out if any revision of the curriculum is needed.

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PIL filed in High Court seeking computerization of Forensic Medical Reports

Sevagram, Wardha (Maharashtra): Peeved by the illegible handwriting of medicos especially in forensic medical/medico-legal reports (FMR) including clinical forensic and postmortem reports, a Sevagram-based forensic doctor has approached the judiciary for computerization of all FMRs and its generation through forensic medical software.

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Polypharmacy: How widespread is the practice?

New Delhi: Monika, a migraine patient, felt as if a thick fog has descended on her brain, as once again she felt heavy and drowsy while reading the prescription letter to take another dose of afternoon pills.

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High Court issues notice over providing practical training in forensic medicine to MBBS students

Mumbai: The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has issued notice to the union and the state health ministries, the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) on a plea challenging the existing curriculum of forensic medicine being taught to the MBBS students on the ground that it has no scope and provision for practical teaching of this subject like other clinical subjects taught to the students.

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Forensic medical software developed at MGIMS Sevagram

Mumbai: Taking into consideration the poor quality of medico-legal reports, which act as a deceptive factor during judicial trials, Sewagram-based Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) and Kasturba Hospital claim to have established Maharashtra’s first Clinical Forensic Medicine Unit (CFMU) in casualty at the department of forensic medicine.

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