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Shubha Sharath

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2008.054


Abstract

People who are unwell first turn to a doctor before they turn to God. Doctors are life saviours. Medical practice is believed to be the noblest profession in the world. A doctor’s visit alone can make a patient feel better. Why, then, are doctors in India not the most popular? If you have visited a doctor, you probably know the answer to this question. Every reader of this article is likely to endorse my views including the doctors themselves. A doctor acquaintance himself admits that this attitude is definitely an issue with medical practitioners in India.

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