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Doctors under siege

Jyoti Taskar


Not long ago the family physician held a special place both as a trusted friend and as a healer, specially endowed with almost God-like powers. Today, however, doctors in India feel that they are under siege. The attacks on them are oral, written and physical. The charges are criminal and civil. Allopathic doctors have become veritable punching bags, if we consider the frequent allegations hurled at them.

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