Vol , Issue Date of Publication: October 01, 2000

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No faith in the medical councils

Arun Bal
The medical profession has been traditionally considered a noble profession. In civil society, the profession gets respect, as doctors are usually revered. This is all the more true in the Indian context. Over the years, the medical profession has been deified and mystified. People have posed enormous faith in the profession and its members. Family physicians, an almost extinct species, have been traditionally considered family members.

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