quesTreatment only on basis of images of patient

In India is it legal to practice as below: a) Non-medico takes images of eye disease b) These are transmitted to a qualified eye-doctor c) Doctor prescribes medicine Doctor has not physically seen the patient and all details are as narrated by non-medical staff

  • ansNo it is not legal. The prescription for any medicine can be given by a doctor. Non medico person cannot prescribe medicine.

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