20Jan 2017

The Self Nominated Doctors: Irrational the practice; Headache the professionals; Harming the public; National the problem - The industry of Quackery.

  • Department Of General Surgery, Government Rajaji Hospital and Madurai Medical College, Madurai 625 020, India.
  • Department Of Opthalmology, Government Rajaji Hospital and Madurai Medical College, Madurai 625 020, India.
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Medical practice done by non-medical people in india and their propagation in medias, and also its implicationsare discussed in this article. Multidisciplinary approach is essential for eradicating the quackery industry.

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[P.Jayakumar, D.Maruthupandian, K.Karunakaran and M.Charanya. (2017); The Self Nominated Doctors: Irrational the practice; Headache the professionals; Harming the public; National the problem - The industry of Quackery. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 912-914] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2832       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2832

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