CHENNAI.SEP.11. The IHMA Chennai Chapter
conducted a one day workshop on overcoming the
hurdles of clinical practice at LIFE Auditorium;
Loyola College Chennai. Dr. Mathews Jo welcomed
the delegates. The chief Guest Dr.Gnanasambandam
garlanded the photo of Dr.Hahnemann and stressed
on the importance of understanding the medico
legal aspects in clinical practice. The first
session was on the role of communication in patient
management by Dr.Anantharaman. He explained the
need of assertive behavior and sincerity in the
communication with the patient. The session was
chaired by Dr. Mathews Jo.
Mr.Kumaran, an advocate next spoke on
consumer rights and medical practice. He reiterated
the need of proper case documentation in the clinics.
Dr.Aleem delivered his lecture on medico legal
aspects in homoeopathic practice. He spoke on
the need of the physician being alert and never
to give medicines to any patient without seeing
The post lunch session Dr.P.V.Venkataraman discussed
on the importance of general management. He elaborated
on the importance of Vitamin D, diagnosing leptospirosis
and timely referrals to a senior doctor or a hospital
when the physician is at doubt. Dr.Jayesh Sanghvi
chaired the session. The last presentation of
the day was done by Dr.Nagendra Babu who explained
the various types of patients who come to a physician
and the ways to tackle them effectively. Dr.Ravindran
was the chair person of this lecture. Dr. Prince
vijayarajan proposed the vote of thanks. Dr. Nritiya.
D.Dave compered the event.