Patient’s Rights & Responsibilities

Patient’s Rights l. You have the right to considerate, compassionate and respectful care. 2.   You   have   the   right   to   current   information   on   all   your   dental   health   problems concerning   diagnosis,   treatment,   prognosis   and   estimated   treatment   costs   in a   language   you   can   understand   and   comprehend   enough   to   give   informed consent prior to the treatment. 3.   If   this   information   cannot   be   given   to   you   owing   to   your   age,   condition   or otherwise,    you    have    the    right    to    have    such    information    provided    to    a guardian/care-giver or an appropriate person on your behalf. 4.   You   have   the   right   to   refuse   treatment   for   any   reason,   after   you   have   been informed of the possible consequences of this decision. 5.   You   have   the   right   to   privacy   and   confidentiality.   All   case   discussions, examinations,   and   treatment   records   will   be   held   confidential   except   when appropriate consent is given. 6.   You   have   the   right   to   expect   that   the   dental   care   treatment   given   to   you meets the standards of care of the profession. 7. You have the right to expect prompt and continuing care. 8. You have the right to emergency dental care as needed. 9.   You   have   the   right   to   receive   an   itemized   total   bill   of   dental   treatments delivered to you. 10.    You    have    the    right    to    information    on    our    sterlization    protocol    and academic credentials. 11. You have the right to seek a second opinion. (*adapted and modified from The Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA) Patient’s Responsibilities 1.   It   is   your   responsibility   to   provide   us,   to   the   best   of   your   knowledge,   with accurate   and   complete   information   about   all   your   present,   as   well   as   pre- existing   dental   and   medical   complaints,   including   history   of   past   illnesses, hospitalizations,   medications   etc.,   and   other   matters   pertaining   to   your   health. Please also report unexpected changes in your condition. 2.    It    is    your    responsibility    to    make    it    known    to    us    whether    you    clearly understands   the   course   of   treatment   planned   for   you   and   what   is   expected   of you. 3.   It   is   your   responsibility   to   follow   the   recommended   instructions   given   by   us, including follow-up treatment instructions. 4. You   are   responsible   for   your   actions   if   you   choose   to   refuse   treatment   or   do not follow the instructions given by us. 5.    You    are    responsible    for    keeping    your    dental    appointments,    and    when unable to do so for any reason, to notify us in advance. 6. You   (or   the   legally   responsible   party/person)   are   responsible   for   fulfilling   the financial   obligations   in   terms   of   payments   towards   dental   services   rendered, as promptly as possible. 7. You   are   responsible   for   being   respectful,   compassionate   and   considerate   of the rights of other persons including the doctors, staff and other patients. 8.   You   should   expect   us   to   provide   only   those   services   that   we   determine   to be appropriate. (*adapted and modified from The Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA)
Dental Clinic & Dental Implants Centre | Pitampura & Rohini | Delhi, India | Tel: +91 11 27025081 | Mobile: +91 9810850226 | email: tooth.pandit@gmail.com
Dental Clinic &  Dental Implants Centre Your Dentist who cares __________________________________ PITAMPURA & ROHINI, DELHI, INDIA

Patient’s Rights & Responsibilities

Patient’s Rights l.   You   have   the   right   to   considerate, compassionate and respectful care. 2.    You    have    the    right    to    current information   on   all   your   dental   health problems        concerning        diagnosis, treatment,    prognosis    and    estimated treatment    costs    in    a    language    you can     understand     and     comprehend enough   to   give   informed   consent   prior to the treatment. 3.   If   this   information   cannot   be   given   to   you   owing   to   your age,   condition   or   otherwise,   you   have   the   right   to   have   such information     provided     to     a     guardian/care-giver     or     an appropriate person on your behalf. 4. You   have   the   right   to   refuse   treatment   for   any   reason,   after you   have   been   informed   of   the   possible   consequences   of this decision. 5.   You   have   the   right   to   privacy   and   confidentiality.   All   case discussions,    examinations,    and    treatment    records    will    be held confidential except when appropriate consent is given. 6.   You   have   the   right   to   expect   that   the   dental   care   treatment given to you meets the standards of care of the profession. 7. You have the right to expect prompt and continuing care. 8. You have the right to emergency dental care as needed. 9. You   have   the   right   to   receive   an   itemized   total   bill   of   dental treatments delivered to you. 10.    You    have    the    right    to    information    on    our    sterlization protocol and academic credentials. 11. You have the right to seek a second opinion. (*adapted and modified from The Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA) Patient’s Responsibilities 1.   It   is   your   responsibility   to   provide   us,   to the   best   of   your   knowledge,   with   accurate and    complete    information    about    all    your present,   as   well   as   pre-existing   dental   and medical    complaints,    including    history    of past            illnesses,            hospitalizations, medications      etc.,      and      other      matters pertaining    to    your    health.    Please    also report      unexpected      changes      in      your condition. 2.   It   is   your   responsibility   to   make   it   known   to   us   whether   you clearly   understands   the   course   of   treatment   planned   for   you and what is expected of you. 3.    It    is    your    responsibility    to    follow    the    recommended instructions     given     by     us,     including     follow-up     treatment instructions. 4.   You    are    responsible    for    your    actions    if    you    choose    to refuse treatment or do not follow the instructions given by us. 5.   You   are   responsible   for   keeping   your   dental   appointments, and   when   unable   to   do   so   for   any   reason,   to   notify   us   in advance. 6.     You     (or     the     legally     responsible     party/person)     are responsible   for   fulfilling   the   financial   obligations   in   terms   of payments   towards   dental   services   rendered,   as   promptly   as possible. 7.   You   are   responsible   for   being   respectful,   compassionate and   considerate   of   the   rights   of   other   persons   including   the doctors, staff and other patients. 8.   You   should   expect   us   to   provide   only   those   services   that we determine to be appropriate. (*adapted and modified from The Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA)
Dental Clinic & Dental Implants Centre | Pitampura & Rohini | Delhi, India | Tel: +91 11 27025081 | Mobile: +91 9810850226 | e-mail: tooth.pandit@gmail.com
Dental Clinic &  Dental Implants Centre Your Dentist who cares __________________________________ PITAMPURA & ROHINI, DELHI, INDIA