Is it illegal for a detoxification doctor to give a non patient medical advice v!
Question: Is it illegal for a detoxification doctor to give a non patient medical advice via email?
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No, its not illegal. However, most professionals have a duty of care when providing advice in their area of expertise, regardless of whether the person is a patient/client, or whether being paid for the advice. So, if the advice is faulty or negligent in some way, then the professional can be sued.
Hang on. What's a "detoxification doctor"? If you're talking about drugs and alcohol etc then lots of places offer advice lines both telephone and online.
If you're talking about the altie detox type programs then he's no doctor.
no, it is the same as a friend asking a friend for advice, a dr just happens to know a little bit more about the subject then some.
That depends on the law, which is a manifested illusion.
Just like disease is a manifested illusion.
Nope. If it was, there would be a lot of people in trouble in Yahoo! Answers for giving medical advice and they aren't even doctors.