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Tobacco. Tobacco and consumer rights. Second hand smoking Injuring non smokers Smoking in the public places injuring others Smoking in the House injuring spouse and children. Misleading public. Contents of tobacco products not known to public Permissible level of nicotine not displayed

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Tobacco and consumer rights

  • Second hand smoking
  • Injuring non smokers
    • Smoking in the public places injuring others
    • Smoking in the House injuring spouse and children
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Misleading public

  • Contents of tobacco products not known to public
  • Permissible level of nicotine not displayed
  • Dangers of usage not known to the consumer
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Misleading advertisements

  • Cool
  • Light
  • Mild
  • Made for each other

It is no way related to the words they use

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Surrogate advertisements

  • Animated characteristics
  • Other products – wills lifestyle
  • Sponsoring events
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Legal Position

  • Smoking prohibited in all public places
  • Prohibition of sale to/by minor’s
  • Prohibited around educational institutions
  • Fine up to Rs200
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Local Health Authority

  • Municipal Health Officer
  • Municipal Commissioner
  • PHC Medical Officer
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Who can lift samples ?

  • Food Inspectors
  • Consumer
  • Voluntary organizations
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Common Adulterants

  • Milk - addition of starch, water
  • Cereals - mud, grits and

soapstone bits

  • Dals - coal tar dyes
  • Coffee powder - date husk, tamarind

husk

  • Ice cream - starch, non- permitted

colours

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Common Adulterants

  • Butter - starch, animal fat
  • Edible oils - mineral oils,

argemone oil

  • Fresh green peas - green dye
  • Tea - saw dust, tamarind

powder

  • Chilli powder – saw dust, brick powder
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Confidentiality in Patient Care

  • Identity and diagnoses are confidential matters and rights
  • Names should not be displayed in the board anywhere in the hospital
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Photography

  • Even for clinical teaching purpose photos to be taken only with informed consent
  • Photography of patients is prohibited
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Informed Consent

  • Informed consent is necessary for undertaking medical or surgical interventions Example : FW sterilization operations
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Conditions for Informed Consent

  • Information provided should be comprehensive and understood by the client
  • Consent taking process should be transparent
  • Interaction between the provider and the client should be such that the client feels secure to exercise his / her will
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Women Patients

  • Women patients have right to ask for the presence of a lady nurse during physical examinations and procedures
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Ultrasound Scan

  • Sex of the child should not be asked : should not be revealed
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Public Health

  • Environmental sanitation
  • Vector control
  • Drainages
  • Public conveniences
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Health Related Acts

  • Tamil Nadu Public Health Act
  • Prevention of Food Adulteration Act
  • Cigarettes and other tobacco products ( prohibition of advertisement and regulation of trade and commerce, production, supply and distribution) act 2003
  • MTP act
  • PCPNDT act
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