Docs want fixed protocol for sonography inspections

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Doctors across the state on Friday called for uniform directives and checklists for officials inspecting sonography and abortion centres.

“We have made certain observations based on the ongoing state-wide inspection drive.


There is too much variation in the officials’ way of inspecting sonography machines, checking records, form F etc,” senior gynaecologist Sanjay Gupte, past-president of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society of India (FOGSI), told TOI on Friday. “There needs to be some kind of cohesion in the inspection methodology to avoid confusion among doctors wishing to adhere to the norms of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (prevention of sex determination test) (PCPNDT) Act,” he said.

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