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32-3204 - Experimental diagnosis, therapy or treatment; implied consent; definition
32-3204. Experimental diagnosis, therapy or treatment; implied consent; definition
A. Notwithstanding any provision of this title to the contrary, a health professional, within the scope of that person's profession, may use an experimental diagnosis, therapy or treatment on a patient who is unable to make or communicate health care decisions and who has an emergent life threatening condition if the requirements of 21 Code of Federal Regulations parts 50, 56, 312, 314, 601, 812 and 814 have been met.
B. A health professional who performs an experimental diagnosis, therapy or treatment pursuant to this section is deemed to have obtained the patient's implied consent for the purposes of title 12, chapter 5.1, article 1.
C. For purposes of this section, "experimental diagnosis" means the pharmaceuticals, devices and technology used to diagnose patients.