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158.02 WHAT PATIENTS MAY BE TREATED; RESEARCH WORK.

The University of Minnesota Hospitals shall be primarily and principally designed for the care of legal residents of Minnesota who are afflicted with a malady, deformity, or ailment of a nature which can probably be remedied by hospital service and treatment and who are unable, financially, to secure such care; or, in case of a minor, whose parent, guardian, trustee, or other person having lawful custody of the minor's person, as the case may be, is unable financially to secure such care. The University of Minnesota Hospitals are hereby designated as places of treatment for such persons.

The hospitals shall be utilized for such instruction and for such scientific research as will promote the welfare of the patients committed to their care and assist in the application of science to the alleviation of human suffering.

History:

(4578) 1921 c 411 s 2; 1945 c 553; 1986 c 444