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145.854 DUTY OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS.

Subdivision 1.Search.

A medical practitioner, in discharging a duty to a disabled person whom the practitioner has undertaken to examine or treat, shall make a reasonable search for an identifying device or identification card of the type described in section 145.852, subdivision 2 and examine them for emergency information.

Subd. 2.Actions.

A cause of action against a medical practitioner does not arise from the practitioner's making a reasonable search of a disabled person to locate an identifying device or identification card, even though the person is not wearing an identifying device or carrying an identification card.

History:

1973 c 428 s 4; 1986 c 444