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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

    Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.

      Section: 45:9-22.2: Breast surgery; written consent of patient or representative

           Before a physician operates on a patient for a tumor of the breast, the physician shall obtain written consent from the patient or the patient's authorized representative on a form which allows the patient: a. to give consent only for a biopsy; b. to give consent to perform any necessary operation or procedure including breast removal if it is determined that the patient has a malignant tumor in his or her breast or other breast abnormality; or c. to give consent for both a biopsy and an additional operation or procedure if necessary.

L.1984, c. 185, s. 1, eff. Nov. 14, 1984.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:54.

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