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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-143: Definitions relative to children's sudden cardiac events.

3. As used in this act:

"Child" means a child who is under 19 years of age.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Health.

"Department" means the Department of Health.

"Health care professional" means a physician or registered professional nurse licensed to practice in this State.

"Registry" means the Children's Sudden Cardiac Events Registry established pursuant to this act.

"Sudden cardiac event" means a death or aborted death due to a cardiac arrhythmia resulting in loss of consciousness requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation, defibrillation, or other advanced life support measures to regain normal heart function.

L.2013, c.143,s.3.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-09-03 15:14:06.

Older versions of 26:2H-143 (if available):

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