Every hospital agency, as defined in section 140.01 of the Revised Code, may offer a uterine cytologic examination for cancer to every female in-patient twenty-one years of age or over unless contrary orders are given by the attending physician or unless the examination has been performed within the preceding year. Any female in-patient may refuse the examination. If the examination is offered, the hospital agency shall maintain records to show the examination results or that the examination was refused.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.
Effective Date: 08-25-1976