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Section 4731.911 | Physician responsibilities in a non-hospital setting.


(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Ambulatory surgical facility" has the same meaning as in section 3702.30 of the Revised Code.

(2) "Hospital" means a hospital registered with the department of health under section 3701.07 of the Revised Code.

(B) A physician who performs or attempts an abortion in an ambulatory surgical facility or other location that is not a hospital and in which a child is born alive shall immediately take the following steps upon the child's birth:

(1) Provide post-birth care to the newborn in accordance with prevailing and acceptable standards of care;

(2) Call for assistance from an emergency medical services provider;

(3) Arrange for the transfer of the newborn to a hospital.

Last updated January 13, 2022 at 5:35 PM

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