California Health and Safety Code Section 24174
24174. As used in this chapter, medical experiment means:
(a) The severance or penetration or damaging of tissues of a human subject or the use of a drug or device, as defined in Section 109920 or 109925, electromagnetic radiation, heat or cold, or a biological substance or organism, in or upon a human subject in the practice or research of medicine in a manner not reasonably related to maintaining or improving the health of the subject or otherwise directly benefiting the subject.
(b) The investigational use of a drug or device as provided in Sections 111590 and 111595.
(c) Withholding medical treatment from a human subject for any purpose other than maintenance or improvement of the health of the subject.
(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1023, Sec. 205. Effective September 29, 1996.)Section: Previous 24170 24171 24172 24173 24174 24175 24176 24177 24177.5 24178 24179 24179.5 Next
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