2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 333 - HEALTH
Act 193 of 1996 - MICHIGAN DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE PROCEDURE ACT (333.1051 - 333.1067)
Section 333.1061 - Determination by health professional.

MICHIGAN DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE PROCEDURE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 193 of 1996

333.1061 Determination by health professional.

Sec. 11.

(1) One or more of the following health professionals who arrive at a declarant's location outside of a hospital, a nursing home, or a mental health facility owned or operated by the department of community health shall determine if the declarant has 1 or more vital signs, whether or not the health professional views or is provided with an order described in section 3 or 5 that is alleged to have been signed by the declarant or other person authorized to execute an order:

(a) A paramedic.

(b) An emergency medical technician.

(c) An emergency medical technician specialist.

(d) A physician.

(e) A nurse.

(f) A medical first responder.

(g) A respiratory therapist.

(2) If the health professional determines under subsection (1) that the declarant has no vital signs, and if the health professional determines that the declarant is wearing a do-not-resuscitate identification bracelet or is provided with a do-not-resuscitate order for the declarant, he or she shall not attempt to resuscitate the declarant.


History: 1996, Act 193, Eff. Aug. 1, 1996

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