2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 41 - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 41 - Surgical or Medical Procedures; Consents.
41-41-37 - Physician to inform woman of medical emergency.
§ 41-41-37. Physician to inform woman of medical emergency.
When a medical emergency compels the performance or induction of an abortion, the physician shall inform the woman, before the abortion if possible, of the medical indications supporting his judgment that an abortion is necessary to avert her death or for which a twenty-four-hour delay will create grave peril of immediate and irreversible loss of major bodily function.
Sources: Laws, 1991, ch. 439, § 4, eff from and after July 1, 1991 (Governor's veto overridden by the Legislature on March 28, 1991).
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