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     34-12D-12.   Providing treatment, artificial nutrition, and hydration--Responsibilities of health care provider. If an individual's declaration contains a directive to provide treatment or artificial nutrition and hydration under any circumstances, any health care provider who has responsibility for the treatment and care of the individual must provide the directed treatment or artificial nutrition and hydration in those circumstances so long as it is technically feasible. A health care provider who objects to providing such treatment may instead transfer the individual to a health care provider willing to honor the declaration, but must continue to provide the treatment or care until the transfer is effectuated.

Source: SL 1991, ch 273, § 11A; SL 2007, ch 193, § 7.


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