Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 41A.120
Consent of patient: When implied.

In addition to the provisions of chapter 129 of NRS and any other instances in which a consent is implied or excused by law, a consent to any medical, surgical or dental procedure will be implied if:


In competent medical judgment, the proposed medical, surgical or dental procedure is reasonably necessary and any delay in performing such a procedure could reasonably be expected to result in death, disfigurement, impairment of faculties or serious bodily harm; and


A person authorized to consent is not readily available.

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Feb. 5, 2021