TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-13
Maternal and Child Health Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs

SECTION 23-13-5


§ 23-13-5 Advice to parents concerning ophthalmia neonatorum.

It shall be the duty of physicians, midwives, and any other persons that may be lawfully engaged in the practice of obstetrics or assisting at childbirths to inform parents or guardians of the serious nature and consequences of this disease and to advise the use of prophylactic measures designated by the department of health.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1909, ch. 343, § 25; P.L. 1918, ch. 1641, § 1; P.L. 1919, ch. 1757, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 395, § 25; G.L. 1938, ch. 606, § 24; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 180; G.L. 1956, § 23-13-5.)