§ 23-17.5-6. Care by physician Disclosure of patient's medical condition.
(a) Each patient admitted to a facility shall be and remain under the care of a physician as specified in policies adopted by the governing body.
(b) Each patient shall be informed by a physician of his or her medical condition unless medically contraindicated, as documented by a physician in his or her medical record, and shall be afforded the opportunity to participate in the planning of his or her medical treatment.
(P.L. 1978, ch. 235, § 1.)