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10.12.05.00.htm 10.12.05.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 12 ADULT HEALTH Chapter 05 Breast Implantation Authority: Health-General Article, ยง20-114, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.12.05.01.htm 10.12.05.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Breast implantation" means both:. a) Breast augmentation, the procedure of surgically inserting breast implants beneath a woman's natural breasts; andb) The type of breast reconstruction that involves surgically inserting a breast implant in the chest area of a woman who has had a mastectomy.2) "Department" means the Maryland Department of Health.. 3) "Physician" means an i
10.12.05.02.htm 10.12.05.02. 02 Requirements for the Maryland Department of Health.. The Department shall:. A. Provide a standardized written summary in layperson's language that:. 1) Contains the information on breast implantation generally contained in the package inserts for breast implants, and2) Discloses side effects, warnings, and cautions for a breast implantation operation;. B. Update as necessary the standardized written summary;. C. Provide a statement indicating acknowledgment o
10.12.05.03.htm 10.12.05.03. 03 Requirements for Physicians.. A. The standardized written summary provided by the Department shall be provided to the woman by the physician as soon as possible but not later than 5 days before a physician performs a breast implantation operation.B. The physician may provide the standardized written summary less than 5 days before performing breast reconstruction with breast implants only when the following conditions have been met:1) The woman's breast can
10.12.05.9999.htm 10.12.05.9999. Administrative History Effective date: September 3, 1990 (17:17 Md. R. 2080).
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