25.0415 Prevention of blindess at childbirth.

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Any physician midwife, or other person in attendance at childbirth shall instill a one-percent solution of silver nitrate into the eyes of every child immediately after birth. Solutions other than one-percent silver nitrate may be used only on approval of the Director and subject to such conditions and restrictions as the Director may impose.

History: 1972, PL 12-44 § 4.