20 Pa. C.S. § 5445

Current through P.A. Acts 2023-66
Section 5445 - Emergency medical services
(a) General rule.--An emergency medical services provider shall, in the course of providing care to a principal, at all times comply with the instructions of an authorized medical command physician to withhold or discontinue cardiopulmonary resuscitation for a principal whose living will has become operative under section 5443(a) (relating to when living will operative).
(b) Applicability.--This section is applicable only in those instances where an out-of-hospital DNR order is not in effect under section 5484 (relating to orders, bracelets and necklaces).

20 Pa.C.S. § 5445

2006, Nov. 29, P.L. 1484, No. 169, §4, effective in 60 days [ 1/29/2007].