Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3052 - Exception and rights
Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 37 > Chapter 40 > Part I > § 37:3052 - Exception and rights
Current as of: 2009
A. The provisions of this Chapter shall not authorize the use of roentgen rays and radium for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes or the use of electricity for surgical purposes, including cauterization, removal of warts, moles, or skin deformities of any kind.
B. Electrolysis treatment shall not be performed in areas of high bacterial colonization, such as the ear canals and nostrils, nor shall treatment be performed on moles or to remove eyelashes, except in special instances after consultation with a physician.
C. A health history shall be completed on each patient prior to any treatment. No patient with a history of diabetes and no cardiac patient with a pacemaker shall be treated without the consent of a physician. Persons suspected of having a communicable disease shall not be treated without first having been examined by a physician.
D. A new unopened presterile disposable type probe shall be used for each client treatment. Techniques of sterilization of other instruments shall be the same as is used in hospitals, using pressure heat, dry heat, or any other method of sterilization deemed appropriate by the board.
E.(1) No other business or trade shall be allowed in treatment rooms while electrolysis is being performed; however, a licensed physician may perform electrolysis in his private office or clinic.
(2) If a person or business conducting electrolysis before July 1, 1983, moves to a different location, that person or business shall be required to comply with the terms of this Subsection.
(3) Further, any person or business conducting electrolysis that accedes to the common office suites, treatment rooms, and reception or waiting rooms used for the performance of any other business or trade, including schools of electrology and apprenticeship programs, shall be required to comply with the terms of this Subsection.
Added by Acts 1979, No. 748, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1980. Acts 1983, No. 605, §1; Acts 1984, No. 942, §1; Acts 1993, No. 819, §1; Acts 1999, No. 530, §1, eff. Aug. 1, 1999.Prev | Next
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