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AGO Opinions with Topic: TAKING OF BLOOD TO TEST INTOXICATION OF ONE CHARGED WITH DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED
AGO 1950 No. 227 >  February 28, 1950
TAKING OF BLOOD TO TEST INTOXICATION OF ONE CHARGED WITH DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED - WHETHER PRACTICE OF MEDICINE
TAKING OF BLOOD TO TEST INTOXICATION OF ONE CHARGED WITH DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED -- WHETHER PRACTICE OF MEDICINE Since said blood test is not for the treatment of disease it does not violate the medical code and does not involve the practice of medicine.  Any law enforcement officer desiring said test to be made should secure the service of only a physician, nurse or other technician recommended by a physician or county health doctor acquainted with their training and ability.
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