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(745 ILCS 70/6)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5306)
Duty of physicians and other health care personnel.
this Act shall relieve a physician from any duty,
which may exist under any laws concerning current standards of
medical practice or care, to inform his or her patient of the
patient's condition, prognosis, legal treatment options, and risks and benefits of treatment options, provided, however, that such
physician shall be under no duty to perform, assist, counsel, suggest,
recommend, refer or participate in any way in any form of medical
practice or health care service that is contrary to his or
Nothing in this Act shall be construed so as to relieve a physician
or other health care personnel from obligations under the law
of providing emergency medical care.
(Source: P.A. 99-690, eff. 1-1-17