§ 54.1-3442.1


As used in this article, unless the context requires a different meaning:”Investigational drug, biological product, or device” means a drug, biological product, or device that has successfully completed Phase I of a clinical trial but has not been approved for general use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and remains under investigation in a clinical trial.”Terminal condition” means a condition caused by injury, disease, or illness from which, to a reasonable degree of medical probability, a patient cannot recover and (i) the patient’s death is imminent or (ii) the patient is in a persistent vegetative state.”Treating physician” means a physician who is providing or has previously provided medical treatment or evaluation to and has or previously had an ongoing treatment relationship with the person.


2015, cc. 655, 656.


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