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Least restrictive treatment alternative

The treatment plan and setting that infringe in the least possible degree with the rights of the patient to liberty and that are consistent with providing needed treatment in a safe and humane manner.

Licensed physician

Any medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy who is either:
(a) Licensed in this state.
(b) A full-time hospital physician licensed in another state and serving on the staff of a hospital operated or licensed by the United States government.

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