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A health care practitioner, a medical student, or any other student receiving training as a health care practitioner may not perform a pelvic examination on a patient without the ______ _______ of the patient or the patient’s legal representative

written consent

except when:

  1. (a) A court orders performance of the pelvic examination for the collection of evidence; or
  2. The pelvic examination is immediately necessary to avert a serious risk of imminent substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function of the patient.