BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 12.32 Dispensaries

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Chapter 12.32


12.32.010 Purpose.
12.32.020 Free medicines for indigent persons.
12.32.030 Patient records.
12.32.040 Medical attendance at City Jail.

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12.32.010 Purpose.

The dispensaries shall be maintained for the treatment of indigent persons who are not sick enough to require hospital treatment; for the treatment of other persons only in case of emergency and for examination and admission of patients to the various city institutions, under rules and regulations promulgated by the hospital commissioner.
(1948 C. Ch. 31 48: 1960 C. 440.010.)

12.32.020 Free medicines for indigent persons.

For the relief of sick and indigent persons, medicines shall be furnished out of funds appropriated for the city dispensary, under rules and regulations of the hospital commissioner.
(1948 C. Ch. 31 49: 1960 C. 440.020.)

12.32.030 Patient records.

The chief dispensary physician shall keep an individual history and record of all persons treated at any city dispensary and at the city jail. The record shall show the condition of the patient, treatments given, and other information required by the hospital commissioner. All records of dispensary patients shall be kept in a safe place for at least five years.
(1948 C. Ch. 31 50: 1960 C. 440.030.)

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12.32.040 Medical attendance at City Jail.

The Hospital Commissioner shall provide medical service for sick prisoners in the City Jail by assigning an assistant dispensary physician under the direction of the Chief Dispensary Physician, to make regular visits and inspections to insure proper attention for all sick prisoners.
(1948 C. Ch. 31 51: 1960 C. 440.040.)

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