Chapter 685

 

      Chapter 685

 

ATTY. GEN. OPINIONS: Extent of grandfather right under 1969 Act amending barbers law, (1972) Vol 36, p 23; authority to purchase and use local anesthetic and antiseptic substances for minor surgery, (1978) Vol 38, p 2231

 

      685.010

 

NOTES OF DECISIONS

 

      Acupuncture is not authorized as “minor surgery” or anesthesia under this section. State v. W. Sam Won, 19 Or App 580, 528 P2d 594 (1974), Sup Ct review denied

 

      Doxycycline was drug within meaning of this section, and naturopathic physician violated ORS 685.030 by prescribing it. Hardt v. Bd. of Naturopathic Examiners, 44 Or App 679, 606 P2d 1169 (1980)

 

      Where naturopathic physician prescribed Kwell as local antiseptic for removal of body lice, prescription was permissible because it was made in connection with “removal of foreign bodies located in superficial structures.” Hardt v. Bd. of Naturopathic Examiners, 44 Or App 679, 606 P2d 1169 (1980)

 

      Where naturopathic physician prescribed piperazine as local anesthetic for removal of roundworms from intestine, his action was not taken in connection with minor surgery because intestines are not within common understanding of “superficial structures” under this section. Hardt v. Bd. of Naturopathic Examiners, 44 Or App 679, 606 P2d 1169 (1980)

 

ATTY. GEN. OPINIONS: Authority of licensee to purchase and use prescription and local anesthetic and antiseptic substances for minor surgery, (1978) Vol 38, p 2231; use of prescription drugs, controlled substances and injectable anesthetics, (1980) Vol 40, p 392

 

      685.030

 

NOTES OF DECISIONS

 

      Naturopathic physician violated this section by prescribing doxycycline, which was drug within meaning of ORS 685.010. Hardt v. Bd. of Naturopathic Examiners, 44 Or App 679, 606 P2d 1169 (1980)