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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 458
MEDICAL PRACTICE
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F.S. 458.305
458.305 Definitions.As used in this chapter:
(1) “Board” means the Board of Medicine.
(2) “Department” means the Department of Health.
(3) “Practice of medicine” means the diagnosis, treatment, operation, or prescription for any human disease, pain, injury, deformity, or other physical or mental condition.
(4) “Physician” means a person who is licensed to practice medicine in this state.
History.ss. 1, 8, ch. 79-302; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 3, 25, 26, ch. 86-245; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 103, ch. 94-218; s. 15, ch. 97-264.