937. When treatment is immediately necessary.

937.     When treatment is immediately necessary.

In a case where the treatment is section 58 type treatment1, treatment is immediately necessary if:

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    (1)     it is immediately necessary to save the patient's life2; or

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    (2)     it is immediately necessary to prevent a serious deterioration of the patient's condition and is not irreversible3; or

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    (3)     it is immediately necessary to alleviate serious suffering by the patient and is not irreversible or hazardous4; or

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    (4)     it is immediately necessary, represents the minimum interference necessary to prevent the patient from behaving