S.D. Admin. R. 20:81:03:11 - Terms and conditions of registration - Physicians

All physicians are subject to the following terms and conditions:

(1) All physicians acting as a physician for a bout or contest must be registered with the Commission;
(2) An applicant for registration shall be licensed as a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy and in good standing with the issuing licensing board;
(3) The physician shall examine each contestant at the official weigh-in. If the contestant is determined to be in acceptable physical condition, the physician shall certify this on a form prescribed by the Commission. The examination shall include the following:
(a) Eyes;
(b) Ears;
(c) Mouth and jaw;
(d) Skin;
(e) Nose;
(f) Heart;
(g) Lungs;
(h) Head;
(i) Hands;
(j) Abdomen;
(k) Blood pressure; and
(l) A pregnancy test if the contestant is female;
(4) If more than one physician is assigned to work the contest, the Commission shall appoint one as the head physician;
(5) The physician must be seated near the steps of the ring, or one in each corner if two are present. The physician shall remain there for the duration of the contest, unless a physician is needed in the ring;
(6) The physician may enter the ring at any time during the contest, at the request of the referee, and may recommend termination of any bout to the referee, if, in the physician's opinion, any contestant has received severe punishment or is in danger of serious physical injury;
(7) In the event of any serious physical injury, the physician shall immediately render any emergency treatment necessary, recommend further treatment or hospitalization, if required, and fully report the entire matter to the Commission within twenty-four hours, and if necessary subsequently follow up. The physician may also require the injured contestant and contestant's manager or second remain in the ring, or on the premises, or report to a hospital after the bout for such period of time as the physician deems advisable; and
(8) The physician shall examine each contestant after the bout. If the contestant is determined to be in acceptable physical condition, the physician shall certify this on a form prescribed by the Commission.

Notes

S.D. Admin. R. 20:81:03:11
41 SDR 7, effective July 28, 2014; 44 SDR 102, effective 12/18/2017

General Authority: 42-12-10.

Law Implemented: 42-12-10.

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