Where there is no prior contractual relationship, any licensed health professional, including a licensed registered and practical nurse, is not liable for damages as a result of any acts or omissions who in good faith, voluntarily, and without compensation:
· Gives emergency aid as the only alternative to probable death or serious bodily injury;
· Gives artificial respiration, restores breathing, or prevents or retards the loss of blood, or aids or restores heart action or circulation of blood to the victim of an operation; and
· Performs surgery upon an individual who was the victim of an accident.
Anyone who commits gross negligence or willful or wanton wrongs in rendering the care is not protected from liability for damages.
A surgeon must receive consent if the victim is an adult who is conscious and ...