Physical Assessment [Food and Drugs] Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 21 CFR 1270.3 (n) [Title 21 Food and Drugs; Chapter I Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services; Subchapter L Regulations under Certain Other Acts Administered by the Food and Drug Administration; Part 1270 Human Tissue Intended for Transplantation; Subpart A General Provisions], Physical Assessment means “a limited autopsy or recent antemortem or postmortem physical examination of the donor to assess for any signs of HIV and hepatitis infection or signs suggestive of any risk factor for such infections.”