The Supreme court has made clear that the government is obligated to provide medical care for those offenders in it’s custody. Inmates have a constitutional rights to medical care for serious medical needs. Discuss what is considered a serious medical need and how prison authorities make this determination provide examples.
1. In your own words, what do you think constitutes as a serious medical need?
2. How comparison officials determine whether an inmate has a serious medical need?
3. What factors must be considered when treating inmates for medical conditions?
4. Provide 2 examples of prisoner treatment include 1 successful treatment and 1 unsuccessful treatment with regard to prisoner safety.
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