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Test: An Inmate’s Infection  

Author:  Fred Cohen.

Source: Volume 16, Number 05, July/August 2015 , pp.65-66(2)

Correctional Health Care Report

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The following test represents an actual case. Inmate Dahlink made 29 infirmary visits over a 5 month period, complaining of bleeding from an open wound. Left untreated, the wound became infected. If the facts as asserted are true, does inmate Dahlk have a case for deliberate indifference against any of the staff identified in the narrative?

Keywords: Deliberate Indifference

Affiliations:  1: Journal Editor.

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