Medical University of South Carolina.
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The Medical University of South Carolina violated the Fourth Amendment rights of maternity patients, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. a March 21 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Ferguson vs. City of Charleston. The hospital's policy mandated drug tests for women it identified as likely drug users. The tests were used as evidence of criminal activity. But the plaintiffs claimed the criteria, including lack of prenatal care prenatal care,
n the health care provided the mother and fetus before childbirth. , were discriminatory. Nine of the 10 plaintiffs were black. Last month, The Chicago Reporter found that drug testing in local hospitals disproportionately affected black babies. Cook County Hospital uses some of the same guidelines as the South Carolina South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures
Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15. hospital.