Spring 2010

Spring 2010 (Volume 13, Issue 2)

To understand problems related to the shoulder joint, it is important to review the anatomy. The shoulder is a combination of three bones, the clavicl…
 
Over the past decade, availability of hepatitis C treatment for appropriate inmate-patients has increased in most state prison systems. Written polic…
 
For most of my corrections medicine career, I have worked in male facilities. I accepted a position as at a female facility and quickly learned that f…
 
In correctional settings we employ a large number of mid-level providers. Although we encourage our mid-level providers to be clear in identifying th…
 
Note: All names were changed to protect the innocent (and the guilty, for that matter).
The nurse’s station, Monday morning. I re…
 
Professionals Beware: No Deliberate Indifference Required For This Claim to Find You

In 1976, the U. S. Supreme Court did correctional pr…

Film Review

Released in 2008, The Dhamma Brothers follows a group of men participating in an intensive 10 day silent Vipassana meditation course at the crowded ma…
 

After the tenth issue as editor, an event that I have been requesting and hoping for has finally happened. We received not one, but two letters to th…

April 7, 2010

I am writing in response to the magazine article “Peer Review: Beyond Clinical Compliance”, in Volume 13, issue 1, Winter 20…