Summer 2008

Summer 2008 (Volume 11, Issue 3)

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, under the direction of the Department’s Mental Health Services, developed a jail- b…
 
While the term “difficult patient” defies a specific definition, every medical provider has dealt with difficult patients. Approximately 15% of primar…
 
This article is a synopsis of Baillargeon, Jacques, et al., Psychiatric Disorders, HIV Infection and HIV/Hepatitis Co-infection in the Correctional…
 
This article is adapted from a presentation made at the 2nd Annual Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health Care.
 
NCCHC recently published new editions of the Standards for Health Services for both jails and prisons. The 2008 Standards emphasize quality of care fo…
 
An important part of our job in corrections involves allowing patients in many circumstances to be able to maintain a sense of dignity while conveying…
 
Most states have detailed laws protecting medical peer reviews. Even when subpoenaed during a lawsuit, peer review often is protected from disclosure….