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Health care in American prisons




That question is addressed in a special issue of Journal of Correctional Health Care (JCHC), opening up correctional system health care issues to outside evaluation and input. In key articles and commentaries, all written by eminent experts and pioneers in the field, JCHC explores the history of prison health care, from when the only option was for inmates to provide basic first aid for each other, to the current realities of clinics and individualized care behind bars. It also takes a close look at follow-up care after an inmate is released and the prospects for the future of correctional health care.



Health care in American prisons

Change has not been without its problems, writes John R. Miles, MPA, JCHC editor, but the conditions experienced by inmates in the past are not tolerated today. The standard of decency continues to evolve. We must continue in our quest to ensure that inmates and all citizens of our nation have access to good quality and affordable care. The public health and safety of our nation is everyones concern.


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That question is addressed in a special issue of Journal of Correctional Health Care (JCHC), opening up correctional system health care issues to outside evaluation and input. In key articles and commentaries, all written by eminent experts and pioneers in the field, JCHC explores the history of prison health care, from when the only option was for inmates to provide basic first aid for each other, to the current realities of clinics and individualized care behind bars. It also takes a close look at follow-up care after an inmate is released and the prospects for the future of correctional health care.

Medicineworld.org: Health care in American prisons

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