Greifinger, Robert B.

Public Health Behind Bars

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Table of contents

Section 1. Impact of Law and Public Policy on Correctional Populations

1. Thirty Years Since Estelle v. Gamble: Looking Forward, Not Wayward
Robert B. Greifinger

2. Impact of Incarceration on Community Public Safety and Public Health
Todd R. Clear

3. Litigating for Better Medical Care
Jon Wool

4. Accommodating Disabilities in Jails and Prisons
R. Samuel Paz

5. Growing Older: Challenges of Prison and Reentry for the Aging Population
Brie Williams, Rita Abraldes

6. International Public Health and Corrections: Models of Care and Harm Minimization
Michael Levy

7. The Medicalization of Execution: Lethal Injection in the United States
Mark Heath

Section 2. Communicable Disease

8. HIV and Viral Hepatitis in Corrections: A Public Health Opportunity
Joseph A. Bick

9. Prevention of Viral Hepatitis
Cindy Weinbaum, Karen A. Hennessey

10. HIV Prevention: Behavioral Interventions in Correctional Settings
Barry Zack

11. Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional Facilities
Farah M. Parvez

12. Controlling Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis Through Targeted Screening and Treatment in Correctional Settings
Charlotte K. Kent, Gail A. Bolan

Section 3. Primary and Secondary Prevention

13. Health Promotion in Jails and Prisons: An Alternative Paradigm for Correctional Health Services
Megha Ramaswamy, Nicholas Freudenberg

14. Screening for Public Purpose: Promoting an Evidence-based Approach to Screening of Inmates to Improve Public Health
Joshua D. Lee, Marshall W. Fordyce, Josiah D. Rich

15. Written Health Informational Needs for Reentry
Jeff Mellow

16. Reducing Inmate Suicides Through the Mortality Review Process
Lindsay M. Hayes

17. Blinders to Comprehensive Psychiatric Diagnosis in the Correctional System
Richard L. Grant

18. Juvenile Corrections and Public Health Collaborations: Opportunities for Improved Health Outcomes
Michelle Staples-Horne, Kaiyti Duffy, Michele T. Rorie

19. Female Prisoners and the Case for Gender-Specific Treatment and Reentry Programs
Andrea F. Balis

20. Building the Case for Oral Health Care for Prisoners: Presenting the Evidence and Calling for Justice
Henrie M. Treadwell, Mary E. Northridge, Traci N. Bethea

Section 4. Tertiary Prevention

21. Treatment of Mental Illness in Correctional Settings
Raymond F. Patterson, Robert B. Greifinger

22. Treatment and Reentry Approaches for Offenders with Co-occurring Disorders
Roger H. Peters, Nicole M. Bekman

23. Pharmacological Treatment of Substance Abuse in Correctional Facilities: Prospects and Barriers to Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Therapy
R. Douglas Bruce, Duncan Smith-Rohrberg, Frederick L. Altice

Section 5. Thinking Forward to Reentry—Reducing Barriers and Building Community Linkages

24. Health Research Behind Bars: A Brief Guide to Research in Jails and Prisons
Nicholas Freudenberg

25. Reentry Experiences of Men with Health Problems
Christy A. Visher, Kamala Mallik-Kane

26. Providing Transition and Outpatient Services to the Mentally Ill Released from Correctional Institutions
Steven K. Hoge

27. Sexual Predators: Diversion, Civil Commitment, Community Reintegration, Challenges, and Opportunities
Karen Terry

28. Electronic Health Records Systems and Continuity of Care
Ralph P. Woodward

29. Community Health and Public Health Collaborations
Thomas Lincoln, John R. Miles, Steve Scheibel

30. Improving the Care for HIV-Infected Prisoners: An Integrated Prison-Release Health Model
Sandra A. Springer, Frederick L. Altice


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Keywords: MEDICAL / Public Health MED078000

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