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About this product
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication12/02/2010
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Note56 black & white illustrations, 33 black & white tables, biography
- Weight1112 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Edited byRobert Greifinger
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2007
- Table Of ContentsImpact of Law and Public Policy on Correctional Populations.- Thirty Years Since Estelle v. Gamble: Looking Forward, Not Wayward.- Impact of Incarceration on Community Public Safety and Public Health.- Litigating for Better Medical Care.- Accommodating Disabilities in Jails and Prisons.- Growing Older: Challenges of Prison and Reentry for the Aging Population.- International Public Health and Corrections: Models of Care and Harm Minimization.- The Medicalization of Execution: Lethal Injection in the United States.- Communicable Disease.- HIV and Viral Hepatitis in Corrections: A Public Health Opportunity.- Prevention of Viral Hepatitis.- HIV Prevention: Behavioral Interventions in Correctional Settings.- Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional Facilities.- Controlling Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis Through Targeted Screening and Treatment in Correctional Settings.- Primary and Secondary Prevention.- Health Promotion in Jails and Prisons: An Alternative Paradigm for Correctional Health Services.- Screening for Public Purpose: Promoting an Evidence-based Approach to Screening of Inmates to Improve Public Health.- Written Health Informational Needs for Reentry.- Reducing Inmate Suicides Through the Mortality Review Process.- Blinders to Comprehensive Psychiatric Diagnosis in the Correctional System.- Juvenile Corrections and Public Health Collaborations: Opportunities for Improved Health Outcomes.- Female Prisoners and the Case for Gender-Specific Treatment and Reentry Programs.- Building the Case for Oral Health Care for Prisoners: Presenting the Evidence and Calling for Justice.- Tertiary Prevention.- Treatment of Mental Illness in Correctional Settings.- Treatment and Reentry Approaches for Offenders with Co-occurring Disorders.- Pharmacological Treatment of Substance Abuse in Correctional Facilities: Prospects and Barriers to Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Therapy.- Thinking Forward to Reentry-Reducing Barriers and Building Community Linkages.- Health Research Behind Bars: A Brief Guide to Research in Jails and Prisons.- Reentry Experiences of Men with Health Problems.- Providing Transition and Outpatient Services to the Mentally Ill Released from Correctional Institutions.- Sexual Predators: Diversion, Civil Commitment, Community Reintegration, Challenges, and Opportunities.- Electronic Health Records Systems and Continuity of Care.- Community Health and Public Health Collaborations.- Improving the Care for HIV-Infected Prisoners: An Integrated Prison-Release Health Model.
- Author BiographyRobert B. Greifinger, M.D., is a medical management consultant. He has extensive experience in the development and management of complex community and institutional health care programs. His current clients include managed care organizations and state and local correctional systems. Greifinger frequently serves as a court-appointed expert to report on ailing correctional health systems. He is also an adjunct Professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Previously, he was the Chief Medical Officer for the New York State of Correctional Services, which was responsible for the health care of 68,000 inmates.
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