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NCJ Number: 97475 Find in a Library
Title: Medical Consultant for Correctional Institutions
Journal: Journal of Prison and Jail Health  Volume:4  Issue:2  Dated:(Fall/Winter 1984)  Pages:96-106
Author(s): J E Lessenger; T Bader
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 11
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The process of consultation in the treatment of prisoners or detainees in correctional institutions is reviewed.
Abstract: Consultation is defined and indications for consultation within the correctional environment are outlined. The process is described from an emergent and routine viewpoint, with six problem areas identified and discussed. Specific solutions are then recommended by problem area, with examples given. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Inmate health care; Medical and dental services; Team treatment
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