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Public Health and Health Care In Prisons

The Health Status of Soon-to-be-Released Inmates
A Report to Congress - Volume 1 (Volume 2)

Prepared by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care

Volume 1

Full Document

Preface
Includes cover, preface, project steering committee, and table of contents

Executive Summary

Chapters

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: History of the Project

Chapter 3: Prevalence of Communicable Disease, Chronic Disease, and Mental Illness Among the Inmate Population

Chapter 4: Improving Correctional Health Care: A Unique Opportunity to Protect Public Health

Chapter 5: Cost-Effectiveness of Prevention, Screening, and Treatment of Disease Among Inmates

Chapter 6: Barriers to Prevention, Screening, and Treatment--and Overcoming Them

Chapter 7: Policy Recommendations

Appendixes

Appendix A: NCCHC/NIJ Project Participants, Author/Experts, Consultants

Appendix B: Biographies of Contributors

Appendix C: Prevalence of Chronic Disease and Chronic Mental Disorders in Prisons: NCCHC/NIJ Survey Instrument

Appendix D: Sample Draft Clinical Guidelines

Appendix E: Information About the National Commission on Correctional Health Care and Its Position Statements

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