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The ten essential public health services model as a framework for correctional health care.
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PMID:  23275446     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Correctional health care is of interest to public health practitioners due to the highly vulnerable social and health characteristics of inmates, ex-offenders, and their communities, as well as the access to health care provided to them through the criminal justice system. The public health model for correctional health care has evolved from one concerned primarily with infectious disease control within the facility to a model of comprehensive health care that additionally recognizes the importance of providing continuity of care as inmates transition into free-living communities. The Ten Essential Public Health Services is proposed as a conceptual framework for a public health approach to correctional health care and is illustrated by application to a health care program for a large jail system in Jacksonville, FL.
Nancy L Winterbauer; Ryan Marie Diduk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of correctional health care : the official journal of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1940-5200     ISO Abbreviation:  J Correct Health Care     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503759     Medline TA:  J Correct Health Care     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  43-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
1Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, USA.
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