TITLE

Health care problems in prisons

AUTHOR(S)
Ford, Peter M.; Wobeser, Wendy L.
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/07/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 5, p664
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a prison medical care study conducted by Ruth Elwood Martin and discusses how the level of medical care in prisons, at least in the Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women (BCCW), fails to meet community standards. Statistics of disease and drug use among the inmates; How Prison administrations have a moral duty to address the health care issues of inmates; Lack of effort of the Correctional Service of Canada.
ACCESSION #
2879575

 

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