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The Resource Health and health care in the nation's prisons : issues, challenges, and policies, Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado

Health and health care in the nation's prisons : issues, challenges, and policies, Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado

Label
Health and health care in the nation's prisons : issues, challenges, and policies
Title
Health and health care in the nation's prisons
Title remainder
issues, challenges, and policies
Statement of responsibility
Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The United States correctional system is facing an urgent crisis in how to meet the health care needs of its prisoners. As the number of inmates in correctional facilities increases, prisons struggle to adequately address health care needs in a financially feasible way. Many prisoners enter the system with medical problems that have gone unmet, and the toxic environments inside the prisons further compromise their health, causing serious problems both within the prisons themselves and in society as a whole when the prisoners are released. Health and Health Care in the Nation's Prisons presents
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Delgado, Melvin
Dewey number
365/.6670973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8843
LC item number
.D448 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WA 300
NLM item number
D352h 2008
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Humm-Delgado, Denise
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  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Prisoners
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Prisons
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • United States
Label
Health and health care in the nation's prisons : issues, challenges, and policies, Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Demographics -- Social inequalities -- Political and ethical considerations -- High-profile health needs -- Low-profile health care needs -- Death & dying -- Approaches and service delivery models -- Expensive treatments to health care is a privilege or a right?
Control code
276168445
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742563469
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276168445
Label
Health and health care in the nation's prisons : issues, challenges, and policies, Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Demographics -- Social inequalities -- Political and ethical considerations -- High-profile health needs -- Low-profile health care needs -- Death & dying -- Approaches and service delivery models -- Expensive treatments to health care is a privilege or a right?
Control code
276168445
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742563469
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276168445

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