Humane Health Care for Prisoners: Ethical and Legal Challenges, 1st Edition

  • Kenneth L. Faiver
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  • ISBN-10: 144085551X
  • ISBN-13: 9781440855511
  • DDC: 365.66723
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 364 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

A useful research resource and handy reference, this book discusses the many important ethical and legal issues that arise in the delivery of health care to prisoners at correctional facilities. It references national standards of professional practice as well as the advice of recognized experts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Explanatory Notes.
Introduction.
1: Ethics in the Context of Correctional Health.
2: Areas of Significant Ethical Role Conflict.
3: Other Challenging Topics in Ethics.
4: Legal Issues in Correctional Health Care.
5: How Much Health Care is Appropriate and Necessary?.
6: Conceptualizing Mental Illness as a Chronic Condition.
7: A Patient or a Prisoner?.
8: Organizing Correctional Health Care.
9: Corrections and Health Care Working Together.
Epilogue.
Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.
Index of Legal Cases.
About the Author.