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Author:  Margaret R Moreland, JD, MSLS.

Source: Volume 22, Number 01, Winter 2020 , pp.11-17(7)

Correctional Health Care Report

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Our regular survey of the research literature includes summaries of “Occupational Health: A Key to the Control of COVID-19 in Correctional Facilities” by David Sears, Cyrus Ahalt, Dallas Augustine, and Brie Williams, published in Annals of Internal Medicine; “Medical Isolation and Solitary Confinement: Balancing Health and Humanity in US Jails and Prisons During COVID-19” by David H. Cloud, Cyrus Ahalt, Dallas Augustine, David Sears, and Brie Williams, published in Journal of General Internal Medicine; “Incarceration and Its Disseminations: COVID-19 Pandemic Lessons from Chicago’s Cook County Jail” by Eric Reinhart and Daniel Chen, published in Health Affairs; “Participation of the Nursing Workforce to Address COVID-19 among People Who Use Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs” by Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, Adam Benzekri, Marco Thimm-Kaiser, Marissa Abram, and Holly Hagan, published in International Journal of Drug Policy; “Public Health Response to COVID-19 Cases in Correctional and Detention Facilities — Louisiana, March–April 2020” by Megan Wallace, Mariel Marlow, Sean Simonson, Marceia Walker, Natalie Christophe, Olivia Dominguez, Lauren Kleamenakis, Angie Orellana, Doriselys Pagan-Pena, Calandre Singh, Michele Pogue, Leslie Saucier, Terrence Lo, Kelsey Benson, and Theresa Sokol, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Keywords: Control of COVID-19 in Correctional Facilities; Medical Isolation and Solitary Confinement; Nursing Workforce Participation in COVID-19 Pandemic; Public Health Response to COVID-19

Affiliations:  1: Pace University Law School Library.

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