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Reader Question: How Should We Handle Inmate Requests for their Medical Records?

Dr. Keller, We have recently had inmates requesting copies of their medical records. We have not been releasing those records but we now hav

How Effective is the Influenza Vaccine? How About Tamiflu?

One of the greatest concepts I have run across since I finished school is the Number Needed to Treat (abbreviated NNT). NNT was never taught

Reader Question: How Safe Is Correctional Medicine?

Ryan writes: Hi Dr. Keller. I am a third year Physician Assistant student at the Rochester Institute of Technology. I am beginning to write

The Hunger Games–Corrections Style

I have two patients in my jails right now who are not eating.  When I was told about these patients, the term “Hunger Strike” was used,