Highlighted Posts

Patient Satisfaction? In a Jail?

I think everybody would agree that in the wide world of medicine outside of jails and prisons, patient satisfaction is critically important.

Should Inmates Bring Their Own Prescriptions to the Jail?

In response to my last post, one reader wrote to tell me that the jail where she works does not accept medications brought in by inmates or

A Low Salt Diet. Do You Really Need One?

So here is a report that actually can have immediate impact on correctional medicine: NYTimes: No Benefit Seen in Sharp Limits of Sodium in

Judges Practicing Medicine Continued

With regard to the recent article about judges issuing court orders for medical treatments while in jail, I wanted to get a legal perspectiv