Highlighted Posts

Guest Post–How I Assess Weight Loss in Correctional Facilities

Today’s Post was written by Todd Wilcox, MD.  Todd is the Medical Director of the Salt Lake County Jail in Salt Lake, Utah. He is a p

Do Uncomplicated Lacerations Need To Be Closed Within Six Hours?

Dr. Keller, What do you think of the rule for lacerations that says a laceration has to be sutured within six hours or it cannot be sutured

Do Not Use Hydroxyzine for Alcohol Withdrawal!

We correctional practitioners get to see a wide range of medical practice as we review the medical histories of inmates arriving at our faci

Antibiotic Over-prescribing and The Looming Threat of Resistance

I ran across a couple of interesting articles about antibiotics recently. In the first article, entitled We Will Soon Be in a Post-Antibioti