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Ensuring appropriate, timely, and comprehensive care for incarcerated patients is complex. It becomes even more complex when off-site services are involved.
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We emphasized the importance of treating patients with chronic pain with dignity and respect that is free from stigma or bias.
Substances referred to in the community as “Tranq” and “Frankenstein” have increased the potency and dangers related to opioid abuse.
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This annual award recognizes outstanding research and published work of women and underrepresented minority scientists, physicians, and engineers.
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June 19 is World Sickle Cell Day, an international awareness day aimed at increasing the public’s knowledge and understanding of sickle cell disease and
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A new paper proposes best practices for scaling up hepatitis C testing and treatment.
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Available for download at no charge. “With today’s widespread staffing shortages, we run a higher risk of errors that can affect patients’ lives.”
Adopting MAT requires training, new processes, and most importantly, a new outlook and understanding of addiction.
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The top-read articles from the NCCHC Journal of Correctional Health Care are available with free access. Click through to read about: Addressing Shortages of
NCCHC applauds the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act provision of the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2023.