Journal of Correctional Health Care
Publisher: SAGE Publications with the National Commission on Correctional
Health Care (NCCHC)
The Journal of Correctional Health Care is the only national, peer-reviewed
scientific journal to address correctional health care topics. Published
quarterly the Journal features original research, case studies, best
practices, literature reviews and more to keep correctional health care
professionals up-to-date on trends and developments important to their
The Journal addresses areas such as clinical health care, health services
and support, personnel and staffing, ethical issues, clinical services,
medical records, continuous quality improvement, risk management and
medical-legal issues. As NCCHC develops clinical guidelines and position
statements, these also are published in the Journal.
The Journal welcomes original manuscripts that report empirical research
findings, review the literature in an area of interest, or qualitatively
describe case studies or best practices related to common problems in
correctional settings. Also, recent books addressing correctional health or
related fields may be reviewed.
Continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, psychologists, CCHPs
and others are available through a self-study exam in each issue.
John R. Miles
250 Gatsby Place
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Fax: (770) 650-5789
Content available by subscription.
Abstracts available online. Articles available in PDF format.
Current Issue: January 1 2006, Volume 12, No. 1
Date: 25 April 2006