Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 3, P977-985 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0351 View full text
David Wyatt Seal, Gloria D. Eldridge, Barry Zack, James Sosman

Abstract: Institutional policies, practices, and norms can impede the delivery of ethical standard-of-care treatment for people with HIV in correctional settings. In this commentary, we focus on the fundamental issues that must be addressed to create an ethical environment in which best medical practices can be implemented when working with correctional populations. Thus, we consider ethical issues related to access to services, patient privacy, confidentiality, informed consent for testing and treatment, and issues re…

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