Overview: Current practices in the treatment and transfer of pregnant inmates in this country may negatively affect maternal and fetal health or well-being. Some violate federal or state laws; others conflict with standards of obstetric care and are widely considered unethical or inhumane. This article discusses these practices; their legal status; and implications for nursing practice, policy, and research.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||American Journal of Nursing|
|State||Published - Aug 20 2013|
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