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Articles

Bick J. “Managing Pain and End-of-Life Care for Inmate Patients: The California Medical Facility Experience.” Journal of Correctional Health Care: Special Issue: End-of-Life Care in Corrections, 9(2): 2002.
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Byock I. “Dying Well in Corrections: Why Should We Care?” Journal of Correctional Health Care: Special Issue: End-of-Life Care in Corrections, 9(2): 2002.

Caramanis C. “Offering Viable Solutions for the Elderly Inmate Population.” The Corrections Connection, February, 1999. www.corrections.com
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Cody E and Ratcliff M. “Pain Management for Dying Inmate Patients.” Correctional Health Care Report, 2 (2): 2001.
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Cohn F. “The Ethics of End-of-Life Care for Prison Inmates.” Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, 27: 252-259, 1999.
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Craig R. “Easing the Passage: The Chaplain’s View of Prison Hospice.” Journal of Correctional Health Care: Special Issue: End-of-Life Care in Corrections, 9(2): 2002.
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Craig E and Craig R. “Prison Hospice: An Unlikely Success.” American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 16: 725-729, 1999.
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Craig E and Ratcliff M. “Controversies in Correctional End-of-Life Care.” Journal of Correctional Health Care: Special Issue: End-of-Life Care in Corrections, 9(2): 2002.
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Gaseau M. “Inmate Hospice: An Alternative for a Growing Elderly and Chronically Ill Population.” The Corrections Connection, February, 1999. www.corrections.com
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O’Neill J, Aktar M, Poliquin L. “Terminally Ill Offenders: An International Dialogue.” Journal of Correctional Health Care: Special Issue: End-of-Life Care in Corrections, 9(2): 2002.
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Ratcliff M. “Caring for the Terminally Ill Inmate.” Correctional Health Care Report, 2(1): 2000.
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Ratcliff M. “Dying Inside the Walls.” Innovations in End-of-Life Care, 2(3): 2000 and Journal of Palliative Medicine, 3(4): 2000.
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Ratcliff M. “Hospice in Prisons – The U.S. Experience.” Hospice Information Bulletin, August 2002. London: The Hospice Information Service, St Christopher’s Hospice.
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Ratcliff M and Cohn F. “Hospice with GRACE: Reforming Care for Terminally Ill Inmates.” Corrections Today, February 2000.
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Ratcliff M and Craig E. “The GRACE Project: Guiding End-of-Life Care in Corrections 1998-2001.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7(2): 2004.
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Ratcliff M and Rosefield HA. “Terminally Ill Inmates: Testing a New Approach.” American Jails, January/February 2001.
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Schmidt L. “Providing End-of-Life Care in Prison Settings.” Last Acts 7, http://www.lastacts.org/statsite/5147la_eln_newsletter.html
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Taylor P. “Grief and Hospice Care for the Correctional Community: Training, Nurturing, and Mentoring of Staff.” Journal of Correctional Health Care: Special Issue: End-of-Life Care in Corrections, 9(2) Summer 2002.
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Reports
End-of-Life Care Standards of Practice in Correctional Settings, 2001. GRACE Project, Alexandria, VA: Volunteers of American http://www.graceprojects.org/graceprojects/standards_intro.htm
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Incarceration of the Terminally Ill: Current Practices in the United States, 2001. GRACE Project, Alexandria, VA: Volunteers of American. http://www.graceprojects.org
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Bibliographies
Craig R and Craig E. “Palliative Care in Corrections: An Annotated Bibliography.” October, 2001, www.graceprojects.org
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News Coverage
"A Hospice Behind Bars at Oakdale.” The Daily Iowan, Oakdale, Iowa, January 24, 2002.
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“Behind Bars, New Effort to Care for the Dying,” New York Times, April 1, 2001. Iowa City Press-Citizen, Oakdale, Iowa, January 24, 2002.
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“Inmates Begin Hospice Work,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, Oakdale, Iowa, January 24, 2002.
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“NCCHC Award Winners Lauded in 2001 National Conference: Program of the Year Award: Hospice Program: Oregon State Penitentiary,” Correct Care, Chicago, Illinois, Winter 2002.
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“Oakdale Forms One-of-a-Kind Prison Hospice,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, Oakdale, Iowa, January 28, 2002.
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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.