Pregnant Incarcerated Heroin User
This chapter addresses standards of clinical excellence in the care of persons who are incarcerated. The needs of a young pregnant woman who is arrested for heroin use are investigated as the jail’s medical team seeks help from experts in maternal-fetal medicine at a nearby medical school to ensure the safety of the mother and the baby.
KeywordsIncarcerated Pregnancy Heroin use HIV HepC Addiction Withdrawal
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