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Vécu et perception des soins en milieu carcéral‎ : étude qualitative auprès des personnes incarcérées à la maison d'arrêt de Grenoble-Varces

Abstract : Since the 1994 reform, the responsibility of prisoner's health care has been transferred from penitentiary administration to public hospital health services. The aim of this reform was to guarantee to guarantee prisoners the same health care access as the general population. The prisoner's point of view about the prison health care has never been explored in France. We studied prisoners' experiences and perception of health care in prison. A qualitative approach was performed using semi-structured interviews which were carried out with prisoners in Grenoble-Varces's prison. Fifteen people were interviewed. Generally, participants were satisfied with health care quality and had a good relationship with the healthcare professionals. On the other hand, they poorly judged dental healthcare, they thought psychoactive drugs were over-prescribed, and thought that pain was not relieved well enough. Although access to health care seemed to be usually satisfying, access to emergency care seemed to be difficult particularly at night. The main obstacle to health care appeared to be the prison guards. Although the role of health care services seemed important for the prisoners, its position within the prison was ambiguous. Their health was endangered by prison leaving conditions, imprisonment, hygiene. The quality and accessibility of health care is essential but is not sufficient to guarantee protection of prisoner's health. Indeed, in the participant's view, leaving conditions in prison and freedom deprivation were irreconcilable with this aim.
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Marie Keller, Noémie Ploton. Vécu et perception des soins en milieu carcéral‎ : étude qualitative auprès des personnes incarcérées à la maison d'arrêt de Grenoble-Varces. Médecine humaine et pathologie. 2014. ⟨dumas-01017512⟩

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