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The Medical Documentation of Torture

di Peel - Iacopino  • 2002  • dettagli prodotto

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Until recently, almost all of the medical input to criminal and civil prosecutions relating to allegations of torture was from forensic pathologists investigating mass graves. It is now recognised, however, that witness evidence from those who survive atrocities can be supported by medical experts in documenting torture both immediately and many years after the event.Table of Contents •1. The problem of torture; 2. Doctors and torture; 3. General considerations; 4. Teamwork in the documentation of torture; 5. Torture and the international criminal court; 6. History taking; 7. Physical exam - acute; 8. Physical exam - chronic; 9. Examination following specific forms of torture; 10. Sexual abuse of females; 11. Sexual abuse of males; 12. Psychiatry overview; 13. Electric shock injuries; 14. The use of radiology


ISBN: 0521518350

Titolo: The Medical Documentation of Torture


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: I 2002

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Pagine: 240