Health-care issues and health-care use among detainees in police custody.

  title={Health-care issues and health-care use among detainees in police custody.},
  author={Manon Ceelen and T. van Dorn and Marcel C. A. Buster and Irina Stirbu and G A G{\'e} Donker and Kees Das},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
  volume={19 6},
Epidemiological research on the physical health status of police detainees is scarce. The present study fills this gap by first studying the somatic reasons for consultation (n = 4396) and related prescriptions (n = 4912) as assessed by the forensic medical service during police detainment. Secondly, a health interview survey was conducted among randomly selected police detainees (n = 264) to collect information regarding their recent disease history and use of health care. Somatic health… CONTINUE READING


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