Preventing dentists' involvement in torture: the developmental history of a new international declaration.

@article{Speers2008PreventingDI,
  title={Preventing dentists' involvement in torture: the developmental history of a new international declaration.},
  author={R. Speers and W. Brands and E. Nuzzolese and Denny Smith and P. Swiss and Marcel van Woensel and J. Welie},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={139 12},
  pages={
          1667-73
        }
}
  • R. Speers, W. Brands, +4 authors J. Welie
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Dental Association
  • BACKGROUND For more than half a century, the risk of physicians participating in torture has received thoughtful attention in the field of medicine, and a number of international organizations have issued declarations decrying such involvement. Despite publications that provide evidence of dentists' having participated in torture as well, until recently the dental profession was quiescent on the subject. METHODS The authors describe the historical background for a new declaration against… CONTINUE READING

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