Recognition and treatment of law enforcement violence against detainees and prisoners: A survey among Israeli physicians and medical students.

@article{Benninga2017RecognitionAT,
  title={Recognition and treatment of law enforcement violence against detainees and prisoners: A survey among Israeli physicians and medical students.},
  author={Zvi Benninga and B. Steiner-Birmanns and R. Arbel and Firas Abu Akar and Mushira Aboo Dia},
  journal={Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          42-50
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Physicians regularly encounter victims of violence. Although some at-risk groups are increasingly recognized as such, the risks faced by prisoners and detainees are often overlooked. The scope of violence against them is unknown and their treatment is often hampered by unique social and institutional impediments. This article reviews the need for improved recognition and protection of such patients and the associated obstacles, while presenting information on the experience… Expand
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