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The Istanbul protocol (manual on the effective investigation and documentation of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment): implementation and education in Israel.

@article{Akar2014TheIP,
  title={The Istanbul protocol (manual on the effective investigation and documentation of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment): implementation and education in Israel.},
  author={F. Akar and R. Arbel and Zvi Benninga and Mushira Aboo Dia and B. Steiner-Birmanns},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          137-41
        }
}
All victims of violence encountered in our emergency rooms and clinics need to be recognized and documented as such. Although there has been progress in the implementation of rules concerning (domestic) violence against women, children and the elderly, the management of cases where patients have been subjected to violence while under the custody of legal enforcement agencies, or patients who have been victims of torture, is still not sufficiently standardized. We describe the Istanbul Protocol… Expand
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