Torture and heatlh care professionals

L. R. Plachta

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Torture is a significant, and at times devastating medical problem affecting large areas of the globe today. The vast number of refugees flowing from such areas to more hospitable lands makes the concern about torture's effects and treatment even more widespread. This paper attempts to put the various aspects of torture in context for health care professionals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)143-148
Number of pages6
JournalNew York State Journal of Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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