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Doctors' attendance on detainees in police custody

Practice guidelines - Posted on Dec 01 2004

Questions put to the jury :

  1. What is the doctor's mandate, what is its scope and which doctor is mandated?

  2. Where is a detainee examined? Under what conditions? What is the outcome? 

  3. How may custody conditions affect doctors' attendance and cooperation? 

  4. What are the features specific to medical management of detainees? 

  5. What should the medical certificate and record


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