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Guantanamo: a call for action: Doctors should not treat detainees only to render them fit for further abuse

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 06 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:855
  1. Sabahat A Wasti, consultant in rehabilitation medicine (,
  2. Sajid Z Bhatti, staff physician rehabilitation medicine
  1. Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU
  2. Portsmouth Hospitals Trust, Portsmouth

    EDITOR—Wilks makes a compelling case for doctors to adhere to the ethical parameters set in the Tokyo and Malta declarations.13 Another concern for medical practitioners working in centres where torture is practised must be about treating individuals for …

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