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The ethics of medical involvement in torture.
  1. R S Downie
  1. Glasgow University, Scotland.

    Abstract

    The difficulties of establishing a definition of torture are discussed, and a definition is suggested. It is then argued that, irrespective of general ethical questions, doctors in particular should never be involved because of their social role.

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