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Assessing and managing illness in custody

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229949
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729812 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199229949.003.0008

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Assessing and managing illness in custody

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Assessment of illness - Management of chronic illness - Diabetes - Chest pain - Palpitations - Breathlessness - Asthma - Alcohol intoxication - Alcohol withdrawal - Other problems of alcoholics - Detainees under the influence of drugs - Drug withdrawal - Body packers, pushers, and stuffers - Other presentations and problems

Chapter.  6879 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Forensic Medicine

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