Argentina: torture, silence, and medical teaching
Argentina: torture, silence, and medical teaching – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1126291/
Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:
- What is the “picana eléctrica,” and how was it used?
- How can doctors cover up evidence of torture?
- How would one use the “dry submarine” on someone?
- What are some suggestions for building up doctors resistance to cooperating in torture?
This 2003 British Medical Journal opinion item was was indexed by Medline, a service of the National Library of Medicine and features a first person perspective on medical involvement in torture in Argentina. The author is against torture and his views (if not his copyrighted words) might be helpful to physician characters who also oppose torture.