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Death and dying in prison in Australia: national overview, 1980-1998.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11067604     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Author discusses the role of the Australian Institute of Criminology in monitoring deaths in people in custody in Australian prisons on a national basis. She provides an overview of deaths in prison custody between 1980 and 1998, noting a shift in the cause of death of Indigenous prisoners from natural causes to self-infliction.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1073-1105     ISO Abbreviation:  J Law Med Ethics     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-10-19     Completed Date:  2000-10-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9315583     Medline TA:  J Law Med Ethics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-74, 210     Citation Subset:  T    
National Deaths in Custody Monitoring & Research Program, Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Australia / epidemiology
Cause of Death*
Cross-Cultural Comparison*
Cross-Sectional Studies
Oceanic Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data
Prisoners / statistics & numerical data*

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