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  • 2.5% of people are Aboriginal, and 50% of people in gaol who are teenagers are Aboriginal
  • Problems with drug use, tobacco use, mental health issues and suicide attempts are prevalent in prison inmates
    • High incidences of physical diseases due to high prevalence of risk factors
  • Need to have good health care in the gaol just to have people getting into gaol (use illness as an excuse not to go to gaol).
  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: loses bladder control, bites his tongue
    • One of his drugs produced a rash, but when it was taken away, he was started fitting
  • Also had Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Dysautonomic: 180/100 with HR 120; then 2 days later he's hypotensive
  • GBS - LP to measure protein vs their T cells

See the slides.