:: Volume 5, Issue 17 (3-2018) ::
NPWJM 2018, 5(17): 55-59 Back to browse issues page
The survey of preparedness and performance of a military hospital against earthquake disaster
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Introduction: according to geographic situations and prior experiences, supervene disasters are serious treats for Iran that can be dangerous for health of many people. Hospitals must carry out missions with maximum of their effectiveness and productivity in the event of an incident. This study has done to evaluate readiness and performance of a military hospital in Kermanshah earthquake in 2017.
Materials and method: This descriptive study has done in a short time after an earthquake by a hospital disaster management checklist. Data categorized in groups and analyzed with 17th version of SPSS software.
Result: According to evidences total preparedness of hospital was on 46.8%. Safety and security criteria with 70.7%  is on the top level and less level is related to communication and connection with 25% of preparedness and performance.
Conclusion: Weakness and strength is related to military mission and structure of this hospital. By focus on function of triage and emergency unites and improving disaster management we can increase preparedness of hospital.
Keywords: preparedness, performance, military hospital, earthquake
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/07/9 | Accepted: 2018/07/9 | Published: 2018/07/9

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