Volume 15, Number 6 (9-2016)                   JRUMS 2016, 15(6): 583-590 | Back to browse issues page


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Ezzati E, Kaviannezhad R, Karimpour H, Mohammadi S. Preparedness of Crisis and Disaster Management in Social Security Hospitals in Kermanshah in 2016: A Short Report. JRUMS. 2016; 15 (6) :583-590
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-3364-en.html

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Background and Objectives: Iran is among the countries in the world in incidence of crisis and disaster. Preparedness of hospitals plays a vital role in reduction of injuries. This study was conducted to investigate preparedness of crisis management in Social Security Hospitals in Kermanshah.

Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out in two social security hospitals of Kermanshah in 2016. Data were collected using a questionnaire consisted of 220 questions and were reported using descriptive statistics (number and percentage).

Results: The relative preparedness of crisis management were 61% in Shoada and 66% in Hazrat Masumeh Hospital.

Conclusion: According to the results, preparedness of hospitals in the face of crisis and disaster was good but weak preparedness in field of admission and traffic can create problems in the event of disaster. Period assessment of preparedness and training seem necessary.

Key words: Crisis, Hospital, Preparedness, Kermanshah

Funding: This study was funded by Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

How to cite this article: Ezzati E, Kaviannezhad R, Karimpour H, Mohammadi S. Preparedness of Crisis and Disaster Management in Social Security Hospitals in Kermanshah in 2016: A Short Report. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2016; 15(6): 583-90. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Statistics& Epidemiology
Received: 2016/06/23 | Accepted: 2016/10/17 | Published: 2016/10/17

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