Assess the disaster preparedness of the selected military hospitals

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Ahmad Ameriyon 1 , ali aghighi 2 , * , Shahram Tofighi 1 , Ali akbar Sadeghi 3 , Abass shahedi 4 , Farshid Rasekh 4 , Mahboobe Tavasoli 5 , Nasir Amanat 5

1 Associate Professor, Health Management Research Centre, Baqyattallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

2 Dvm, Mph, PhD, Baqyattallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

3 Msc, PhD, Baqyattallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

4 MD, AJA Universit of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

5 Researcher, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

How to Cite: Ameriyon A , aghighi A, Tofighi S , Sadeghi A A , shahedi A , et al. Assess the disaster preparedness of the selected military hospitals, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2013 ; 11(4):e64965.

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Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 11 (4); e64965
Published Online: October 28, 2013
Article Type: Original Article
Received: July 21, 2013
Accepted: September 28, 2013

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Abstract

Introduction: Hospitals are the main referral center injured in accidents. Military hospital due to security dimension, have an important role in times of crisisSo they need to get ready for the crisis. This study aimed to assess the disaster preparedness system is designed in selectedMilitary hospitals. Materials and Methods: This is a cross - sectional, discriptive study in 12 selectedMilitary hospitals. A questionnaire with 210 question was used for data collection and analysed with spss18. Results: The overall rating of the hospital disaster preparedness was medium (56/80). Conclusion: According to essential role of the military hospital in disaster management, The results did not meet expectations andneed to revise the policy.

Keywords

Readiness Potential Hospitals Military Disasters

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