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Iran South Med J 2013, 16(1): 69-76 Back to browse issues page
Assessing Hospital Disaster Preparedness of Bushehr province
Hakimeh Vahedparast1, Maryam Ravanipour1, Fatemeh Hajinezhad1, Farahnaz Kamali2, Tayebeh Gharibi2, Razyeh Bagherzadeh 3
1- Department Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, IRAN
2- Department Midwifery, School of Nursing, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, IRAN
3- Department Midwifery, School of Nursing, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, IRAN , r.bagherzadeh@bpums.ac.ir
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Background: In disasters, large number of causalities rash into the hospitals in order to get health facilities. So, hospitals are the reference point for delivering the health services in all levels for helping to the most percent of injured people. Aim of study was to assess hospital disaster preparedness of Bushehr province. Maretial and Methods: This was a cross-sectional descriptive study which has been done in all Bushehr province hospitals. In order to collect data, we used 210 questions checklist with 10 different aims each aim had consisted of 6 different domains (equipment, working stuff, physical space, structure, protocols and functional chart). The checklists were completed by direct observation and evaluation of equipment, programs and documents based on their domains with different people. Results: The hospital preparedness in traffic base was very poor with mean number of 19/04±16/10 evaluation of security education and management domain with mean number 35/29±26/52, 38/65±19/46, 36/36±24/05, respectively were poor. In logistics, workforce, communications, excused transportation and addition to the hospitals with the mean number of 53/26±26/31, 49/65±27/61, 45/53±18/29, 43/33±19/72, and 40/47±20/37 were estimated as average. The most number was belonged to the emergency with the mean number of 53/80±19/18. Conclusion: The Bushehr province hospitals have not enough preparation against unexpected disasters and cannot be a good supporter for disaster happening, and in the occasions of happenings so many serious problems will occur. It will be suggested that the hospital managers should pay more attention to the unexpected disasters.

Keywords: preparedness, hospital, disasters, Iran
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 2012/12/31 | Accepted: 2012/12/31 | Published: 2012/12/31
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Vahedparast H, Ravanipour M, Hajinezhad F, Kamali F, Gharibi T, Bagherzadeh R. Assessing Hospital Disaster Preparedness of Bushehr province . Iran South Med J. 2013; 16 (1) :69-76
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