Volume 15, Issue 1 (4-2008)                   DMed 2008, 15(1): 1-10 | Back to browse issues page

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Faculty of Nursery, Medical Sciences University of Jahrom
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  Background: Every day our world is affected by natural and man made event that can be develop to crisis and cause for little and crucial revolution in human life. Geographical situation, width and different calamity are causes that vulnerable our country as tenth country in the world. Tehran city sustain many disaster from found to now. In fact, health and medical department are active parts of disaster management. They are close to national health plan. Hospital as the most importance of medical institute mast prepare for fast response and correct management to disaster before it occur. According to content, a research designed for “ Assessing of Hospital Disaster Management in Medical Science Universities of Tehran” .

  Materials & Methods: A descriptive and cross - sectional study have performed on 13 general and educational Tehran universities hospitals (Iran – Tehran – Shahid Beheshti) more than 100 capacities (set). For data gathering used of research makes checklist that consist of 210 questions that evaluate hospitals in every 10 object by 6 domains as: logistic, personnel, spaces, protocols and charts. For checklist validity used of content validity and its reliability with kappa test (0.80) was in good level.

  Results: Research units’ preparedness at admission 38.32 percent, transfer and evacuation 39.63 percent evaluated as week domain. Emergency 48.20 percent, traffic 52.33, communication 52.14 percent, personnel 43.80 percent and management 48.17 percent evaluated in mid domain but security 68.97 percent, education 66.95 and backup 61.19 were in good level, admission ward grade was less than other and backup unit got more grade between other. Consequently, all hospitals got 51.94 percent degree that show all research units are in mid domain in disaster preparedness.

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