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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2016, 20(12): 1057-1069 Back to browse issues page
The Effects of Increasing the Capacity of Admission in Emergency Ward in increasing the Rate of Patient Acceptance at the Time of Crisis
S Geravandi1, F Soltani2, MJ Mohammadi 3, Sh Salmanzadeh4, S Shirali5, A Shahriari6, SH Beytmashal7, Z Aslani7
1- of Nursing, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Sciences Branch, Tehran, Iran
2- 2Razi Teaching Hospital, Clinical Research Development Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
3- 3Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Razi Teaching Hospital, Clinical Research Development Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran, , : javad.sam200@gmail.com
4- 4Student Research Committee, Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health,
5- 5Department of Infectious, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
6- 6Department of Laboratory Sciences School of Paramedical Sciences, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
7- 7Department of Gastrointestinal, Gastrointestinal and Nephrology Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
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Background & Aim: The emergency ward at the time of a disaster is the most important ward for providing therapy service to the injured. The purpose of this research study was to study of the effects of increasing the capacity of admission in emergency ward in increasing the rate of patient acceptance at the time of crisis at Razi Educational Hospital, Ahvaz, Iran.

Methods: The present interventional study was performed to determine role of the increase of capacity to emergency ward in increase rate of patient acceptance at the time of disaster. After one year a re-evaluation of the capacity of the emergency department was conducted. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics.

Results: The results of this study showed that the capacity to accept patients was 16 injured in time of disasters at the emergency ward before reform measures. After performing reforms, this capacity increased to 42 patients. The findings also showed that the implementation of appropriate capacity building increased 2.6 times, thus led to increasing the readiness and service delivery in times of crisis and emergency department of the disaster.

Conclusion: Based on the findings, it could be concluded that planning and action to be carried out in hospital emergency departments by the crisis committee increased the admission capacity of the injured during the crisis.

Keywords: Patient, Emergency, Capacity, Disasters.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health Management
Received: 2015/09/17 | Accepted: 2016/02/13 | Published: 2016/02/21
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Geravandi S, Soltani F, Mohammadi M, Salmanzadeh S, Shirali S, Shahriari A, et al . The Effects of Increasing the Capacity of Admission in Emergency Ward in increasing the Rate of Patient Acceptance at the Time of Crisis. Armaghane danesh. 2016; 20 (12) :1057-1069
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