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Journal:   JOURNAL OF SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION   FALL 2015 , Volume 3 , Number 3; Page(s) 191 To 198.
 
Paper: 

ACCIDENTS ANALYSIS IN A DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL MANAGEMENT CENTER

 
 
Author(s):  ZAREI E.*, DORMOHAMMADI A.
 
* DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ENGINEERING, SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND RESEARCH CENTER FOR HEALTH SCIENCES, HAMADAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, HAMADAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background and Objectives: Nowadays, with the progress and development, challenge of accidents occurrence is steadily increasing. Prediction, prevention and control of accidents are required of on time investigation, analysis and implementation of necessary control measures. Therefore, this study aimed to analysis of registered accidents in 18 database of a Disaster and Emergency Medical Management Center (DEMMC) was conducted.
Materials and Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted based on accidents that recorded in during a year (from Sep 2013 to Sep 2014) in 18 database of a DEMMC. According to the objectives of the study, data required were extracted from electronic records and, were entered into forms designed in Access programs, then using the 18 SPSS were analyzed.
Results: In the interval a year, a total of 10,440 and average of 870
±128 people per month have been experienced an accident, so that, 60.93% men and 31.65% were women. The highest and lowest occurrence of accident related to the age groups 20 to 29 years (25.83%) and less than 10 years (3.23%), respectively. Ratio people that suffered in non-vehicle accidents (59%) to vehicle accidents (41%) was 1.4 fold, while mortality ratio in the non-vehicle accidents to vehicle accidents was 7.4 fold. 66.99% of people after the accident were hospitalized. September (11.17%) had highest accident occurrence in during the year. The greatest accidents involving vehicles, while accidents related to neurological and cardiovascular have the highest frequency among non-vehicle accidents, respectively.
Conclusion: Prevention and significantly reduction the life and financial losses resulting from the accidents in the country, because of the great variety of types and causes of them, need to a comprehensive and national program of accident prevention and reducing damage of them. In addition, Creating a comprehensive and specific database of vehicles and non- vehicles accidents of all country can have an important role in prediction, prevention and control of accident.

 
Keyword(s): SAFETY, ACCIDENT ANALYSIS, VEHICLE ACCIDENTS, ACCIDENT MANAGEMENT CENTERS, MEDICAL EMERGENCY
 
 
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APA: Copy

ZAREI, E., & DORMOHAMMADI, A. (2015). ACCIDENTS ANALYSIS IN A DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL MANAGEMENT CENTER. JOURNAL OF SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION, 3(3), 191-198. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509570



Vancouver: Copy

ZAREI E., DORMOHAMMADI A.. ACCIDENTS ANALYSIS IN A DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL MANAGEMENT CENTER. JOURNAL OF SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION. 2015 [cited 2021July25];3(3):191-198. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509570



IEEE: Copy

ZAREI, E., DORMOHAMMADI, A., 2015. ACCIDENTS ANALYSIS IN A DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL MANAGEMENT CENTER. JOURNAL OF SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION, [online] 3(3), pp.191-198. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509570.



 
 
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