Document Type : Original Article


1 Asadabad School of Medical Sciences, Asadabad, Iran

2 Department of Nursing, School of Nursing, Abadan Faculty of Medical Sciences. Abadan. Iran

3 Master of Epidemiology, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Health Research Institute, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

4 Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

5 School of Public Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

6 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health and Environmental Technologies Research Center (ETRC), Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran


Background: Considering the effects of crisis on society, emergency medicine and crisis management by scientifically and systematically observing crises and analyzing them, seeks to prevent and prepare for crisis and in case of its occurrence reduce the destructive effects and react quickly and appropriately. The purpose of this research study, capacity building in the rate of hospitalization of patients in times of crisis in Razi hospital, Ahvaz.
Materials and Methods: This study was performed in Razi hospital, Ahvaz. In this study the amount of capacity at first emergency ward to providing medical services during before the crisis. Data was collected by crisis questionnaire Razi hospital and analyzed by descriptive statistics using EXCELL and SPSS.
Results: The results of this study showed that capacity to accept were 14 injured in time of disasters in emergency ward at Razi teaching hospital, Ahvaz after increased capacity ability to accept injured in emergency ward increased to 38 persons.
Conclusion: This study showed that it is necessary to take measures in order to hold periodic exercises and training courses, planning and providing facilities and equipment for crisis management.


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