publication . Article . 2017

Evacuation and Sheltering of Hospitals in Emergencies: A Review of International Experience

Jayshree Bagaria; Caroline Heggie; Jonathan Abrahams; Virginia Murray;
Open Access English
  • Published: 02 Aug 2017
  • Country: Switzerland
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:sec id="S1049023X00007329_sec01"><jats:title><jats:bold>Objective:</jats:bold></jats:title><jats:p>A scoping exercise to establish how common hospital evacuations are, identify hospital evacuation policies and review case studies to identify trig-gers, processes and challenges involved in the evacuation of hospitals globally.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec id="S1049023X00007329_sec02"><jats:title><jats:bold>Design:</jats:bold></jats:title><jats:p>A systematic search of PubMed and disaster agency online resources, search of grey literature and media reports.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec id="S1049023X00007329_sec03" sec-type="r...
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