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The Effect of Hurricane Ivan on Emergency Department Operations at the University Hospital of the West Indies

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232–5
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The authors conducted a descriptive retrospective record-based incidence study of all admissions to the Emergency Department (ED) during a hurricane. Injuries that took place during the hurricane period represented 40% of the total patients seen. Overall, the coping mechanism of the ED was adequate for this magnitude of disaster.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013
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