Volume 20, Issue 70 (1-2018)                   jha 2018, 20(70): 52-67 | Back to browse issues page

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Safari lafti S, Hessam S, Yazdanpanah A. Factors Affecting Disaster Management: Hospitals of Hormozgan Province. jha. 2018; 20 (70) :52-67
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1- Shiraz Branch of Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran
2- South Tehran branch of Islamic Azad University,Tehran , Iran , somayehh59@yahoo.com
3- Marvdasht Branch of Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht. Iran
Abstract:   (937 Views)
Introduction: Hospitals are among the most important centers at the time of disasters. Knowing the factors affecting disaster management is essential to face with disasters successfully. The purpose of this study was to identify and prioritize effective factors of disaster management in Hormozgan province hospitals.
Method: This study is an applied descriptive survey conducted in three stages in 2016. In order to identify the main components of disaster management in hospitals, a literature review followed by a Delphi method were used to identify the factors affecting disaster management. The instrument of the study was a researcher-made questionnaire based on a 5-point Likert scale. The validity of the questionnaire was assessed by the expert judgment method and the reliability of the questionnaire was measured by Pearson correlation method (0. 89). Moreover, Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) method was used to prioritize the effective factors.
 Results: The most important factors influencing in prevention, preparation, response, and the reconstruction stage were the standardization of medical facilities (weight 0. 02975), development of a strategic response plan in the treatment area of province (0. 02895(, creation of an advanced treatment area at the site of the accident (weight 0. 02834(, and the pursuit of staff and health facilities reconstruction and modernization (weight 0. 02865), respectively.
Conclusion: The findings of the study suggest to develop a strategic response plan in priority programs for further preparation and planning against disasters. The effective factors identified for this research can be used as a guide to achieve preparedness against disasters.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: General
Received: 2017/06/2 | Accepted: 2017/12/23 | Published: 2017/12/23

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