1. Assessing Preparedness of Non-Hospital Health Centers to Provide Primary Emergency Care; A Systematic Review

Mehrdad Amir Behghadami; Ali Janati; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Masoumeh Gholizadeh; Farzad Rahmani; Morteza Arab-Zozani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 201-211

Abstract
  Objectives: To identify prevalent domains related to the concept of assessing preparedness of non-hospital centers to provide primary emergency care in order to develop a comprehensive framework.Methods: Five databases including PubMed, Scopus, Web of science, Barakat Knowledge Network Systems (BKNS) ...  Read More

2. Developing a Model for Hospitals’ Emergency Department Preparedness in Radiation and Nuclear Incidents and Nuclear Terrorism in Iran

Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh; Rita Rezaee; Abbas Rezaianzadeh; Mahnaz Rakhshan; Gholamhassan Haddadi; Mahmoudreza Peyravi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 300-306

Abstract
  Objective: To develop a national model for hospitals’ Emergency Department (ED) preparedness when facing radiation and nuclear incidents as well as nuclear terrorism in Iran.Methods: This analytical study was carried out in 2019 via Delphi technique in two rounds and prioritization using a pairwise ...  Read More

3. A Productive Proposed Search Syntax for Health Disaster Preparedness Research

Behnaz Rastegarfar; Ali Ardalan; Saharnaz Nejat; Abbasali Keshtkar; Mohammad Javad Moradian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 93-98

Abstract
  Objective: To find a proper search strategy to do a systematic review related to preparedness for disasters.Methods: MeSH and Emtree terms were searched to detect synonyms for two main search terms “disaster” and “preparedness”. Expert opinion on the synonyms was examined applying ...  Read More