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Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery EARTHQUAKE AND TRIAGE [Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg]
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2002; 8(2): 108-111

EARTHQUAKE AND TRIAGE

Ömer Keskin, Murat Kalemoğlu
Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi Acil Servisi, Haydarpaşa, İstanbul, Turkey

BACKGROUND: In this article we aimed to report the difficulties at the Emergency Services (ES) after the Marmara earthquake end to identify the preventive measures especially the triage procedure.
METHODS: In this trial, after August 17. "Marmara Earthquake" the clinic results of the patients brought to the hospital and documentedfrom the ES and the hopital records.
RESULTS: At the ES the mortalityrate was highest (%4.5) in 48 hours. During this period, the major difficulty was to determine the priority of the patients needing emergency treatment.
CONCLUSIONS: To minimize the mortality and morbidity after the disastet; first aid and triage should be done at the disaster area and the patient collection sites.


DEPREM VE TRİAJ

Ömer Keskin, Murat Kalemoğlu
Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi Acil Servisi, Haydarpaşa, İstanbul, Turkey


Ömer Keskin, Murat Kalemoğlu. EARTHQUAKE AND TRIAGE. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2002; 8(2): 108-111

Corresponding Author: Ömer Keskin
Manuscript Language: Turkish