Generic evaluation methods for disaster drills in developing countries.

  title={Generic evaluation methods for disaster drills in developing countries.},
  author={Gary B Green and Surbhi Modi and Kevin M Lunney and Tamara Thomas},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={41 5},
Disaster simulations (drills) are widely used throughout the world and are considered a fundamental tool for evaluation and improvement of local disaster response capacity. Despite this, no generally accepted methodology exists for quantitative evaluation of the medical response to a disaster drill. We therefore set out to develop and prospectively test a comprehensive method to assess both medical provider and organizational performance during a disaster simulation. Because disasters… CONTINUE READING

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