Treatment management in disaster: a review of the Bam earthquake experience.

  title={Treatment management in disaster: a review of the Bam earthquake experience.},
  author={Masoud Saghafinia and Hassan Araghizade and Nahid Nafissi and Reza Asadollahi},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  volume={22 6},
In the early morning of 26 December 2003, Bam, an old city in southeastern Iran, was devastated by an earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale. Managing such situations always brings about many problems. In the case of the Bam Earthquake, two of the most serious problems were rescue operations and provision of appropriate treatment within a short period of time. By conducting an opinion survey, this study aims to assess different aspects of treatment management, including personnel, the… CONTINUE READING

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