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  1. The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake : impact on hospital patient care.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objective

    To provide an Overview of the Loma Prieta earthquake regarding patient care in affected hospitals.


    A retrospective review of medical records using International Classification of Disease, ninth revision (ICD-9) codes and a personal interview questionnaire.


    Fifty-one hospitals in the six-county area most affected by the eartquake.

    Type of participants

    Patients seeking care in emergency departments of study hospitals and supervising emergency physicians and ED nurses at the time of the earthquake.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Médecine catastrophe, Séisme, Traumatisme, Réanimation, Homme, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Service hospitalier, Urgence, Qualité, Soin, Hôpital, Système santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Disaster medicine, Earthquakes, Trauma, Resuscitation, Human, California, United States, North America, America, Hospital ward, Emergency, Quality, Care, Hospital, Health system

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0075047

    Code Inist : 002B27B08. Création : 199406.