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Sharifi Sedeh M, Dehghan Benadaki H, Mousavi M, Shamspour N. Causes of patients referring to the emergency clinic of Iranian Red Crescent Society after the earthquake of Haiti in 2010. jorar. 2010; 2 (2)
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Introduction: According to the research, providing the necessary resources exactly in order to establish emergency clinics requires attention to the frequency and the use of medical services during the establishment. This paper aims to study the frequency and causes of patients referring to the emergency clinic of Islamic Republic of Iran Red Crescent Society after earthquake of Haiti in 2010.
Methods: All patients referred to the emergency clinic were surveyed by using convenience and consecutive sampling in this sectional and observational study. Some data was recorded as demographic characteristics including gender & age and clinical data as clinical complaints & type of prescribed medication.
Findings: The results show that, the most frequent cause of Haitian patients' complaints (about 35/90%) in Iranian clinic was because of pain after earthquake. Most prescribed and frequent drugs were tranquilizers and antibiotics respectively.
Conclusion: Regarding the results, it must be cared for patients' pain and infection treatment and the contagious diseases after earthquake in emergency clinic. Therefore, the mentioned cases should be considered in the future clinics.
 
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