Mass casualties: An organizational model of a hospital information center in Tel Aviv

Margalit Drory, Jennie Posen, Doron Vilner, Karni Ginzburg

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Abstract

The article describes an organizational model of an information center, developed by the social work department of Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. The information center is designed to provide information when mass casualties are brought to the hospital following terrorist attacks or other catastrophes. The information center is comprised of a number of interrelated units within the hospital and is in contact with a range of organizations in the community. The structure and activities of the various units is described. The article also discusses a number of aspects relevant to personnel organization in crisis intervention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-96
Number of pages14
JournalSocial Work in Health Care
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 27 Apr 1998
Externally publishedYes

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