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An Evaluation of Non-Structural Vulnerabilities of Hospitals Involved in the 2012 East Azerbaijan Earthquake

Esmail Heidaranlu 1 , Hamidreza Khankeh 2 , * , Abbas Ebadi 3 and Ali Ardalan 4
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1 Health Management Research Center, Nursing Faculty, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Health in Emergency and Disaster, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
3 Behavioral Sciences Research Center (BSRC), Nursing Faculty, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Disaster and Emergency Health, National Institute of Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: March 2017, 22 (2); e28590
  • Published Online: May 1, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 24, 2015
  • Revised: August 8, 2015
  • Accepted: September 14, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.28590

To Cite: Heidaranlu E, Khankeh H, Ebadi A, Ardalan A. An Evaluation of Non-Structural Vulnerabilities of Hospitals Involved in the 2012 East Azerbaijan Earthquake, Trauma Mon. 2017 ; 22(2):e28590. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.28590.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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