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Impact of mass gatherings on emergency departments

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Ranse J, Hutton A, Crilly J, Johnston A. (2017). Impact of mass gatherings on emergency departments: A free workshop for emergency doctors, nurses and paramedics, Adelaide, SA, 16th March.

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Impact of mass gatherings on emergency departments

  1. 1. IMPACT OF MASS-GATHERINGS ON EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS
  2. 2. This workshop is sponsored by the School of Nursing and Midwifery Flinders University
  3. 3. Facilitators: Jamie Ranse (jamie.ranse@canberra.edu.au) Alison Hutton (alison.hutton@flinders.edu.au) Julia Crilly (julia.crilly@health.qld.gov.au) Amy Johnston (a.johnston@griffith.edu.au)
  4. 4. Mr Jamie Ranse, A/Prof Alison Hutton, Mr Toby Keene, Mr Shane Lenson, Mr Matt Luther, Dr Amy Johnson, Dr Julia Crilly, Mr Matt Cannon, Ms Nicole Jones, Ms Courtney Hayes, Dr Brandon Burke Health service impact from mass gatherings: A systematic literature review
  5. 5. • Develop an understanding of the impact on health services from mass gatherings aim
  6. 6. • This research used a systematic literature review methodology • Electronic databases were searched to find articles related to the aim of the review • Articles focused on mass gathering health, provision of in-event health services, ambulance service transportation, and hospital utilization method
  7. 7. method Table 1: Search terms Table 2: Inclusion and exclusion criteria
  8. 8. results
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  17. 17. discussion • In-event health services – Reporting PPR rather than raw patient numbers – Single case studies and the characteristics of patient presentations – The number of health professionals, discipline area, clinical skill level, and duration of the shift was scantly reported
  18. 18. discussion • External health services – Some insight into the impact on ambulance services – Some insight into the impact on hospital services – Not comparable across events
  19. 19. • There is minimal research focusing on the impact of mass gatherings on health services, such as ambulance services and hospitals • More research and evaluation is required to gain a better understanding of this health space • More collaboration between in-event and external health services conclusion
  20. 20. Mr Jamie Ranse, A/Prof Alison Hutton, Mr Toby Keene, Mr Shane Lenson, Mr Matt Luther, Dr Amy Johnson, Dr Julia Crilly, Mr Matt Cannon, Ms Nicole Jones, Ms Courtney Hayes, Dr Brandon Burke Health service impact from mass gatherings: A systematic literature review

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