Necessity of Emergency Surgery in Emergency Relief Operation after Natural Disaster

O.V. Mazurenko


This paper is based on the analysis of the dynamics of acute abdominal diseases morbidity among victims during the flood in 2008 in Ukraine.
The findings showed that the natural disaster does not influence the acute abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders morbidity. On the flood territories a need for a surgery were at the precrisis level, however amount of patients hospitalized later than 24 hours increased on a 5.6–17.3 percentage point.
The death rate of persons with acute abdominal and gastrointestinal disorder may be kept at the precrisis level due to departments profiling in medical establishments which were saved and raising funds of health administration, particularly specific medical mobile teams.


emergency situation; acute abdomen; emergency medical care; surgical service; organization


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