American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Responses of Emergency Unit Physicians and Administrators to Q-Statements Regarding Quality of Medical Services at Emergency Unit at Al Kindy Teaching Hospital

Lujain Anwar Al-Khazragy

DOI : 10.3844/ajidsp.2008.152.155

American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Volume 4, Issue 2

Pages 152-155

Abstract

The aim of this study is to evaluate the quality of medical services applied at the emergency unit at Al-kindy teaching hospital. Data were collected during one month duration through a survey using special form of questioner; the total number of studied sample was 51, which includes all the resident doctors working in the emergency unit including the post graduate residency doctors. The first part of the study shows lack of organization in many fields of the emergency unit including the arrival of patients and classification of severity of the injuries. absence of defined protocol for management of emergency cases in addition to lack of enough staff and supplies, yet other fields like the availability of functioning unit along 24 h a day and availability of radio communication with the ambulance and other departments of hospital shows good organization.

Copyright

© 2008 Lujain Anwar Al-Khazragy. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.