Preparedness for Mass Casualities of Road Traffic Crashes in Uganda: Assessing the Surge Capacity of Highway General Hospitals(Journal Article)
In Uganda, increase in human and vehicular populations against a non-expanding road infrastructure, breakdown in enforcement of traffic regulations and poor vehicle quality contribute to the high rate of casualties from road traffic crashes on highways, with over 2000 deaths per year. Highway hospitals should be the vanguard of preparedness to manage mass surgical casualties, to minimize road crash mortality.
Authoured by: Everd Maniple Bikaitwoha , Nathan W. Onyachia, Stefano Santini
Academic units: Faculty of Health Sciences