Fire emergency in a hospital

  • J. M. Servais


Hospitals, whether general, geriatric or psychiatric, and other similar institutions, are generally regarded as havens of safety where the patients, more or less dependent, are poorly inclined to react to an aggressor like fire originating from within the actual structure. The medical and administrative directors of such institutions, in their desire to avoid the mere suggestion of this potential aggressor, generally fail to give any appropriate instructions


Medical Equipment Institutional Response Logistical Infrastructure Rescue Work Administrative Director 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Servais
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  1. 1.Erasmus University HospitalBrusselsBelgium

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