Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Emergency Response in the City of Enugu a Qualitative Exploratory Single Case Study
by Ugwuanyi, Edith, D.H.A., University of Phoenix, 2019, 185; 27833525
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this qualitative exploratory single case was to explore the process of emergency response for the vehicle accident trauma victims in the city of Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. The study conducted individual interviews on each of the healthcare professionals working at Park Lane Hospital, Orthopedic Hospital, and Federal Road Safety Corps, who may share their perceptions regarding the emergency process. The study applied a triangulation method through interviews, and archival records from the Federal Road Safety Corps, and policy documents from the Ministry of Health, Enugu, Nigeria. A purposive sample of participants was selected from Park Lane Hospital, Orthopedic Hospital, and the Federal Road Safety Corps. This qualitative exploratory single case study involved volunteer commercial drivers that were also interviewed individually. This interview process used open-ended questions to help understand and describe the process of the emergency response in relation to the vehicle accident trauma victims in the city of Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. The themes that were generated through the application of NVivo 12 plus noted some issues on governmental roles regarding funding, infrastructure, high mortality rate, treatment timeliness, the expertise of the health care professionals, and the process of emergency response for the accident victims in the city of Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Wolfe, Paula
Commitee: Nieto, Auslyn, Banning, Kelvin
School: University of Phoenix
Department: School of Advanced Studies
School Location: United States -- Arizona
Source: DAI-B 81/10(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Health care management
Keywords: Emergency response in Nigeria, Leadership impact on emergency response, Legislation on trauma care In Nigeria, Road traffic accident, Trauma, Trauma care, Vehicle accident trauma
Publication Number: 27833525
ISBN: 9798607308858
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