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EMS Coverage of a Female-Only Event with 10,000 Attendees: Preparation and Implementation in One Week

  • Wajdan Ibrahim AlAssaf (a1)
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This report describes the medical coverage provided for 10KSA, a charity event held in Saudi Arabia for breast cancer awareness. More than 10,000 women attended the event. A total of 41 attendees sought medical care; four patients (9.8%) presented directly to the clinic and 37 patients (90.2%) presented to the first aid units, mostly for check-ups. This report may be helpful for care providers arranging medical coverage for future events with similar challenging situations (women only, distant location).

AlAssaf WI . EMS Coverage of a Female-Only Event with 10,000 Attendees: Preparation and Implementation in One Week. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017;32(6):694698.

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Correspondence: Wajdan Ibrahim AlAssaf, MD, SBEM ArBEM, FCDMS King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz University Hospital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia E-mail: wajdan.alassaf@gmail.com
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