Authors Issam Nouaouri, J. Christophe Nicolas, Daniel Jolly
Month, Year 01, 2010 @en
Index UDC 71-57
Abstract In case of a disaster, the need for medical and surgical treatments overwhelms hospitals’ capabilities with respect to standard operating procedures. In this paper, we deal with the preparation phase of the disaster management plan. We focus on the sizing activity of emergency resources, more precisely on operating rooms. So, we propose integer linear programming model. This model provides the optimal number of operating rooms that best respond to mass casualty events such that all victims are treated. Computational experiments performed by the Cplex solver show that a substantial aid is proposed by using this model in hospital disaster management.

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Keywords Integer programmingж Disaster plan, Sizing; operating rooms.
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