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Neurocritical Care Unit Bed Allocation: Optimization Based on Prioritization Using Simulation

Saeedeh Nateghinia 1 , Mohammad Ali Afshar Kazemi 2 , * , Mohammad Mehdi Sepehri 3 and Reza Goharani 4
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1 Department of Industrial Management, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2 Industrial Management Department, Tehran Central Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
3 Healthcare Systems Engineering Department, Faculty of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
4 Neurocritical Care Unit (NCCU) Department, Loghman Hakim Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Neuroscience: July 2018, 5 (3); e64855
  • Published Online: July 12, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 17, 2017
  • Revised: January 31, 2018
  • Accepted: February 14, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/archneurosci.64855

To Cite: Nateghinia S, Afshar Kazemi M A, Sepehri M M, Goharani R. Neurocritical Care Unit Bed Allocation: Optimization Based on Prioritization Using Simulation, Arch Neurosci. 2018 ; 5(3):e64855. doi: 10.5812/archneurosci.64855.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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