SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.28 número1-2Estresores percibidos por los estudiantes de enfermería durante las prácticas clínicas. Diferencias entre programas educativos índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados




Links relacionados

  • En proceso de indezaciónCitado por Google
  • No hay articulos similaresSimilares en SciELO
  • En proceso de indezaciónSimilares en Google


Index de Enfermería

versión On-line ISSN 1699-5988versión impresa ISSN 1132-1296


RODRIGUEZ FERNANDEZ, Mª Jesús; CALERO BAS, Clàudia; REAL ASENSIO, Ruth  y  O'FARRIL SUAREZ, Rafael. Care provided by a primary care emergency center in the terrorist attack of 2017 in Barcelona (Spain). Index Enferm [online]. 2019, vol.28, n.1-2, pp.88-90.  Epub 09-Dic-2019. ISSN 1699-5988.


On August 17, 2017, a terrorist attack takes place in Barcelona. A van rolls over hundreds of pedestrians on the Ramblas in Barcelona around 5pm. The Emergency Center for Primary Care (CUAP) Ciutat-Vella Peracamps, which generally attends between 70 and 100 patients a day, above all at level III and IV, according to the Spanish Triage System (SET); It's located close where the attack took place.


Determine the profile of the demand and the response of the services provided in the CUAP the first 24 hours after the attack.


Quantitative, observational and retrospective study. The data were obtained from the computerized clinical trajectory of Nursing and the Electronic Clinical History of the patients who attended in the temporal scope of said study.


In the first 24 hours, the CUAP received a total of 70 patients, which 25 were directly related to the attack. Regarding nursing triage levels, 4% were level I (n = 1), 40% were level III (n = 10), and 56% level IV (n = 14).


There was no greater demand for care, but a higher level of severity. Regarding the attendance times, there is no difference with other days, but it has to be considered that the number of health personnel increased, which optimized the assistance.

Palabras clave : Catastrophes; Terrorist attack; Primary Care Emergency center; Nursing triage; Multiple incidents affected.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español