Mass-Gathering Medical Care Retrospective Analysis of Patient Presentations over Five Years at a Multi-Day Mass Gathering
Grant, W.D., Nacca, N.E., Prince, L.A., and Scott, J.M. (2010). Mass-Gathering Medical Care: Retrospective Analysis of Patient Presentations over Five Years at a Multi-Day Mass Gathering. (Abstract only.) Prehospital Disaster Medicine. 25(2):183-7.
The authors reviewed the data from patients seen during the New York State Fair over five years to identify the range and nature of injury and illness. The most common reason for seeking medical assistance was dehydration, primarily by females.