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Medical Help During the Riots

May 14, 1992

The numbers of riot-related emergency room visits in a section of a chart in Sunday's editions were incorrectly attributed to the Southern California Hospital Council. Listed below are the numbers of visits for 15 hospitals treating many of the riot victims in areas of the greatest devastation, according to a recent poll by the council. (A total of 87 hospitals saw victims of the unrest.)

The following chart covers the period from the night of April 29 through the end of the citywide Los Angeles curfew at sunrise May 4. HOSPITAL: St. Francis Medical Center, Lynwood RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 495 HOSPITAL: Martin Luther King Jr.-Drew Medical Center RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 254 HOSPITAL: California Medical Center, Los Angeles RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 170 HOSPITAL: Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, Inglewood RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 150 HOSPITAL: L.A. County / USC Medical Center, Los Angeles RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 145 HOSPITAL: St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 99 HOSPITAL: Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Inglewood RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 64 HOSPITAL: Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 63 HOSPITAL: Harbor / UCLA Medical Center, Torrance RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 60 HOSPITAL: Robert F. Kennedy Medical Center, Hawthorne RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 48 HOSPITAL: Queen of Angels / Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 41 HOSPITAL: Midway Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 39 HOSPITAL: Kaiser Foundation Hospital, West Los Angeles RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 38 HOSPITAL: Long Beach Memorial Medical Center RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 29 HOSPITAL: Brotman Medical Center, Culver City RIOT-RELATED EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS: 27 SOURCE: Hospital Council of Southern California

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