Nursing in the storm : voices from Hurricane Katrina (Book, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Nursing in the storm : voices from Hurricane Katrina

Author: Denise Danna; Sandra E Cordray
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nursing in the Storm: Voices from Hurricane Katrina takes you inside six New Orleans hospitals - cut off from help for days by flooding - where nurses cared for patients around the clock. In this book, nurses from Hurricane Katrina share what they did, how they coped, what they lost, and what they are doing now in a city and health care infrastructure still rebuilding, still in jeopardy."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Personal Narrative
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Danna; Sandra E Cordray
ISBN: 9780826118370 0826118372 9780826118387 0826118380
OCLC Number: 429026959
Awards: Winner of PROSE (Nursing/Health Science) 2010
Description: xiv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: History of nursing in New Orleans --
Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans : charity and university hospitals --
Lindy Boggs Medical Center --
Memorial Medical Center --
Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital --
Chalmette Medical Center --
Lessons learned --
Going forward.
Responsibility: Denise Danna, Sandra E. Cordray.

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Presents an account of nurses' and health professionals' experiences during Hurricane Katrina. This book provides the perspectives of nurses, and informs the reader about the delivery of care to  Read more...
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