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Hurricane Katrina - disaster management

Edited by Dr David Crippen

This series of articles in Critical Care has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editor, with final decisions made by the Editor in Chief. The Series Editor and Editor in Chief declare no competing interests.

  1. The medical support for the coordinated effort for Harris County Texas (Houston) to rescue evacuees from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina was part of an integrated collaborative network. Both public hea...

    Authors: Kenneth L Mattox
    Citation: Critical Care 2005 10:205
  2. Hurricane Katrina came ashore in Louisiana at approximately 07:00 hours on Monday, 29 August 2005. The storm washed away a swathe of the Louisiana coastline, destroyed large portions of the city of New Orleans...

    Authors: Robert G Aucoin
    Citation: Critical Care 2005 10:109
  3. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita destroyed an entire beloved city and shattered a large part of the US Gulf Coast. Unlike the destruction of 9/11, it is difficult to say at the time of this writing whether or not t...

    Authors: Donald B Chalfin
    Citation: Critical Care 2005 10:106
  4. Unique among animals, humans survive not by superb physical adaptation to our environment, but rather by intelligent, large-scale adaptation of the environment to our needs. We build houses with climate contro...

    Authors: Mike Darwin
    Citation: Critical Care 2005 10:105