Examples of some of the more unusual research on Hurricane Katrina


It's been a year since Katrina hit New Orleans, and although sometimes it seems like we've learnt a lot, other times it seems like we've learnt almost nothing at all.

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Rohrich RJ, Spear S. "Hurricane Katrina, plastic surgery, and you: the art of giving back." Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Oct;116(5):1548-9.

Lach HW, Langan JC, James DC. "Disaster planning: are gerontological nurses prepared?" J Gerontol Nurs. 2005 Nov;31(11):21-7. Review.

Adair SM. "Hurricane Katrina--pediatric dentistry's response." Pediatr Dent. 2005 Sep-Oct;27(5):358

Plotinsky RN. "Handwashing in a Texas evacuation center after Hurricane Katrina, 2005." Am J Infect Control. 2006 Jun;34(5):327.

Dickey RP, Lu PY, Sartor BM, Dunaway HE Jr, Pyrzak R, Klumpp AM. "Steps taken to protect and rescue cryopreserved embryos during Hurricane Katrina." Fertil Steril. 2006 Jul 6, ePub

There are 148 papers cited on PUBMED with the term "Hurricane Katrina." Many are personal accounts.

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