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Title Natural disasters and public health : Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma / edited by Virginia M. Brennan.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  976.044 N219 2009    ---  Billed
Description ix, 311 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Professionally Fulfilling, Personally Painful / Wayne J. Riley -- Ch. 1. Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma and the Medically Underserved / Virginia M. Brennan -- Ch. 2. Katrina Perspectives on the Environment and Public Health / Bailus Walker, Jr. and Rueben Warren -- Pt. I. What It Was Likeand What Happened -- Ch. 3. Persevering through the Storm: Educating Nursing Seniors in the Aftermath of Katrina / Sharon W. Hutchinson, Charlotte Hurst, Sheila C. Haynes, Betty P. Dennis and Sheila J. Webb -- Ch. 4. A Diabetes Pharmaceutical Care Clinic in an Underserved Community / Adrienne Allen, Wayne Harris and Kathleen Kennedy -- Ch. 5. Dental Care as a Vital Service Response for Disaster Victims / Nicholas G. Mosca, Emanuel Finn and Renee Joskow -- Ch. 6. Mental Health Interventions by Telephone with Katrina Survivors / Don C. Combs -- Ch. 7. "They Blew the Levee": Distrust of Authorities among Hurricane Katrina Evacuees / Kristina M. Cordasco, David P. Eisenman, Deborah C. Glik, Joya F. Golden and Steven M. Asch -- Ch. 8. Hospitals in Hurricane Katrina: Challenges Facing Custodial Institutions in a Disaster / Bradford H. Gray and Kathy Hebert -- Ch. 9. Hurricane Emergency Planning by Home Health Providers Serving the Poor / Dahlia V. Kirkpatrick and Marguerite Bryan -- Ch. 10. Katrina and Vulnerability: The Geography of Stress / Andrew Curtis, Jacqueline Warren Mills and Michael Leitner -- Ch. 11. A Mobile Medical Care Approach Targeting Underserved Populations in Post-Hurricane Katrina Mississippi / David M. Krol, Michael Redlener, Alan Shapiro and Ania Wajnberg -- Ch. 12. Wading in the Waters: Spirituality and Older Black Katrina Survivors / Erma J. Lawson and Cecelia Thomas -- Pt. II. Assessment -- Ch. 13. The Hurricane Choir: Remote Mental Health Monitoring of Participants in a Community-based Intervention in the Post-Katrina Period / Robin Harvey, Michael Smith, Nicholas Abraham, Sean Hood and Dennis Tannenbaum -- Ch. 14. Rapid Needs Assessment among Hurricane Katrina Evacuees in Metro-Denver / Tista S. Ghosh, Jennifer L. Patnaik and Richard L. Vogt -- Ch. 15. Displacement of the Underserved: Medical Needs of Hurricane Katrina Evacuees in West Virginia / Marilyn L. Ridenour, Kristin J. Cummings, Julie R. Sinclair and Danae Bixler -- Ch. 16. Hurricane Katrina's Impact on Pediatric and Adult Patients with Sickle Cell Disease / Nicole A. Karras and Charles S. Hemenway -- Ch. 17. Media Use and Information Needs of the Disabled during a Natural Disaster / Patric R. Spence, Ken Lachlan, Jennifer M. Burke and Matthew W. Seeger -- Ch. 18. Adverse Health Outcomes after Hurricane Katrina among Children and Adolescents with Chronic Conditions / Barbara Rath, Jessica Donato, Alyson Duggan, Keith Perrin, Daniel R. Bronfin, Raoult Ratard, Russell VanDyke and Manya Magnus -- Ch. 19. News, Social Capital, and Health in the Context of Katrina / Christopher E. Beaudoin -- Pt. III. Looking to the Future -- Ch. 20. Mitigating the Health Effects of Disasters for Medically Underserved Populations: Electronic Health Records, Telemedicine, Research, Screening, and Surveillance / Dominic Mack, Katrina M. Brantley and Kimberly G. Bell -- Ch. 21. Katrina-Related Health Concerns of Latino Survivors and Evacuees / DeAnne K. Hilfinger Messias and Elaine Lacy -- Ch. 22. Emergency Preparedness: Knowledge and Perceptions of Latin American Immigrants / Olivia Cartet-Pokras, Ruth E. Zambrana, Sonia E. Mora and Katherine A. Aaby -- Ch. 23. The Resuscitation of a New Orleans Substance Abuse Treatment Agency after Hurricane Katrina / Paul J. Toriello, Patricia Morse, Edward V. Morse, Patricia Kissinger and Else Pedersen-Wasson -- Ch. 24. Hurricane Readiness and Environmental Risks on the Bayous - an NIEHS Community - Based Pilot Project in South Terrebonne-Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana / John Sullivan -- Ch. 25. Re-establishing a Home after Katrina: A Long and Winding Road / Muriel J. Harris, Monica H. Powell and Elvin Stampely -- Ch. 26. Cultural Competency in Disaster Recovery: The Lessons of Hurricane Katrina for Serving Marginalized Communities / Jennifer Seidenberg -- Appendix. Films and Notable Books on the Hurricanes of 2005.
Subject Disaster relief -- Gulf States.
Emergency medical services -- Gulf States.
Public health administration -- Gulf States.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Hurricane Rita, 2005.
Hurricane Wilma, 2005.
Cyclonic Storms -- history -- Southeastern United States.
Cyclonic Storms -- history -- Texas.
Public Health Administration -- history -- Southeastern United States.
Emergency Medical Services -- history -- Southeastern United States.
History, 21st Century -- Southeastern United States.
Relief Work -- history -- Southeastern United States.
Added Author Brennan, Virginia M.
ISBN 9780801891991 (pbk.)
080189199X (pbk.)

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