TITLE

Katrina's Wrath: The Baton Rouge Medical Disaster

AUTHOR(S)
Cavalier, Steve
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Leading Edge;Winter2006, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the medical community in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The aftermath of the hurricane is described. The population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana increased from 400,000 to 700,000 due to evacuees from other areas affected by the hurricane. The actions taken by the Baton Rouge medical community to address the devastating effect of Hurricane Katrina are highlighted.
ACCESSION #
20783703

 

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