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PHS Katrina Response: Baton Rouge Deployment

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Air date: Monday, September 19, 2005, 2:00:00 PM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
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Category: Special
Runtime: 01:35:22
Description:
A 37 member PHS team was deployed for Hurricane Katrina from August 30 to September 9. Our missions included the following:

* Setting up and maintaining a 200 bed acute care field hospital on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge

* Carrying out evaluation of hospitals throughout 8 severely affected parishes in order to meet their acute needs

Our speakers will focus on the functioning of the field hospital, mental health needs, infectious disease issues, and hospital assessment. We will discuss what worked well and what was lacking in the overall response to this unprecedented disaster, from our point of view. Many other NIH PHS officers and civilians deployed for the hurricane; this presentation is meant to describe the activities of just one team.


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NLM Title: PHS Katrina response : Baton Rouge deployment [electronic resource] / Charles McGarvey ... [et al.].
Author: McGarvey, Charles L.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Emergency Preparedness and Biodefense Interest Group.
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Subjects: Disasters
Emergency Medical Services
Louisiana
Military Personnel
Needs Assessment
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: WB 105
NLM ID: 101268838
CIT Live ID: 4428
Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?12769