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Nursing in Hell The Katrina Experience

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ISBN-10: 383831543X

ISBN-13: 9783838315430

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marti Jordan

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Disasters cause great human suffering and inflict catastrophic destruction and death. As humans, nurses experience all the emotional, psychological, and physical responses common to all victims of disasters. However, because of their unique position in the health care system, they often are asked to contain these personal responses while providing care for others. Hurricane Katrina, a Category Four hurricane, made landfall on August 29, 2005, along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi and Louisiana. Health care workers and patients were stranded in hospitals, where they experienced extreme environmental conditions. Nurses heroically provided care to patients in these extreme conditions even when…    
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Book details

List price: $73.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 100
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.24" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English