Chief Complaints, Diagnoses, and Medications Prescribed Seven Weeks Post-Katrina in New Orleans

  title={Chief Complaints, Diagnoses, and Medications Prescribed Seven Weeks Post-Katrina in New Orleans},
  author={E. Howe and D W Victor and Eboni G. Price},
  journal={Prehospital and Disaster Medicine},
  pages={41 - 47}
Abstract Background: In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, widespread flooding devastated the New Orleans healthcare system. Prior studies of post-hurri-cane healthcare do not consistently offer evidence-based recommendations for re-establishing patient care post-disaster. The primary objective of this study is to examine associations between patient characteristics, chief com-plaints, final diagnoses, and medications prescribed at a post-Katrina clinic to better inform strategic planning for… 

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