Katrina Five Years Later

  1. 0 Anyone affected by the storm and or on duty that day with war stories?
  2. Visit  DoGoodThenGo profile page

    About DoGoodThenGo

    From 'La Pomme Grand - NY'; Joined Jul '09; Posts: 3,915; Likes: 4,915.

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  3. Visit  Ruby Vee profile page
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    there was a really good blog here on allnurses from a nurse that was trapped at work with her patients for days and finally was evacuated from the roof by helicopter with some of her patients. i remember being horrified by her account of the visitors stealing her food, water, toilet paper, etc. and the visitors trying to get on the evacuation helicopters in front of the patients and nurses. i've been wanting to re-read it but can't find it again. anyone got a link?
  4. Visit  glascow profile page
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    I remember reading her posts, too. I even called and spoke to her soon after she was rescued. I have no idea how her situation turned out and don't know if there is still a link to her posts or not. Sorry.
  5. Visit  Kier721 profile page
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    auryn24: Hurricane Katrina update #1
    I know this was a long time ago but her is the link to the blog.
  6. Visit  crussell profile page
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    We are still asking patients how they made out in the storm, as some are still rebuilding . We now start off everyday conversations with " Before Katrina" or " this started after Katrina, so it's been about 7 years.." Everything here has been affected by this hurricane. The worse thing , to me, is the loss of mental Heath centers and hospitals, so we have seen a SIGNIFICANT increase in mentally ill patients on the med- surg units.

    It's continues to be a long road home and most nurses don't rehash their experiences anymore- too painful. Just waiting for the next hurricanes!
  7. Visit  TheBlackDogWaits profile page
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    crussell, where are you now?
  8. Visit  crussell profile page
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    Quote from StudentEtc.
    crussell, where are you now?
    I'm still in New Orleans, my home...,
  9. Visit  Hurricanelyz profile page
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    Everyone was affected by katrina. It's a silly question to ask.
    TheBlackDogWaits likes this.


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