Thomas J. Walsh, MD, CAPT, USPHS; Susan Orsega, MSN, NP, CDR, USPHS; David Banks, RPh, PhD, CAPT, USPHS
Acknowledgments: The authors thank those who contributed to the success of the mission in Alexandria, Louisiana: the USPHS Office of Force Readiness and Preparedness; the members of the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Louisiana Department of Social Services, Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps, Indiana Health Crisis Response Network, CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, Louisiana National Guard, and Louisiana Office of Mental Health; local Alexandria volunteers; the PHS officers; Medical Reserve Corps; and others.
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Table. Lessons Learned from Alexandria
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Walsh TJ, Orsega S, Banks D. Lessons from Hurricane Rita: Organizing to Provide Medical Care during a Natural Disaster. Ann Intern Med. ;145:468–470. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-145-6-200609190-00137
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