Ramme, A.J., Vira, S., and McLaurin, T.M. (2015). Superstorm Sandy's Forgotten Patient: A Lesson in Emergency Preparedness in Severe Obesity. Obesity. 23(2):253-4.
The authors describe the challenges associated with evacuation of a morbidly obese patient during Superstorm Sandy, and how those challenges influenced the decision not to evacuate the patient, even in the absence of power and running water.