Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Hospital Emergency and Dialysis Services A Retrospective Survey
Lin, C. J., Pierce, L.C., Roblin, P. M., and Arquilla, B. (2014). Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Hospital Emergency and Dialysis Services: A Retrospective Survey. (Abstract only.) Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 29(4): 374-9.
The authors conducted a retrospective study on hospital dialysis services provided after Hurricane Sandy. They found challenges with: lack of dialysis documentation from transient dialysis patients (92.3%); staff shortage (50%); staff transportation (71.4%); and communication with other agencies (53.3%).