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Caring for Older Adults in Disasters: A Special Collection of Papers for a Special Population

  • Kelly Gulley (a1), Kandra Strauss-Riggs (a1) and Craig Goolsby (a2)
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Correspondence and reprint requests to Kelly Gulley, MPH, National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), 11300 Rockville Pike, Ste 1000, Rockville, MD 20852 (e-mail: Kelly.gulley.ctr@usuhs.edu).

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Caring for Older Adults in Disasters: A Special Collection of Papers for a Special Population

  • Kelly Gulley (a1), Kandra Strauss-Riggs (a1) and Craig Goolsby (a2)

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