Consultant in anaesthesia and critical care emergency medicine. He provides (emergency) anesthesia in any location inside the Amsterdam Univeristy Medical Center as well as prehospital throughout the region surrounding Amsterdam.

Besides providing clinical care he is involved in teaching residents and nurses in courses such as the European Trauma Course or the ERC Advance Life Support. He also teaches in the formal educational programs of both. While not at work he enjoys riding either his motorcycle or his horse.

As a prehospital emergency physician, he was involved in implementing the resuscitative thoracotomy protocol together with several collaegues in the light of a traumatic cardiac arrest program. In the presentation he will discuss challenges and opportunities as well as actual results of the Dutch HEMS program.

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