March 19, 2017

Remembering March 22, 2016

Reflections from a Brussels Doctor on the aftermath of the bombings

In this icTV video, Dr Serge Jennes, Head of the Burn Unit at Queen Astrid Military Hospital in Brussels, Belgium reflects on his experiences one year on from March 22, 2016 – the day of the Bombings in his home city. His hospital was one of the central hospitals to receive and treat the majority of the victims from the airport and metro attacks.

Dr Jennes describes his initial emotional reaction at learning of a mass casualty incident so close to home and the need to rely on his military experiences from Afghanistan in the clinical management of these trauma patients.


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