The Portuguese flight nurse

Captain Luís Gonçalves is a flight nurse of the Portuguese Air Force, who participated in several medical evacuations during his career. 

Working on board an aircraft is not the same as working in a hospital. A flight nurse has to deal with a number of difficulties, such as lighting conditions, the cold, vibrations, noise and lack of physical space.

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Gary Cartwright

Gary Cartwright

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