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[Perspectives] Jiang Baoguo: one, two, three against trauma in China

14 Oct 2017

To those who live in nations that count their population in tens rather than hundreds of millions, Chinese health and social statistics can be faintly unnerving. Major trauma, for example, accounts for more than 60 million visits annually to Chinese hospitals, and for 700 000–800 000 deaths. Many of these injuries are due to road traffic accidents—and car ownership in China has soared. One man long familiar with these figures is Professor Jiang Baoguo, President of Peking University People's Hospital and its Chief Physician, who is a co-author of a Review on transport and public health in China in this issue.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet