Research findings discovered by the team of Prof. JIANG Baoguo in Peking University People’s Hospital (PKUPH) are published inThe Lancet
A century ago, the first president Wu Lien-tehin PKUPH published a journal in The Lancet who was perceived as the first person to publish findings in the international prestigious academic journal.
A century after, in the mean time of the centennial anniversary, PKUPH published another journal in The Lancet. On 14th October 2017, one of the most prestigious medical journals The Lancet, the impact factor 47.831 published the journal about the road traffic condition and injury rescue system in China written by the research team of Prof. JJIANG Baoguo.
It focused again on the transport development and the establishment of severe trauma rescue and therapy system in China after the Chinese transport medical journal published inThe Lancet in 2015.
The journal shows the followings below investigated with prudent and large-scale scientific research statistics.
Transport accident and transport injury are major sources of morbidity and mortality threatening the health. Road traffic injuries and fatalities have increased alongside increased use of motorized transport in China. Persistent air pollution is increasingly attributable to a growing and outdated vehicle fleet and to famously congested roads, which compound public health from multiple factors. Improving strategies of transport security and public health in the future make China a leader in sustainable, healthy transportation. The overall level of trauma care in China is far lower than developed countries. The rate of mortality and disability is far higher than developed countries.
The project team has discovered through national substantial researches that it remains following issues of Chinese severe trauma rescue and therapy system.
1. Too much time spent on pre-hospital rescue
2. Lack of standardized training for on-site rescue
3. Lack of communications between pre-hospital and in-hospital staffs
4. Overly specialized, lack of in-hospital trauma care teams for group injuries and multiple injuries
5. Lack of standardized procedures from pre-hospital rescue to in-hospital treatment
It is urgent to form and establish the efficient, scientific and standardized trauma rescue and therapy system.
Prof. JIANG founded Peking University Traffic Medicine Center in 2006 (perceived as Trauma Medicine Center, Peking University now). Prof. JIANG Baoguo initiated the innovative concept of “establishing a closed-loop regional trauma rescue and treatment system with general hospitals as the core." It required to build standardization of trauma rescue and therapy systemand autonomously research on information linkage system. It was the first propose to establish a new model that trauma rescue and therapy teams replaced independent trauma treatment centers in urban regional general hospitals. This research helped rescue more than 70,000 trauma patients and essentially changed current situation and procedure of severe trauma rescue and therapy system in China, which shortened the average trauma rescue and therapy time by 50% and reduced thesevere trauma rescue and therapy mortality rate by 40%.
Supported by Ministry of Education, National Health and Family Planning Commission and other departments, under the "China Trauma Alliance” leading, Trauma Medicine Center, Peking University in conjunction with Peking University People's Hospital jointed hundreds of national large hospitals and local health administrative departments in order to launch the" Safety China, 100 County Engineering”. The project established regional severe trauma rescue and therapy system in the center of more than 100 counties. It built chemical treatment pilot specification for severe trauma rescue and promoted the county level of health services and public health emergency capability, which benefited more grassroots people.