Comparison of injury epidemiology between the Wenchuan and Lushan earthquakes in Sichuan, China.


OBJECTIVE We aimed to compare injury characteristics and the timing of admissions and surgeries in the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008 and the Lushan earthquake in 2013. METHODS We retrospectively compared the admission and operating times and injury profiles of patients admitted to our medical center during both earthquakes. We also explored the relationship… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2014.131