• 1. Department of Vascular Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
  • 2. Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
  • 3. Department of Thoracic Oncology, Oncology Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
  • 4. Department of Liver Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
  • 5. Center of Infectious Diseases, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
  • 6. West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
  • 7. Mental Health Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
  • 8. Department of Emergency, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
  • 9. Department of Neurology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P. R. China;
LI Weimin, Email: weimi003@yahoo.com
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ObjectiveTo summarize the experience of earthquake rescue with the help of wise information technology.MethodsThe Jiuzhaigou earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred at 21:19 on August 8th 2017. Three hours and 38 minutes after the earthquake, a triad model of remote consultation, mobile video consultation and mobile text consultation was established to assist the earthquake rescue based on the mobile on-line medical consultation application and telemedicine center in West China Hospital. Patients classification, primary diagnosis, psychological counseling, victims searching were done by this novel rescue model.ResultWithin 72 hours after the earthquake, there were 114 doctors taking part in the earthquake rescue, including 4 remote consultations (hospital to hospital), 7 video consultations (doctor to victim), 487 mobile text consultations (doctor to victim), and 32 cases of which were highly relative to earthquake rescue, including one case of positioning for victim-searching.ConclusionThe triad model of earhquake rescue which was first initiated by West China Hospital played an important role in assisting earthquake rescue and achieved good results.

Citation: ZENG Guojun, WEI Wuran, ZOU Bingwen, LIU Chang, CHEN Bin, LI Weimin, ZHANG Wei, HUANG Yong, LI Zhengchi, LIU Lunxu, SHEN Bin, ZHAO Jichun, LIAO Zhilin, SHI Qingke, WANG Miao, KUANG Weihong, JIANG Yaowen, HAO Xiaoting. The application of wise information technology for earthquake relief. Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery, 2018, 33(3): 339-341. doi: 10.7507/1002-0179.201712166 Copy

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