This is an emergency center of a large hospital in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Everything runs the same as daytime at midnight, many lives change every minute. The emergency room is just a miniature of our society. (2012+2014)
A man put some toothpaste on his arm which was scalded by hot water.
A woman injured in a car accident is in a coma, her cheongsam can’t be taken off. Rescue did after the nurse cut the cheongsam with scissors.
Two disheveled men queue up in the emergency room. They fought with others, their clothes were torn up.
An 87-year-old man is sent to hospital by his families because of a heart attack.
Fellow workers, a firefighter and doctors work together to cut steel bars which were pierced through a worker’s body during an operation.
A drunk covers his nose with a t-shirt. He fell down after he got drunk.
A man who hurt his face and head in an accident standing in the emergency room, waiting for his friend who went to get the medicine for him.
A family member of a patient wrapped himself in a blanket, pacing back and forth in the waiting area of the emergency department because of insomnia.
A doctor takes care of the wound for the patient who scratched his legs. The patient cries and his friends try to comfort him.
A woman holding her mother is playing cell phone while waiting for the CT result.
A 28-year-old boy who was knocked down by a bus while riding a electric bike hurts his head, his wife and friends come to accompany him as soon as they know that.
A man takes off his pants to let the doctor check his scalded legs.
The driver knees down and ask the son of the deceased for forgiveness.
Some people wait silently outside the emergency department because one of their relatives working in the factory was hit by a piece of iron, badly injured.
The nurses finally get to take a rest before getting off work on two o’clock in the morning.
In the emergency department, a family member came from the bedside, to patients without outside interference, the nurse drew the curtains.