Visiting the emergency room is never fun. The pain of waiting to find out what is wrong might sometimes be the worst pain of all.

In China, visiting the emergency room is just as stressful. However, it is different from what you might expect.

There are little differences in the Chinese ER system that can ultimately create a different experience. This may catch foreigners off guard.

Here is how the Chinese emergency room experience typically goes.



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Chris Jiang

Chris is a student attending the College of William & Mary studying public policy and public health. He hopes to share the joys of Chinese culture with the rest of the world.