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Polycystic ovary syndrome in Singapore

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Pressures, indexes and peripheral arterial disease: Time to rethink our approach?

Most patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) are asymptomatic. Despite the absence of symptoms, these patients have a significantly increased risk of death and...

Survival outcome of haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis

End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a challenging and growing health issue, with number of patients increasing globally. The use of dialysis has greatly improved...

Academic Medicine in Singapore

Academic medicine is currently grappling with the problem of whether the triple-threat academician is a species threatened with extinction in the 21st century, given...

Gynaecologic Oncology—The Next Lap

Cancer of the pelvic reproductive organs and external genitalia accounts for one in six cancers in women. It can occur in women of all...

Evidence-based Medicine and Electronic Publication: Is There a Common Thread?

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) and electronic publication (EP) formed the basis of two back-to-back workshops (EBM Workshop—6 & 7 June 1998 and EP Workshop—8 June...

Intensivists for the Intensive Care Unit—Do They Make a Difference?

Does Critical Care Medicine exist and what defines its area of practice? Different countries have embarked on their own journeys of discovery, and have...

Scientific Publication is Dominated by First World Countries

There is a perception among authors of scientific articles from “developing” or “third world” countries that when they submit their research papers to international...

Development of Rheumatology in Singapore

Patients with rheumatic diseases frequently consult primary care physicians, internists and orthopaedic surgeons. In the past, few doctors took interest in these diseases. This article...

Trust and Editorial Independence—A Vision for the Annals

The latest casualty in the “Editor-Owner” debacle, the forced departure of Jerome Kassirer as Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM),...

A Duty of Quality

The process of delivery of health care is complex and includes aspects which concern the clinician, the patient and the treatment process itself. Training...
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