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Assessment of Vertigo

Vertigo has been said to be the greatest “heartsink” symptom in medicine. That certainly is a possibility but every specialty has its similar conditions,...

Stroke Disease Management—A Framework for Comprehensive Stroke Care

Disease management (DM) is an approach to patient care that coordinates medical resources for patients across the entire healthcare delivery system. It requires a...

Acute Isolated Sphenoid Sinusitis

Isolated infection of the sphenoid sinus is uncommon. It usually occurs in conjunction with infection of the other paranasal sinuses. Acute isolated sphenoid sinusitis...

Audit of ‘Crash’ Emergency Caesarean Sections Due to Cord Prolapse in Terms of Response...

Umbilical cord prolapse is an uncommon intrapartum event with a reported incidence of 1 in 160 to 714 deliveries. Predisposing factors include fetal malpresentation,...

Use of Traditional Medicine in an Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infection in Singapore

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The Mental Capacity Act: Implications for Patients and Doctors Faced with Difficult Choices

The way doctors engage with patients who may lack capacity, family members and others connected with the patient’s care must be modified in light...

Mycobacterium-related Ocular Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis and Management

Tuberculosis (TB) is an ancient disease that has been detected in 3000-year-old Egyptian mummies. Robert Koch’s discovery of the tubercle bacillus as the aetiologic...

Address by the Master, Academy of Medicine, Singapore at the 1999 Annual Induction Ceremony

It is my pleasure to welcome you to this evening’s induction ceremony held in this Auditorium which was home to our only Medical School...

Professor Navaratnam Balachandran (1928-2000)

We are gathered here this evening to bid final farewell to a good and great man. To us gathered here, he is a dear...

Subcutaneous Emphysema and Pneumomediastinum after Endotracheal Anaesthesia

Pneumomediastinum is a well-recognised clinical entity. It may present either intraoperatively or postoperatively from a number of possible causes. This article is available only as...
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