Volume 46, Number 8
August 2017

Reproduced with permission from: Dr Soon Puay Cheow

“Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.”

 Swahili proverb

Breastfeeding – Healthcare Professionals Need to Do More

Breastfeeding is best. Everybody knows that. The problem is not so many believe it really matters very much. And worse, in our modern, fast-paced,...

Reasons and Factors Behind Post-Total Knee Arthroplasty Dissatisfaction in an Asian Population

Up to 20% of patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were reported to be dissatisfied with the surgical outcome. There is, however, less...

Reversible Causes in Cardiovascular Collapse at the Emergency Department Using Ultrasonography (REVIVE-US)

Cardiac arrest, the sudden cessation of heart contractility and effective cardiac output, carries a very high mortality rate regardless of an out-of-hospital or in-hospital...

Geriatric Surgery Service – Our Journey Piloting in Colorectal Surgery and Future Challenges

The Geriatric Surgery Service of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) today was born in 2007. The idea arose from a journal article that was...

Experience with a Community-based Multidisciplinary Memory Clinic: A Primary Care Perspective

Ten percent of Singapore’s elderly suffer from dementia. This figure is set to rise with our ageing population. As a patient’s first contact point...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians


The potential of RNA therapeutics in dermatology

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