Volume 47, Number 8
August 2018

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Without deep reflection, one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
German physicist

Credat Emptor – The Sacrosanct Doctor-Patient Relationship

Of late, holistic patient care and rising healthcare costs have entered the public discourse, leading to a call for judiciousness in healthcare utility and...

Computed Tomography Urography: Comparison of Image Quality and Radiation Dose between Single- and Split-Bolus Techniques

Previous studies have demonstrated that computerised tomography (CT) urography is more accurate in the detection and characterisation of renal masses,1-5 detection of urinary calculi,...

Performance of the Paediatric Index of Mortality 3 and Paediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction 2 Scores in Critically Ill Children

Initially designed to provide an indication of the risk of death in certain subsets of critically ill patients, the use of severity of illness...

Long-Term Morbidities in Children with Critical Illness: Gaps and Opportunities

Paediatric critical care has evolved in the last 3 decades, largely attributable to advances in medical care and technology. Paediatric intensive care unit (PICU)...

Health Technology Disinvestment in Singapore

Globally, there is increasing demand and spending on healthcare. The diffusion of an ever-growing number of drugs, diagnostic tests, medical devices, and procedural interventions...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians


Challenges to smoking cessation in patients with substance use disorders

Hantavirus haemorrhagic fever and renal syndrome, caused by the Hantaan virus...