Volume 38, Number 12

December 2009

Using Medical Students as Research Subjects: Is It Ethical?

Should medical students be allowed to participate in clinical research? One guiding principle, as stated in the rules governing the use of medical students...

Three I’s and the Future of Medicine

Professor Gordon Arthur Ransome was a legend in his time and truly an iconic figure in the history of Singapore medicine. I never had...

Preparedness for Terrorism: Managing Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats

Preparedness for terrorism in the 21st century includes addressing the management of nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) terrorism events. Understanding the terrorist threat and...

Radiology: Does It Have a Sell-by Date?

Radiology is riding the crest of a wave. We have superb images, available immediately in all parts of the hospital. Fusion of functional and...

Surgical Training – The Challenge of Change

President of the College of Surgeons, distinguished guests, friends, ladies and gentlemen. It is a great honour and a unique privilege for me to...