Volume 47, Number 2
February 2018

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Not knowing when the dawn will come
I open every door.”

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
American poet

Follow-up Care and Outcome Evaluation of High-Risk Preterm Infants: A Life-Course Commitment

Neonatology can be considered as one of the most successful medical innovations of the latter half of the twentieth century. A slow, synergistic accretion...

Triaging Primary Care Patients Referred for Chest Pain to Specialist Cardiology Centres: Efficacy of an Optimised Protocol

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death world-wide and constitutes 30% of total deaths in Singapore. Chest pain is a common presentation in...

Long-Term Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Premature Infants in Singapore

The survival rates for very low birthweight (VLBW) infants have increased over the last 2 decades due to advances in neonatal intensive care, changes...

Mandated Consent – Not a Viable Solution for Organ Transplant in Singapore

The last decade has seen an alarming increase in the prevalence of end-stage renal failure in Singapore, attributed to factors such as dietary and...

A Comparison of Mandated, Presumed, and Explicit Consent Systems for Deceased Organ Donation among University Students in Singapore

Since the first transplant surgery was performed in Singapore, Parliament has passed 2 acts to facilitate organ transplants. First, in 1972, the Medical (Therapy,...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians