Volume 49, Number 3
March 2020

Reproduced with permission from: Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital and National Centre for Infectious Diseases

3D reformatted image showing extensive ground-glass and consolidation throughout the lungs of a COVID-19 ICU patient, with relatively increased lower lobe infiltration.

As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to acknowledge and thank all healthcare personnel in Singapore and worldwide for their dedication, valiant and tireless effort in providing the best care for the patients through these difficult times. Your sacrifices are not for naught and as the saying goes, there will be a rainbow at the end of the storm. Until then, let us soldier on and together we will defeat this invisible enemy.

Rapid Progression to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Review of Current Understanding of Critical Illness from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection

In this report, we describe a patient who developed acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with rapid clinical deterioration. Unfortunately, not much is known about...

Mental Health Strategies to Combat the Psychological Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Beyond Paranoia and Panic

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) an international public health emergency after the...

The Annals and the Medical Narrative of Singapore

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The Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Pandemic

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic began in early December in Wuhan, the 7th most populous city in Mainland China, and...

Elevated Serum Interleukin-18 Level is Correlated with Vascular Access Dysfunction in Patients on Maintenance Haemodialysis

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Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians