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Volume 46, Number 5
May 2017

Reproduced with permission from: A/Prof Chen Fun Gee

“One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.”

James Russell Lowell (1819 – 91)
American poet

Rehabilitation Medicine – The Final Frontier

Three stages of epidemiologic transitions have come and passed. The first age of pestilence and famine was characterised by high birth rates and mortality. This...

Transarterial Infusion Chemotherapy With and Without Embolisation in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis ...

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the sixth most common type of malignant disease worldwide, with an increasing prevalence in industrialised countries. Overall, the prognosis is...

Road Crashes in Older Persons and the Use of Comorbidity Polypharmacy Score in an Asian Population

In 2014, 11.2% of Singapore residents were aged 65 years and older. This proportion is projected to increase to 18.7% by 2030. The ageing...

Outcomes of Dose-Attenuated Docetaxel in Asian Patients with Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer

The incidence of prostate cancer is rising in Asia. In Singapore, prostate cancer is the third most prevalent cancer among males, with an age-standardised...

PAtient Safety in Surgical EDucation (PASSED): A Pilot Study Using iPad Game to Teach Patient Safety in Undergraduate Medical Curriculum

In 1991, after the Harvard Medical Practice Study reported on the adverse events and negligence in hospitalised patients, there was a major tsunami in...

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