Volume 48, Number 5 May 2019

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.”

Phyllis Theroux (1939- )
American author

Smoking and Electronic Cigarettes – Old Problem, New Challenges

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality worldwide. More than 1 billion deaths have been projected to be attributed to tobacco...

Use of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) to Identify Acutely Deteriorating Patients with Sepsis in Acute Medical Ward

The National Early Warning Score (NEWS) is a well established tool that is used to aid early recognition and response to clinical deterioration in...

Three-Year Outcomes of Biodegradable Polymer-Coated Ultra-Thin (60 μm) Sirolimus-Eluting Stents in Real-World Clinical Practice

Coronary artery disease (CAD) has been found to be a cause of around 17.9 million global deaths per year, accounting for around 75% of...

Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Deaths in Singapore – An Eleven-Year Review

Sports-related sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a rare but tragic event. The absolute incidence has ranged from 1/80,000 to 1/200,000—depending on the type of...

A Rare Case of Concomitant Intra-Articular and Extra-Articular Synovial Chondromatosis of the Knee Joint

Synovial chondromatosis is an uncommon metaplastic disease in which foci of ectopic cartilage develop from the synovium.1 Despite the known benign nature of this...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians