Volume 47, Number 10
October 2018

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife!
Throughout the sensual world proclaim,
One crowded hour of glorious life
Is worth an age without a name.”

Thomas Osbert Mordaunt (1730 – 1809)
British officer and poet

Climate Change and Infectious Diseases: The Next 50 Years

It is accepted that the world is warming and driving most of “climate change”; but while the science is “in”, the reasons and required...

Antenatal Anxiety: Prevalence and Patterns in a Routine Obstetric Population

human emotion, and are thought to evolve from childhood adversity leading to chronically increased stress reactivity.1 A local study found that women are more...

Five-Year Review of Patients Presenting with Non-Accidental Injury to a Children’s Emergency Unit in Singapore

Physical abuse constitutes 60% of child maltreatment. In Singapore, the Child Protective Service of the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has reported...

Periorbital Cellulitis in Paediatric Emergency Medicine Department Patients

Periorbital cellulitis is defined as an infection in front of the orbital septum of the eye and is characterised by development of acute eyelid...

Bicycle-Related Injuries in Paediatric Patients

Cycling is becoming increasingly popular in Singapore. Government bodies are encouraging cycling with the expansion of cycling infrastructure. There was an increase in bicycle-related...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians