Volume 41, Number 9

September 2012

Prevention of Suicide in Singapore

Suicide prevention is an important public health issue. In Singapore where the suicide rate has been relatively stable at 9.8 to 13 per 100,000...

Suicidal Ideation in Medical Students: Who Is at Risk?

It has long been acknowledged that medical students are at a greater risk for depression, but their elevated risk for suicide is particularly alarming....

The Knowledge-Attitude Dissociation in Geriatric Education: Can It be Overcome?

Consistent with the worldwide trend of increasing life expectancy, the elderly population is projected to increase exponentially in both developed and developing countries. As...

Demographic Determinants of Survival in Osteosarcoma

The treatment of osteosarcoma has seen tremendous improvements over the last 3 decades of the twentieth century. Over the last decade it appears that...

A Ten-Year Retrospective Study on Livedo Vasculopathy in Asian Patients

Livedo vasculopathy (LV), previously referred to as livedo vasculitis or atrophie blanche, is a chronic, recurrent disease, which was first described by Feldaker et...