No more overnight stay before surgery
Driving up the usage of Same Day Admission for surgeries has proven to improve operating theatre timeliness, alleviate bed crunch, reduce patients’ bill size and cut the risk of infections.
Kidney Transplant: Gift of Life from One Brother to Another
T’ang Quartet brothers talk about arduous journey to donate kidney to younger sibling.
Dr Kwek Jia Liang, Consultant, Department of Renal Medicine, SGH said although both dialysis
and transplants prolong and sustain
patients’ lives, transplants result
in far more ideal outcomes.
SGH and CGH Doctors on Tackling Adult Asthma
As asthma symptoms can be intermittent, adult patients can be well
in between attacks for a few weeks or months. However, according
to A/Prof Mariko Koh, Senior Consultant, Dept of Respiratory &
Critical Care Medicine, patients can become complacent and when
exposed to allergen they could end up in ICU or die.
Using asthma preventers daily, taking allergy tests and flu
vaccinations can help control condition. A/Prof Koh also
highlighted the differences and importance in using the preventers
and relievers. SGH patient, Mr Daniel Leong, was interviewed for
the story. His asthma is well-controlled since the diagnosis 14
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Big meal in Sengkang
8 human errors that may not be your fault
Art-based therapies as personalised medicine
SingHealth to merge with EHA in public healthcare restructuring
Introducing SingHealth's - and Singapore's - first ever Women's Health book!
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