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Optical and Tectonic Corneal Transplant Outcomes in a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore within the Singapore Corneal Transplant Registry.

This study aimed to describe and compare corneal graft survival and optical outcomes following deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) and Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) with penetrating keratoplasty (PK), and to document tectonic success of patch grafts.


Identifying value-based quality indicators for general hospital psychiatry.

To define generic quality indicators for general hospital psychiatry from the perspectives of patients, professionals (physicians, nurses, and managers), and payers (health insurance companies).

Epidemiological profile of admissions to the hip and pelvic surgery module in a general hospital.

The present study was carried out in order to know, evaluate and classify hip fractures treated by the orthopedic service of a general hospital.


Mapping dengue risk in Singapore using Random Forest.

Singapore experiences endemic dengue, with 2013 being the largest outbreak year known to date, culminating in 22,170 cases. Given the limited resources available, and that vector control is the key approach for prevention in Singapore, it is important that public health professionals know where resources should be invested in. This study aims to stratify the spatial risk of dengue transmission in Singapore for effective deployment of resources.

Preventability of 28-Day Hospital Readmissions in General Internal Medicine Patients: A Retrospective Analysis at a Quaternary Hospital.

Unplanned hospital readmissions are associated with increased patient mortality and health care costs, yet only a fraction are likely to be preventable. This study's objective was to identify preventable hospital readmissions of general internal medicine patients, and their common causes.

Validity of a screening method for delirium risk in older patients admitted to a general hospital in the Netherlands.

Delirium is an impactful, frequently occurring complication in older hospital patients. Consequently, risk stratification of delirium was included in a set of mandatory safety measures in general hospitals in the Netherlands. This risk stratification contains three consensus-based questions that have not been validated. Therefore, we evaluated their predictive performance and examined whether other routinely collected patient data can improve the prediction of delirium.

General Practitioner's Attitudes and Confidence in Managing Patients with Dementia in Singapore.

The number of people living with dementia is increasing globally as a result of an ageing population. General practitioners (GPs), as the front-line care providers in communities, are important stakeholders in the system of care for people with dementia. This commentary describes a study conducted to understand GPs' attitudes and self-perceived competencies when dealing with patients with dementia and their caregivers in Singapore. A set of study information sheet and survey questionnaires were mailed to se...

Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) of Singapore: Updated Checklist and New Records.

Prior to 1965, Singapore was part of the Malaya (now Malaysia) and was usually not mentioned when mosquito records were reported for Malaya. Consequently, many species that occurred in Singapore were not listed in the world mosquito catalog, and the available checklist for Singapore since 1986 is incomplete, with some imprecise species information. In updating this checklist, we examined and verified mosquito specimens collected from Singapore in various depositories, including a thorough review of past tax...

Characteristics of Frequent Users of Emergency Medical Services in Singapore.

This study aims to describe frequent users of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) conveyed to a Singapore tertiary hospital, focusing on a comparison between younger users (age

Arrival of Fungus in Singapore: Report of the First 3 Cases.

Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy in Singapore: Not So Rare.

Appropriateness of vancomycin therapeutic drug monitoring and its outcomes among non-dialysis patients in a tertiary hospital in Singapore.

Background Vancomycin therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) is commonly performed to ensure safe and effective use of the antibiotic. Aim of Study To evaluate appropriateness of vancomycin TDM and its outcomes in Singapore General Hospital. Method A retrospective, cross-sectional study was conducted between 1 January 2014 and 28 February 2014 involving patients who received ≥ 1 dose of intravenous vancomycin with TDM. Patient demographics and relevant vancomycin TDM data were collected from medical record...

Danger in Shopping Centres - A Study on Escalator-Related Injuries in Children in Singapore.

Dehospitalisation at a general hospital in Minas Gerais: challenges and prospects.

To analyse the dehospitalisation process at a general public hospital in Minas Gerais, Brazil, from the perspective of managers, health workers, users and their families.

Knowledge and Attitudes of Intensive Care Unit Healthcare Workers towards Human Organ Donation in Singapore.

A knowledge, attitude, and practice survey on mediation among clinicians in a tertiary-care hospital in Singapore.

Healthcare delivery is a highly complex, deeply personal and costly endeavour that involves multiple specialties and services. There is an imbalance in knowledge between the healthcare provider and consumer that may contribute to doubts and uncertainty over treatment and outcomes. It is unsurprising that conflict and dispute can develop between healthcare providers and patients and their next-of-kin. The use of mediation in the healthcare setting has recently been promoted in many developed countries, inclu...

Older men with bipolar disorder diagnosed in early and later life: Physical health morbidity and general hospital service use.

Bipolar disorder (BD) has been associated with greater health morbidity burden, but it is unclear if this association is affected by age at the time of diagnosis and how this might impact on the use of general hospital services.

Correction: A knowledge, attitude, and practice survey on mediation among clinicians in a tertiary-care hospital in Singapore.

[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199885.].

MRI for Pediatric Appendicitis in an Adult-Focused General Hospital: A Clinical Effectiveness Study-Challenges and Lessons Learned.

The objective of our study was to determine the feasibility and accuracy of MRI for pediatric appendicitis in an adult-predominant general hospital setting where non-pediatric-trained radiologists routinely interpret the studies.

Diabetes management in a Primary Care Network (PCN) of private general practitioners in Singapore: An observational study.

A Primary Care Network (PCN) is a virtual network of general practitioners (GPs), sharing common resources and common clinical governance framework for effective chronic disease management. In this study, we analyzed the frequency of assessment as well as control of HbA1c, blood pressure (BP), and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) over time among adult patients with diabetes managed by a group of private GPs under PCN.Data, including clinical measurements of HbA1c, BP, and LDL from 2012 to 2015, of 943 subjects...

Is there still a role for the Adult General Surgeon in General Paediatric Surgery within a District General Hospital setting? National Questionnaire amongst Adult General Surgical Trainees.

In recent years there has been a trend towards centralisation of services for general paediatric surgery in the United Kingdom. Fewer District General Hospitals supply provision of paediatric surgery, placing a strain on Specialist Centres. The cause behind the decline is unclear but lack of interest from general surgical trainees may be a contributing factor. A survey was conducted across current higher surgical trainees to review this.

Correction: Duration of physical activity, sitting, sleep and the risk of total knee replacement among Chinese in Singapore, the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202554.].

Referral to rehabilitation services of patients discharged from a general hospital with a potentially disabling condition.

Background Patients discharged from general hospitals with a potentially disabling condition can benefit in their recovery with the aid of physical medicine and rehabilitation services. Aim To determine the proportion of patients discharged from a general hospital with a potentially disabling condition, who were derived to physiatry for rehabilitation. Material and Methods Review of the discharge database of a general hospital, identifying all discharges with a potentially disabling condition, and those who...

Chemsex among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Singapore and the challenges ahead: A qualitative study.

Sexualised substance use, or 'chemsex' has been shown to be a major factor driving the syndemic of HIV/AIDS in communities of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) around the world. However, there is a paucity of research on chemsex among GBMSM in Singapore due to punitive drug laws and the criminalisation of sexual behaviour between men. This qualitative descriptive study is the first to explore perceptions towards, motivators to engaging in, and the barriers to addressing the harms as...

Thematic Analysis of Medical Notes Offers Preliminary Insight into Precipitants for Asian Suicide Attempters: An Exploratory Study.

One important dynamic risk factor for suicide assessment includes suicide precipitant. This exploratory study used a qualitative paradigm to look into the themes surrounding precipitants for suicide attempts in Singapore. Medical records related to suicide attempters who were admitted to the emergency department of a large teaching hospital in Singapore over a three year period were subjected to analysis. A total of 666 cases were examined (69.2% females; 63.8% Chinese, 15% Malays, 15.8% Indians), ages rang...


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