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Efficacy and Feasibility of De-prescribing Rounds in a Singapore Rehabilitative Hospital- a Pilot Study

This open-labelled randomized control trial will be conducted in a Singapore Rehabilitation Hospital to investigate the efficacy, cost-reduction, safety and feasibility of a weekly deprescribing multi-disciplinary inpatient deprescribing round up to 28 days post discharge.

Laser Iridotomy Versus Phacoemulsification in Acute Angle Closure

This is a randomised controlled clinical trial to compare laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) and primary phacoemulsification with intra-ocular lens implantation (phaco/IOL) in the treatment of acute primary angle-closure glaucoma (APACG). Following successful medical lowering of raised intra-ocular pressure (IOP) and control of intraocular inflammation, patients presenting to Singapore National Eye Centre and Singapore General Hospital with acute primary angle-closure glaucoma wh...

The PAINFREE Initiative, a Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial

The PAINFREE (Improving PAIN control following FRactures; towards an Elder-friendly Emergency department) Initiative is a patient-centered multifaceted intervention which aims to improve pain management in patients 75 years and older presenting with a fracture at 7 Emergency Department of participating Montreal hospitals: 1. Montreal General Hospital 2. Royal Victoria Hospital 3. Ste Mary's Hospital 4. Hôpital de Verdun 5. Hôpital du Sacré-Co...

The Singapore Chinese Health Study

The "Singapore Chinese Health Study" is a cohort study established by the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health in National University of Singapore, together with collaborators from several universities in the United States of America. This is a long-term study to help doctors and scientists understand the influence of diet, lifestyle and environment on the development of common diseases among Singaporean men and women. This includes cancer, heart disease, stroke, dement...

Study of DERMABOND ProPen in Closure of Colectomy Wounds

2-octylcyanoacrylate (2-OCA) has been used extensively in clinical practice in trauma, plastic surgery, orthopaedic surgery, emergency medicine and paediatrics. Most studies on 2-OCA to date have focused on closure of short wounds, and only one has included closure of abdominal wounds in the context of general surgery. Here, the investigators will look at the results of closure of abdominal wounds in patients undergoing elective colectomies with 2-OCA, which is commercially ava...

Body Composition and Risk for Development of Pre-diabetes in Post-menopausal Chinese Women in Singapore

This project aims to ascertain that novel imaging and metabolic markers can be used to identify as well as to validate and improve the detection of Singapore-Chinese women at increased risk of diabetes.

Acceptability and Feasibility of Medical Abortion in Singapore

To test the hypothesis that a regimen of 200 mg oral mifepristone, with the option of home administration, followed by 800 μg buccal misoprostol 24 hours later for abortion through 70 days LMP will be feasible and acceptable in Singapore.

A Retrospective Clinical Records Review of Patients Diagnosed With Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour at Two Tertiary Institutes in Singapore

To review the characteristics and treatment of gastrointestinal tumours at the two tertiary centres in Singapore

A Singapore Pilot Study to Assess Neurovision in Treatment of Low Myopia

To assess how well and safe is Neurovision technology in improving the vision of people with low myopia in Singapore

Gerontology Research Programme: The Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Studies (SLAS I & II)

The Gerontology Research Programme (GRP) in the National University Singapore's Department of Psychological Medicine, was formed to coordinate and facilitate the conduct of multi-disciplinary research on in a wide range of research on ageing and health. The establishment of the Singapore Longitudinal Aging Cohort will provide a large community-based cohort of elderly subjects for observational studies with useful clinical applications. Research synergy is achieved in terms of p...

A Nurse-led Smartphone-based Self-management Programme for Type 2 Diabetes Patients With Poor Blood Glucose Control

Aim. To develop and compare a nurse-led smartphone-based self-management programme with an existing nurse-led diabetes service on health-related outcomes of type 2 diabetes patients with poor glycaemic control in Singapore. Background. Over the past decades, Asia has emerged as the 'diabetes epicentre' in the world due to rapid economic development, urbanisation, and nutrition transition. There is an urgent need to develop more effective care management strategies in response ...

Dobutamine vs Adenosine CMR Study

This is a single centre, prospective diagnostic accuracy study to assess the comparative sensitivity of dobutamine versus adenosine for detection of severe non-infarct epicardial coronary artery stenosis in subjects with reduced LV EF ( EFed referred for clinical coronary angiography for investigation of symptoms or to establish the cause heart failure. Study participants will be identified from hospital angiography referral waiting lists, or already known with CAD and from hea...

The Nutritional Health for the Elderly Research Centre Study (NHERC Study)

Elderly are at greater risk of dietary insufficiency due to age-related increases in nutrient requirements concomitant with a reduction in energy requirements, decreases in appetite and energy intake. Currently there is a gap in knowledge of the factors that are associated with malnutrition in the elderly in Singapore. In addition, there is no "reference" database on anthropometric measurements and biochemical indices for elderly with a range of nutrition status in Singapore. T...

Preoperative Intravenous Iron Infusion to Reduce Post-surgical Complications: a Pilot Randomised Control Trial

Preoperative anemia is common worldwide, ranging from 25% in knee arthroplasties to 60% in colorectal malignancies. In Singapore, about a quarter (27%) of all patients have anaemia prior to operation at a main tertiary center. Currently, the rate of preoperative anemia in Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is 26.6%. This is an alarming public health issue as the negative impact of preoperative anemia on post-surgical outcomes has been well documented and include increased rates ...

Inpatient Blood Glucose Control in Taichung Veterans General Hospital

This study will be conducted in the ward of Taichung Veterans General Hospital. The patient with hyperglycemia in hospitalization will be enrolled by glucose management team.

Increasing the Uptake of Advanced Directives in SingHealth Polyclinics

An Advanced Medical Directive (AMD) is a legal document in Singapore that allows one to inform their medical practitioner that they do not want any life-sustaining treatment should they become unconscious and terminally ill where death is imminent. Despite the AMD act being passed in Singapore Parliament in 1996, uptake remains low among the population. Several intervention studies have shown that education and communication can be effective in promoting end-of-life discussion ...

Evaluation of Culture-specific Popular Music as a Mental Metronome for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Abstract Introduction Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can more than double the patient's chance of survival in Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). In Singapore, bystander CPR rate was low. Recent studies have proposed and validated the use of popular songs as aids in performing CPR. These songs may not be widely known when applied to a different population, and further, may lose popularity over time. "Count on me Singapore" (COMS) is believed to be ...

GIANT: General Practitioner Implementation in Asia of Normoglycaemic Targets

To test whether the International Diabetes Federation - Western Pacific Region (IDF-WPR) Guidelines are more effective than standard practices in primary care (general practitioner) clinics for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Asia. A 12-month multinational multicentre prospective cluster randomisation clinical trial within a primary care setting, with 2 parallel treatment arms: diabetes management using IDF-WPR guidelines versus standard clinic practices. 4...

Assess GSK Biologicals' MMR Vaccine (Priorix) When Given to Healthy Children at the Age of 12 to 18 Months in Singapore.

To evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of GSK Biologicals’ live attenuated MMR vaccine (Priorix) in a local population in Singapore. The vaccine was administered as a single dose to healthy children (12-18 months of age) and blood samples were collected at two time points (before vaccination and after vaccination).

Retrospective Survey of Obstetric Red Cell Transfusion in a Tertiary Women's Hospital

The decision for red cell transfusion is usually made empirically by clinicians. We aim to perform a two-year retrospective audit of obstetric red cell transfusions at a tertairy women's hospital to evaluate the (1) incidence of obstetric red cell transfusion, (2) indications for transfusion and (3) haemoglobin triggers and targets of transfusion. Obstetric patients who were given red cell or whole blood transfusion during their pregnancy and who delivered a live or still birth...

Collaborative Care Model on Type 2 Diabetic Patients

The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of the collaborative care model in Singapore in which clinical pharmacists, nurses and dietitians are active participants who collaborate with physicians in caring for patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM).Since DM is a cardiovascular risk equivalent, co-morbidities such as hypertension (HTN) and dyslipidaemia (DLP) will also be evaluated to assess the holistic care provided for the investigator's patients afflic...

General Surgery Training Outcomes Project

The purpose of the General Surgery Training Outcomes Project: Evaluating the Impact of the Curriculum on General Surgery Resident Training and Evaluation is to analyze data collected as a normal course of the general surgery curriculum. The information collected is data readily available and routinely collected on all participants in the general surgery curriculum at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Campus. This information may lead to improvement in the general surgery c...

Demographics and Clinical Characteristics of Paediatric Intraocular Inflammation in Singapore

Data on demographics, etiology, clinical features, diagnosis, secondary complications, treatment and outcomes of intraocular inflammation in children aged 16 years and below that presented to uveitis clinic in Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) from January 1989 to January 2017, will be retrieved and analyzed from the uveitis database retrospectively. The results will be compared with other published studies on different study populations.

Telephone Contact Between Hospital and General Practitioner About Medication Review for Older Patients

In this trial, the feasibility of cooperation between clinical pharmacists and physicians by conducting a telephone follow-up conversation between the hospital geriatrician, the general practitioner and the clinical pharmacist is evaluated. During hospital stay the clinical pharmacist and the geriatrician will review older patients' medication and discuss the future treatment with the general practitioner after discharge by telephone or medico-technology. The first part of the...

Effectiveness of the Supportive and Palliative Care Review Kit (SPARK) for Cancer Patients in the Acute Hospital

Introduction There is a rising need for palliative care services in Singapore due to a rapidly ageing population and an increasing incidence of cancer. Current existing resources are inadequate - novel models of care are needed to expand access to palliative care without requiring significantly more specialist palliative care manpower. Oncologist-driven referrals to a palliative care consultation service is the norm worldwide, including Singapore. This results in variab...


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