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SMJ - Current Issue

August 2014

Practice Integration & Lifelong Learning

Doctor, do I really need treatment for my current blood pressure?

How CH, Quah HM
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 401-404;

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Medical Education

Clinics in diagnostic imaging (154)

Lim PJ, Shikhare SN, Peh WC
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 405-410;

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Clinical Practice Guidelines

Academy of Medicine-Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Fung DS, Lim CG, Wong CM, Ng KH, Cheok CS, Kiing JS, Chong SC, Lou J, Daniel LM, Ong LS, Low CH, Aljunied SM, Choi PM, Mehrotra K, Kee C, Leung I, Yen LC, Wong G, Lee PY, Chin B, Ng HC
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 411-415;

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Original Articles

Understanding patients’ perspective of statin therapy: can we design a better approach to the management of dyslipidaemia? A literature review

Chee YJ, Chan V, Tan NC
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 416-421;

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Cosmetic procedures among youths: a survey of junior college and medical students in Singapore

Ng JH, Yeak S, Phoon N, Lo S
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 422-426;

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Granulomatous cervicofacial lymphadenitis in children: a nine-year study in Singapore

Thoon KC, Subramania K, Chong CY, Chang KT, Tee NW
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 427-431;

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Association between the use of gel pads under patients’ knees and the incidence of peroneal neuropathy following liver transplantation

Kim GS, Yoon JS, Kee R, Shin YH, Ko JS, Gwak MS, Hwang JH, Lee SK
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 432-435;

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Femoral head diameter in the Malaysian population

Lee CK, Kwan MK, Merican AM, Ng WM, Saw LB, Teh KK, Krishnan M, Ramiah R
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 436-438;

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Attitudes and perceptions of the general Malaysian public regarding family presence during resuscitation

Chew KS, Ghani ZA
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 439-442;

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Clinical characteristics, outcome and early induction deaths in patients with acute promyelocytic leukaemia: a five-year experience at a tertiary care centre

Karim F, Shaikh U, Adil SN, Khurshid M
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 443-447;

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Case Reports

Laparoscopic grasper for intramedullary biopsy: a technique to improve tissue sampling

Xia Z, Takano AM, Sittampalam K, Howe TS
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): e116-e118;

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Neurogenic heterotopic ossification after a stroke: diagnostic and radiological challenges

Pek CH, Lim MC, Yong R, Wong HP
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): e119-e122;

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Paroxysmal autonomic instability with dystonia (PAID) syndrome following cardiac arrest

Kapoor D, Singla D, Singh J, Jindal R
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): e123-e125;

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A rare haemoglobin variant (Hb Phnom Penh) manifesting as a falsely high haemoglobin A1c value on ion-exchange chromatography

Chen CF, Tai YK
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): e126-e128;

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Hypereosinophilic syndrome with large intracardiac thrombus

Lee KG, Chuah MB, Tang HC, Chua SJ
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): e129-e131;

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Intra-arterial calcium stimulation test with hepatic venous sampling for preoperative diagnosis of a large insulinoma in an obese young man

Chen YC, Liu CH, Yu CY, Huang GS
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): e132-e135;

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Drug-induced immune haemolytic anaemia caused by levofloxacin

Sukhal S, Gupta S
Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): e136-e138;

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CME Answers

June 2014 CME Answers

Singapore Med J 2014; 55(8): 450