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SMJ - Current Issue

January 2016

Medicine in Stamps

Bernardo Houssay (1887–1971): Endocrine physiologist and Nobel laureate

Tan SY, Ponstein N
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 1–2;

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Practice Integration & Lifelong Learning

Vaccination in the primary care setting: when is it safe to proceed?

Ngoh HL, Ng MC
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 3–7;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References] [CME Questionnaire]

Original Articles

Treatment of severe, disabling spasticity with continuous intrathecal baclofen therapy following acquired brain injury: the experience of a tertiary institution in Singapore

Wang ZM, Law JH, King NK, Rajeswaran DK, Soh S, Rao JP, Ng WH, Chua KS
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 8–12;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References]

A review of stab wound injuries at a tertiary trauma centre in Singapore: are self-inflicted ones less severe

Leow JJ, Lingam P, Lim VW, Go KT, Chiu MT, Teo LT
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 13–17;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References]

Underdiagnosis of delirium on admission and prediction of patients who will develop delirium during their inpatient stay: a pilot study

Chin YC, Koh GC, Tay YK, Tan CH, Merchant RA
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 18–21;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References]

Differences in attitudes to end-of-life care among patients, relatives and healthcare professionals

Ang GC, Zhang D, Lim KH
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 22–28;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References]

Unusual morphology of scapulae: incidence and dimensions of ossified ligaments and supraspinous bony tunnels for clinical consideration

Kharay SS, Sharma A, Singh P
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 29–32;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References]

Relationship between pulmonary function and degree of spinal deformity, location of apical vertebrae and age among adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients

Johari J, Sharifudin MA, Ab Rahman A, Omar AS, Abdullah AT, Nor S, Lam WC, Yusof MI
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 33–38;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References]

Treatment of posterior cruciate ligament avulsion fractures of the tibia using a toothed plate and hollow lag screw

Chen W, Luo W, Chen Z, Jiang Y
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 39–44;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References

Medical Education

Clinics in diagnostic imaging (164)

Cheong SC, Wong BS
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 45–50;

[Abstract] [PDF] [References] [CME Questionnaire]

Reviewers' List

Reviewers' List 2015

Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 51


Letters to the Editor

Striaelike epidermal necrosis

Hung TL, Wang WM, Chiang CP
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 52;


Adult intraventricular astroblastoma

Yeo JJ, Low YY, Putti TC, Koh KM
Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 53-54;


CME Answers

November 2015 CME Answers

Singapore Med J 2016; 57(1): 54