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"The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy."
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Vol. 41 No.4 April 2012
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| Editorial | Original Articles | Letters to the Editor | Images in Medicine | Obituary |

PDF format articles Editorial
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Holistic Approach
Wai Choung Ong, Beng Yeong Ng

PDF format articles Original Articles
Discrepancies in End-of-life Decisions Between Elderly Patients and Their Named Surrogates
Aaron SC Foo, Tze Wee Lee, Chai Rick Soh

Where do People with Mental Disorders in Singapore go to for Help?
Siow Ann Chong, Edimansyah Abdin, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Kian Woon Kwok, Mythily Subramaniam

Effects of Age and Gender on Left Atrial Ejection Force and Volume from Real-Time Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
Liang Zhong, Lay Kheng Tan, Chris J Finn, Dhanjoo Ghista, Reginald Liew, Zee Pin Ding

The Hidden Impact of Childhood Cancer on the Family: A Multi-Institutional Study
LeLe Aung, Sabai Myat Saw, Mei Yoke Chan, Thandar Khaing, Thuan Chong Quah, Helena M Verkooijen

PDF format articles Letters to the Editor
Spontaneous Cholesterol Crystal Embolism – A Rare Cause of Renal Failure
Kian Guan Lee, Hwai Liang Loh, Chieh Suai Tan

Lyme Neuroretinitis in Singapore: A Diagnostic Dilemma
Janice SH Lam, Srinivasan Sanjay

PDF format articles Images in Medicine
An Unusual Skin Growth
Lucinda S Tan, Suat Hoon Tan, Mark BY Tang