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"Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it."

Lao Tzu, (b. 6th century BCE)
Ancient Chinese philosopher

Vol. 43 No. 9 September 2014
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| Editorial | Original Articles | Commentaries | Letters to the Editor |

PDF format articles Editorial
Could the Devastation From Ebola Occur in Asia?
Dale Fisher, Sharon Salmon

Predicative Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease
Tih-Shih Lee

PDF format articles Original Articles
A New Population-based Reference for Gestational Age-specific Size-at-birth of Singapore Infants
Izzuddin M Aris, Mihir Gandhi, Yin Bun Cheung, Shu E Soh, Mya Thway Tint, Peter D Gluckman, Yung Seng Lee, Fabian KP Yap, Yap Seng Chong

Can Preoperative Scoring Systems be Applied to Asian Hip Fracture Populations? Validation of the Nottingham Hip Fracture Score (NHFS) and Identification of Preoperative Risk Factors in Hip Fractures
Chung Yuan Kau, Ernest BK Kwek

Stroke Literacy in Singapore: Data From a Survey of Public Housing Estate Residents
Wei-Yen Lim, Ding Fang Chuang, Koy Min Chue, Damian Z Lee, Nicholas J Leong, Zhi Guang Ng, Kailing Peng, Xiayan Shen, Ye Ni Tham, Kangjie Wang, Deidre Anne De Silva

Clinical Outcome and Cost Comparison Between Laparoscopic and Open Appendicectomy
Winson JH Tan, Wansze Pek, Tousif Kabir, Weng Hoong Chan, Wai Keong Wong, Hock Soo Ong

PDF format articles Commentaries
Limiting the Use of Primary Endocrine Therapy in Elderly Women With Breast Cancer
Shaun WY Chan, Patrick MY Chan, Melanie DW Seah, Juliana JC Chen, Ern Yu Tan

Attitudes to Psychiatry Can Change But What About Stigma?
Rathi Mahendran, Haikel A Lim, Swapna K Verma, EH Kua

A Total Workplace Safety and Health Service - What Are the Implications for the Employees and Employers?
Sin Eng Chia, Audrey Chia, Judy Sng

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Community End-of-Life Care for Older Non-Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study
Wai Chong Ng, Treena Wu, Yoke Hiong Fong, Jasmine Wong, Foong Yue Mok, Mervlyn Soon, Siew Chuay Lim

Spontaneous Repositioning of a Subluxated Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens
Katherine WX Lun, Ajeet M Wagle