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Original Article
Risk factors of post-anaesthesia care unit delirium in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery in Singapore
Ke Y, Chew S, Seet E, Wong WY, Lim V, Chua N, Zhang J, Lim B, Chua V, Loh NHW, Ti LK
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 11; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021129

Original Article
Improving the predictive capability of Framingham Risk Score for risk of myocardial infarction based on
coronary artery calcium score in healthy Singaporeans

Yeo CYI, Allen JC Jr, Huang W, Tan WY, Kong SC, Yeo KK
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 11; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021151

Original Article
Knowledge, attitudes, and practice towards COVID-19 among multi-ethnic elderly Asian residents in Singapore:
a mixed methods study

Aravindhan A, Gan ATL, Lee EPX, Gupta P, Man R, Ho KC, Sung SC, Cheng CY, Ling ML, Tan HK, Wong TY,
Fenwick EK, Lamoureux EL
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 11; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021152

Original Article
Is non-contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging cost-effective for screening of hepatocellular carcinoma?
Tan GJ, Lee CH, Sun Y, Tan CH
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 11; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021153

Short Communication
Psychological health of graduating medical students in a time of COVID-19: a nationwide survey
Tan YQ, Kyaw L, Wang Z, Goh YSB
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 11; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021154

Original Article
Improving children's cooperativeness during magnetic resonance imaging using interactive educational
animated videos: a prospective, randomised, non-inferiority trial

Utama EG, Saffari SE, Tang PH
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 7; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021141

Original Article
Second-generation laryngeal mask airway as an alternative to endotracheal tube during prolonged laparoscopic
abdominal surgery: a comparative analysis of intraoperative gas exchanges

Park S, Lee JE, Choi GS, Kim JM, Ko JS, Choi DH, Kim GS
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 7; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021143

Original Article
Local infiltration of analgesia and tranexamic acid is safe and efficacious in reducing blood loss and comparable to
intra-articular tranexamic acid in total knee replacements

Sivasubramanian H, Tan CMP, Wang L
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 7; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021130

Original Article
Impact of nationwide COVID-19 lockdown on the workload and injury patterns of major trauma cases in a regional
trauma centre in Singapore

Kang ML, Lim WW, Lee DJK, Goo JTT
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 7; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021131

Original Article
Early mobilisation following fragility hip fracture surgery: current trends and association with dicharge outcomes in
a local tertiary hospital

Tan S, Vasireddy A
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 7; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021132

Short Communication
Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthmatics: a 'real-world' clinical study from Malaysia
Soo CI, Mak WW, Nasaruddin MZ, Ismail R, Ban AYL, Abdul Rahaman JA
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 7; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021144

Short Communication
Burnout, anxiety and depression in healthcare workers during the early COVID-19 period in Singapore
Teo I, Sung SC, Cheung YB, Wong WHM, Abu Bakar Aloweni F, Ang HG, Ayre TC, Chai-Lim C, Chen R, Heng AL,
Nadarajan GD, Ong MEH, Soh CR, Tan BH, Tan KBK, Tan BS, Tan MH, Tan PH, Tay KXK, Wijaya L, Tan HK
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 7; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021156

Original Article
Evaluation of risk factors associated with fragility fractures and recommendations to optimise bone health in
children with long-term neurological condition

Leow XYJ, Tan JTC, Yeo TH, Wong KPL, Mahadev A, Ang B, Vasanwala RF, Ng ZM
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 7; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021124

Original Article
Exploration of non-pharmalogical interventions in the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms
of dementia

Md Hussin NS, Karuppannan M, Gopalan Y, Tan KM, Gnanasan S
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 3; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021125

Original Article
National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale: comparison of the original versus a modified version for Singapore culture
Lim SH, Guek TY, Woon FP, Tay DDY, Ho SS, Ng SC, De Silva DA
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 3; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021126

Original Article
Colonic stenting in acute malignant large bowel obstruction - an audit of efficacy and safety in a tertiary
referral centre in Singapore

Li JW, Ngu JCY, Lim KR, Tay SW, Jiang B, Wijaya R, Yusof S, Ong CJ, Kwek ABE, Ang TL
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 3; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021127

Original Article
Increased internalising and externalising behavioural problems associated with corticosteroid usage
in children with nephrotic syndrome: a South East Asian perspective

Mohamad Nizam M, Othman A, Mohamad Ikram I
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 3; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021128

Original Article
The association of face mask use with self-reported cardiovascular symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic
Chew NWS, Wong RCC, Djohan AH, Ngiam JN, Chai P, Yeo TC, Tan HC, Sia CH
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 3; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021140

Commentary
COVID-19: a missed opportunity for medical education
Tam WJ, Fisher D
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 3; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021133

Original Article
Diagnostic value of the CSF levels of D-Lactate and pro-inflammatory cytokines (TNF-alpha, IL-6, IL-8 and IL-17)
in the patients with suspected nosocomial meningitis

Goktas SY, Oral AY, Yılmaz E, Akalın EH, Guvenc F, Ozkaya G, Kocaeli H, Dogan S, Yılmazlar S, Oral HB
Singapore Med J 2021 Oct 3; https://doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2021123