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E F F E C T I V E   M E D I C A L    W R I T I N G

Why write?
Peh W C G, Ng K H

R E V I E W    A R T I C L E

Bruises, blood coagulation tests and the battered child syndrome
Lee A C W
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O R I G I N A L    A R T I C L E S

Diagnostic laparoscopy in the evaluation of right lower abdominal pain: a one-year audit
Lim G H, Shabbir A, So J B Y

Evaluation of a urinary metanephrines reagent kit: an automated approach
Thevarajah T M, Nadarajah S, Chew Y Y, Chan P C

Severe community-acquired pneumonia requiring intensive care: a study of 80 cases from Singapore
Poulose V

Comparison between use of neuromuscular blocking agent and placebo with the intubating larygeal mask airway
Ambulkar R, Tan A Y H, Chia N C H, Low T C

Comparison of nested-polymerase chain reaction and virus culture for the diagnosis of genital herpes simplex virus infection
Sen P, Sun Y J, Tan H K, Tan S H, Chan R

Fast-track method in cardiac surgery: evaluation of risks and benefits of continuous administration technique
Najafi M

Do young adults with uncomplicated dengue fever need hospitalisation? A retrospective analysis of clinical and laboratory features
Lye D C, Chan M, Lee V J, Leo Y S

Early predictors of haemorrhage in acute febrile syndrome patients from Bucaramanga, Colombia: a dengue endemic area
Díaz-Quijano F A, Martínez-Vega R A, Villar-Centeno L A

Anaphylaxis during general anaesthesia: one-year survey from a British allergy clinic
Chong Y Y, Caballero M R, Lukawska J, Dugue P

CT findings of tuberculous peritonitis
Na-ChiangMai W, Pojchamarnwiputh S, Lertprasetsuke N, Chitapanarux T

Occupational exposure to body fluids among healthcare workers: a report from Iran
Hadadi A, Afhami S, Karbakhsh M, Esmailpour N

C A S E    R E P O R T S

An eight-year-old girl with probable Lyme disease in Hong Kong
Chan K K, Ng D K, Chiang J W

Unusual cause of seizures in Singapore: neurocysticercosis
Foo S S, Selvan V S, Clarke M J, Shen E J E

Ruptured superficial femoral artery aneurysm treated by simple ligation
Dighe S, Thomas P

Multiple variations of the right renal vessels
Nayak B S

Conservative management of placenta accreta: review of three cases
Tong S Y P, Tay K H, Kwek Y C K

Phrynoderma: a forgotten entity in a developed country
Chia M W, Tay Y K, Liu T T

C-reactive protein as an indicator of aqueductal gliosis and hydrocephaly in neonatal meningitis
Hemmati F, Pishva N

Employing mirtazapine to aid benzodiazepine withdrawal
Chandrasekaran P K

Management of heterotopic ossification affecting both hips and knees
Devnani A S

Knee locking secondary to osteochondral fracture of the patella: an unusual presentation
Goh S K, Koh J S B, Tan M H

Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis and toxic epidermal necrolysis induced by carbamazepine
Goh T K, Pang S M, Thirumoorthy T, Goh S G N

P I C T O R I A L    E S S A Y

Ultrasonographical diagnosis of acute gynaecological pain
Tan B P, Ong C L
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Congratulations to the 2007 SMJ Best Research Paper Award Winners
Peh W C G


Diabetic foot complications: a two-year review of limb amputation in a Kelantanese population. Singapore Med J 2007; 48(8):729-732.
Yusof M I, Sulaiman A R, Muslim D A J

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