Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress, SHBC 2013. Anonymous Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, 42(Supplement 9):S1, 2013.
Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress, SHBC 2013 [link]Paper  abstract   bibtex   
The proceedings contain 327 papers. The special focus in this conference is on Health and Biomedicine. The topics include: Reducing the rate of postoperative endophthalmitis over 11 years-results of a new intervention using intracameral antibiotics; corpus callosum morphology in first episode and chronic schizophrenia; differences in late cardiovascular mortality following acute myocardial infarction among three major Asian ethnicities; exploring relationship of retinal thickness on optical coherence tomography and visual acuity in patients with diabetic macular edema; medication reconciliation in outpatient hospital clinics; utilising discharge planning tools in an inpatient psychiatric rehabilitation services to promote positive clinical outcomes; seven-point subjective global assessment is more time sensitive than conventional subjective global assessment in detecting nutritional changes; Singapore hospice nurses perspectives about spirituality and spiritual care; enhanced infarct stabilisation and cardiac repair with an injectable PEGylated-fibrinogen hydrogel carrying vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF); identification of tumour suppressive MicroRNAs in multiple myeloma by pharmacologic unmasking; use of a novel stereographic projection software to calculate precise area of peripheral non-perfusion and its correlation with manual grading; a protocol to reduce inter-reviewer variability in computed tomography measurement of orbital floor fractures; impact of genome wide supported psychosis susceptibility NRGN gene on thalamocortical morphology in schizophrenia; improved outcome of myeloma patients in a tertiary hospital; femoral neck fractures-factors affecting ambulatory status in elderly patients more than 65 years old who underwent hip hemiarthroplsty; exploratory factor analysis of the Zarit burden interview in a multi-ethnic Asian community sample; prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension among Singapore elderly residential population; predictive factors of unscheduled 15-day hospital readmissions; lost in transition-newly qualified registered nurses and their transition to practice journey; national healthcare group clinical educators reflection on web2.0's application in enhancing teaching and lifelong learning in medical education; determinants of clarification studies in medical education research; hypoglycemia management of patients with type 2 diabetes in primary care setting; photograph-assisted dietary review amongst type 2 diabetics in primary care; exploring the feasibility of advanced care planning in persons with early cognitive impairment; roles of miR-186 in circulating tumour cells (CTCs)-mediated metastasis in breast cancer; characterisation of the biological and clinical relevance of RUNX genes in natural killer T-cell lymphoma; a randomised controlled trial comparing single-injection and continuous femoral nerve blocks with patient-controlled analgesia; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) changes in lower limbs in transition to frailty; prevalence of dilutional hyponatraemia in inpatients and outpatients in Singapore; a prospective randomised study on the patency period of the plastic anti-reflux biliary stent; an academic-practice collaboration through simulation learning; a multicentre study of physiotherapists' knowledge and perceptions in palliative care; post discharge pain experiences following total knee arthroplasty; characteristics of subjective QOL of elderly people with dementia in china and Japan; audit of readmissions to a palliative care unit in a tertiary hospital; factors affecting psychological distress in informal caregivers of Singapore elderly; prevalence of anaemia in patients on aspirin medication in a primary care setting; patient satisfaction with pharmacist-managed hypertension-diabetes-lipids clinic and its relation to medication adherence and beliefs about medication; anthropometric measures and cognition in the Singapore elderly; clinical decision support for high-priority drug-drug interactions; a normative study on the national universi y health system aphasia screening test; a pilot study on the integration of a cognitive-behavioral therapy-based computer game in the clinical treatment of childhood anxiety; barriers of whole-grain intake among healthcare workers in national healthcare group polyclinics; a novel approach to lead screening; effects of computed tomography contrast on bone scans; prevalence and predictors of employment among the Singaporean elderly; evaluating the impact of inpatient accelerated palliative radiation therapy programme in reducing inpatient hospitalisation; socio-demographic correlates of positive mental health; unravelling the relationship between obesity, schizophrenia and cognition; relationship between measures of mental health and functional impairment in primary care; body mass index of elderly persons in Singapore; improving the influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rate of eligible patients with chronic heart failure; reducing near misses from packing errors in inpatient pharmacy; pharmacy-led smoking cessation clinic in dermatology; investigation of high platelet count in random platelet unit and its viability; public attitudes towards mentally-ill persons in Singapore; revisiting the association between parental bonding and risk for psychopathology; pharmacist reviews and outcomes in nursing homes in Singapore; evaluation of the inpatient smoking cessation programme in tan Tock Seng hospital; community forums are effective in improving osteoporosis knowledge; profile of patients referred for podiatry services in primary care; novel use of tigecycline for multiple myeloma in vitro-alternative non-mitochondrial pathways; linking human leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) gene mutation to cancer development; haploinsufficiency of TP53 in multiple myeloma; bioactive and conductive collagen scaffold for wound healing augmented by electrical stimulation; systematic discovery of novel cilia and ciliopathy genes through functional genomics in the zebrafish; extracellular matrix-based biohybrid skin substitutes; enzyme sensor system for determination of total cholesterol in human serum; intestinal microbial study of gout patients; differences in gut microbiome between schizophrenic patients and healthy individuals; changes in gait associated with sarcopenia; noncultured cellular grafting for vitiligo-a three-year follow-up study; bariatric surgery and its impact on sleep; clinico-epidemiological profile of moderate to severe paediatric atopic dermatitis; influenza vaccination of healthcare workers; a snapshot of audits in the phototherapy unit; a naturalistic longitudinal study in healthy children; retrospective study on autoimmune blistering disease in paediatric patients; association between CHA65S2 score and obstructive sleep apnoea; primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis; high STOP-BANG scores herald adverse perioperative outcomes; neurobehavioral outcomes after traumatic brain injury; extended outcomes by dialysis modality selection in incident patients with end-stage renal disease and ischaemic cardiomyopathy; laparoscopic gastrectomies in gastric cancer patients; survey on factors influencing medication adherence in psychiatric patients; serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor and metabolic indices in patients with schizophrenia; outcomes of non-Tbitrauma patients in a surgical intensive care unit; evaluation of patients screened for MERS-CoV infection at tan Tock Seng hospital, Singapore; thinking twice before using the LMA for obese and older patients-a prospective observational study; comparison study between two apheresis machines; diabetes knowledge in older adults with type 2 diabetes in Singapore; establishing an intensive care unit database; necrotising fasciitis of the head and neck; diabetic chronic kidney disease patients should increase protein intake; the skin-endocrine axis in the management of dermatology patients; dematiaceous mycoses of the skin in Singapore from 2003 to 2010; profile of hearing aids users in Singapore; factors that affect the degree of hearing loss at presentation and hearing aid sage; cross diagnostic comparisons of quality of life between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder patients; value of hearing questionnaire in predicting hearing impairment; utility of self-perception of hearing loss questions in predicting hearing impairment; burnout, challenges and supportive factors in hospital doctors; exploring stereotypes in healthcare professions; health sciences virtual hospital game as a learning tool in nursing education; application of the RIME framework for education administrators' competencies; bed exit alarm as a novel tool for fall prevention; when prolonged preoperative fasting is a myth; time-motion study for nursing aides activities in a psychiatric hospital; impact of an advanced practice nurse-led heart failure clinic in a secondary hospital in Singapore; managing individuals with diabetes using the diabetes ambulatory stabilisation services (DASS); streamlining process flow for maintenance of 12-lead ECG machine in a cardiology ward; factors of rehabilitation outcomes in primary care physiotherapy; dietary intake of wholegrains of healthcare workers in national healthcare group polyclinics; management of patients with diabetes in two primary care podiatry clinics; preliminary evaluation of shoulder conditions in primary care physiotherapy; prevalence of alcohol problems among elderly in Singapore; prevalence and predictors of tobacco use in elderly Singaporeans; mortality predictors for operative hip fracture patients; a risk index to predict 30 days emergency hospital readmission; compliance of preoperative chest X-rays in anaesthesia clinic; predictors of mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease; continuity of care issues in the Singapore health system; factors influencing patients adherence to follow-up post bariatric surgery; a snapshot of audits in the phototherapy unit; health screening perceptions in Singapore-a grounded theory study; interactive dashboard for monitoring operating theatre operational efficiency; reducing violence through the use of structured therapies; early home visits by care coordinators help to reduce hospital readmission rate; evaluation of a workplace nutrition programme at a hospital; a review of the use of electroencephalography in autism spectrum disorder in the past decade; an alternate plastic packaging to reduce threat of e coli contamination; spatial epidemiology of tuberculosis in Singapore; development of a polarised cellular model for Chikungunya virus infection; summer-winter differences in total vitamin D concentrations in Singapore; effect of femoral nerve block on ambulation following total knee arthroplasty; development of a computer-based objective grading system for facial paralysis; a preliminary finding of EEG differences of children with disruptive behaviour disorders in Singapore; sex hormone concentrations in Singaporean men; deciding where to allocate diabetic educational resources; pseudoexfoliation syndrome at a Singapore eye clinic; corneal thickness in Asian keratoconus patients; reasons influencing non-adherence to medications in psychiatric patients; pilot study on nurses' perceptions towards different aspects of learning; oral conditions among dependent community-dwelling elderly persons; knowledge of osteoporosis among Singapore adults in national healthcare group polyclinics (NHGP) settings and knowledge adequacy of diagnosis and treatment plans of elderly patients on discharge from tertiary hospital.
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	abstract = {The proceedings contain 327 papers. The special focus in this conference is on Health and Biomedicine. The topics include: Reducing the rate of postoperative endophthalmitis over 11 years-results of a new intervention using intracameral antibiotics; corpus callosum morphology in first episode and chronic schizophrenia; differences in late cardiovascular mortality following acute myocardial infarction among three major Asian ethnicities; exploring relationship of retinal thickness on optical coherence tomography and visual acuity in patients with diabetic macular edema; medication reconciliation in outpatient hospital clinics; utilising discharge planning tools in an inpatient psychiatric rehabilitation services to promote positive clinical outcomes; seven-point subjective global assessment is more time sensitive than conventional subjective global assessment in detecting nutritional changes; Singapore hospice nurses perspectives about spirituality and spiritual care; enhanced infarct stabilisation and cardiac repair with an injectable PEGylated-fibrinogen hydrogel carrying vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF); identification of tumour suppressive MicroRNAs in multiple myeloma by pharmacologic unmasking; use of a novel stereographic projection software to calculate precise area of peripheral non-perfusion and its correlation with manual grading; a protocol to reduce inter-reviewer variability in computed tomography measurement of orbital floor fractures; impact of genome wide supported psychosis susceptibility NRGN gene on thalamocortical morphology in schizophrenia; improved outcome of myeloma patients in a tertiary hospital; femoral neck fractures-factors affecting ambulatory status in elderly patients more than 65 years old who underwent hip hemiarthroplsty; exploratory factor analysis of the Zarit burden interview in a multi-ethnic Asian community sample; prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension among Singapore elderly residential population; predictive factors of unscheduled 15-day hospital readmissions; lost in transition-newly qualified registered nurses and their transition to practice journey; national healthcare group clinical educators reflection on web2.0's application in enhancing teaching and lifelong learning in medical education; determinants of clarification studies in medical education research; hypoglycemia management of patients with type 2 diabetes in primary care setting; photograph-assisted dietary review amongst type 2 diabetics in primary care; exploring the feasibility of advanced care planning in persons with early cognitive impairment; roles of miR-186 in circulating tumour cells (CTCs)-mediated metastasis in breast cancer; characterisation of the biological and clinical relevance of RUNX genes in natural killer T-cell lymphoma; a randomised controlled trial comparing single-injection and continuous femoral nerve blocks with patient-controlled analgesia; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) changes in lower limbs in transition to frailty; prevalence of dilutional hyponatraemia in inpatients and outpatients in Singapore; a prospective randomised study on the patency period of the plastic anti-reflux biliary stent; an academic-practice collaboration through simulation learning; a multicentre study of physiotherapists' knowledge and perceptions in palliative care; post discharge pain experiences following total knee arthroplasty; characteristics of subjective QOL of elderly people with dementia in china and Japan; audit of readmissions to a palliative care unit in a tertiary hospital; factors affecting psychological distress in informal caregivers of Singapore elderly; prevalence of anaemia in patients on aspirin medication in a primary care setting; patient satisfaction with pharmacist-managed hypertension-diabetes-lipids clinic and its relation to medication adherence and beliefs about medication; anthropometric measures and cognition in the Singapore elderly; clinical decision support for high-priority drug-drug interactions; a normative study on the national universi y health system aphasia screening test; a pilot study on the integration of a cognitive-behavioral therapy-based computer game in the clinical treatment of childhood anxiety; barriers of whole-grain intake among healthcare workers in national healthcare group polyclinics; a novel approach to lead screening; effects of computed tomography contrast on bone scans; prevalence and predictors of employment among the Singaporean elderly; evaluating the impact of inpatient accelerated palliative radiation therapy programme in reducing inpatient hospitalisation; socio-demographic correlates of positive mental health; unravelling the relationship between obesity, schizophrenia and cognition; relationship between measures of mental health and functional impairment in primary care; body mass index of elderly persons in Singapore; improving the influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rate of eligible patients with chronic heart failure; reducing near misses from packing errors in inpatient pharmacy; pharmacy-led smoking cessation clinic in dermatology; investigation of high platelet count in random platelet unit and its viability; public attitudes towards mentally-ill persons in Singapore; revisiting the association between parental bonding and risk for psychopathology; pharmacist reviews and outcomes in nursing homes in Singapore; evaluation of the inpatient smoking cessation programme in tan Tock Seng hospital; community forums are effective in improving osteoporosis knowledge; profile of patients referred for podiatry services in primary care; novel use of tigecycline for multiple myeloma in vitro-alternative non-mitochondrial pathways; linking human leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) gene mutation to cancer development; haploinsufficiency of TP53 in multiple myeloma; bioactive and conductive collagen scaffold for wound healing augmented by electrical stimulation; systematic discovery of novel cilia and ciliopathy genes through functional genomics in the zebrafish; extracellular matrix-based biohybrid skin substitutes; enzyme sensor system for determination of total cholesterol in human serum; intestinal microbial study of gout patients; differences in gut microbiome between schizophrenic patients and healthy individuals; changes in gait associated with sarcopenia; noncultured cellular grafting for vitiligo-a three-year follow-up study; bariatric surgery and its impact on sleep; clinico-epidemiological profile of moderate to severe paediatric atopic dermatitis; influenza vaccination of healthcare workers; a snapshot of audits in the phototherapy unit; a naturalistic longitudinal study in healthy children; retrospective study on autoimmune blistering disease in paediatric patients; association between CHA65S2 score and obstructive sleep apnoea; primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis; high STOP-BANG scores herald adverse perioperative outcomes; neurobehavioral outcomes after traumatic brain injury; extended outcomes by dialysis modality selection in incident patients with end-stage renal disease and ischaemic cardiomyopathy; laparoscopic gastrectomies in gastric cancer patients; survey on factors influencing medication adherence in psychiatric patients; serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor and metabolic indices in patients with schizophrenia; outcomes of non-Tbitrauma patients in a surgical intensive care unit; evaluation of patients screened for MERS-CoV infection at tan Tock Seng hospital, Singapore; thinking twice before using the LMA for obese and older patients-a prospective observational study; comparison study between two apheresis machines; diabetes knowledge in older adults with type 2 diabetes in Singapore; establishing an intensive care unit database; necrotising fasciitis of the head and neck; diabetic chronic kidney disease patients should increase protein intake; the skin-endocrine axis in the management of dermatology patients; dematiaceous mycoses of the skin in Singapore from 2003 to 2010; profile of hearing aids users in Singapore; factors that affect the degree of hearing loss at presentation and hearing aid sage; cross diagnostic comparisons of quality of life between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder patients; value of hearing questionnaire in predicting hearing impairment; utility of self-perception of hearing loss questions in predicting hearing impairment; burnout, challenges and supportive factors in hospital doctors; exploring stereotypes in healthcare professions; health sciences virtual hospital game as a learning tool in nursing education; application of the RIME framework for education administrators' competencies; bed exit alarm as a novel tool for fall prevention; when prolonged preoperative fasting is a myth; time-motion study for nursing aides activities in a psychiatric hospital; impact of an advanced practice nurse-led heart failure clinic in a secondary hospital in Singapore; managing individuals with diabetes using the diabetes ambulatory stabilisation services (DASS); streamlining process flow for maintenance of 12-lead ECG machine in a cardiology ward; factors of rehabilitation outcomes in primary care physiotherapy; dietary intake of wholegrains of healthcare workers in national healthcare group polyclinics; management of patients with diabetes in two primary care podiatry clinics; preliminary evaluation of shoulder conditions in primary care physiotherapy; prevalence of alcohol problems among elderly in Singapore; prevalence and predictors of tobacco use in elderly Singaporeans; mortality predictors for operative hip fracture patients; a risk index to predict 30 days emergency hospital readmission; compliance of preoperative chest X-rays in anaesthesia clinic; predictors of mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease; continuity of care issues in the Singapore health system; factors influencing patients adherence to follow-up post bariatric surgery; a snapshot of audits in the phototherapy unit; health screening perceptions in Singapore-a grounded theory study; interactive dashboard for monitoring operating theatre operational efficiency; reducing violence through the use of structured therapies; early home visits by care coordinators help to reduce hospital readmission rate; evaluation of a workplace nutrition programme at a hospital; a review of the use of electroencephalography in autism spectrum disorder in the past decade; an alternate plastic packaging to reduce threat of e coli contamination; spatial epidemiology of tuberculosis in Singapore; development of a polarised cellular model for Chikungunya virus infection; summer-winter differences in total vitamin D concentrations in Singapore; effect of femoral nerve block on ambulation following total knee arthroplasty; development of a computer-based objective grading system for facial paralysis; a preliminary finding of EEG differences of children with disruptive behaviour disorders in Singapore; sex hormone concentrations in Singaporean men; deciding where to allocate diabetic educational resources; pseudoexfoliation syndrome at a Singapore eye clinic; corneal thickness in Asian keratoconus patients; reasons influencing non-adherence to medications in psychiatric patients; pilot study on nurses' perceptions towards different aspects of learning; oral conditions among dependent community-dwelling elderly persons; knowledge of osteoporosis among Singapore adults in national healthcare group polyclinics (NHGP) settings and knowledge adequacy of diagnosis and treatment plans of elderly patients on discharge from tertiary hospital.},
	language = {English},
	number = {Supplement 9},
	journal = {Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore},
	author = {{Anonymous}},
	year = {2013},
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