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Future requirements for and supply of ophthalmologists for an aging population in Singapore.
(Hum Resour Health, 2015-11-17)
BACKGROUND: Singapore's population, as that of many other countries, is aging; this is likely to lead to an increase in eye diseases and the demand for eye care. Since ophthalmologist training is long and expensive, early ...
Role of caregiver factors in outpatient medical follow-up post-stroke: observational study in Singapore.
(BMC family practice, 2021-04-14)
<h4>Background</h4>Outpatient medical follow-up post-stroke is not only crucial for secondary prevention but is also associated with a reduced risk of rehospitalization. However, being voluntary and non-urgent, it is potentially ...
Making public and patient involvement in clinical trials more than aspirational.
(Neurology. Clinical practice, 2020-06)
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics-2021 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association.
<h4>Background</h4>The American Heart Association, in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, annually reports the most up-to-date statistics related to heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors, ...
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics-2018 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association.
Each year, the American Heart Association (AHA), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies, brings together in a single document ...
Can caregivers report their care recipients' post-stroke hospitalizations and outpatient visits accurately? Findings of an Asian prospective stroke cohort.
(BMC health services research, 2018-10-25)
<h4>Background</h4>Health services research aimed at understanding service use and improving resource allocation often relies on collecting subjectively reported or proxy-reported healthcare service utilization (HSU) data. ...
Post-stroke patients with moderate function have the greatest risk of falls: a National Cohort Study.
(BMC geriatrics, 2019-12-26)
BACKGROUND:Stroke patients have increased risks of falls. We examined national registry data to evaluate the association between post-stroke functional level and the risk of low falls among post-stroke patients. METHODS:This ...
Making Clinical Practice Guidelines Pragmatic: How Big Data and Real World Evidence Can Close the Gap.
(Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2018-12)
Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have become ubiquitous in every field of medicine today but there has been limited success in implementation and improvement in health outcomes. Guidelines are largely based on the results ...
Effect of Housing Type and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Indicators on Survival After Low Falls in Older Adults.
(Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2019-05)
Trajectories of functional ability over the life course: a conceptual model of the interaction of stressor-induced functional loss and resilience.
(System dynamics review, 2018-10)
Understanding the factors that influence functional ability over the life course is integral to identifying clinical and public health policies to facilitate successful aging. The World Health Organization has advocated ...