Helping to Heal the Mind After Major Physical Trauma

S’pore hospitals provide psychological support in aftermath of falls, road accidents

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徐芳达: 医院系统化创伤治疗程序助降低死亡率

公共医院推出系统化创伤治疗,有助把创伤死亡率从2012年的8.7%减至2014年的7.5%。目前所有公共医院符合标准,卫生部兼通讯及新闻部政务部长徐芳达鼓励私人医院采用相同程序。 - See more at: http://www.zaobao.com.sg/lifestyle/health/news/story20160425-609127#sthash.1j3f8Evi.dpuf

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Worker's Leg Amputated After Crane Accident

A 37-year-old worker injured by debris when a floor crane toppled from the 12th floor of the building he was working on has had his leg amputated. He was on the ground floor at the time.

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颜金勇:不仅是卫生部 各部门须协调老人创伤管理

随着我国人口老龄化,年长者的创伤管理和预防日益迫切,卫生部长颜金勇表示这并不只是卫生部的问题,各部门必须更紧密合作。颜金勇今早到陈笃生医院为本年度的“创伤峰会”主持开幕致辞说,创伤可以影响任何年龄层的人。而在新加坡,大多数住院治疗的病人,受到的创伤程度也有所不同。

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多数发生在家里 严重意外创伤者 三分之一是老人

本地医院发现,近年来越来越多老人因跌伤送院,伤者也越来越高龄。65岁以上老人因多有骨质疏松或糖尿病和高血压等慢性疾病,最容易跌伤的部位是头部,胸部和四肢,一旦受到创伤,他们因伤去世的风险比一般伤者高出至少一倍。

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TTSH's trauma centre treating more seniors

Elderly patients with fall injuries make up nearly half the cases, hospital figures show.

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Saving lives within the 'Golden Hour'

(Left) Earlier this month, a man underwent a six-hour operation after he was slashed.
(Right) Last month, a youth underwent surgery after one of his fingers was almost hacked off.

Just what do hospitals do when slashing victims are rushed to the A & E?

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