Nearest Hospital ‘Not Always the Best’

In future, trauma patients may be directed based on injuries, not proximity.

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Tan Tock Seng to Boost Its Trauma Centre

WHEN a person shows up at Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s (TTSH) emergency department with life-threatening injuries, he goes straight to its “trauma centre”.

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创 伤治疗护理疗伤也护心

据卫生部提供的资料,本地最常见 的三类创伤是高处跌落、交通意外 和遭受击。新加坡国立大学医 院、中央医院和陈笃生医院的医生 受访时分别表示,医院创伤护理由 多个部门的专科医生负责,涉及普 通创伤外科、神经外科、骨科和修 复重建外科等领域。同时,治疗阶 段的心理复原也很重要。

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研究电单车车祸 医院提高医护效率

陈笃生医院创伤外科顾问医生张立胜指出,显示电单车骑士和后座乘客伤势大致相同的研究成果,让医护人员可在为其中一人验伤后,以此为参考推断另一人的伤势,进而更快、更准确地作出诊断。

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Accident study leads to changes in treatment

Injuries suffered by victims of road traffic accidents are becoming increasingly serious, according to figures from two Singapore Hospitals

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