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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45岁早逝者 外伤是首要死因

陈笃生医院普通外科主管邱明德医生:胸腹遭受的外伤,即使不丧命,治疗过程也会十分漫长。

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Road Accident Injuries 'Getting More Serious'

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

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Nearest Hospital ‘Not Always the Best’

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

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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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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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Ride Safely

Using the right gear, such as a helmet, proper shoes and bicycle lights, can prevent accidents.

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