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Evelyn Wong
Dr Evelyn Wong
Singapore General Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Head & Senior Consultant
MBBS, FRCSEd (A&E), FAMS, FCEM

Dr Evelyn Wong completed her medical undergraduate studies in 1988 from the National University of Singapore (NUS). She went on to complete her Accident and Emergency training in 1995, and in 1999 she spends a year as a fellow at Harvard international in Emergency Medicine . She is currently the Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, SGH.

Education
  • 1988 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), National University of Singapore (1988)
  • 1995 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSED) in Accident and Emergency Medicine
  • 2003 Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS)
  • 2006 Fellow of the College of Emergency Medicine ad eundem (FCEM)
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital
  • Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Examiner for the Conjoint Membership of the College of Emergency Medicine- Master of Medicine in Emergency Medicine examination
Awards
  • Harvard international fellowship in emergency medicine 1999 - 2000
Publications and Research Trials
  • Wong E, Ng YY. The difficult airway in the emergency department. International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2008;1:107-111.
  • Adeline Ngo, R. Rabind Charles, Miny Samuel, Evelyn Wong, R Ponanpalam Should a benzodiazepine antagonist be used in the unconscious patients presenting to the emergency department. Resuscitation 2007; 74:27-37.
  • Wong E, Ho KK. The effect of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on emergency airway management. Resuscitation 2006; 70(1):26-30.
  • Tiah L, Wong E, Chien MFJ, Sadarangani SP. Should there be a change in the teaching of airway management in the medical school curriculum? Resuscitation 2005;64(1):87-91.
  • Wong E, Fong YT, Ho KK. Emergency airway management – experience of a tertiary hospital in South-East Asia. Resuscitation 2004;61(3):349-55.
  • Wong E, Fong YT. Trauma airway experience by emergency physicians. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2003;10(3)209-12.
  • Wong E, Leong MKF, Anantharaman V, Raman L, Wee KP, Chao TC: Road Traffic Accident Mortality in Singapore. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2002;22:139-146.
  • Wong E, Ooi SBS. Ectopic Pregnancy – a diagnostic challenge in the emergency department. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2000; 7:189-194.
  • Wong E. The use of low dose midazolam in the sedation of trauma patients for endotracheal intubation is associated with significant hypotension. Emergency Medicine Journal 2002;19 (supp 1):A21.
  • Filbin MR, Kulkarni RG, Wong E, Gurr DE, Walls RM. Difficult intubation predictor scale (DIPS): evaluation of inter-observer reliability for a new clinical instrument to predict difficult intubations. Academic Emergency Medicine 2000;7:527.
  • Wong E and Anantharaman V. Emergency Airway Management. A Clinical Approach to Medicine, Singapore, World Scientific 2005:213-237.
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