SingHealth eNews JULY 2020
1st Enhanced Clinical Pathway for TKR in Asia
at SGH Reduces Healthcare Cost


Last August, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) became the first hospital in Asia to launch an enhanced recovery after surgery for total knee replacement (ERAS TKR) clinical pathway. With carefully-selected patients safely discharged on postoperative day one (POD1) without increased risk for perioperative complications, this helps to reduce the rising healthcare cost associated with increasing demand for TKR.

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Sjögren’s Syndrome: Acute Ischaemic Strokes
as Primary Presentation

Sjogrens-Syndrome-Acute-Ischaemic-Strokes-as-Primary-Presentation Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) is a multi-systemic autoimmune disease where, though rare, central nervous system involvement including acute ischaemic strokes can occur. Clinicians should remain vigilant in identifying SS as a cause for stroke, especially in the young.

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Covid-19: Stories from SingHealth

Stepping Up to Care for Our Migrant Workers

Staying Nimble During Crisis

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Dr Tan Tian Hui Jeremy
MBBS (Australia), FRACS (Gen Surg)

Singapore General Hospital
Dept of Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgery,
Head & Senior Consultant

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Adj Asst Prof Wei- Wei Wee-Stekly
MBBS (London), MRCOG (UK), MMed (O&G) (Spore), FAMS

KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit,
Senior Consultant