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Blooms taxonomy provides a means of structuring learning activities according to levels of comprehension ranging from factual knowledge to the creation of new knowledge. There are problems with presenting factual knowledge in the traditional lecture mode: student motivation, time-to-present, and course priorities. Howevel; in Blooms taxonomy, Levell… (More)
We describe our prototype digital library in computer science based on publications from ACM and other publishers, and the integrated client and server software devised from local development efforts (i.e., the Envision and MARIAN systems) as well as other components (e.g., Hyper-G, KMS, Mosaic, WATERS). We explain changes to curriculum and new courseware… (More)
AIM Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) represents the most severe form of acute lung injury. The aim of our study is to describe the epidemiology of pediatric ARDS in Singapore and compare the outcomes of ARDS using the following respiratory indices: PaO2/FiO2 ratio (P/F ratio), SpO2/FiO2 ratio (S/F ratio), oxygenation index (OI), and oxygen… (More)
This demonstration allows conference attendees to gain experience in using the facilities of the NSF National Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Education Digital Library (NSDL) to prepare and present College or university level classes.
We aim to study the association between hyperglycemia and in-hospital outcomes among children with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). This retrospective cohort study was conducted in a tertiary pediatric hospital between 2003 and 2013. All patients < 16 years old who presented to the Emergency Department within 24 hours of head injury with a… (More)
OBJECTIVE Hyperglycaemia is common amongst children with traumatic brain injury (TBI). We aim to investigate the association between early hyperglycaemia and poor clinical outcomes in children with moderate to severe TBI. METHODS We performed a retrospective study in a tertiary paediatric hospital between May 2012 and October 2014 of all patients with TBI… (More)
This demonstration will illustrate the use of existing and proposed tools in CITIDEL for finding existing resources to integrate into a course and for developing well structured descriptions of class and laboratory activities for sharing with the computing community.
BACKGROUND Hand foot mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood infection that can potentially lead to serious complications. The aim of this study is to identify risk factors of acquiring severe HFMD in our population. METHODS We performed a case control study using patients admitted to our hospital from August 2004 to July 2014. Cases were patients with… (More)
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a rare childhood disorder characterized by uncontrolled proliferation of benign lymphocytes and histiocytes in multiple organs. Neurological presentations of central nervous system involvement are highly variable. The authors present a case of familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in an 8-month-old girl with… (More)