Josephine F. Huang

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Background Rapid dissemination and coordination of clinical and imaging data among multidisciplinary team members are essential for optimal acute stroke care. Aim To characterize the feasibility and utility of the Synapse Emergency Room mobile (Synapse ERm) informatics system. Methods We implemented the Synapse ERm system for integration of clinical data,(More)
Intractable nausea, vomiting, and hiccups are characteristic symptoms associated with neuro-myelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) as the result of immune-mediated lesions affecting the area postrema and medullary floor of the fourth ventricle. Reports of paroxysmal sneezing as part of the NMOSD phenotype are rare. We present a case of a patient who(More)
Purpose: Alternative models of care for the frail elderly are needed in Singapore in view of the rapidly ageing population, increased longevity and increase in the complexity of elderly care needs. The objective of the programme (SPICE) is to delay and avoid institutional care for the frail elderly by meeting their complex care needs in the community.(More)
OPINION STATEMENT Clinical trials demonstrate that stroke risk after the periprocedural period is similar for carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA), making CAS an acceptable alternative to CEA. However, there tends to be a higher procedural risk of stroke for CAS than for CEA and a potentially higher rate of myocardial(More)