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BACKGROUND The demographics of poisoned patients and the circumstances of toxic exposure have not been evaluated in Singapore for the last 10 years. AIM This study aims to give an estimate of the burden of poisoning in Singapore from the emergency department's (ED) perspective. METHOD A retrospective study of toxic exposure was conducted over a period… (More)
In the present economic climate and with increasing expenditure on neonatal intensive care, there has been a demand for economic evaluation and justification of neonatal intensive care programmes. This study assesses the inhospital costs of neonatal intensive care. Fixed and variable costs were calculated for services and uses of an Intensive/Special Care… (More)
Antioxidant activity, free radical scavenging activity and phenolic content of red cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata rubra), Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa pekinensis var cylindrica), green cabbage (Brassica oleracea var capitata), mustard cabbage (Brassica juncea var rugosa) and Chinese white cabbage (Brassica rapa var chinensis), grown in Malaysia,… (More)
Background: This study aimed to determine epidemiology and outcome for patients presenting to emergency departments (ED) with shortness of breath who were transported by ambulance.
OBJECTIVE There is often little consensus on the levels of trainees' performances, given the varied expertise and experience of the assessors, different tasks to be assessed and dynamic circumstances. Consequently, assessors are considered to be a major source of measurement error in workplace assessment. The aim of this pilot study is to assess the… (More)
—We present the application of an unsupervised snap drift neural network (USDNN) in the context of market prediction for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The method is applied to small firm data collected from twenty seven participating SMEs across greater London. The motivation of this research is aimed at the significance of artificial neural networks… (More)