Weiliang Chua

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BACKGROUND A consensus has emerged that angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin-II receptor blockers (ARBs) have specific renoprotective effects. Guidelines specify that these are the drugs of choice for the treatment of hypertension in patients with renal disease. We sought to determine to what extent this consensus is supported by(More)
The study compared paper-based and electronic-based medical handover with respect to quality of information transfer during hospital out-of-hours shifts, and analysed the caseload burden of the hospital night team. The participants were 1645 hospital patients transferred from the day team to the out-of-hours team over four months in 2006. Quality of(More)
PURPOSE To compare early versus late flap coverage for open tibial fractures. METHODS Medical records of 83 men and 6 women (mean age, 38 years) who underwent fixation for open tibial fractures (Gustilo grades IIIB and IIIC) followed by flap coverage within (n=30) or after (n=59) 72 hours were reviewed. All fractures were treated within 24 hours. Outcome(More)
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