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NEWS

Jump in Trampoline Interest and Injuries

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 | A KKH study found an increasing trend in the number of trampoline-related injuries in Singapore in recent years, with soft tissue injuries being the most common type of trampoline-related injuries, followed by fractures and dislocations.

KKH study finds links between early screen exposure, sleep disruption and emotional, behavioural difficulties in children

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 | KKH with National University of Singapore found that first exposure earlier than 18 months of age to screen devices and the presence of multiple screen devices in the bedroom are associated with elevated sleep disruption, and emotional and behavioural difficulties, in preschool children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Expansion of Rare Disease Fund Support

Sat, 3 Nov 2019 | The Rare Disease Fund Committee has approved the expansion of the coverage of the fund to include a sixth life-saving medicine, Alglucosidase alfa (Myozyme), which treats Pompe disease.

KKH pilots world's first AI-powered ultrasound guided automated system for spinal anaesthesia

Thurs, 31 Oct 2019 | A study by KKH and National University of Singapore's Faculty of Engineering shows that a novel artificial intelligence-powered ultrasound guided automated spinal landmark identification system enhances patient care by improving the accuracy and success rate of first attempt needle insertion during spinal anaesthesia.

CHILDREN

Hope for Children with Severe and High-Risk Conditions

KKH clinicians harness memory T-cells to manage childhood cancer and transfusion- dependent thalassaemia, improving treatment for children with severe and high-risk haematological and genetic conditions.

CHILDREN

Raising the Bar for Orthotic Care

The new Paediatric Orthotic Centre at KKH provides one-stop orthotic services for infants and children with lower limb and spine conditions requiring assistive devices.

WOMEN

Enhancing Accuracy in Spinal Anaesthesia

The new Paediatric Orthotic Centre at KKH KKH and NUS collaboratively develop a world- first AI-powered ultrasound guided automated spinal landmark identification system which improves the accuracy and success rate of first attempt needle insertion during spinal anaesthesia.

CHILDREN

The Effects of Screen Time in Children

A KKH-led study found that exposure to screen devices before 18 months of age, and the presence of screen devices in a child's bedroom, are associated with elevated sleep disruption and emotional and behavioural difficulties in children.

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Latest Visual Stories

Helping children with limb deformities walk again

CHILDREN

3D-printing is used at KKH to create anatomically accurate limb models, enabling a wide range of intervention and reconstruction options for children with complex and rare lower limb discrepancies and deformities.

12 September 2019

Nurse on Duty - Advanced Practice Nurse

CHILDREN

Watch our Nurse on Duty - Nurse Clinician and Advanced Practice Nurse Zeng Yanyin - as she uses her expanded nursing and clinical assessment skills to bring about the best possible health outcomes for young patients.

29 August 2019

Nurse on Duty - Delivery Suite

WOMEN

One-third of all babies in Singapore are born right here at KKH. Join our Nurse on Duty - Senior Nurse Clinician Junaidah Bte Nawi - to find out how midwives are leading in nursing practice to provide care and medical attention to mothers-to-be at the KKH Delivery Suite.

22 August 2019

Nurse on Duty - Women's Day Therapy Centre

WOMEN

More than 6,600 women in Singapore are diagnosed with cancer every year. Join our Nurse on Duty - Assistant Nurse Clinician Florinda Lazatin Gamboa - to find out how nurses play a key role in guiding patients with cancer through their treatment journey.

15 August 2019

Nurse on Duty - Children's Intensive Care Unit

CHILDREN

How do nurses provide critical care for children with high-risk and complex conditions? Go behind the scnees in the KKH Children's Intensive Care Unit with Nurse Manager Chandra Sekaran Pethaperumal - our Nurse on Duty.

8 August 2019