This year’s Pharmaceutical Industry Pharmacists Insights (PIPI 2021) symposium saw industry professionals from local and international settings provide career development insights for young pharmacists.
A common cause of pelvic pain in women, dysmenorrhoea is characterized by cramping in the lower abdomen that is cyclical, occurring before and/or during menstruation. Audrey Abella speaks with Dr Seet Meei Jiun, consultant from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, to share insight on managing dysmenorrhoea in primary care.
The increasing use of social media and online reviews has made it easier for patients to comment publicly—on Facebook and Google reviews, for instance—on the care they receive. Positive comments are heartening for any healthcare professional to read.
The recurrent waves of the COVID-19 pandemic are having a significant impact on healthcare workers, and Medical Protection has called for more to be done globally to ensure that medical professionals have quick access to mental wellbeing support.
Administration of mifepristone, followed by misoprostol, shortened induction-to-delivery intervals in women who lost their babies during the third trimester of pregnancy compared with misoprostol alone, results of a systematic review has shown.
Dr Jeremy Lin, a consultant at the Division of Paediatric Neurology, Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute, National University Hospital, Singapore, provides Roshini Claire Anthony with an in-depth look on spina bifida and explains the crucial role played by the primary care physician in managing this condition.
Migraine and headache are common ailments of people living in the modern era. Dr Jon Marshall of The Singapore Headache and Migraine Clinic shares his insights with Pearl Toh on how to manage migraine and headache using non-pharmaceutical strategies, with a focus on the manual medicine approach.