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Roshini Claire Anthony, 12 Sep 2017

Early mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with a LUCAS 2 device administered by emergency ambulance crew in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) resulted in improved survival compared with manual CPR, results from the MECCA* study showed.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 08 Jul 2016

Individuals taking systemic glucocorticoids appear to have more than twice the risk of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (CA-SAB) compared with nonusers, a Danish population study claims. 

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The five A’s algorithm for quitting tobacco use is to ask, advise, assess, assist and arrange, while the five R’s stand for relevance, risks, rewards, roadblocks and repetition, says a specialist.
05 Jan 2018
At a recent dinner symposium at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, Dr Omar Usmani discussed the importance of inhaler devices in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Evolution of influenza vaccines – broader protection for patients with chronic respiratory diseases and lung cancer

04 Oct 2017
The result of a population study, published in the journal Vaccine, found that pregnant women who received influenza vaccination may be at a higher risk of suffering a miscarriage.
At the Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Congress 2017 held recently in Kuala Lumpur, Associate Professor Pang spoke on the importance of influenza vaccination in patients with chronic respiratory diseases and lung cancer, highlighting the benefit of quadrivalent influenza vaccines (QIVs) in providing a wider spectrum of protection against influenza types A and B.

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Roshini Claire Anthony, 12 Sep 2017

Early mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with a LUCAS 2 device administered by emergency ambulance crew in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) resulted in improved survival compared with manual CPR, results from the MECCA* study showed.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 08 Jul 2016

Individuals taking systemic glucocorticoids appear to have more than twice the risk of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (CA-SAB) compared with nonusers, a Danish population study claims. 

05 Aug 2015
The five A’s algorithm for quitting tobacco use is to ask, advise, assess, assist and arrange, while the five R’s stand for relevance, risks, rewards, roadblocks and repetition, says a specialist.
05 Jan 2018
At a recent dinner symposium at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, Dr Omar Usmani discussed the importance of inhaler devices in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).