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University Medicine Cluster

Common Conditions:

 

 

Arthritis

High Blood Pressure

Asthma

High Cholesterol

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Lung Cancer

Dermatitis

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Gout

Pneumonia

Pneumonia

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Senior Consultants

  • Prof Lim Tow Keang
  • Dr Khoo Kay Leong


Consultants

  • Dr Amartya Mukhopadhyay
  • Dr Gerald Chua Seng Wee
  • Dr Khoo See Meng
  • Dr Jason Phua
  • Dr Chua Ai Ping 


Associate Consultants

  • Dr Low Seow Ping
  • Dr Felicia Teo

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Definition

Patients may have cough, yellowish or green phlegm and fever. Chest x-ray shows infected lungs.

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Treatment and drugs

Antibiotics are used to treat this common condition.

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Appointment and Enquiry

We aim to improve outcomes in our patients with pneumonia by accurate diagnosis and classification of severity at the emergency department (ED) following well established practice guidelines. This programme enables low risk patients to be managed safely and more conveniently at home with oral antibiotics while sicker patients receive rapid institution of key life saving treatment steps to reduce mortality, complications and speed up recovery.


Funding: Ministry of Health / Health Services Development Programme.

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