• Infographic: Survey results of HCP working hours in Malaysia and Singapore
    Experts have long debated whether the workloads of healthcare professionals are reasonable, and if such long hours are harmful to patients – or to healthcare professionals themselves. MIMS decided to ask its readers to share their views.
  • Akankah robot menggantikan dokter?
    Suatu hari nanti bisa jadi robot akan mengambil alih dunia kesehatan dan manusia tidak lagi dibutuhkan di dalamnya. Mungkinkan robot mengambil alih semua pekerjaan manusia?
  • How dentists can effectively manage medical emergencies
    A medical emergency in the dental office can be an unexpected event that may include accidental or wilful bodily injury, central nervous system stimulation and depression, respiration and circulation disturbances as well as allergic reactions. These require immediate attention and successful management. A survey of 400 dental surgeons conducted by Fast and others revealed an incidence of 7.5% emergencies per dental surgeon over a 10-year period.
  • Peran pilihan kata saat berkomunikasi dengan pasien
    Bagaimana dokter bertanya ke pasien bisa memengaruhi keluhan apa yang akan dinyatakan oleh pasien selama periode konsultasi. 
  • Is the clinical importance of empathy overrated?
    Many good things have been ascribed to the possession of empathy – that intangible trait so often defined as the capacity to feel, and thus understand, the emotions of others. It has even been likened to an art, but is it really a key clinical skill?
  • 5 more appalling breaches of trust by healthcare professionals
    We often trust our doctors and nurses, very often with our lives. However, in this last part of two, we detail these five cases where they broke our trust, either by sending obscene photos while in operation, to leaving mid-surgery.
  • Membongkar teka-teki resistensi anestesia
    Diketahui bahwa kemungkinan mutasi ini tidak cukup menjelaskan kondisi yang ada; mekanisme aksi anestesi masih menjadi misteri bagi kami. Mencaritahu mekanisme pasti bagaimana anestesi lokal bekerja - dan mengapa beberapa pasien merasa anestesi yang satu lebih baik dibanding yang lain, bisa menjadi satu alasan untuk membuka misteri ini.
  • The collaborative roles of dentists and doctors in diabetes prevention
    Diabetes is likely to lead to various medical complications if left unchecked, and diabetic patients are also at greater risk of developing dental problems due to poor glucose control. As such, doctors and dentists have a strong angle for patient care collaboration when it comes to diabetes.
  • The rising costs of traditional medicine in Malaysia
    The prices of traditional herbs and medicines have increased with the implementation of GST and the current economical climate, prompting the Penang Chief Minister to urge for exemption of GST on traditional medicines.
  • Seorang perawat meninggalkan pasien demensia di tempat penyimpanan rumah sakit sepanjang malam
    Meskipun profesionalisme harus tetap dipertahankan, sekarang ini, dunia kesehatan banyak dibayang-bayangi oleh malpraktek yang dilakukan oleh praktisi kesehatan.
  • The positive and negative impacts of loosened blood pressure guidelines
    Recently, revised blood pressure guidelines were issued by the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians, two of America’s leading medical groups. According to the new guidelines, those with a history of stroke or heart attack should aim for a systolic blood pressure that is below 140, while those aged 60 and older should get their systolic blood pressure below 150. What are the impacts of this new revision?
  • Apoteker: Relokasi ke Malaysia, Australia atau Amerika Serikat (Bagian III dari III)
    Mungkin harus dilakukan studi lebih lanjut untuk mengetahui faktor-faktor yang menahan para apoteker di Singapura untuk tetap bertahan di negaranya, dan bagaimana mengubah alasan ini menjadi faktor yang dapat menarik apoteker asing untuk melakukan praktek di Singapura.
  • 4 reasons why nurses should be tech-savvy
    Technology has become a necessity in many job sectors. However, its role in healthcare is undoubtedly one of the most important, as speed and efficiency are most certainly key factors in saving lives.