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Backgrounder Case Study

Mr Lim

This case concerns a middle-aged hawker’s assistant with severe and progressively worsening arthritis who relies on steroids and other anti-inflammatory medications to enable him to continue to work, but is suffering from the chronic and potentially life-threatening side-effects of the long-term … Continue reading

Backgrounder Case Study

Mr Bok

This case concerns a middle-aged professional and single parent whose multiple health problems are exacerbated by his smoking and alcohol use, and who is viewed as a ‘difficult’ patient by hospital and clinic providers. The patient’s health problems could be … Continue reading

Backgrounder Case Study

Ms Mendez

This case concerns a foreign domestic worker hospitalised for diagnosis and treatment of suspected pneumonia. Her health insurance coverage is likely to run out before she can be safely discharged, and her doctors are uncertain about this patient’s options and … Continue reading