V Anantharaman

Summary

Affiliation: Singapore General Hospital
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. pmc National inventory of emergency departments in Singapore
    Leana S Wen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, 169608, Singapore
    Int J Emerg Med 5:38. 2012
  2. pmc Impact of health care system interventions on emergency department utilization and overcrowding in Singapore
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, 169608, Singapore
    Int J Emerg Med 1:11-20. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementation of National Resuscitation Guidelines 2006
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:533-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Advanced Cardiac Life Support guidelines 2011
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:548-55; quiz 556. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Chest compression-only CPR or good quality 30:2 CPR
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:576-81. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Developing resuscitation programmes in the community: the tasks ahead for the National Resuscitation Council
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:634-41. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The post-resuscitation bundle
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:607-10. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of chest compression only and standard cardiopulmonary resuscitation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Singapore
    Marcus Eng Hock Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Resuscitation 78:119-26. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Reducing ambulance response times using geospatial-time analysis of ambulance deployment
    Marcus Eng Hock Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Acad Emerg Med 17:951-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in prehospital cardiac arrest patients in Singapore
    F Lateef
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Prehosp Emerg Care 5:387-90. 2001

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Publications28

  1. pmc National inventory of emergency departments in Singapore
    Leana S Wen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, 169608, Singapore
    Int J Emerg Med 5:38. 2012
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  2. pmc Impact of health care system interventions on emergency department utilization and overcrowding in Singapore
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, 169608, Singapore
    Int J Emerg Med 1:11-20. 2008
    ..Co-ordination of such efforts requires active support from all levels of the health service and political leadership. An active feedback loop is needed for better outcomes management...
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementation of National Resuscitation Guidelines 2006
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:533-7. 2011
    ..As a result, public access defibrillation programmes have been increasingly implemented together with the CPR + automated external defibrillator programmes. A large number of instructors have also been trained...
  4. ncbi request reprint Advanced Cardiac Life Support guidelines 2011
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:548-55; quiz 556. 2011
    ..In addition, the resuscitation team needs to continually look out for reversible causes of the cardiac arrest...
  5. ncbi request reprint Chest compression-only CPR or good quality 30:2 CPR
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:576-81. 2011
    ..For dispatcher-assisted CPR, communication issues suggest that CC-CPR is advisable. Public CPR training should include teaching of mouth-to-mouth ventilation alternating with chest compressions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Developing resuscitation programmes in the community: the tasks ahead for the National Resuscitation Council
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:634-41. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The post-resuscitation bundle
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:607-10. 2011
    ..Creation of a bundle that incorporates these various aspects of care would more likely ensure that most patients who achieve return of spontaneous circulation may be discharged alive from the hospital with optimal neurological function...
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of chest compression only and standard cardiopulmonary resuscitation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Singapore
    Marcus Eng Hock Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Resuscitation 78:119-26. 2008
    ..We aim to compare the outcomes of cardiac arrest patients in the cardiac arrest and resuscitation epidemiology study who either received CC-CPR, standard CPR or no bystander CPR...
  9. doi request reprint Reducing ambulance response times using geospatial-time analysis of ambulance deployment
    Marcus Eng Hock Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Acad Emerg Med 17:951-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine if a deployment strategy based on geospatial-time analysis is able to reduce ambulance response times for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OOHCA) in an urban emergency medical services (EMS) system...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in prehospital cardiac arrest patients in Singapore
    F Lateef
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Prehosp Emerg Care 5:387-90. 2001
    ..Bystander CPR rates are difficult to assess due to the lack of formal documentation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Results of the first five years of the prehospital automatic external defibrillation project in Singapore in the "Utstein style"
    Swee Han Lim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Resuscitation 64:49-57. 2005
    ..The determinants of survival include EMS witnessed arrest and VF/VT arrest. Increased quantity and quality of bystander CPR rate may improve the outcome in bystander witnessed cardiac arrest...
  12. ncbi request reprint Geographic-time distribution of ambulance calls in Singapore: utility of geographic information system in ambulance deployment (CARE 3)
    Marcus E H Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 38:184-91. 2009
    ..This will facilitate a Systems Status Plan for the deployment of ambulances based on the most cost effective deployment strategy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm in cardiac arrest: the Singapore experience
    F Lateef
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 1 Hospital Drive, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 49:719-23. 2008
    ..The majority of studies have been conducted in western populations. This is the first study to look at the peaks and distribution of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients in Singapore...
  14. ncbi request reprint An observational study describing the geographic-time distribution of cardiac arrests in Singapore: what is the utility of geographic information systems for planning public access defibrillation? (PADS Phase I)
    Marcus Eng Hock Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore
    Resuscitation 76:388-96. 2008
    ..Public access defibrillation (PAD) has shown potential to increase cardiac arrest survival rates...
  15. ncbi request reprint Delays in the EMS response to and the evacuation of patients in high-rise buildings in Singapore
    F Lateef
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Prehosp Emerg Care 4:327-32. 2000
    ..More than 80% of the population live in high-rise apartments. This poses unique problems and challenges for emergency ambulance services personnel in the access to and evacuation of patients...
  16. doi request reprint Slow infusion of calcium channel blockers compared with intravenous adenosine in the emergency treatment of supraventricular tachycardia
    S H Lim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Resuscitation 80:523-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of bolus intravenous adenosine and slow infusion of the calcium channel blockers verapamil and diltiazem in the emergency treatment of spontaneous SVT...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hypotension in acute myocardial infarction patients given streptokinase
    F Lateef
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 41:172-6. 2000
    ..This is a prospective cohort study done over a period of one year to look at hypotension that developed in the local Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) patients given Streptokinase (SK)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mass cardiopulmonary resuscitation 99--survey results of a multi-organisational effort in public education in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Y T Fong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, 169608, Singapore, Singapore
    Resuscitation 49:201-5. 2001
    ..73.6% of the P-respondents ('P-R's) indicated that they attended the event to increase their knowledge. 66.9% were willing to attend a more comprehensive CPR course. Concerns and perceptions in performing bystander CPR were assessed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Automated external defibrillators: the Singapore perspective
    Fatimah Lateef
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Emerg Med Serv 31:80-1, 95. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of Using an Audiovisual CPR Feedback Device on Chest Compression Rate and Depth
    Jeremy Cp Wee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 43:33-8. 2014
    ..However more studies involving cardiac arrest patients requiring CPR need to be done to determine if these devices improve survival. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Hospital and emergency ambulance link: using IT to enhance emergency pre-hospital care
    V Anantharaman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, 169608, Singapore
    Int J Med Inform 61:147-61. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The short-stay emergency observation ward is here to stay
    F Lateef
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Am J Emerg Med 18:629-34. 2000
    ..4% savings to direct inpatient admission at SGH. The SSEOW represent a management area for the delivery of short-term and diagnostic care on an ambulatory basis. It is accessible, safe and effective in reducing adions...
  23. ncbi request reprint The changing pattern of primary glomerulonephritis in Singapore and other countries over the past 3 decades
    K T Woo
    Department of Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Clin Nephrol 74:372-83. 2010
    ..Worldwide, the prevalence of focal sclerosing glomerulosclerosis continues to increase in many countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint The need for drug and poison information--the Singapore physicians' perspective
    R Ponampalam
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 44:231-42. 2003
    ..The preferred features of an ideal Drug and Poison Information Centre in the local setting were also explored...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intravenous adrenaline or vasopressin in sudden cardiac arrest: a literature review
    M E H Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 31:785-92. 2002
    ..Intravenous adrenaline (epinephrine) has been used as the drug of choice since 1906. What is the evidence for its effectiveness? Is vasopressin a better alternative?..
  26. ncbi request reprint Acute coronary syndrome--factors causing delayed presentation at the Emergency Department
    K K Ho
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 31:387-92. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to identify factors that contributed to delays in presentation of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) at the Emergency Department (ED)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Calcium channel blockers as first line treatment for broad complex tachycardia with right bundle branch block: ingenuity or folly?
    Jenn Chyuan Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Resuscitation 52:175-82. 2002
    ..To study the response of regular broad-complex tachycardia (BCT) demonstrating right bundle branch block (RBBB) to treatment in the Emergency department (ED)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Slow-infusion of calcium channel blockers in the emergency management of supraventricular tachycardia
    S H Lim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Resuscitation 52:167-74. 2002
    ..To compare the efficacy of verapamil and diltiazem as slow infusions in terminating spontaneous supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) in the emergency department (ED)...