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PETALING JAYA: Another Malaysian has done the country proud. The latest achievement was through Universiti Malaya’s Prof Dr April Camilla Roslani, who has been conferred an Honorary Fellowship by the American College of Surgeons.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s Prof Dr April Camilla Roslani has been conferred an Honorary Fellowship by the American College of Surgeons.
Cancer patients need to be extra careful while undergoing treatment at hospitals, as their impaired immune system puts them at high risk of developing infections, including Covid-19.
(Reuters) - U.S. hospitals, anticipating a need for beds as more people are diagnosed with coronavirus, are postponing elective surgeries, while some patients, leery of going to a hospital, are cancelling appointments themselves. Several hospitals in the hard-hit Seattle area, including EvergreenHealth, have suspended elective procedures like knee replacements for the next 30 days. Emergency surgeries like appendectomies or a broken wrist that needs surgery will continue.
Doctors need to be aware that senior citizens might have different priorities when it comes to surgery, than younger patients.
There is growing awareness that senior citizens can benefit enormously from a thorough preparatory programme before they go under the knife.
WASHINGTON DC: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Urologists and Sexual Medicine Professor Dr Christopher Ho Chee Kong became the first Malaysian to receive the International Guest Scholarship Award from the American College of Surgeons (ACS).