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Metformin in pregnancy – where are we now?

April 2018, Dr Chee L Khoo Another day, another study published on the good or bad about metformin use in pregnancy. There is a lot of confusion and unknowns about the benefit or safety of metformin to the mother-to-be or to the long-term outcome of…

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Congenital Hip Dysplasia – how useful is the “click”?

February 2018, Dr Chee L Khoo Congenital hip dysplasia (CDH)  is a common fear when we examine newborns. A clicky hip is a common reason for further investigations. CDH is actually not very common but how often does a clicky hip lead to a diagnosis…

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To err is human… actually, it’s now manslaughter!

February 2018, Dr Chee L Khoo I am sure you have read about Dr Bawa-Garba who was “thrown under the bus” by the system for her treatment of a 6 year old child with Down’s syndrome who died of sepsis while being treated in hospital….

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