10 Feb '11, 12pm

First-ever guidelines on health screening tests online

First-ever guidelines on health screening tests online

The Academy of Medicine Singapore (AMS) released the first-ever guidelines on health screening tests for over 50 diseases. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO HEALTH-CARE professionals can now refer to a handy booklet to help them decide which screening tests are suitable for the different patients they see. On Thursday, the Academy of Medicine Singapore (AMS) released the first-ever guidelines on health screening tests for over 50 diseases. The booklet is now available online on the Academy's website. A simpler version for the public will also be released, although no details are yet available on when and what form this will take. Drawn up by the Screening Test Review Committee (STRC), tests are grouped into three categories - suitable for population-level screening, suitable for individual-level decision or not recommended. The STRC is made up of representatives from the AMS and th...

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