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I am not in active clinical practice of treating patients! 'drlamtung' here is only a title!

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

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November 24, 2017

Well, before anything happens, I am just an ordinary medical practitioner received education and practised in Hong Kong since my graduation from the University of Hong Kong in 2001. I got married in 2003 when there was a SARS outbreak. My father-in-law was a world-reno...

November 22, 2017

The Trolley Problem was firstly introduced by Philippa Foot in 1967. A trolley is facing a track with one man tied to the track and the only action he can take to avoid killing the man is to divert the trolley to another track which has five men tied to the track. This...

November 20, 2017

Nowadays, even animals have welfare to look after not to mention about humans.

Mouldy Bread Error

Scientists did not have an assay for mould-derived toxins, so they measure the various nutrients in the bread and create a 'bread quality index' and showed that mouldy bread...

November 20, 2017

Kenneth Graeme Fisher suffered from relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis and lived in the area of the respondent health authority. The hospitals refused to treat the applicant with a new drug, beta-interferon, due to its cost. The respondent authority claimed that th...

November 19, 2017

The Legitimacy of Promotion of Advance Directive and Voluntary Active Euthanasia in HKSAR

在香港特别行政区推广预设医疗指示及自愿主动安乐死的合法性

  1. Advance Directive is recommended by the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission in 2006 to be promoted through non-legislative means. There is no formal le...

November 18, 2017

In UK, two practicing physicians infected with AIDs. An order was obtained restraining the newspaper from publishing the information. However, the newspaper published the information without naming the doctors. An injunction was sought to prevent the publishing of the...

November 16, 2017

The supermodel Naomi Campbell sued the Mirror Group for breach of confidence engaging section 6 of the Human Rights Act, which required the court to operate compatibility with European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (photographed her leaving a rehabilitation clinic)...

November 15, 2017

Victoria Gillick ran an active campaign against the hospital policy of prescribing contraceptive to a girl under 16 because the doctor would commit an offence of encouraging sex with a minor and it would be treatment without parental consent.

The House of Lords of Engla...

November 12, 2017

There are multiple aspects to the high-profile case of Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, who developed and implanted synthetic trachea in patients, many of whom subsequently died.

Dr. Paolo Macchiarini (1) was previously considered a pioneer in regenerative medicine using trachea...

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December 14, 2019