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Poh Tin Tan

A pediatrician with over 30 years of experience in the government and private practice in a developing country. Passion for helping people learn medical issues through media, radio and now the internet so they are empowered to make better health care choices. Involved in the training of medical... Full Bio
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Improve memory tips by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy JUL 9, 2008 Improve Memory with Sleep, Practice, and Testing By:  Dr. Bill Klemm There are whole mar­kets (think cross­words, herbal sup­ple­ments, drugs, brain fit­ness ... Read on »
Teens & Cosmetic Surgery by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From  Medscape Pediatrics Teens and Elective Cosmetic SurgerySherrell J. Aston, MD; Robert L. Findling, MD, MBA; Laurie Scudder, DNP, PNP Authors and Disclosures Posted: ... Read on »
Pediatric Pneumonia n antibiotics use by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy JUL 9, 2008 By:  Dr. Bill Klemm There are whole mar­kets (think cross­words, herbal sup­ple­ments, drugs, brain fit­ness soft­ware) aimed at help­ing us improv ... Read on »
Vision loss in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From  Archives of Disease in Childhood Visual Impairment in Children in Middle- and Lower-income CountriesPaul Courtright; Amy K Hutchinson; Susan Lewallen Posted: ... Read on »
UTI in Children and MCU by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From  Medscape Pediatrics  >  Viewpoints Judicious Urinary Tract Imaging in Pediatric UTIWilliam T. Basco, Jr., MD, MS Posted: 02/03/2012    Schroeder AR, Ab ... Read on »
Infantile Hemangiomas by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Visual Impairment in Children in Middle- and Lower-income Countries Paul Courtright; Amy K Hutchinson; Susan Lewallen Posted: 02/03/2012; Arch Dis Child. 2011 ... Read on »
pediatric immunisation n anaphylaxis by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Anaphylaxis After Pediatric Immunization Rare Troy Brown January 26, 2012 — A recent study found that anaphylaxis occurred rarely after pediatric immuniza ... Read on »
Clarifying Meningococcal Booster Dose Recommendations by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From CDC Expert CommentaryAmanda Cohn, MD01/17/2012Hi, I am Dr. Amanda Cohn, a pediatrician and epidemiologist. Thanks for tuning in to this CDC Expert Video Commentary on M ... Read on »
HPV & Sex by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Infectious Diseases HPV & Sexual activity - any relationship?Paul A. Offit, MD 01/17/2012 Hi, my name is Paul Offit. I am talking to you today from the Vaccine ... Read on »
Hair Loss and its Management in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Expert Review of DermatologyVibhu Mendiratta; Masarat Jabeen 01/15/2012; Expert Rev Dermatol. 2011;6(6):581-590. © 2011 Expert Reviews Ltd.AbstractHair loss in children ... Read on »
PPIs Not Helpful in Children With Poor Asthma Control by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical NewsJennifer GarciaJanuary 24, 2012 — Use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in children with poorly controlled asthma who were using inhaled corticoster ... Read on »
Allergy Tests Should Only Verify Diagnosis in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Education Clinical BriefsNews Author: Ricki Lewis, PhDCME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd 01/10/2012Clinical ContextAccording to the current study by Sicherer an ... Read on »
Bacterial Bronchitis Frequent in Children With Chronic Wet Cough by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Education Clinical BriefsNews Author: Laura Newman, MACME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd01/11/2012Clinical ContextAccording to the current study by Zgherea and ... Read on »
Acute Macular Degeneration by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Education Clinical BriefsFrequent Aspirin Use Linked With Early and Wet Late AMD CME/CEDaniel M. Keller, PhDCME Author: Laurie Barclay, MD01/12/2012Clinical Co ... Read on »
Delayed Introduction of Solid Foods by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From CDC Expert Commentary Amanda Cohn, MD 01/17/2012 Hi, I am Dr. Amanda Cohn, a pediatrician and epidemiologist. Thanks for tuning in to this CDC Expert Video Commentar ... Read on »
Most US Teenagers Lack Hepatitis A Immunization by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical NewsDaniel M. Keller, PhDJanuary 23, 2012 — Most adolescents in the United States lacked immunization for hepatitis A in 2009, leaving them susceptible ... Read on »
Antiretroviral Safe in Reducing HIV-1 Transmission via Breast-Feeding by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs News Author: Ricki Lewis, PhD CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd 01/10/2012 Clinical Context According to the current study by Si ... Read on »
Adopting a Healthy Diet May Help ADHD by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News > Psychiatry Megan Brooks January 17, 2012 — When drug therapy fails to control attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or is unacceptab ... Read on »