Carol Pei Wei Chong

Summary

Affiliation: The Northern Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is Emergency Department length of stay associated with inpatient mortality?
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care and Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 32:122-4. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiograph changes, troponin levels and cardiac complications after orthopaedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 42:24-32. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Does cardiology intervention improve mortality for post-operative troponin elevations after emergency orthopaedic-geriatric surgery? A randomised controlled study
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Injury 43:1193-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 levels and their association with postoperative cardiac complications after emergency orthopedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 109:1365-73. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac injury and troponin testing after orthopaedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    The Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Injury 42:855-63. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Usefulness of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide to predict postoperative cardiac complications and long-term mortality after emergency lower limb orthopedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 106:865-72. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Troponin I and NT-proBNP (N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide) do not predict 6-month mortality in frail older patients undergoing orthopedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:415-20. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Medical problems in hip fracture patients
    Carol Pei Wei Chong
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1355-61. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Orthopaedic-geriatric models of care and their effectiveness
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Medicine, Austin and Northern Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 28:171-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Impact of troponin 1 on long-term mortality after emergency orthopaedic surgery in older patients
    C Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 40:751-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Is Emergency Department length of stay associated with inpatient mortality?
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care and Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 32:122-4. 2013
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  2. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiograph changes, troponin levels and cardiac complications after orthopaedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 42:24-32. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between ECG changes (ischaemia or arrhythmia), troponin elevations perioperatively and cardiac complications...
  3. doi request reprint Does cardiology intervention improve mortality for post-operative troponin elevations after emergency orthopaedic-geriatric surgery? A randomised controlled study
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Injury 43:1193-8. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine if comprehensive cardiology care after emergency orthopaedic surgery reduces mortality at one year in patients who sustain a post-operative troponin elevation versus standard care...
  4. doi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 levels and their association with postoperative cardiac complications after emergency orthopedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 109:1365-73. 2012
    ..In conclusion, elevated perioperative NT-proBNP predicted in-hospital and 1-year cardiac events in an emergency orthopedic population but the ACE-2 levels did not, which requires additional study for validation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac injury and troponin testing after orthopaedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    The Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Injury 42:855-63. 2011
    ..The detection of cardiac injury has been aided by the use of cardiac troponins which has also raised questions about the utility of this enzyme in the post-operative setting...
  6. doi request reprint Usefulness of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide to predict postoperative cardiac complications and long-term mortality after emergency lower limb orthopedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 106:865-72. 2010
    ..In conclusion, increase pre- and postoperative NT-pro-BNP levels are independent predictors of in-hospital cardiac events and 1- and 2-year mortality in older patients undergoing emergency orthopedic surgery...
  7. doi request reprint Troponin I and NT-proBNP (N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide) do not predict 6-month mortality in frail older patients undergoing orthopedic surgery
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:415-20. 2010
    ..To determine if troponin I and NT-proBNP were predictors of 6-month mortality after emergency orthopedic-geriatric surgery in a frail population...
  8. doi request reprint Medical problems in hip fracture patients
    Carol Pei Wei Chong
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1355-61. 2010
    ..Physicians are well placed to manage these patients with orthopaedic surgeons during the perioperative period. Sufficient evidence exists for most recommendations for fracture patients, but further research is needed in most areas...
  9. doi request reprint Orthopaedic-geriatric models of care and their effectiveness
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Medicine, Austin and Northern Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 28:171-6. 2009
    ..However, because of the varied types of interventions and models of care, it is difficult to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of these programs...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of troponin 1 on long-term mortality after emergency orthopaedic surgery in older patients
    C Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 40:751-6. 2010
    ..To determine the association between post-operative troponin rises and longer term (2-year) mortality after emergency orthopaedic surgery in patients over 60 years of age...
  11. doi request reprint Pneumonia in the elderly: a review of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, microbiology, and clinical features
    Carol P Chong
    Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, 185 Cooper Street, Epping 3076, Victoria, Australia
    South Med J 101:1141-5; quiz 1132, 1179. 2008
    ..Elderly patients are more likely than younger adults to present with an absence of fever and an altered mental state. Nursing home residents tend to present with more atypical and less characteristic symptoms...
  12. doi request reprint Pneumonia in the elderly: a review of severity assessment, prognosis, mortality, prevention, and treatment
    Carol P Chong
    Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, 185 Cooper Street, Epping 3076, Victoria, Australia
    South Med J 101:1134-40; quiz 1132, 1179. 2008
    ..However, treatment of nursing home patients is challenging and there are no validated guidelines at present to determine when transfer to the hospital is necessary...
  13. doi request reprint Incidence of post-operative troponin I rises and 1-year mortality after emergency orthopaedic surgery in older patients
    Carol P Chong
    Department of Aged Care, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Age Ageing 38:168-74. 2009
    ..to determine the incidence of post-operative troponin I rises and its association with 1-year all-cause mortality and cardiac events after emergency orthopaedic-geriatric surgery, which has not been studied before...
  14. doi request reprint Description of an orthopedic-geriatric model of care in Australia with 3 years data
    Carol Chong
    The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 8:86-92. 2008
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