Lawrence So

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc ICD-10 coding algorithms for defining comorbidities of acute myocardial infarction
    Lawrence So
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:161. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing three measures of health status (perceived health with Likert-type scale, EQ-5D, and number of chronic conditions) in Chinese and white Canadians
    Brenda Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Center for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 45:610-7. 2007
  3. pmc Chinese and white Canadian satisfaction and compliance with physicians
    Richard Liu
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 8:11. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Coming to Canada: the difference in health trajectories between immigrants and native-born residents
    Lawrence So
    Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
    Int J Public Health 57:893-904. 2012
  5. pmc Appropriateness of the use of intravenous immune globulin before and after the introduction of a utilization control program
    Thomas E Feasby
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Open Med 6:e28-34. 2012
  6. pmc Characteristics of hypertensive Canadians not receiving drug therapy
    Norman R C Campbell
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 24:485-90. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Chart documentation quality and its relationship to the validity of administrative data discharge records
    Lawrence So
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Canada
    Health Informatics J 16:101-13. 2010

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc ICD-10 coding algorithms for defining comorbidities of acute myocardial infarction
    Lawrence So
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:161. 2006
    ..The nine comorbidities that we examined were shock, diabetes with complications, congestive heart failure, cancer, cerebrovascular disease, pulmonary edema, acute renal failure, chronic renal failure, and cardiac dysrhythmias...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing three measures of health status (perceived health with Likert-type scale, EQ-5D, and number of chronic conditions) in Chinese and white Canadians
    Brenda Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Center for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 45:610-7. 2007
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  3. pmc Chinese and white Canadian satisfaction and compliance with physicians
    Richard Liu
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 8:11. 2007
    ..Therefore, we conducted a survey among Chinese and Whites in a Canadian city to determine their reported satisfaction, and perceptions of physicians...
  4. doi request reprint Coming to Canada: the difference in health trajectories between immigrants and native-born residents
    Lawrence So
    Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
    Int J Public Health 57:893-904. 2012
    ..This study investigates improvements as well as declines in health with four health measures for immigrants and native-born residents...
  5. pmc Appropriateness of the use of intravenous immune globulin before and after the introduction of a utilization control program
    Thomas E Feasby
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Open Med 6:e28-34. 2012
    ..It may often be used inappropriately. We evaluated the appropriateness of IVIG use before and after the introduction of an utilization control program to reduce inappropriate use...
  6. pmc Characteristics of hypertensive Canadians not receiving drug therapy
    Norman R C Campbell
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 24:485-90. 2008
    ..To aid in the development of specific programs to improve hypertension management, the present report characterizes Canadians who indicated that they had hypertension but were not taking antihypertensive drug therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Chart documentation quality and its relationship to the validity of administrative data discharge records
    Lawrence So
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Canada
    Health Informatics J 16:101-13. 2010
    ..In conclusion, poorly documented hospital charts tend to be translated into invalid administrative data, which reduces the communication of clinical information among healthcare providers...