Wendy F Bower

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi Self-reported effect of childhood incontinence on quality of life
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT Hong Kong
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 35:617-21. 2008
  2. ncbi Development of a validated quality of life tool specific to children with bladder dysfunction
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:221-7. 2006
  3. ncbi Acupuncture for nocturnal enuresis in children: a systematic review and exploration of rationale
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Division of Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:267-72. 2005
  4. doi Mode of treatment affects quality of life in head and neck cancer survivors: Implications for holistic care
    Wendy Fiona Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:1185-92. 2010
  5. doi Assessment of non-neurogenic incontinence and lower urinary tract symptoms in adolescents and young adults
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:702-7. 2010
  6. doi Peri-operative hyperglycemia: a consideration for general surgery?
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Surg 199:240-8. 2010
  7. doi Overt diabetes mellitus adversely affects surgical outcomes of noncardiovascular patients
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Surgery 147:670-5. 2010
  8. ncbi An audit of risk factors for wound infection in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting or valve replacement
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 14:371-8. 2008
  9. doi Quality of life in head and neck cancer patients after surgical resection: translation into Cantonese and validation of the EORTC QLQ-H&N35
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, 4th Floor Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:779-85. 2009
  10. ncbi Half-day urotherapy improves voiding parameters in children with dysfunctional emptying
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR China
    Eur Urol 49:570-4. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi Self-reported effect of childhood incontinence on quality of life
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT Hong Kong
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 35:617-21. 2008
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  2. ncbi Development of a validated quality of life tool specific to children with bladder dysfunction
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:221-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this research was to create a cross-cultural tool to assess and measure the wider psychosocial impact of current and new interventions for bladder dysfunction in children...
  3. ncbi Acupuncture for nocturnal enuresis in children: a systematic review and exploration of rationale
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Division of Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:267-72. 2005
    ..This review identified reports of acupuncture for childhood nocturnal enuresis, with the aim of ascertaining whether acupuncture is efficacious and or better than standard therapy for treating enuresis...
  4. doi Mode of treatment affects quality of life in head and neck cancer survivors: Implications for holistic care
    Wendy Fiona Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:1185-92. 2010
    ..As adverse effects of live-saving treatment are unavoidable surgeons have a duty to address physical changes and quality of life issues that matter to head and neck (H&N) cancer patients. We propose a tailored holistic care package...
  5. doi Assessment of non-neurogenic incontinence and lower urinary tract symptoms in adolescents and young adults
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:702-7. 2010
    ..Assessment fundamentals, diagnostic classification, and rationale behind the process of care are discussed...
  6. doi Peri-operative hyperglycemia: a consideration for general surgery?
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Surg 199:240-8. 2010
    ..Intraoperative hyperglycemia in cardiac and neurosurgical patients is significantly associated with morbidity. Little is known about the perioperative glycemic profile or its impact in other surgical populations or in nondiabetic patients...
  7. doi Overt diabetes mellitus adversely affects surgical outcomes of noncardiovascular patients
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Surgery 147:670-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test the magnitude of association between overt diabetes mellitus and postoperative complications across a spectrum of noncardiac surgical patients...
  8. ncbi An audit of risk factors for wound infection in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting or valve replacement
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 14:371-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of surgical site infection in cardiac surgery patients operated on in 2006...
  9. doi Quality of life in head and neck cancer patients after surgical resection: translation into Cantonese and validation of the EORTC QLQ-H&N35
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, 4th Floor Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:779-85. 2009
    ..High convergent and discriminant validity between subscales was achieved after the translation of EORTC QLQ-H&N35 into Cantonese. Most subscales were assessing distinct components of quality of life (QoL)...
  10. ncbi Half-day urotherapy improves voiding parameters in children with dysfunctional emptying
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR China
    Eur Urol 49:570-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether half-day voiding re-education in pairs improved immediate and mid-term voiding parameters...
  11. ncbi Dysfunctional elimination symptoms in childhood and adulthood
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Urol 174:1623-7; discussion 1627-8. 2005
    ..The dysfunctional elimination syndrome (DES) is rare in adulthood. We evaluate the natural history of DES to identify aspects of the disorder that may be carried into adulthood...
  12. ncbi Peri-operative blood transfusion increases length of hospital stay and number of postoperative complications in non-cardiac surgical patients
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:116-20. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that blood transfusion alone was a significant risk factor for in-hospital morbidity in non-cardiac patients...
  13. ncbi Endoscopic assessment of the nasopharynx: an objective score of abnormality to predict the likelihood of malignancy
    Alexander C Vlantis
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:77-81. 2010
    ..We developed an objective endoscopic score of abnormality of the nasopharynx to predict the likelihood of malignancy...