Sophia S C Chan

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hong Kong Chinese community leaders' perspectives on family health, happiness and harmony: a qualitative study
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Health Educ Res 26:664-74. 2011
  2. pmc Will mothers of sick children help their husbands to stop smoking after receiving a brief intervention from nurses? Secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, University of Hong Kong, 4 F William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Pediatr 13:50. 2013
  3. pmc Effectiveness of a mobile smoking cessation service in reaching elderly smokers and predictors of quitting
    Abu Saleh M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Geriatr 8:25. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Building an integrated model of tobacco control education in the nursing curriculum: findings of a students' survey
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Educ 47:223-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a smoking reduction plus nicotine replacement therapy intervention for smokers not willing to quit smoking
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Addiction 106:1155-63. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Short-term impact of new smoke-free legislation on the utilization of a quitline in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:356-61. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving older adults' knowledge and practice of preventive measures through a telephone health education during the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong: a pilot study
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1120-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Quitting trajectories of Chinese youth smokers following telephone smoking cessation counseling: a longitudinal study
    David C N Wong
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:848-59. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of work-related risk on nurses during the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Fam Community Health 28:274-87. 2005
  10. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of stage-matched intervention for smoking cessation in cardiac out-patients
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Addiction 107:829-37. 2012

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Hong Kong Chinese community leaders' perspectives on family health, happiness and harmony: a qualitative study
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Health Educ Res 26:664-74. 2011
    ..The findings offer insights in designing effective social marketing education campaigns and family-friendly workplace policy to promote social harmony through the maintenance of 3Hs families...
  2. pmc Will mothers of sick children help their husbands to stop smoking after receiving a brief intervention from nurses? Secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, University of Hong Kong, 4 F William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Pediatr 13:50. 2013
    ..This study examines the effectiveness of a low-intensity, nurse-led health instructional initiative for non-smoking mothers, to motivate them to take action to help their husbands stop smoking...
  3. pmc Effectiveness of a mobile smoking cessation service in reaching elderly smokers and predictors of quitting
    Abu Saleh M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Geriatr 8:25. 2008
    ..We evaluated a pilot mobile smoking cessation service for the Chinese elderly in Hong Kong and identified predictors of quitting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Building an integrated model of tobacco control education in the nursing curriculum: findings of a students' survey
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Educ 47:223-6. 2008
    ..Finally, a model of integrating tobacco control content in the undergraduate nursing curriculum was recommended...
  5. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a smoking reduction plus nicotine replacement therapy intervention for smokers not willing to quit smoking
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Addiction 106:1155-63. 2011
    ..To examine the effectiveness of smoking reduction counselling plus free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smokers not willing to quit...
  6. doi request reprint Short-term impact of new smoke-free legislation on the utilization of a quitline in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:356-61. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to examine the impact of smoke-free legislation in promoting smoking cessation through a local quitline...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving older adults' knowledge and practice of preventive measures through a telephone health education during the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong: a pilot study
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1120-7. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint Quitting trajectories of Chinese youth smokers following telephone smoking cessation counseling: a longitudinal study
    David C N Wong
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:848-59. 2011
    ..This study aims to examine the quitting trajectories of Chinese youth smokers after they have received quitline services and to examine factors to predict their quitting trajectories...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of work-related risk on nurses during the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Fam Community Health 28:274-87. 2005
    ..It is essential to design hospital support systems and occupational health policy to promote the psychological well-being of nurses during future outbreaks of emerging infections...
  10. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of stage-matched intervention for smoking cessation in cardiac out-patients
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Addiction 107:829-37. 2012
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a stage-matched smoking cessation counselling intervention for smokers who had cardiac diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nurses' tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and practice in four major cities in China
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, L K S Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:46-53. 2007
    ..Design: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in four major cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Chongqing) in China from November to December 2003...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an elderly smoking cessation counseling training program for social workers: a longitudinal study
    Gabriel M Leung
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Rd, Hong Kong, China
    Chest 131:1157-65. 2007
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of a 9-h smoking cessation counseling training program for social workers...
  13. doi request reprint Helping Chinese fathers quit smoking through educating their nonsmoking spouses: a randomized controlled trial
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Health Promot 23:31-4. 2008
    ..Assess the effectiveness of a two-step health education program by nurses delivered through nonsmoking mothers to help fathers of sick children quit smoking...
  14. doi request reprint Smoking-cessation and adherence intervention among Chinese patients with erectile dysfunction
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am J Prev Med 39:251-8. 2010
    ..No RCTs have been previously conducted on cessation counseling and additional nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) adherence counseling among smokers with erectile dysfunction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Parental response to child's isolation during the SARS outbreak
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ambul Pediatr 7:401-4. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Using a community-based outreach program to improve breast health awareness among women in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Public Health Nurs 24:265-73. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based health education program via a mobile van to promote the awareness of breast cancer and breast self-examination (BSE) practice among women in Hong Kong...
  17. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of an individualized motivational intervention on smoking cessation for parents of sick children: a pilot study
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Appl Nurs Res 18:178-81. 2005
    ..They also suggested that it was acceptable and feasible to implement such intervention in a pediatric outpatient clinic/ward in Hong Kong...
  18. doi request reprint An evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Smoking Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (SEQ-12) among Chinese cardiac patients who smoke
    Doris Y P Leung
    Department of Nursing Studies, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, 4 F William MW Mong Block, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1311-8. 2008
    ..The SEQ-12 can be used to assess smokers' self-efficacy so that appropriate smoking cessation interventions can be provided...
  19. doi request reprint Patterns and predictors of quitting among youth quitline callers in Hong Kong
    David C N Wong
    School of Nursing, University of Hong Kong, 4 F M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:7-14. 2011
    ..To examine the time patterns and predictors of initiating a quit attempt and subsequent sustained abstinence among youth smokers after receiving a telephone smoking cessation intervention...
  20. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding smoking cessation among Chinese affiliates of women's organisations in Hong Kong
    Doris Y P Leung
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Health Soc Care Community 19:207-16. 2011
    ..Appropriate training, capacity building and establishing rapport with women's organisations are needed to promote smoking cessation and to support tobacco control in the community...
  21. doi request reprint Predictors of intention to quit smoking in Hong Kong secondary school children
    David C N Wong
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:360-71. 2010
    ..Behavioral theories suggest that a past quit attempt influences psycho-social determinants to predict smokers' intention to quit, although no study has tested the hypothesis among youth smokers...
  22. pmc A randomized controlled trial of two different lengths of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation
    Abu S Abdullah
    School of Public Health, Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi, China Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, MA 02118, USA Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Biomed Res Int 2013:961751. 2013
    ..5% versus 27.3%; P = 0.97) and 12-month (21.1% versus 21.2%; P = 0.98) followup. The findings suggest that two-week free NRT was not more effective than 1-week free NRT to increase smoking cessation rate among Chinese smokers. ..
  23. doi request reprint The establishment and promotion of the first Youth Quitline in Hong Kong: challenges and opportunities
    Sophia S C Chan
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eval Health Prof 31:258-71. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint Balancing infection control practices and family-centred care in a cohort of paediatric suspected severe acute respiratory syndrome patients in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:20-7. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint Training nurses and social workers in smoking cessation counseling: a population needs assessment in Hong Kong
    Janice M Johnston
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, China
    Prev Med 40:389-406. 2005
    ..We carried out a population-based training needs assessment of the latter two groups in Hong Kong...
  26. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a play-integrated primary one preparatory programme to enhance a smooth transition for children
    William H C Li
    The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Health Psychol 18:10-25. 2013
    ..Findings from this study promote the awareness in parents and teachers that play is an important part of children's lives, which is essential for their normal growth and development...
  27. ncbi request reprint Adherence to nicotine replacement therapy versus quitting smoking among Chinese smokers: a preliminary investigation
    Tai Hing Lam
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 177:400-8. 2005
    ..There are over 300 million Chinese smokers, but use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is rare. On the other hand, data on the factors associated with quitting and adherence to NRT use are scarce in the East...
  28. doi request reprint Development and validation of Chinese Health Literacy Scale for Diabetes
    Angela Y M Leung
    School of Nursing, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Nurs 22:2090-9. 2013
    ..To develop and to test the psychometric properties of the Chinese Health Literacy Scale for Diabetes...
  29. ncbi request reprint The knowledge level and precautionary measures taken by older adults during the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong
    Winnie K W So
    Departmet of Nursing Studies, 4 F Academic and Administration Block, Faculty of Medicine Buliding, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:901-9. 2004
    ..The results of the study could help the health-care professionals develop appropriate health promotion and disease prevention programmes for older adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of Tai Chi on depressive symptoms amongst Chinese older patients with depressive disorders: a randomized clinical trial
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1105-7. 2004