R Fielding

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Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Situational awareness and health protective responses to pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Hong Kong: a cross-sectional study
    Qiuyan Liao
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    PLoS ONE 5:e13350. 2010
  2. pmc The differential mediating effects of pain and depression on the physical and mental dimension of quality of life in Hong Kong Chinese adults
    Wing S Wong
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:1. 2010
  3. ncbi Knowledge of risk and self-protection practices and the degree of influenza hazard from live poultry sales
    R Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Studies Unit, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 15:42-5. 2009
  4. ncbi Declines in tobacco brand recognition and ever-smoking rates among young children following restrictions on tobacco advertisements in Hong Kong
    R Fielding
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Department of Community Medicine Unit for Behavioural Science, Patrick Manson Building South Wing, The University of Hong Kong, 7, Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:24-30. 2004
  5. ncbi Measuring social impacts of breast carcinoma treatment in Chinese women
    Richard Fielding
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Teaching, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cancer 100:2500-11. 2004
  6. ncbi Quality of life as a predictor of cancer survival among Chinese liver and lung cancer patients
    Richard Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F William M W Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Eur J Cancer 43:1723-30. 2007
  7. pmc Avian influenza risk perception, Hong Kong
    Richard Fielding
    Behavioral Sciences Unit, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:677-82. 2005
  8. ncbi Risk-behavior reporting by blood donors with an automated telephone system
    Richard Fielding
    Health Behavior Research Group, The Department of Community Medicine, Unit for Behavioral Science, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Transfusion 46:289-97. 2006
  9. pmc Live poultry exposures, Hong Kong and Hanoi, 2006
    Richard Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1065-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Subjective health and fibrinogen in a healthy Chinese cohort
    Richard Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Br J Health Psychol 9:523-32. 2004

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Publications69

  1. pmc Situational awareness and health protective responses to pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Hong Kong: a cross-sectional study
    Qiuyan Liao
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    PLoS ONE 5:e13350. 2010
    ..Whether information sources influence health protective behaviours during influenza pandemics or other emerging infectious disease epidemics is uncertain...
  2. pmc The differential mediating effects of pain and depression on the physical and mental dimension of quality of life in Hong Kong Chinese adults
    Wing S Wong
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:1. 2010
    ..The impact of pain and depression on health-related quality of life (QoL) is widely investigated, yet the pain-depression interactions on QoL remain unclear. This study aims to examine the pain-depression-QoL mediation link...
  3. ncbi Knowledge of risk and self-protection practices and the degree of influenza hazard from live poultry sales
    R Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Studies Unit, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 15:42-5. 2009
    ..Health education groups seeking to increase preventive practices to control possible avian influenza outbreaks need to learn from this...
  4. ncbi Declines in tobacco brand recognition and ever-smoking rates among young children following restrictions on tobacco advertisements in Hong Kong
    R Fielding
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Department of Community Medicine Unit for Behavioural Science, Patrick Manson Building South Wing, The University of Hong Kong, 7, Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:24-30. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Measuring social impacts of breast carcinoma treatment in Chinese women
    Richard Fielding
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Teaching, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cancer 100:2500-11. 2004
    ..In the current study, the authors assessed the validity of the Chinese Social Adjustment Scale, which was designed to address the need for such an instrument...
  6. ncbi Quality of life as a predictor of cancer survival among Chinese liver and lung cancer patients
    Richard Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F William M W Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Eur J Cancer 43:1723-30. 2007
    ..941, p<0.001) and better appetite (HR=0.888, p<0.001). Global QoL (FACT-G(Ch)) scores do not predict survival in Chinese liver and lung cancer patients. QoL physical well-being subscale predicted lung cancer survival...
  7. pmc Avian influenza risk perception, Hong Kong
    Richard Fielding
    Behavioral Sciences Unit, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:677-82. 2005
    ..High population exposures to live chickens and low perceived risk are potentially important health threats in avian influenza...
  8. ncbi Risk-behavior reporting by blood donors with an automated telephone system
    Richard Fielding
    Health Behavior Research Group, The Department of Community Medicine, Unit for Behavioral Science, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Transfusion 46:289-97. 2006
    ..Donor risk-behavior assessment is important for blood safety. Few evaluations of automated telephone systems for eliciting risk exposure among voluntary blood donors have been reported...
  9. pmc Live poultry exposures, Hong Kong and Hanoi, 2006
    Richard Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1065-7. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Subjective health and fibrinogen in a healthy Chinese cohort
    Richard Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Br J Health Psychol 9:523-32. 2004
    ..This study explores standard cardiovascular (CVD) risk factors in a healthy population sample, with low CVD prevalence and presumed higher social connectedness as potential mechanisms linking subjective health (SH) and physical health...
  11. ncbi The evolution of psychological distress trajectories in women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer: a longitudinal study
    W W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Division of Behavioural Health, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 22:2831-9. 2013
    ..This study describes trajectories of distress and their determinants in Chinese women with ABC...
  12. ncbi Environmental tobacco smoke exposure among police officers in Hong Kong
    T H Lam
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Patrick Manson Building South Wing, 7 Sassoon Rd, Hong Kong, China
    JAMA 284:756-63. 2000
    ..Few epidemiological studies have examined the relationship between chronic respiratory symptoms and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) at work in adults, and none have shown clear dose-response relationships...
  13. pmc Passive smoking at work: the short-term cost
    S M McGhee
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, 7 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:673-6. 2000
    ..To estimate the impact of passive smoking at work on use of health care services and absenteeism...
  14. ncbi Narrowing sexual behavioural differences between Chinese and non-Chinese populations in Hong Kong: implications for sexually transmitted infection (STI) transmission
    A S M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, China
    AIDS Care 18:27-34. 2006
    ..To maximize potential public health benefits, behavioural interventions should be designed to address the different risk profiles of Chinese and non-Chinese populations separately...
  15. doi A socio-historical hypothesis for the diabetes epidemic in Chinese--preliminary observations from Hong Kong as a natural experiment
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Hum Biol 21:346-53. 2009
    ..Whether the current epidemic of diabetes is a long-standing effect of such mismatch or a "first-generation through effect" generated by rapid economic development causing disproportionate growth remains to be determined...
  16. ncbi Factors related to non-participation in physical activity among the students in Hong Kong
    A S M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Sports Med 26:611-5. 2005
    ..Factors identified as predictors of physical inactivity should be taken into account in the design of intervention...
  17. doi Perspectives on family health, happiness and harmony (3H) among Hong Kong Chinese people: a qualitative study
    W W T Lam
    School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Health Educ Res 27:767-79. 2012
    ..Harmony is apparently a core element of good family functioning...
  18. ncbi Quality of life and pain in Chinese lung cancer patients: Is optimism a moderator or mediator?
    Wing S Wong
    Unit for Behavioural Science, Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F, Academic and Admin Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 16:53-63. 2007
    ..To clarify if optimism exerts a primarily moderating or mediating influence on the pain-QoL association in Chinese lung cancer patients...
  19. ncbi Understanding sexual risk taking behaviour in Hong Kong university students. A health promotion perspective
    A S M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Prev Med 37:311-8. 2003
    ..This study assessed the prevalence and factors associated with high-risk sexual behavior among students in a Hong Kong university...
  20. doi 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...
  21. ncbi The Chinese Medical Interview Satisfaction Scale-revised (C-MISS-R): development and validation
    W W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncological Research and Teaching, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam
    Qual Life Res 14:1187-92. 2005
    ..The Medical Interview Satisfaction Scale (MISS) measures patient consultation satisfaction. We validated a translated short-form of the original MISS on Hong Kong Chinese women with breast cancer...
  22. pmc Secondhand smoke and respiratory ill health in current smokers
    T H Lam
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Tob Control 14:307-14. 2005
    ..The impact of SHS exposure on the acute respiratory health of current active smokers was examined using a cross sectional design...
  23. pmc Trends in breast cancer incidence in Hong Kong between 1973 and 1999: an age-period-cohort analysis
    G M Leung
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, 5 F, Academic and Administration Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Br J Cancer 87:982-8. 2002
    ..As China moves towards a more westernised way of life, we can expect an emerging epidemic of breast cancer as Hong Kong's experience has demonstrated...
  24. pmc Reasons for not using condoms among the Hong Kong Chinese population: implications for HIV and STD prevention
    A S M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sex Transm Infect 78:180-4. 2002
    ..To assess the prevalence and reasons for non-use of condoms among the Hong Kong Chinese population and obtain baseline data to monitor sexual behavioural change...
  25. ncbi Identifying barriers to the adoption of evidence-based medicine practice in clinical clerks: a longitudinal focus group study
    W W T Lam
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Med Educ 38:987-97. 2004
    ..To identify and explore common barriers to the adoption of evidence-based medicine (EBM) practice in the undergraduate setting...
  26. ncbi Prevalence of travel related illness amongst a group of Chinese undergraduate students in Hong Kong
    A M Abdullah AS
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Travel Med 7:125-32. 2000
    ..Specific topics for pretravel health education that will target higher risk travelers with preventive messages need to be identified and evaluated...
  27. ncbi Evaluation of two videotape instruction programmes on how to break bad news--for Cantonese-speaking medical students in Hong Kong
    C L Betson
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong
    J Audiov Media Med 20:172-7. 1997
    ....
  28. ncbi Help-seeking patterns in Chinese women with symptoms of breast disease: a qualitative study
    W W T Lam
    School of Public Health, 5 F, WMW Mong Building, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:59-68. 2009
    ..Little is known about Chinese women's help-seeking behaviour. Our aim was to determine patterns of self-referral among Hong Kong Chinese women with self-detected breast symptoms...
  29. ncbi Is self-efficacy a predictor of short-term post-surgical adjustment among Chinese women with breast cancer?
    Wendy Wing Tak Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Teaching, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 16:651-9. 2007
    ..High self-efficacy (SE) is regarded as beneficial for cancer patients in facilitating adaptation and therefore desirable. However, this may not always be the case...
  30. ncbi Eating ability predicts subsequent quality of life in Chinese patients with breast, liver, lung, or nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a longitudinal analysis
    Wing S Wong
    Health Behavioral Research Group, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Acta Oncol 47:71-80. 2008
    ..Eating dysfunction significantly impacts QoL in cancer populations other than those with orophagic disease. Change of eating function appears to be a common problem in cancer patients regardless of cancer site...
  31. ncbi Determinants of HIV antibody testing among selected groups of Chinese residents in Hong Kong
    Abu Saleh M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F Academic Block, New Medical Complex, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Int J STD AIDS 15:608-14. 2004
    ....
  32. pmc Preliminary inferences on the age-specific seriousness of human disease caused by avian influenza A(H7N9) infections in China, March to April 2013
    B J Cowling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Euro Surveill 18:20475. 2013
    ..1 times higher in persons 65 years and older versus younger ages. Our results suggest that many unidentified mild influenza A(H7N9) infections may have occurred, with a lower bound of 210–550 infections to date...
  33. ncbi Chinese nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated with radiotherapy: association between satisfaction with information provided and quality of life
    C L Yu
    Unit for Behavioral Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer 92:2126-35. 2001
    ..The results of the current study reinforced the need to improve physicians' information provision during consultations with Chinese NPC patients shortly after the end of treatment...
  34. ncbi A validation of the concept of current perceived health and the Current Perceived Health-42 (CPH-42) questionnaire
    R Fielding
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 6:35-42. 1997
    ....
  35. ncbi Social adjustment among Chinese women following breast cancer surgery
    Wendy W T Lam
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 18:1189-98. 2009
    ..How breast cancer surgery affects social adjustment among Chinese women is unknown, as are factors predicting such adjustment...
  36. doi The association between patient satisfaction and quality of life in Chinese lung and liver cancer patients
    Wing S Wong
    Health Behavioral Research Group, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Med Care 46:293-302. 2008
    ..However, only a few studies have examined factors associated with patient satisfaction in cancer populations, with no data currently available in Chinese oncology populations...
  37. ncbi Change in quality of life in Chinese women with breast cancer: changes in psychological distress as a predictor
    Wing S Wong
    Health Behavioral Research Group, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F William M W Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Support Care Cancer 15:1223-30. 2007
    ..We examined how changes in psychological distress affected change in QoL over time in 259 Chinese women recovering from breast cancer (BC)...
  38. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Nine-Item Chinese Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (ChPSQ-9) in Chinese patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wing S Wong
    Health Behavioral Research Group, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 17:292-9. 2008
    ..The current results support the use of the ChPSQ-9 as a self-report measure of patient satisfaction among Chinese HPC populations and suggest that a caring orientation was highly valued by these patients...
  39. ncbi Age- versus time-comparative self-rated health in Hong Kong Chinese older adults
    Zhi Bin Li
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:729-39. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi Participation and satisfaction with surgical treatment decision-making in breast cancer among Chinese women
    Wendy Lam
    Center for Psycho Oncology Research and Teaching, Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 80:171-80. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi Predicting psychological morbidity in Chinese women after surgery for breast carcinoma
    Wendy W T Lam
    Center for Psycho Oncology Research and Teaching, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer 103:637-46. 2005
    ..Identifying at-risk women enables preventive intervention...
  42. ncbi Voluntary HIV antibody testing amongst youth in Hong Kong
    Tai Hing Lam
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, University of Hong Kong
    Int J STD AIDS 14:132-8. 2003
    ..HIV testing is not widespread in Hong Kong and those at risk are more likely to have been tested. It is of concern, however, that many of those reporting risk factors have not been tested...
  43. ncbi Gambling with your life: the process of breast cancer treatment decision making in Chinese women
    Wendy Wt Lam
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Psychooncology 14:1-15. 2005
    ..Providing emotional support is particularly important at this time when these women are overwhelmed by uncertainty...
  44. ncbi Preliminary evaluation of "interpreter" role plays in teaching communication skills to medical undergraduates
    K C Lau
    University Health Service, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, ROC
    Med Educ 35:217-21. 2001
    ..The interpreter role creates a natural barrier in communication providing an active prompt for recognizing learning needs in this area...
  45. ncbi What causes H5N1 avian influenza? Lay perceptions of H5N1 aetiology in South East and East Asia
    Q Y Liao
    Department of Community Medicine, HKU, 5 F, Faculty of Medicine Building, Health Behaviour Research Group, School of Public Health, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:573-81. 2009
    ..Health education to reduce population poultry exposures has limited effect. Lay beliefs about H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) causes could provide insights helpful for improving public health interventions...
  46. ncbi Smoking and perceived health in Hong Kong Chinese
    Sai Yin Ho
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Soc Sci Med 57:1761-70. 2003
    ..Overall, current smokers had worse perceived health than never smokers, but in men the excess risk was mainly observed in old age. The perceived health of smokers may have implications for the approaches used in smoking cessation...
  47. ncbi The mediating role of optimism on post-radiation quality of life in nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Clara L M Yu
    Unit for Behavioral Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Qual Life Res 12:41-51. 2003
    ..Faced with aversive side-effects of radiotherapy, facilitating positive thinking in Chinese NPC patients may accelerate their short-term post-radiation adjustment...
  48. ncbi Risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases and casual sex among Chinese patients attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in Hong Kong
    Abu S M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Sex Transm Dis 29:360-5. 2002
    ..The risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and having casual sex among the Chinese people are unknown...
  49. ncbi Surgeon's recommendation, perceived operative efficacy and age dictate treatment choice by Chinese women facing breast cancer surgery
    Wendy W T Lam
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Psychooncology 14:585-93. 2005
    ..to identify factors influencing Chinese women's choices between breast-conserving therapy (BCT), mastectomy (MRM) or MRM followed by breast reconstruction (MRM+R)...
  50. ncbi The relation of chronic cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus to perceived health, and the moderating effects of sex and age
    Sai Yin Ho
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Soc Sci Med 65:1386-96. 2007
    ..These findings have implications for health care workers and home carers who need to appreciate that the same condition may have a different perceived impact on persons of different sex and age, and be sensitive to their varying needs...
  51. doi How do anticipated worry and regret predict seasonal influenza vaccination uptake among Chinese adults?
    Q Liao
    Health Behaviors Research Group, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Vaccine 31:4084-90. 2013
    ..To test two hypothesized models of how anticipated affect, cognitive risk estimate and vaccination intention might influence vaccination uptake against seasonal influenza...
  52. doi Validation of the Chinese version of the short-form Supportive Care Needs Survey Questionnaire (SCNS-SF34-C)
    A Au
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 20:1292-300. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess the validity and reliability of the Chinese version of the Supportive Care Needs Survey short form (SCNS-SF34-C) in Chinese women with breast cancer (BC)...
  53. ncbi The evolving experience of illness for Chinese women with breast cancer: a qualitative study
    Wendy W T Lam
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioral Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F Academic Block, New Medical Complex, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 12:127-40. 2003
    ..In many ways, these findings parallel studies on western populations, suggesting that a common disease-medical care process is a predominant influence in shaping breast cancer experience. Implications for care are drawn from these data...
  54. doi Confirmatory factor analysis and sample invariance of the Chinese Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (ChPSQ-9) among patients with breast and lung cancer
    Wing Sze Wong
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Value Health 12:597-605. 2009
    ..The present study employed confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to examine the factorial invariance of the ChPSQ-9 between and within samples of Chinese patients with breast or lung cancer...
  55. ncbi Patterns of cigarette smoking, alcohol use and other substance use among Chinese university students in Hong Kong
    Abu Saleh M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Am J Addict 11:235-46. 2002
    ..There were significant associations between different substance uses among the respondents...
  56. doi Measuring social relational quality in colorectal cancer: the Social Relational Quality Scale (SRQS)
    Wai Kai Hou
    Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychooncology 18:1097-105. 2009
    ..We derived and validated among Chinese CRC patients, an instrument assessing social relational quality to enable study of these social processes...
  57. ncbi Short-term, medium-term, long-term, and lifetime risks of developing and dying of breast carcinoma in a Westernized Chinese population: Evidence from Hong Kong between 1976 and 2000
    Gabriel M Leung
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cancer 103:501-8. 2005
    ..In the current study, the authors examined age-specific 5-year, 10-year, 20-year, and lifetime risks of breast carcinoma incidence and disease-related mortality among Hong Kong women...
  58. doi Perceived importance of evidence-based psychosocial clinical guidelines for Hong Kong Chinese women with breast cancer: opinions of patients and health care providers
    Wendy Wing Tak Lam
    Centre for Psycho oncological Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Support Care Cancer 17:219-29. 2009
    ....
  59. doi Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposures: workplace exposures, related perceptions of SHS risk, and reactions to smoking in catering workers in smoking and nonsmoking premises
    Sandy Qiuying Lu
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:344-52. 2011
    ..Do smoking (exempted) and nonsmoking (nonexempted) catering premises' workers in Hong Kong report different perceptions of risk from and reactions to nearby smoking as well as actual exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS)?..
  60. ncbi Evaluation of a handheld clinical decision support tool for evidence-based learning and practice in medical undergraduates
    Janice M Johnston
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Med Educ 38:628-37. 2004
    ..Further evaluation of the usefulness and acceptability of these tools is required...
  61. ncbi Longitudinal assessment of community psychobehavioral responses during and after the 2003 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong
    Gabriel M Leung
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1713-20. 2005
    ..In previous literature, the stability and temporal evolution of psychobehavioral responses to an outbreak remained undefined, because of the exclusively cross-sectional nature of such study designs...
  62. ncbi Physicians' attitudes towards the computerization of clinical practice in Hong Kong: a population study
    Janice M Johnston
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, 7 Sassoon Road, Patrick Manson Building, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Med Inform 65:41-9. 2002
    ..To identify the prevailing attitudes among physicians to use of computers in the clinical setting and specifically those attitudes that may be associated with the adoption of computers in practice...
  63. ncbi The development and validation of a knowledge, attitude and behaviour questionnaire to assess undergraduate evidence-based practice teaching and learning
    Janice M Johnston
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Med Educ 37:992-1000. 2003
    ..Therefore, we developed and validated a knowledge, attitude and behaviour questionnaire designed to evaluate EBP teaching and learning in an undergraduate medical curriculum...
  64. ncbi New insights in symptom assessment: the Chinese Versions of the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale Short Form (MSAS-SF) and the Condensed MSAS (CMSAS)
    Wendy Wing Tak Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncological Research and Teaching, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:584-95. 2008
    ..The Chinese versions of the MSAS-SF and CMSAS are valid and practical measures. Further validation is needed for Chinese patients with other cancer types and with other symptom instruments...
  65. ncbi The development and evaluation of an integrated community-based, patient-centred learning activity at the University of Hong Kong
    Gabriel M Leung
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong, China
    Med Educ 36:992-5. 2002
    ..To develop and evaluate the Patient Care Project (PCP), an integrated patient-centred, community-based learning activity, implemented at the University of Hong Kong since 1992...
  66. doi Community psychological and behavioral responses through the first wave of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in Hong Kong
    Benjamin J Cowling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
    J Infect Dis 202:867-76. 2010
    ..Little is known about the community psychological and behavioral responses to influenza pandemics...
  67. ncbi Adaptation process and psychosocial resources of Chinese colorectal cancer patients undergoing adjuvant treatment: a qualitative analysis
    Wai Kai Hou
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Psychooncology 18:936-44. 2009
    ..To examine how Chinese patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) dynamically adapt to diagnosis and treatment and explore how patients evolve and deploy different resources throughout the illness trajectory...
  68. ncbi Treatment decision difficulties and post-operative distress predict persistence of psychological morbidity in Chinese women following breast cancer surgery
    Wendy W T Lam
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 16:904-12. 2007
    ..The patterns and determinants of longer-term psychological morbidity in women following breast cancer surgery have not been described for Chinese populations...
  69. ncbi Validation of the Chinese version of the EORTC colorectal cancer-specific quality-of-life questionnaire module (QLQ-CR38)
    Chi Ching Law
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:203-13. 2008
    ..Although, the results lend support to the clinical validity of the QLQ-C38, the symptom scales would benefit from further refinement to enhance their usefulness...