Gavin M Joynt

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethical attitudes of intensive care physicians in Hong Kong: questionnaire survey
    H Y Yap
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 10:244-50. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics, management process, and outcome of patients suffering in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrests in a teaching hospital in Hong Kong
    H Y Yap
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 13:258-65. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Effects of norepinephrine during intra-abdominal hypertension on renal blood flow in bacteremic dogs
    Zhi Y Peng
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Crit Care Med 36:834-41. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Deep venous thrombosis caused by femoral venous catheters in critically ill adult patients
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Chest 117:178-83. 2000
  5. doi request reprint A systematic review of short courses for nonspecialist education in intensive care
    Gavin M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, ROC
    J Crit Care 26:533.e1-533.e10. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The incidence of deep venous thrombosis in Chinese medical Intensive Care Unit patients
    Gavin M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 15:24-30. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of patients refused admission to an intensive care unit: triage, futility and outcome
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, P R C
    Intensive Care Med 27:1459-65. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Intra-abdominal hypertension--implications for the intensive care physician
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 30:310-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Hereditary angioedema: report of a case
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Ear Nose Throat J 80:321, 324. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The pharmacokinetics of once-daily dosing of ceftriaxone in critically ill patients
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, China
    J Antimicrob Chemother 47:421-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethical attitudes of intensive care physicians in Hong Kong: questionnaire survey
    H Y Yap
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 10:244-50. 2004
    ..To examine the practice and ethical attitudes of intensive care doctors in Hong Kong and to compare findings with those from European studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics, management process, and outcome of patients suffering in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrests in a teaching hospital in Hong Kong
    H Y Yap
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 13:258-65. 2007
    ..To examine the demographics, process indicators of adult in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest resuscitation, and outcomes in a teaching hospital in Hong Kong...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of norepinephrine during intra-abdominal hypertension on renal blood flow in bacteremic dogs
    Zhi Y Peng
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Crit Care Med 36:834-41. 2008
    ..The effects of intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), followed by restoration of APP with norepinephrine, on renal blood flow were determined...
  4. ncbi request reprint Deep venous thrombosis caused by femoral venous catheters in critically ill adult patients
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Chest 117:178-83. 2000
    ..To determine the frequency of and potential risk factors for catheter-related deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in critically ill adult patients...
  5. doi request reprint A systematic review of short courses for nonspecialist education in intensive care
    Gavin M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, ROC
    J Crit Care 26:533.e1-533.e10. 2011
    ..We assessed the availability, cost, and content of generic short courses designed to teach basic critical care skills to junior physicians or nonspecialist intensive care physicians taking up duties in intensive care units...
  6. ncbi request reprint The incidence of deep venous thrombosis in Chinese medical Intensive Care Unit patients
    Gavin M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 15:24-30. 2009
    ..To evaluate the incidence of deep venous thrombosis in critically ill, Intensive Care Unit patients of Chinese ethnicity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of patients refused admission to an intensive care unit: triage, futility and outcome
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, P R C
    Intensive Care Med 27:1459-65. 2001
    ..To evaluate factors associated with decisions to refuse ICU admission and to assess the outcome of refused patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intra-abdominal hypertension--implications for the intensive care physician
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 30:310-9. 2001
    ..The objective of this paper was to review the modern published literature to establish a representative consensus view of the incidence, causes, pathophysiology, management and outcome of intra-abdominal hypertension...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hereditary angioedema: report of a case
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Ear Nose Throat J 80:321, 324. 2001
    ..We report the case of a 24-year-old man who experienced an acute attack after he had stopped taking his prophylactic medication...
  10. ncbi request reprint The pharmacokinetics of once-daily dosing of ceftriaxone in critically ill patients
    G M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, China
    J Antimicrob Chemother 47:421-9. 2001
    ..We conclude that in critically ill patients with normal renal function, inadequate plasma concentrations may result following od bolus dosing of ceftriaxone. Drug accumulation may occur in critically ill patients with renal failure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome: thin-section computed tomography features, temporal changes, and clinicoradiologic correlation during the convalescent period
    Ka Tak Wong
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:790-5. 2004
    ..To evaluate thin-section computed tomography findings of patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in the convalescent period and to correlate the results with clinical parameters and lung function tests...
  12. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus infection
    Paul K S Chan
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1453-4. 2003
    ..None of these healthcare workers had antibody to SARS CoV, indicating that subclinical or mild infection attributable to SARS-CoV in adults is rare...
  13. ncbi request reprint Airflow and droplet spreading around oxygen masks: a simulation model for infection control research
    Margaret Ip
    Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Infect Control 35:684-9. 2007
    ..Respiratory assist devices, such as oxygen masks, may enhance the potential to spread infectious aerosols from patients with respiratory infections...
  14. ncbi request reprint Transmission of SARS to healthcare workers. The experience of a Hong Kong ICU
    Charles D Gomersall
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Intensive Care Med 32:564-9. 2006
    ..To describe the extent and temporal pattern of transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) to intensive care unit staff...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of drug concentration on adsorption of levofloxacin by polyacrylonitrile haemofilters
    Qi Tian
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:147-50. 2006
    ..These data show that adsorption of levofloxacin by PAN haemofilters is concentration dependent and reversible in vitro and suggest that adsorption by haemofilters is unlikely to affect levofloxacin pharmacokinetics significantly in vivo...
  16. pmc Adsorption of amikacin, a significant mechanism of elimination by hemofiltration
    Qi Tian
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1009-13. 2008
    ..Close monitoring of peak amikacin levels should be considered for patients receiving CVVH with PAN hemofilters...
  17. doi request reprint The adsorption of vancomycin by polyacrylonitrile, polyamide, and polysulfone hemofilters
    Qi Tian
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Artif Organs 32:81-4. 2008
    ..Adsorption is dependent on filter material and is not reversed by a decrease in circulating concentration...
  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and outcome of Candida bloodstream infection in an intensive care unit in Hong Kong
    H Y Yap
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 15:255-61. 2009
    ..To study the epidemiology of Candida bloodstream infection in the Intensive Care Unit...
  19. ncbi request reprint Expanding ICU facilities in an epidemic: recommendations based on experience from the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong and Singapore
    Charles D Gomersall
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Intensive Care Med 32:1004-13. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Pandemic preparedness
    Charles D Gomersall
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:742-7. 2007
    ..Pandemic influenza remains a threat to world health and will probably result in an overwhelming number of critically ill patients. Preparations should be made now to meet this threat...
  21. ncbi request reprint Late-stage adult respiratory distress syndrome caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome: abnormal findings at thin-section CT
    Gavin M Joynt
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin NT, Hong Kong
    Radiology 230:339-46. 2004
    ..To evaluate thin-section computed tomographic (CT) abnormalities in patients in the intensive care unit during the late stage of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  22. doi request reprint Augmented renal clearance in the ICU: results of a multicenter observational study of renal function in critically ill patients with normal plasma creatinine concentrations*
    Andrew A Udy
    1Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia 2Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia 3Serviço de Medicina Intensiva, Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra, EPE Praceta Prof Mota Pinto, Coimbra, Portugal 4Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care, Changi General Hospital, Singapore 5Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin NT, Hong Kong SAR 6Statistics Unit, Level 3 Clive Berghofer Cancer Research Centre, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Crit Care Med 42:520-7. 2014
    ..To describe the prevalence and natural history of augmented renal clearance in a cohort of recently admitted critically ill patients with normal plasma creatinine concentrations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Increase in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus acquisition rate and change in pathogen pattern associated with an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Florence H Y Yap
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Infect Dis 39:511-6. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Utilisation and outcome of renal replacement therapy in an Asian tertiary intensive care unit
    Gordon Y S Choi
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 17:446-52. 2011
    ..To determine the period prevalence, demographic characteristics, cost of treatment, and outcomes of patients admitted to the intensive care unit for continuous renal replacement therapy...
  25. doi request reprint Principles of antibacterial dosing in continuous renal replacement therapy
    Gordon Choi
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Blood Purif 30:195-212. 2010
    ..Appropriate antibacterial therapy is important to maximize patient survival in sepsis. Acute renal failure complicates optimal antibiotic administration...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS): an observational study
    Thomas St Li
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Crit Care Resusc 8:302-8. 2006
    ..We examined long-term outcome of pulmonary function, exercise capacity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  27. doi request reprint Chapter 3. Coordination and collaboration with interface units. Recommendations and standard operating procedures for intensive care unit and hospital preparations for an influenza epidemic or mass disaster
    Gavin M Joynt
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Intensive Care Med 36:S21-31. 2010
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Using illness scripts to teach clinical reasoning skills to medical students
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Fam Med 42:255-61. 2010
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine if a workshop that uses "illness scripts" could improve students' clinical reasoning skills when making diagnoses of patients portrayed in written scenarios...
  29. doi request reprint Clinical and virological course of infection with haemagglutinin D222G mutant strain of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus
    Paul K S Chan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Virol 50:320-4. 2011
    ..Aspartic acid to glycine substitution (D222G) of haemagglutinin subunit (HA1) was associated with adverse outcomes in 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infections...
  30. ncbi request reprint Plasma mitochondrial DNA concentrations after trauma
    Nicole Y L Lam
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Clin Chem 50:213-6. 2004
  31. doi request reprint Viral clearance and inflammatory response patterns in adults hospitalized for pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus pneumonia
    Nelson Lee
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Antivir Ther 16:237-47. 2011
    ..Little is known about the virological and inflammatory responses of severe pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus pneumonia during antiviral treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome: correlation between clinical outcome and radiologic features
    David S C Hui
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hosp, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Radiology 233:579-85. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether there is a correlation between the clinical outcomes and radiologic features of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcome of critically ill patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Charles D Gomersall
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, ROC
    Intensive Care Med 30:381-7. 2004
    ..To document the outcome and determine prognostic factors for patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome who require admission to an intensive care unit...
  34. ncbi request reprint Teaching acute care: a course for undergraduates
    Pascale C Gruber
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Resuscitation 74:142-9. 2007
    ..To describe a course designed to help medical undergraduates develop the necessary competencies to recognise and manage acutely ill patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of filtration on glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase mRNA in the plasma of trauma patients and healthy individuals
    Timothy H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Clin Chem 50:206-8. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza (H5N1): implications for intensive care
    Pascale C Gruber
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Intensive Care Med 32:823-9. 2006
    ..As influenza A/H5N1 spreads around the globe the risk of an epidemic increases...
  37. doi request reprint Principles of antibacterial dosing in continuous renal replacement therapy
    Gordon Choi
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Crit Care Med 37:2268-82. 2009
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial comparing adaptive-support ventilation with pressure-regulated volume-controlled ventilation with automode in weaning patients after cardiac surgery
    Pascale C Gruber
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Anesthesiology 109:81-7. 2008
    ..The authors conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine whether ventilation in ASV results in a shorter time to extubation than pressure-regulated volume-controlled ventilation with automode (PRVCa) after cardiac surgery...
  39. pmc Human metapneumovirus detection in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Paul K S Chan
    Faculty of Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1058-63. 2003
    ..These widely available HEp-2 cells should be included in conjunction with a molecular method for cell culture followup to detect HMPV, particularly in patients with SARS...
  40. ncbi request reprint Limitation of life support: frequency and practice in a Hong Kong intensive care unit
    Thomas A Buckley
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Crit Care Med 32:415-20. 2004
    ..To examine the frequency and the decision-making processes involved in limiting (withdrawing and withholding) life support therapy in critically ill Chinese patients in the intensive care unit...
  41. pmc Changes in medical students' attitudes towards end-of-life decisions across different years of medical training
    Pascale C Gruber
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1608-14. 2008
    ..Few studies have evaluated the impact of medical training on medical students' attitudes towards end-of-life decisions and none have compared them with an age-matched group of non-medical students...
  42. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation: An experimental model to assess air and particle dispersion
    David S Hui
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Chest 130:730-40. 2006
    ..We studied exhaled air and particle dispersion through an oronasal mask attached to a human-patient simulator (HPS) during noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV)...
  43. ncbi request reprint The effect of adsorption, filter material and point of dilution on antibiotic elimination by haemofiltration an in vitro study of levofloxacin
    Gordon Choi
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:468-72. 2004
    ..Significant adsorption of levofloxacin onto PAN filters occurs...
  44. ncbi request reprint Early extubation after transthoracic oesophagectomy
    F H Y Yap
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 9:98-102. 2003
    ..To assess patient outcome following transthoracic (Ivor-Lewis) oesophagectomy and the effects of epidural analgesia and early extubation compared with overnight sedation and ventilation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Thoracic paravertebral block for management of pain associated with multiple fractured ribs in patients with concomitant lumbar spinal trauma
    M K Karmakar
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 26:169-73. 2001
    ..Two cases are presented to illustrate the benefits of using thoracic paravertebral block to control the pain of multiple fractured ribs without compromising the ongoing neurological assessment...
  46. pmc Impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on pulmonary function, functional capacity and quality of life in a cohort of survivors
    D S Hui
    Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Thorax 60:401-9. 2005
    ..To examine the impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on pulmonary function, exercise capacity, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among survivors...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cardiac tamponade and sternal fracture
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Trauma 56:212-3. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Prognosis following Postanoxic Myoclonus Status epilepticus
    Andrew C F Hui
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, SAR, China
    Eur Neurol 54:10-3. 2005
    ..5 h. Sixteen (89%) died following MSE and the 2 survivors were highly dependent or remained in a persistent vegetative state, supporting the view that prognosis is poor in this condition...
  49. pmc Tips for teachers of evidence-based medicine: making sense of decision analysis using a decision tree
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Gen Intern Med 24:642-8. 2009
    ..These teaching tips introduce clinical learners to decision analysis in a fashion aimed to illustrate principles of clinical reasoning and how patient values can be actively incorporated into complex decision making...
  50. ncbi request reprint Limitation of life support in the critically ill: the Hong Kong perspective
    T A Buckley
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 30:281-6. 2001
    ..More comprehensive data are required regarding end-of-life issues in the Asian context, especially in relation to the general population's perception as to the processes involved...
  51. ncbi request reprint A major outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong
    Nelson Lee
    Department of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    N Engl J Med 348:1986-94. 2003
    ..There has been an outbreak of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) worldwide. We report the clinical, laboratory, and radiologic features of 138 cases of suspected SARS during a hospital outbreak in Hong Kong...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effect of an integrated teaching intervention on clinical decision analysis: a randomized, controlled study of undergraduate medical students
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Med Teach 29:231-6. 2007
    ..The overall educational intervention was well received by students and effective in improving students' clinical decision analysis skills under simulated conditions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients receiving high dose vasopressor therapy: a retrospective cohort study
    C R Jenkins
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Anaesth Intensive Care 37:286-9. 2009
    ..It remains for individual clinicians, patients and their surrogates to decide whether use of high doses of vasopressor is appropriate, given the low probability of survival...
  54. ncbi request reprint Rigid cervical collar and intracranial pressure of patients with severe head injury
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Trauma 53:1185-8. 2002
  55. ncbi request reprint Time course of early and late changes in plasma DNA in trauma patients
    Nicole Y L Lam
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Clin Chem 49:1286-91. 2003
    ..We investigated temporal changes in plasma DNA concentrations in patients after trauma with use of real-time quantitative PCR...
  56. ncbi request reprint Status epilepticus in Hong Kong Chinese: aetiology, outcome and predictors of death and morbidity
    Andrew C F Hui
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, PR China
    Seizure 12:478-82. 2003
    ..04, 95% CI 1.01-1.07), delay in treatment (OR=3.52, 95%CI 1.01-12.18), SE due to cerebrovascular disease (OR=9.73, 95% CI 1.58-59.96) and CNS infection (OR=30.27, 95% CI 3.14-292.19)...
  57. doi request reprint Determination of the precision error of the pulmonary artery thermodilution catheter using an in vitro continuous flow test rig
    Xiao Xing Yang
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 112:70-7. 2011
    ..There is uncertainty about its true precision and this causes difficulty when validating new cardiac output technology. Our aim in this investigation was to determine the current precision error of thermodilution measurements...
  58. ncbi request reprint Oxygen therapy for hypercapnic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute respiratory failure: a randomized, controlled pilot study
    Charles D Gomersall
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT
    Crit Care Med 30:113-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the effect of oxygen therapy on outcome and on symptomatic hypercapnia...
  59. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome: report of treatment and outcome after a major outbreak
    J J Y Sung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Thorax 59:414-20. 2004
    ..The outcome is reported of a prospective uncontrolled study based on a stepwise treatment protocol during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong...
  60. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of antibiotic dosing regimens for septic patients receiving continuous renal replacement therapy: do current studies supply sufficient data?
    A M M Y Li
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:929-37. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to establish an ideal dataset that needs to be reported when presenting pharmacokinetic data for these patients and review current literature for completeness of this dataset...
  61. ncbi request reprint Association of serum albumin concentration and mortality risk in critically ill patients
    F H Y Yap
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anaesth Intensive Care 30:202-7. 2002
    ..Combining APACHE II score with serum albumin concentrations did not improve the accuracy of outcome prediction over that of APACHE II alone...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)]
    G Hoheisel
    Pneumologie 57:315-21. 2003
    ..Mortality is around five to ten per cent. Stringent hygiene and quarantine measures are mandatory to prevent the further spread of this threatening disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Is 'more' always 'better'? Moving towards optimal utilization and of high dependency and intensive care beds by selecting the right patients for admission
    G M Joynt
    Anaesth Intensive Care 34:423-5. 2006