Anna Lee

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Physician staffed helicopter emergency medical service dispatch via centralised control or directly by crew - case identification rates and effect on the Sydney paediatric trauma system
    Alan A Garner
    CareFlight, PO Box 159, Barden St, Northmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:82. 2012
  2. doi Fast-track failure after cardiac surgery: external model validation and implications to ICU bed utilization
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Crit Care Med 41:1205-13. 2013
  3. ncbi A systematic review (meta-analysis) of the accuracy of the Mallampati tests to predict the difficult airway
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Anesth Analg 102:1867-78. 2006
  4. ncbi Acupuncture and anaesthesia
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 20:303-14. 2006
  5. ncbi Publication bias affected the estimate of postoperative nausea in an acupoint stimulation systematic review
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:980-3. 2006
  6. ncbi Incidence and risk of adverse perioperative events among surgical patients taking traditional Chinese herbal medicines
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Anesthesiology 105:454-61. 2006
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi Economic evaluations of acute pain service programs: a systematic review
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Pain 23:726-33. 2007
  9. ncbi 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
  10. doi The costs and benefits of extending the role of the acute pain service on clinical outcomes after major elective surgery
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Anesth Analg 111:1042-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc Physician staffed helicopter emergency medical service dispatch via centralised control or directly by crew - case identification rates and effect on the Sydney paediatric trauma system
    Alan A Garner
    CareFlight, PO Box 159, Barden St, Northmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:82. 2012
    ....
  2. doi Fast-track failure after cardiac surgery: external model validation and implications to ICU bed utilization
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Crit Care Med 41:1205-13. 2013
    ..This study externally validated such a fast-track failure risk prediction model and determined the potential clinical consequences to ICU bed utilization...
  3. ncbi A systematic review (meta-analysis) of the accuracy of the Mallampati tests to predict the difficult airway
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Anesth Analg 102:1867-78. 2006
    ..Publication bias was not detected. Used alone, the Mallampati tests have limited accuracy for predicting the difficult airway and thus are not useful screening tests...
  4. ncbi Acupuncture and anaesthesia
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 20:303-14. 2006
    ..There are guidelines for the conduct and reporting of acupuncture research, and these should be followed to improve the quality of studies...
  5. ncbi Publication bias affected the estimate of postoperative nausea in an acupoint stimulation systematic review
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:980-3. 2006
    ..To assess the effect of publication bias and country effect on the results and conclusion of a systematic review of wrist P6 acupoint stimulation for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting...
  6. ncbi Incidence and risk of adverse perioperative events among surgical patients taking traditional Chinese herbal medicines
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Anesthesiology 105:454-61. 2006
    ..The authors estimated the incidence and risk of TCHM-related perioperative events...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi Economic evaluations of acute pain service programs: a systematic review
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Pain 23:726-33. 2007
    ..APSs have received widespread acceptance and formal support from institutions and organizations, but little is known about its economic benefits...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. doi The costs and benefits of extending the role of the acute pain service on clinical outcomes after major elective surgery
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Anesth Analg 111:1042-50. 2010
    ..Patients included in the trial were considered by their anesthesiologist to have either arm be suitable for the procedure...
  11. doi Perioperative Systems as a quality model of perioperative medicine and surgical care
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Health Policy 102:214-22. 2011
    ..The objectives of this review were to outline the rationale for new Perioperative Systems, synthesize the evidence supporting these new systems and consider the current state of Perioperative Systems and its future development...
  12. ncbi A comparison of patients' and health care professionals' preferences for symptoms during immediate postoperative recovery and the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Anna Lee
    MPH, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 100:87-93. 2005
    ..This study shows that there were small differences in the importance of pain, sedation, efficacy of the antiemetic, and extra cost of treatment between patients and health care professionals...
  13. ncbi A dose-response meta-analysis of prophylactic intravenous ephedrine for the prevention of hypotension during spinal anesthesia for elective cesarean delivery
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 98:483-90, table of contents. 2004
    ..Prophylactic ephedrine cannot be recommended. The efficacy is poor at smaller doses, whereas at larger doses, the likelihood of causing hypertension is actually more than that of preventing hypotension...
  14. ncbi Applying the results of quantitative systematic reviews to clinical practice
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Anesth Analg 94:372-7. 2002
  15. ncbi Educating patients about anesthesia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials of media-based interventions
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, China
    Anesth Analg 96:1424-31, table of contents. 2003
    ..06; 95%CI, 0.93-1.22). This systematic review supports the use of video and printed information about general process and risks of anesthesia for patient education before surgery...
  16. ncbi A quantitative, systematic review of randomized controlled trials of ephedrine versus phenylephrine for the management of hypotension during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, China
    Anesth Analg 94:920-6, table of contents. 2002
    ..Women given ephedrine had neonates with lower umbilical cord blood pH values compared with those given phenylephrine. However, no differences in the incidence of fetal acidosis (pH value of <7.2) or neonatal Apgar scores were found...
  17. ncbi Prophylactic ephedrine prevents hypotension during spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery but does not improve neonatal outcome: a quantitative systematic review
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Can J Anaesth 49:588-99. 2002
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness and safety of ephedrine compared with control when given prophylactically to prevent hypotension during spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery...
  18. ncbi Level of prehospital care and risk of mortality in patients with and without severe blunt head injury
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Injury 34:815-9. 2003
    ..To determine the association between mortality and the level of prehospital care in severely injured blunt trauma patients with or without severe head injury...
  19. doi A randomized double-blinded comparison of phenylephrine and ephedrine infusion combinations to maintain blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: the effects on fetal acid-base status and hemodynamic control
    Warwick D Ngan Kee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 107:1295-302. 2008
    ..Usually, either drug is given alone but several previous studies have described combining the drugs. However, the effect of varying the proportion of vasopressors in such combinations has not been reported...
  20. doi Determination and comparison of graded dose-response curves for epidural bupivacaine and ropivacaine for analgesia in laboring nulliparous women
    Warwick D Ngan Kee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Anesthesiology 113:445-53. 2010
    ..The authors performed a random allocation-graded dose-response study of epidural bupivacaine and ropivacaine given epidurally for labor analgesia...
  21. ncbi Surgeons' attitudes and perception of an acute pain service
    Simon K C Chan
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 14:342-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the attitude and perception of surgeons about postoperative pain management, and an anaesthesiologist-based acute pain service...
  22. ncbi Estimating with confidence the risk of rare adverse events, including those with observed rates of zero
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:207-10. 2002
    ..In the special case in which the complication has not occurred, the risk estimated with 95% confidence is no worse than 3/n, where n is the number of trials...
  23. 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...
  24. doi The Accuracy of Urinary Cotinine Immunoassay Test Strip as an Add-on Test to Self-Reported Smoking Before Major Elective Surgery
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1690-5. 2013
    ..We compared the diagnostic performance of a preoperative urinary cotinine immunoassay test strip (NicAlert®) as an add-on test to patient's self-reported smoking status...
  25. doi Does thromboelastography predict postoperative thromboembolic events? A systematic review of the literature
    Yue Dai
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 108:734-42. 2009
    ..Therefore, we performed a systematic review of the literature to evaluate the accuracy of TEG in predicting postoperative thromboembolic events...
  26. doi A critical review of the ability of continuous cardiac output monitors to measure trends in cardiac output
    Lester A Critchley
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 111:1180-92. 2010
    ..Agreement was shown by the angle with the horizontal axis and ΔCO by the distance from the center. Trending can be assessed by the vertical limits of the data, similar to the Bland and Altman method...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi Possible interaction between sevoflurane and Aloe vera
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1651-4. 2004
    ..To describe a patient with massive intraoperative bleeding after oral consumption of Aloe vera tablets...
  29. ncbi Alfentanil dosage when inserting the classic laryngeal mask airway
    Andrea L Y Yu
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Anesthesiology 105:684-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine an optimum dose of alfentanil, coadministered with 2.5 mg/kg propofol, when inserting a classic laryngeal mask airway...
  30. ncbi Testing the reliability of a new ultrasonic cardiac output monitor, the USCOM, by using aortic flowprobes in anesthetized dogs
    Lester A Critchley
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 100:748-53, table of contents. 2005
    ..9. The USCOM provided reliable measurements of cardiac output over a wide range of values. Clinical trials are needed to validate the device in humans...
  31. ncbi Heliox vs air-oxygen mixtures for the treatment of patients with acute asthma: a systematic overview
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, SAR
    Chest 123:882-90. 2003
    ..To evaluate, by systematic review, the efficacy of heliox on respiratory mechanics and outcomes in patients with acute asthma...
  32. doi Assessment of trending ability of cardiac output monitors by polar plot methodology
    Lester A Critchley
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 25:536-46. 2011
    ..To develop a valid statistical method of showing acceptable cardiac output (CO) trending ability when new CO monitors are compared to a reference standard, such as thermodilution, using polar coordinates...
  33. ncbi Spinal ropivacaine for cesarean delivery: a comparison of hyperbaric and plain solutions
    Kim S Khaw
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 94:680-5; table of contents. 2002
    ..5 [27.0] min, P = 0.01). The onset of complete motor block (9.9 [5.3] vs 13.8 [5.4] min, P = 0.027) and complete recovery (144.8 [28.4] vs 218.5 [56.8] min, P < 0.001) was also faster. No neurologic symptoms were found at 24 h...
  34. doi Fast-track cardiac care for adult cardiac surgical patients
    Fang Zhu
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD003587. 2012
    ..Safe and effective fast-track cardiac care may reduce hospital costs. This is an update of a Cochrane review published in 2003...
  35. ncbi Hemostatic parameters after hepatectomy for cancer
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1494-8. 2007
    ..To quantify these changes, we retrospectively reviewed the records of 229 patients at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong...
  36. ncbi Agreements between the prothrombin times of blood treated In Vitro with heparinase during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and blood sampled after CPB and systemic protamine
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Anesth Analg 96:15-20, table of contents. 2003
    ..We conclude that the majority of PT measurements obtained from blood taken before weaning from CPB and treated in vitro with heparinase was associated with a high probability of whether or not FFP would be needed after CPB...
  37. ncbi Cancellation of elective operations on the day of intended surgery in a Hong Kong hospital: point prevalence and reasons
    C H Chiu
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 18:5-10. 2012
    ..To determine the point prevalence of elective surgical case cancellations and the reasons...
  38. ncbi Cesarean delivery or vaginal birth: a survey of patient and clinician thresholds
    Susan P Walker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 109:67-72. 2007
    ..To estimate what level of additional fetal risk women and their caregivers in late pregnancy considered acceptable to avoid a cesarean and achieve a vaginal birth...
  39. ncbi Practicality of performing medical procedures in chemical protective ensembles
    Alan Garner
    CareFlight NSW Medical Retrieval Service, Westmead, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:108-13. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi Ocular tracking as a measure of auditory motion perception
    Leanne Boucher
    Dartmouth College, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Physiol Paris 98:235-48. 2004
    ..We hypothesize however, that auditory information may gain access to a recently described high-level motion processing system that is heavily dependent on 'top-down' influences, including attention...
  41. ncbi Insulin resistance in the skeletal muscle of women with PCOS involves intrinsic and acquired defects in insulin signaling
    Anne Corbould
    Division of Women s Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 288:E1047-54. 2005
    ..These abnormalities differ from those reported in other insulin resistant states consistent with the hypothesis that PCOS is a genetically unique disorder conferring an increased risk for type 2 diabetes...
  42. ncbi AMP-kinase regulates food intake by responding to hormonal and nutrient signals in the hypothalamus
    Yasuhiko Minokoshi
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Nature 428:569-74. 2004
    ..Thus, hypothalamic AMPK plays a critical role in hormonal and nutrient-derived anorexigenic and orexigenic signals and in energy balance...
  43. ncbi A systematic review of the safety and effectiveness of fast-track cardiac anesthesia
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 99:982-7. 2003
  44. ncbi Pelvic helminthic disease masquerading as endometriosis
    Anne Poliness
    Department of Gynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Royal Women s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 44:72-4. 2004