Jin-ling Tang

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc How often are ineffective interventions still used in clinical practice? A cross-sectional survey of 6,272 clinicians in China
    Xiao Min Luo
    Peking University Health Science Centre, Peking University, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e52159. 2013
  2. pmc Add-on effect of chinese herbal medicine on mortality in myocardial infarction: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Vincent C H Chung
    The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:675906. 2013
  3. pmc KRAS, BRAF and PIK3CA mutations and the loss of PTEN expression in Chinese patients with colorectal cancer
    Chen Mao
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e36653. 2012
  4. pmc EGFR gene copy number as a predictive biomarker for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer with anti-EGFR monoclonal antibodies: a meta-analysis
    Zu Yao Yang
    Division of Epidemiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Hematol Oncol 5:52. 2012
  5. pmc Health services research in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong: an analysis of over 1 million antihypertensive prescriptions between 2004-2007 as an example of the potential and pitfalls of using routinely collected electronic patient data
    Martin C S Wong
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:138. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Misleading funnel plot for detection of bias in meta-analysis
    J L Tang
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:477-84. 2000
  7. pmc Research priorities in traditional Chinese medicine
    Jin Ling Tang
    Hong Kong Cochrane Branch, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, China
    BMJ 333:391-4. 2006
  8. pmc Selection bias in meta-analyses of gene-disease associations
    Jin Ling Tang
    Chinese Cochrane Centre, Hong Kong Branch, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, The People s Republic of China
    PLoS Med 2:e409. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Review paper: epidemiology, evidence-based medicine, and public health
    Jin Ling Tang
    School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, PWH, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, P R China
    Asia Pac J Public Health 21:244-51. 2009
  10. doi request reprint How willing are the public to pay for anti-hypertensive drugs for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a survey in a Chinese city
    Jin Ling Tang
    Chinese Cochrane Centre Hong Kong Branch, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Epidemiol 39:244-54. 2010

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Publications21

  1. pmc How often are ineffective interventions still used in clinical practice? A cross-sectional survey of 6,272 clinicians in China
    Xiao Min Luo
    Peking University Health Science Centre, Peking University, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e52159. 2013
    ..We surveyed clinicians in China to show how often ineffective interventions were still used in practice...
  2. pmc Add-on effect of chinese herbal medicine on mortality in myocardial infarction: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Vincent C H Chung
    The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:675906. 2013
    ..In conclusion, addition of CHM is very likely to be able to improve survival of MI patients who are already receiving BM. Further confirmatory evaluation via large blinded randomized trials is warranted...
  3. pmc KRAS, BRAF and PIK3CA mutations and the loss of PTEN expression in Chinese patients with colorectal cancer
    Chen Mao
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e36653. 2012
    ..To investigate the frequency and relationship of the KRAS, BRAF and PIK3CA mutations and the loss of PTEN expression in Chinese patients with colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  4. pmc EGFR gene copy number as a predictive biomarker for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer with anti-EGFR monoclonal antibodies: a meta-analysis
    Zu Yao Yang
    Division of Epidemiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Hematol Oncol 5:52. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review current evidences on this issue...
  5. pmc Health services research in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong: an analysis of over 1 million antihypertensive prescriptions between 2004-2007 as an example of the potential and pitfalls of using routinely collected electronic patient data
    Martin C S Wong
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:138. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the potential usefulness of a comprehensive database used routinely in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong, using antihypertensive drug prescriptions in primary care as an example...
  6. ncbi request reprint Misleading funnel plot for detection of bias in meta-analysis
    J L Tang
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:477-84. 2000
    ..These findings also suggest that the discrepancies between large trials and corresponding meta-analyses and heterogeneity in meta-analyses may also be determined by how they are evaluated...
  7. pmc Research priorities in traditional Chinese medicine
    Jin Ling Tang
    Hong Kong Cochrane Branch, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, China
    BMJ 333:391-4. 2006
  8. pmc Selection bias in meta-analyses of gene-disease associations
    Jin Ling Tang
    Chinese Cochrane Centre, Hong Kong Branch, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, The People s Republic of China
    PLoS Med 2:e409. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Review paper: epidemiology, evidence-based medicine, and public health
    Jin Ling Tang
    School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, PWH, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, P R China
    Asia Pac J Public Health 21:244-51. 2009
    ..Although more closely related to epidemiology than clinical medicine, public health should also adopt a more systematic approach to evidence-based practice...
  10. doi request reprint How willing are the public to pay for anti-hypertensive drugs for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a survey in a Chinese city
    Jin Ling Tang
    Chinese Cochrane Centre Hong Kong Branch, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Epidemiol 39:244-54. 2010
    ..We conducted this study to address these issues and to describe the gap between current policy and what the public truly want...
  11. ncbi request reprint Weighting bias in meta-analysis of binary outcomes
    J L Tang
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:1130-6. 2000
    ..Suggestions for detection and control of the bias are also given...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dose-response relationship between cooking fumes exposures and lung cancer among Chinese nonsmoking women
    Ignatius T S Yu
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Cancer Res 66:4961-7. 2006
    ..Cumulative exposure to cooking by means of any form of frying could increase the risk of lung cancer in Hong Kong nonsmoking women. Practical means to reduce exposures to cooking fumes should be given top priority in future research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intrapartum cesarean delivery after successful external cephalic version: a meta-analysis
    L Y Chan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Obstet Gynecol 104:155-60. 2004
    ..We sought to estimate whether the risk of intrapartum cesarean delivery is higher in pregnancies after successful external cephalic version...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of low-level air pollution on the respiratory health of schoolchildren in Hong Kong
    T S Yu
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F, Lek Yuen Health Centre, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Occup Environ Med 43:310-6. 2001
    ..The study provides additional evidence for the adverse effects of long-term exposure to relatively low-level air pollution...
  15. doi request reprint The challenges of public health education with a particular reference to China
    S M Griffiths
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Public Health 124:218-24. 2010
    ..This paper summarizes some of the discussions on the future of public health education in China within the context of China's healthcare reforms and trends in global public health education...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for nocturnal enuresis in children: a systematic review and exploration of rationale
    Wendy F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Division of Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:267-72. 2005
    ..This review identified reports of acupuncture for childhood nocturnal enuresis, with the aim of ascertaining whether acupuncture is efficacious and or better than standard therapy for treating enuresis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Deaths from nasopharyngeal cancer among waiters and waitresses in Chinese restaurants
    Ignatius T S Yu
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:499-504. 2004
    ..This study was carried out to investigate whether waiters/waitresses in Chinese restaurants have an increased risk of dying from NPC...
  18. ncbi request reprint An efficacy-driven approach to the research and development of traditional Chinese medicine
    J L Tang
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 7:375-80. 2001
    ..An efficacy-driven approach could avoid basic research into therapies that are clinically ineffective, thus sparing precious research resources...