Sophia Chan

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Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nurses' tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and practice in four major cities in China
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, L K S Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:46-53. 2007
  2. pmc Transmission of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in the long term care facilities in Hong Kong
    Vincent C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    BMC Infect Dis 13:205. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of stage-matched intervention for smoking cessation in cardiac out-patients
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Addiction 107:829-37. 2012
  4. pmc Three versions of Perceived Stress Scale: validation in a sample of Chinese cardiac patients who smoke
    Doris Yp Leung
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine Building, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 10:513. 2010
  5. pmc Effectiveness of a mobile smoking cessation service in reaching elderly smokers and predictors of quitting
    Abu Saleh M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Geriatr 8:25. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving older adults' knowledge and practice of preventive measures through a telephone health education during the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong: a pilot study
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1120-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Are nurses prepared to curb the tobacco epidemic in China? A questionnaire survey of schools of nursing
    Sophia Siu Chee Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:706-13. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Using a community-based outreach program to improve breast health awareness among women in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Public Health Nurs 24:265-73. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Parental response to child's isolation during the SARS outbreak
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ambul Pediatr 7:401-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Building an integrated model of tobacco control education in the nursing curriculum: findings of a students' survey
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Educ 47:223-6. 2008

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Nurses' tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and practice in four major cities in China
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, L K S Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:46-53. 2007
    ..Design: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in four major cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Chongqing) in China from November to December 2003...
  2. pmc Transmission of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in the long term care facilities in Hong Kong
    Vincent C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    BMC Infect Dis 13:205. 2013
    ..The relative contribution of long term care facilities (LTCFs) and hospitals in the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is unknown...
  3. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of stage-matched intervention for smoking cessation in cardiac out-patients
    Sophia S C Chan
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Addiction 107:829-37. 2012
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a stage-matched smoking cessation counselling intervention for smokers who had cardiac diseases...
  4. pmc Three versions of Perceived Stress Scale: validation in a sample of Chinese cardiac patients who smoke
    Doris Yp Leung
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine Building, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 10:513. 2010
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  5. pmc Effectiveness of a mobile smoking cessation service in reaching elderly smokers and predictors of quitting
    Abu Saleh M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Geriatr 8:25. 2008
    ..We evaluated a pilot mobile smoking cessation service for the Chinese elderly in Hong Kong and identified predictors of quitting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving older adults' knowledge and practice of preventive measures through a telephone health education during the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong: a pilot study
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1120-7. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Are nurses prepared to curb the tobacco epidemic in China? A questionnaire survey of schools of nursing
    Sophia Siu Chee Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:706-13. 2008
    ..Smoking prevalence among Chinese males is the highest in the world and its morbidity and mortality is growing. Previous studies suggested nurses are inadequately prepared to treat tobacco use and dependence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Using a community-based outreach program to improve breast health awareness among women in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Public Health Nurs 24:265-73. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based health education program via a mobile van to promote the awareness of breast cancer and breast self-examination (BSE) practice among women in Hong Kong...
  9. ncbi request reprint Parental response to child's isolation during the SARS outbreak
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ambul Pediatr 7:401-4. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Building an integrated model of tobacco control education in the nursing curriculum: findings of a students' survey
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Educ 47:223-6. 2008
    ..Finally, a model of integrating tobacco control content in the undergraduate nursing curriculum was recommended...
  11. doi request reprint The establishment and promotion of the first Youth Quitline in Hong Kong: challenges and opportunities
    Sophia S C Chan
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eval Health Prof 31:258-71. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Helping Chinese fathers quit smoking through educating their nonsmoking spouses: a randomized controlled trial
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Health Promot 23:31-4. 2008
    ..Assess the effectiveness of a two-step health education program by nurses delivered through nonsmoking mothers to help fathers of sick children quit smoking...
  13. doi request reprint Short-term impact of new smoke-free legislation on the utilization of a quitline in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:356-61. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to examine the impact of smoke-free legislation in promoting smoking cessation through a local quitline...
  14. doi request reprint The social context of smoking cessation in China: an exploratory interview study
    Jing Yu Zhang
    School of Nursing, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Tob Control 21:57-8. 2012
    ..Little previous research has explored the cultural challenges in encouraging smoking cessation in China. This study aimed to explore and generate research questions about culturally distinctive beliefs and barriers to smoking cessation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Protecting sick children from exposure to passive smoking through mothers' actions: a randomized controlled trial of a nursing intervention
    Sophia Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Adv Nurs 54:440-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a nursing educational intervention with mothers of sick children to decrease passive smoking exposure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Balancing infection control practices and family-centred care in a cohort of paediatric suspected severe acute respiratory syndrome patients in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:20-7. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with child health services in the non-government sector of Hong Kong: consumer evaluation
    Sophia Siu Chee Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, 4 F Academic and Administration Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Nurs Health Sci 5:165-73. 2003
    ..Finally, continuing education of the health maintenance officers was recognized as pertinent for them to update their knowledge while providing health education to the clients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nurses fighting against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong
    Sophia Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F Academic and Administration Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, China
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:209. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of work-related risk on nurses during the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Fam Community Health 28:274-87. 2005
    ..It is essential to design hospital support systems and occupational health policy to promote the psychological well-being of nurses during future outbreaks of emerging infections...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of problem-based learning on students' approaches to learning in the context of clinical nursing education
    Agnes Tiwari
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, 4 F, William MW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Nurse Educ Today 26:430-8. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Student learning in clinical nursing education: perceptions of the relationship between assessment and learning
    Agnes Tiwari
    Department of Nursing Studies, William MW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Nurse Educ Today 25:299-308. 2005
    ..Since assessment may also foster student learning in a positive way, suggestions are offered as to what can be done to bring about a positive "backwash" effect...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preventing exposure to second-hand smoke
    Sophia Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F Academic and Administration Block Faculty of Medicine Bldg, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, China
    Semin Oncol Nurs 19:284-90. 2003
    ..To report the effectiveness of a health education intervention provided by nurses to prevent second-hand smoke exposure in sick children in Hong Kong...
  23. ncbi request reprint Preparedness for influenza pandemic in Hong Kong nursing units
    Agnes Tiwari
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:308-13. 2006
    ..To present preparedness planning for an influenza pandemic for two nursing subunits: nursing services in hospitals and schools of nursing in universities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stakeholder involvement in curriculum planning: responding to healthcare reform
    Agnes Tiwari
    Department of Nursing Studies, 4 F Academic and Administration Block, University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Nurse Educ 27:265-70. 2002
    ..When stakeholders are involved in curriculum planning, there is a greater likelihood that the needed education is delivered. The authors discuss the context, process, outcome, and pros and cons of stakeholder involvement...
  25. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong: patients' experiences
    Agnes Tiwari
    4 F Academic and Administration Block, Department of Nursing Studies, Faculty of Medicine Building 21, University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
    Nurs Outlook 51:212-9. 2003
    ..During that time we investigated the clinical features, treatment, and nursing care of 36 patients and reported on 12 of these patients' perceptions of their illness experience...
  26. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes regarding pain management among nurses in Hong Kong medical units
    Liza Y Y Lui
    Department of Medicine, Yan Chai Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Nurs 17:2014-21. 2008
    ..To investigate knowledge levels and attitudes regarding pain management among nurses working in medical units in Hong Kong and factors that might influence their knowledge and attitudes...
  27. ncbi request reprint The knowledge level and precautionary measures taken by older adults during the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong
    Winnie K W So
    Departmet of Nursing Studies, 4 F Academic and Administration Block, Faculty of Medicine Buliding, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:901-9. 2004
    ..The results of the study could help the health-care professionals develop appropriate health promotion and disease prevention programmes for older adults...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an education programme for Chinese women receiving internal radiation for uterine cervical cancer
    Winnie K W So
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Nurs 15:358-60. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of positioning on back pain after coronary angiography
    Sek Ying Chair
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territiroies, Hong Kong, China
    J Adv Nurs 42:470-8. 2003
    ..The effects of reducing this bedrest time is still under investigation. In the meantime, nursing interventions aimed at decreasing patient discomfort due to prolonged bedrest are feasible to implement...
  30. ncbi request reprint Nurses' initiatives in smoking cessation in Hong Kong
    Sophia Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, 41F, Academic and Administrative Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Rd, Hong Kong
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 17:47-8, 52. 2002
  31. pmc Bringing scientific rigor to community-developed programs in Hong Kong
    Cecilia S Fabrizio
    School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hongkong
    BMC Public Health 12:1129. 2012
    ..This paper describes efforts to generate evidence for community-developed programs to enhance family relationships in the Chinese culture of Hong Kong, within the framework of community-based participatory research (CBPR)...
  32. doi request reprint 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...
  33. doi request reprint Prevention of acute myocardial infarction and stroke among elderly persons by dual pneumococcal and influenza vaccination: a prospective cohort study
    Ivan F N Hung
    Infectious Disease Division, Queen Mary Hospital, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1007-16. 2010
    ..The efficacy of dual vaccination remains unknown...
  34. doi request reprint Anxiety, depression and quality of life among Chinese breast cancer patients during adjuvant therapy
    Winnie K W So
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:17-22. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to examine anxiety and depression and their effects on the quality of life (QOL) of patients with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and fatigue-relieving strategies used by Hong Kong Chinese patients after hemopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Winnie K W So
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Nurs Res 54:48-55. 2005
    ..Fatigue, a common symptom for patients after hemopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), can be relieved by specific strategies initiated by patients, provided the strategies are perceived as effective...
  36. doi request reprint The symptom cluster of fatigue, pain, anxiety, and depression and the effect on the quality of life of women receiving treatment for breast cancer: a multicenter study
    Winnie K W So
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:E205-14. 2009
    ..To examine the symptom cluster of fatigue, pain, anxiety, and depression and its effect on the quality of life (QOL) of women receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy for breast cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and quality of life among Chinese patients with hematologic malignancy after bone marrow transplantation
    Winnie K W So
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, 4 F Academic and Administration Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer Nurs 26:211-9; quiz 220-1. 2003
    ..05). The results may help nurses working with Chinese populations in identifying patients at risk for increased fatigue and in planning fatigue-relieving strategies...