Mei Sian Chong

Summary

Affiliation: Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bedside clinical methods useful as screening test for aspiration in elderly patients with recent and previous strokes
    M S Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:790-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of swallowing disorders in the elderly
    P K Lieu
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 30:148-54. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Cost of informal care for community-dwelling mild-moderate dementia patients in a developed Southeast Asian country
    Mei Sian Chong
    Cognition and Memory Disorders Service, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:1475-83. 2013
  4. pmc Bright light therapy as part of a multicomponent management program improves sleep and functional outcomes in delirious older hospitalized adults
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Clin Interv Aging 8:565-72. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Gene expression profiling of peripheral blood leukocytes shows consistent longitudinal downregulation of TOMM40 and upregulation of KIR2DL5A, PLOD1, and SLC2A8 among fast progressors in early Alzheimer's disease
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Alzheimers Dis 34:399-405. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint A subacute model of geriatric care for frail older persons: the Tan Tock Seng Hospital experience
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:354-61. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of the Chinese Frontal Assessment Battery in early cognitive impairment in an Asian population
    M S Chong
    Clinical Research Unit, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 30:525-32. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 7:600-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for dementia in the older Chinese with a single question test on progressive forgetfulness
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:442-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Preclinical Alzheimer's disease: diagnosis and prediction of progression
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore S308433
    Lancet Neurol 4:576-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Bedside clinical methods useful as screening test for aspiration in elderly patients with recent and previous strokes
    M S Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:790-4. 2003
    ..The usefulness of bedside clinical assessment tools for detecting dysphagia on different consistencies of feeds was also studied...
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of swallowing disorders in the elderly
    P K Lieu
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 30:148-54. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The effective management of swallowing impairment in the elderly requires a multidisciplinary team approach...
  3. doi request reprint Cost of informal care for community-dwelling mild-moderate dementia patients in a developed Southeast Asian country
    Mei Sian Chong
    Cognition and Memory Disorders Service, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:1475-83. 2013
    ..Cost of informal care constitutes an important component of total dementia care cost. It also reflects resource utilization by patients and caregivers. We aim to quantify the informal cost of care for mild to moderate dementia patients...
  4. pmc Bright light therapy as part of a multicomponent management program improves sleep and functional outcomes in delirious older hospitalized adults
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Clin Interv Aging 8:565-72. 2013
    ..This study examined whether the GMU program improved sleep, cognitive, and functional outcomes in delirious patients...
  5. doi request reprint Gene expression profiling of peripheral blood leukocytes shows consistent longitudinal downregulation of TOMM40 and upregulation of KIR2DL5A, PLOD1, and SLC2A8 among fast progressors in early Alzheimer's disease
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Alzheimers Dis 34:399-405. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A subacute model of geriatric care for frail older persons: the Tan Tock Seng Hospital experience
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 41:354-61. 2012
    ..The subacute care unit in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) was set up in May 2009. We examined its impact on the transitions at the nexus between hospital and community sectors, patients' discharge destination and functional performance...
  7. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of the Chinese Frontal Assessment Battery in early cognitive impairment in an Asian population
    M S Chong
    Clinical Research Unit, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 30:525-32. 2010
    ..There is a paucity of studies validating cutoffs in the early cognitive impairment. We aim to validate the Chinese FAB in Asian subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early dementia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 7:600-7. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for dementia in the older Chinese with a single question test on progressive forgetfulness
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:442-8. 2006
    ..To assess the utility of asking for presence of progressive forgetfulness (PF) prior to administering the Abbreviated Mental Test (AMT) when screening for dementia in the community-dwelling elderly Chinese...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preclinical Alzheimer's disease: diagnosis and prediction of progression
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore S308433
    Lancet Neurol 4:576-9. 2005
    ..Not all people diagnosed as having MCI will develop AD, hence there is a need to reliably predict progression...
  11. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based clinical approach to the diagnosis of dementia
    M S Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:740-8. 2003
    ..The final step determines the aetiology of dementia with the use of a focused history, physical examination, a predefined battery of haematological tests and, in selected cases, structural neuroimaging...
  12. pmc A new model of delirium care in the acute geriatric setting: geriatric monitoring unit
    Mei Sian Chong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
    BMC Geriatr 11:41. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that patients with delirium admitted to the GMU would have better clinical outcomes with less need for physical and psychotropic restraints compared to usual care...
  13. doi request reprint Multidimensionality of the Zarit Burden Interview across the severity spectrum of cognitive impairment: an Asian perspective
    Wee Kooi Cheah
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1846-54. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Worry about performance: a unique dimension of caregiver burden
    Wee Shiong Lim
    Cognition and Memory Disorders Service, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:677-86. 2014
    ..WaP is germane to many Asian societies where obligation values to care for family members are strongly influential. Further studies are needed to better delineate the construct of WaP. ..
  15. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and amnestic mild cognitive impairment: Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Study-2 findings
    Liang Feng
    Gerontology Research Programme, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    J Alzheimers Dis 34:649-57. 2013
    ..03-10.85) and younger (<65 years) participants with APOE-ε4 (OR = 6.57; 95% CI, 1.03-41.74). MetS was found to be associated with aMCI, especially in individuals with APOE-ε4 at younger age in this middle-aged and older cohort...
  16. pmc Utility of the clinical dementia rating in Asian populations
    Wee Shiong Lim
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Clin Med Res 5:61-70. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint The use of a self-reported pain measure, a nurse-reported pain measure and the PAINAD in nursing home residents with moderate and severe dementia: a validation study
    Ian Yi Onn Leong
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Age Ageing 35:252-6. 2006
    ..To assess the construct validity of three measures of pain and to determine a categorical version of the Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAINAD) scale...
  18. doi request reprint Absence of A673T amyloid-β precursor protein variant in Alzheimer's disease and other neurological diseases
    Simon Kang Seng Ting
    Department of Neurology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore, Singapore
    Neurobiol Aging 34:2441.e7-8. 2013
    ..Our finding suggests that the A673T protective variant is not relevant in our Asian population. Studies in other ethnic populations would clarify whether this variant is specific to specific races/ethnicities. ..