C K W Lai

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Global variation in the prevalence and severity of asthma symptoms: phase three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    C K W Lai
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Thorax 64:476-83. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Relationship between asthma control status, the Asthma Control Testâ„¢ and urgent health-care utilization in Asia
    Christopher K W Lai
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, Singapore
    Respirology 16:688-97. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Identifying uncontrolled asthma in young children: clinical scores or objective variables?
    T F Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Asthma 46:130-5. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Wheezing in Chinese schoolchildren: disease severity distribution and management practices, a community-based study in Hong Kong and Guangzhou
    F W S Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1449-56. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Exhaled breath condensate levels of eotaxin and macrophage-derived chemokine in stable adult asthma patients
    F W S Ko
    Departments of Medicine and Therapeutics, Paediatrics and Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:44-51. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of wheeze, bronchial hyper-responsiveness and asthma in the elderly Chinese
    D K L Choy
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:702-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Cephalometric assessment of craniofacial morphology in Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
    D S C Hui
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Respir Med 97:640-6. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of airflow obstruction in an elderly Chinese population
    F W S Ko
    Dept of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Eur Respir J 32:1472-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of air pollution on asthma hospitalization rates in different age groups in Hong Kong
    F W S Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1312-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of asthma and atopic disorders in preschool children: prevalence and risk factors
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:174-9. 2007

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Global variation in the prevalence and severity of asthma symptoms: phase three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    C K W Lai
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Thorax 64:476-83. 2009
    ..Phase Three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) measured the global prevalence and severity of asthma symptoms in children...
  2. doi request reprint Relationship between asthma control status, the Asthma Control Testâ„¢ and urgent health-care utilization in Asia
    Christopher K W Lai
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, Singapore
    Respirology 16:688-97. 2011
    ..We investigated the relationship between control status derived from the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), the Asthma Control Test (ACT) and urgent health-care utilization...
  3. doi request reprint Identifying uncontrolled asthma in young children: clinical scores or objective variables?
    T F Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Asthma 46:130-5. 2009
    ..This study investigated the ability of Chinese version of Childhood Asthma Control Test (C-ACT) and other disease-related factors in identifying uncontrolled asthma (UA) in young children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Wheezing in Chinese schoolchildren: disease severity distribution and management practices, a community-based study in Hong Kong and Guangzhou
    F W S Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1449-56. 2005
    ..Asthma is a common chronic disease and information on its management practices at the community level is helpful in identifying problems and improving asthma care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exhaled breath condensate levels of eotaxin and macrophage-derived chemokine in stable adult asthma patients
    F W S Ko
    Departments of Medicine and Therapeutics, Paediatrics and Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:44-51. 2006
    ..Asthma is associated with esoinophilic airway inflammation and overproduction of T-helper type 2 (Th2) lymphocyte-related cytokines...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of wheeze, bronchial hyper-responsiveness and asthma in the elderly Chinese
    D K L Choy
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:702-7. 2002
    ..Asthma is a common health problem affecting patients of all ages. Because of the ease of sampling, epidemiological studies have concentrated mainly on the paediatric and general population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cephalometric assessment of craniofacial morphology in Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
    D S C Hui
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Respir Med 97:640-6. 2003
    ..To compare the differences in craniofacial morphology in Chinese patients with and without obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of airflow obstruction in an elderly Chinese population
    F W S Ko
    Dept of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Eur Respir J 32:1472-8. 2008
    ..Further longitudinal studies are needed to determine the precise definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of air pollution on asthma hospitalization rates in different age groups in Hong Kong
    F W S Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1312-9. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between levels of ambient air pollutants and hospitalization rates for asthma in Hong Kong (HK)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of asthma and atopic disorders in preschool children: prevalence and risk factors
    G W K Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:174-9. 2007
    ..This study was designed to measure the prevalence of, and risk factors for, asthma and atopic disorders in preschool children from Hong Kong...
  11. ncbi request reprint Home mechanical ventilation in Hong Kong
    C M Chu
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Dept of Medicine, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur Respir J 23:136-41. 2004
    ..Most patients tolerate home mechanical ventilation reasonably well, with approximately two-thirds continuing with its use at 36 months...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of snoring and sleep-disordered breathing in a group of commercial bus drivers in Hong Kong
    D S C Hui
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories
    Intern Med J 32:149-57. 2002
    ..To assess the prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and its associated symptoms in a group of commercial bus drivers in Hong Kong...
  13. ncbi request reprint Worldwide burden of COPD in high- and low-income countries. Part III. Asia-Pacific studies
    F W S Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:713-7. 2008
    ..Given the high prevalence of tobacco smoking, poor indoor and outdoor air quality and the aging population in many Asian countries, urgent actions need to be taken to reduce the development, morbidity and mortality of this disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Individual allergens as risk factors for asthma and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in Chinese children
    G W K Wong
    Dept of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Eur Respir J 19:288-93. 2002
    ..However, the difference in the prevalence rate of atopic sensitization cannot explain the higher prevalence of childhood asthma in Hong Kong, when compared with those children from Beijing and Guangzhou...