R Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Dundee
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of dietary antioxidants and waist circumference with pulmonary function and airway obstruction
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 153:157-63. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of early and delayed respondents to a postal health survey: a questionnaire study of personality traits and neuropsychological symptoms
    Ruoling Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:195-202. 2003
  3. pmc Environmental tobacco smoke and lung function in employees who never smoked: the Scottish MONICA study
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:563-8. 2001
  4. pmc Exposure to organic solvents and personality
    R Chen
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen Medical School, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:14-8. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends and social factors in blood pressure control in Scottish MONICA surveys 1986-1995: the rule of halves revisited
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 17:751-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Measurement of passive smoking in adults: self-reported questionnaire or serum cotinine?
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    J Cancer Epidemiol Prev 7:85-95. 2002
  7. pmc Environmental tobacco smoke and prevalent coronary heart disease among never smokers in the Scottish MONICA surveys
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Cardiovascular Research, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:790-2. 2004
  8. pmc Patient, carer and health service outcomes of nurse-led early discharge after breast cancer surgery: a randomised controlled trial
    M Wells
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HJ, UK
    Br J Cancer 91:651-8. 2004
  9. pmc Nasal, eye, and skin irritation in dockyard painters
    R Chen
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Medical School, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:542-3. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship of psychosocial factors to total mortality among older Japanese-American men: the Honolulu Heart Program
    C D Ceria
    University of Hawaii, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:725-31. 2001

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of dietary antioxidants and waist circumference with pulmonary function and airway obstruction
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 153:157-63. 2001
    ..The study suggests that adequate intake of antioxidants and avoidance of increasing girth could help to preserve lung function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of early and delayed respondents to a postal health survey: a questionnaire study of personality traits and neuropsychological symptoms
    Ruoling Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:195-202. 2003
    ..This study suggests that response to a postal health survey may not be influenced or biased by personality traits and neuropsychological symptoms...
  3. pmc Environmental tobacco smoke and lung function in employees who never smoked: the Scottish MONICA study
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:563-8. 2001
    ..To investigate the relation between lung function in employees and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) at work and elsewhere...
  4. pmc Exposure to organic solvents and personality
    R Chen
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen Medical School, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:14-8. 2001
    ..The relation between exposure time and response suggests that increased neuroticism may be caused by long term occupational exposure to organic solvents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends and social factors in blood pressure control in Scottish MONICA surveys 1986-1995: the rule of halves revisited
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 17:751-9. 2003
    ..Control of blood pressure is not positively associated with social deprivation, but people at a high risk of poor control of hypertension should be targeted...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measurement of passive smoking in adults: self-reported questionnaire or serum cotinine?
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    J Cancer Epidemiol Prev 7:85-95. 2002
    ..We examined the relationship of serum cotinine to different self-reported ETS questionnaires in a large community-based study...
  7. pmc Environmental tobacco smoke and prevalent coronary heart disease among never smokers in the Scottish MONICA surveys
    R Chen
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Cardiovascular Research, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:790-2. 2004
  8. pmc Patient, carer and health service outcomes of nurse-led early discharge after breast cancer surgery: a randomised controlled trial
    M Wells
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HJ, UK
    Br J Cancer 91:651-8. 2004
    ..However, if given the choice, most patients prefer to stay in hospital until their wound drains are removed...
  9. pmc Nasal, eye, and skin irritation in dockyard painters
    R Chen
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Medical School, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:542-3. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Irritant symptoms occur more often in dockyard painters than in controls, and this is likely to be a response to exposure to paint...
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship of psychosocial factors to total mortality among older Japanese-American men: the Honolulu Heart Program
    C D Ceria
    University of Hawaii, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:725-31. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Our findings suggest that social networks were significantly independently associated with 6-year all-cause mortality in this cohort of older Japanese-American men. Social interventions in old age may reduce early mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship between plasma glucose concentrations and Native Hawaiian Ancestry: The Native Hawaiian Health Research Project
    A Grandinetti
    Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:778-82. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationship between fasting glucose and 2 h glucose with percentage of Hawaiian ancestry and ethnic admixture...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association study of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 gene (ACE2) polymorphisms and essential hypertension in northern Han Chinese
    W Huang
    Bioinformatics Laboratory and National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    J Hum Hypertens 20:968-71. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Cost-consequence analysis in a French setting of screening and optimal treatment of nephropathy in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes
    A J Palmer
    CORE Center for Outcomes Research, Basel, Switzerland
    Diabetes Metab 32:69-76. 2006
    ..We assessed the health economic impact of nephropathy screening in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes followed by optimal antihypertensive/nephroprotective therapy in those who have nephropathy in France...
  14. ncbi request reprint beta2-Adrenergic receptor gene variations associated with stage-2 hypertension in northern Han Chinese
    D Ge
    Division of Population Genetics and Prevention, Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 167 Beilishi Road, Beijing 100037, China
    Ann Hum Genet 69:36-44. 2005
    ..001). These results indicate that the Gly16 and Gln27 alleles of the ADRB2 gene confer an increased risk for stage-2 hypertension in this northern Han Chinese population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Haplotypic analyses of the aldosterone synthase gene CYP11B2 associated with stage-2 hypertension in northern Han Chinese
    D Gu
    Division of Population Genetics and Prevention, Cardiovascular Institute, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing
    Clin Genet 66:409-16. 2004
    ..60 (95% CI, 1.21-5.58) and for 3-3, 0.20 (95% CI, 0.03-0.77). These results indicate that the Lys173 and the IC-conversion allele of the CYP11B2 gene confer an increased risk for stage-2 hypertension in northern Han Chinese women...
  16. doi request reprint A comparison of aprotinin and lysine analogues in high-risk cardiac surgery
    Dean A Fergusson
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    N Engl J Med 358:2319-31. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether aprotinin was superior to either tranexamic acid or aminocaproic acid in decreasing massive postoperative bleeding and other clinically important consequences...