D R Thompson

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Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short measure of health status for individuals with acute myocardial infarction: the myocardial infarction dimensional assessment scale (MIDAS)
    D R Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Qual Life Res 11:535-43. 2002
  2. pmc A comparison of the illness beliefs of people with angina and their peers: a questionnaire study
    Gill Furze
    British Heart Foundation Rehabilitation Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2:4. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving cardiac rehabilitation: a view from the United Kingdom
    David R Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DQ, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:95-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Effective nurse-led interventions in heart disease
    David R Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Genesis 6, York Science Park, York YO10 5DQ, UK
    Int J Cardiol 83:233-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The accessibility of research-based knowledge for nurses in United Kingdom acute care settings
    C Thompson
    Centre for Evidence Based Nursing, Department of Health Studies, University of York, York, UK
    J Adv Nurs 36:11-22. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after myocardial infarction: an interview study
    A Roebuck
    Department of Health Studies, University of York, Genesis 6, York YO10 5DQ, UK
    J Adv Nurs 34:787-94. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The measurement of health-related quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease
    D R Thompson
    British Heart Foundation Rehabilitation Research Unit, Department of Health Studies, University of York, UK
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 16:28-33. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Research information in nurses' clinical decision-making: what is useful?
    C Thompson
    Centre for Evidence Based Nursing, Department of Health Studies, University of York, York, UK
    J Adv Nurs 36:376-88. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation: into the future
    D R Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Heart 95:1897-900. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The facts on nurses and smoking
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:1-2. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short measure of health status for individuals with acute myocardial infarction: the myocardial infarction dimensional assessment scale (MIDAS)
    D R Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Qual Life Res 11:535-43. 2002
    ..The measure has high face, internal and construct validity and is likely to prove useful in the evaluation of treatment regimes for MI...
  2. pmc A comparison of the illness beliefs of people with angina and their peers: a questionnaire study
    Gill Furze
    British Heart Foundation Rehabilitation Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2:4. 2002
    ..This study compared the beliefs held by people with angina, regarding causation and coping in angina, with the beliefs of their friends who do not suffer from angina...
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving cardiac rehabilitation: a view from the United Kingdom
    David R Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DQ, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:95-9. 2002
    ..The paper concludes that there is a need to make cardiac rehabilitation more widely available using creative and flexible approaches to enhance access, participation and adherence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effective nurse-led interventions in heart disease
    David R Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Genesis 6, York Science Park, York YO10 5DQ, UK
    Int J Cardiol 83:233-7. 2002
    ..Given the promising results to date, it would be disappointing if these issues remain unresolved and the potential value of this type of interventions unfulfilled...
  5. ncbi request reprint The accessibility of research-based knowledge for nurses in United Kingdom acute care settings
    C Thompson
    Centre for Evidence Based Nursing, Department of Health Studies, University of York, York, UK
    J Adv Nurs 36:11-22. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after myocardial infarction: an interview study
    A Roebuck
    Department of Health Studies, University of York, Genesis 6, York YO10 5DQ, UK
    J Adv Nurs 34:787-94. 2001
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to explore and gain insights into the effects of myocardial infarction on health-related quality of life...
  7. ncbi request reprint The measurement of health-related quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease
    D R Thompson
    British Heart Foundation Rehabilitation Research Unit, Department of Health Studies, University of York, UK
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 16:28-33. 2001
    ..It then outlines the approach adopted in a British study to develop and test a new disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument for use with individuals with myocardial infarction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Research information in nurses' clinical decision-making: what is useful?
    C Thompson
    Centre for Evidence Based Nursing, Department of Health Studies, University of York, York, UK
    J Adv Nurs 36:376-88. 2001
    ..To examine those sources of information which nurses find useful for reducing the uncertainty associated with their clinical decisions...
  9. doi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation: into the future
    D R Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Heart 95:1897-900. 2009
    ..This paper reviews the current status of cardiac rehabilitation and proposes ways to improve access and uptake and reduce inequity to ensure that those who are likely to benefit from this complex intervention do so...
  10. ncbi request reprint The facts on nurses and smoking
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:1-2. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint The psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the SF-36 health survey in patients with myocardial infarction in mainland China
    Wenru Wang
    Faculty of Nursing, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, Shaanxi, PR China
    Qual Life Res 15:1525-31. 2006
    ..To test the reliability and validity of the Chinese Mandarin version of the SF-36 health survey (CM:SF-36) in patients with myocardial infarction (MI) in mainland China...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in Chinese elderly people with depression
    Sally W C Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:312-8. 2006
    ..Depression is the most prevalent functional mental disorder of later life. It is estimated that about 5% of the elderly population of Hong Kong are suffering from depression...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment and perceived health status during 1-year follow up in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, but ineligible for revascularization. Results from the Euro Heart Survey on Coronary Revascularization
    Mattie Lenzen
    Department of Cardiology, Clinical Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:115-21. 2006
    ..The Euro Heart Survey on Revascularization (EHSCR) provided an opportunity to assess pharmacological treatment and outcome in patients with proven CAD who were ineligible for revascularization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Translation and validation of the Chinese version of the Charing Cross Venous Ulcer Questionnaire
    Irene K Y Wong
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Nurs 15:356-7. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the therapeutic activity index
    Wanna Wing Yee Kwok
    Intensive Care Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Crit Care 20:257-63. 2005
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Simplified Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS 28) scale...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does it matter what patients think? The relationship between changes in patients' beliefs about angina and their psychological and functional status
    Gill Furze
    British Heart Foundation Care and Education Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Psychosom Res 59:323-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the association between changes in misconceived or maladaptive beliefs about angina and patients' functional and psychological status...
  17. ncbi request reprint Somebody else's heart inside me: a descriptive study of psychological problems after a heart transplantation
    Evridiki Kaba
    General Hospital of Volos, Greece
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 26:611-25. 2005
    ..These findings provide health care professionals with pointers that may aid improved information provision and maximise the use of existing coping strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Improving research supervision in nursing
    David R Thompson
    Nethersole School of Nursing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, China
    Nurse Educ Today 25:283-90. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Do illness perceptions predict attendance at cardiac rehabilitation and quality of life following myocardial infarction?
    David P French
    British Heart Foundation Care and Education Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 59:315-22. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the extent to which illness perceptions predict attendance at cardiac rehabilitation and quality of life following myocardial infarction (MI)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk estimation by professionally active cardiovascular nurses: results from the Basel 2005 Nurses Cohort
    Wilma J M Scholte op Reimer
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:258-63. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine personal awareness of CVD risk among a cohort of cardiovascular nurses attending a European conference...
  21. ncbi request reprint Depression in cardiac patients: what can nurses do about it?
    David R Thompson
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:251-2. 2006
  22. doi request reprint A psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of the Cardiovascular Limitations and Symptoms Profile in patients with coronary heart disease
    Violeta Lopez
    School of Nursing Mackillop Campus, Australian Catholic University, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:2327-34. 2008
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  23. doi request reprint Development and validation of a patient-centered health-related quality-of-life measure: the chronic heart failure assessment tool
    Karen Dunderdale
    Cardiac Rehabilitation, Scunthorpe General Hospital, Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:364-70. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a patient-derived, disease-specific HRQL measure...
  24. doi request reprint Validation of the Chinese version of the MacNew heart disease health-related quality of life questionnaire
    Doris S F Yu
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:326-35. 2008
    ..However, treatment outcome comparisons among different pure or mixed populations of patients with myocardial infarction, angina or heart failure cannot be made using existing coronary heart disease (CHD)-specific HRQL instruments...
  25. doi request reprint Factor structure of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in coronary heart disease patients in three countries
    Colin R Martin
    Faculty of Health, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:281-7. 2008
    ..The factor structure of the HADS was investigated in CHD populations across three countries (Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom)...
  26. doi request reprint Living with chronic heart failure: a review of qualitative studies of older people
    Doris S F Yu
    Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Adv Nurs 61:474-83. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a systematic review of qualitative studies of how older people live with chronic heart failure...
  27. doi request reprint Chinese couples' experiences during convalescence from a first heart attack: a focus group study
    Wenru Wang
    School of Medicine, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, Shannxi, China
    J Adv Nurs 61:307-15. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to explore Chinese patients' and partners' experiences during early convalescence from a first heart attack...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of Chinese people with schizophrenia in Hong Kong and Taipei: a cross-sectional analysis
    Sally Wai chi Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Res Nurs Health 30:261-9. 2007
    ..Schizophrenia has an impact on many aspects of a person's functioning. A rehabilitation model that takes into account symptoms, financial situation, family support, and social functioning is required...
  29. ncbi request reprint New measure of health-related quality of life for patients with oropharyngeal mucositis: development and preliminary psychometric evaluation
    Karis K F Cheng
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Cancer 109:2590-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the article is to describe the development and preliminary validation of an HQoL instrument, OMQoL, specifically for patients with OM...
  30. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing Hong Kong Chinese patients' decision-making in seeking early treatment for acute myocardial infarction
    Rajwinder Kaur
    Hong Kong Adventist Hospital, Hong Kong
    Res Nurs Health 29:636-46. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with congestive heart failure
    Diana T F Lee
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Rm 723, Esther Lee Building, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:419-22. 2005
    ..Most previous work has focused on general quality of life issues rather than specifically on the impact of CHF on HRQL...
  32. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Svedlund M and Danileson E (2004) Myocardial infarction: narrations by afflicted women and their partners of lived experiences in daily life following an acute myocardial infarction. Journal of Clinical Nursing 13, 438-446
    David R Thompson
    Nethersole School of Nursing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Nurs 14:405-6; author reply 407-8. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint The experiences and needs of Gujarati Hindu patients and partners in the first month after a myocardial infarction
    Rosemary A Webster
    Coronary Care Unit, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:69-76. 2002
    ..There is, however, little information about the experiences and needs of this group after discharge from hospital...
  34. ncbi request reprint Traditional Chinese Medicine and heart disease: what does Western medicine and nursing science know about it?
    Patricia Davidson
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health SNFCH, College of Social and Health Sciences CSHS, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:171-81. 2003
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  35. ncbi request reprint Fostering a research culture in nursing
    David R Thompson
    Nurs Inq 10:143-4. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing the information needs of post-myocardial infarction patients: a systematic review
    J Tim Scott
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, YO10 5DQ, York, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 50:167-77. 2003
    ..Patients have not been involved in the design of information needs assessment instruments...
  37. ncbi request reprint The first 12 weeks following discharge from hospital: the experience of Gujarati South Asian survivors of acute myocardial infarction and their families
    Rosemary A Webster
    Coronary Care Unit, Leicester General Hospital, United Kingdom
    Contemp Nurse 15:288-99. 2003
    ..Reflection, contemplation and resignation characterize this period of vulnerability. Overwhelmingly, data analysis revealed that the Gujarati culture, beliefs and customs influenced the recovery experience...
  38. ncbi request reprint Development of the York Angina Beliefs Questionnaire
    Gill Furze
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, YO10 5DD, UK
    J Health Psychol 8:307-15. 2003
    ..This article details the development and psychometric properties of just such a brief questionnaire, designed for use both in research and in clinical practice...
  39. ncbi request reprint The Yorkshire BARRIERS project: diagnostic analysis of barriers to research utilisation
    Rosamund M Bryar
    Community and Primary Care Nursing, Public Health and Primary Care Unit, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, Philpot Street, London E1 2EA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:73-84. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint The Trojan horse of nurse education
    Roger Watson
    Nurse Educ Today 24:73-5; discussion 76-8. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint A validation study of the Cardiac Depression Scale (CDS) in a UK population
    Yvonne Birks
    University of York, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 9:15-24. 2004
    ..This study was designed to validate the Cardiac Depression Scale (CDS) in a UK cardiac population...
  42. ncbi request reprint A survey of coronary risk factors and B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in cardiac nurses from Europe: do nurses still practice what they preach?
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Undertaking Nursing Interventions Throughout Europe UNITE Research Group, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:3-6. 2004
    ..From a previous survey of cardiac nurses attending a scientific conference, we learned that these nurses adopted a healthier lifestyle than the general population...
  43. ncbi request reprint An examination of the psychometric properties of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in Chinese patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Colin R Martin
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Alcuin College, C Block, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Psychiatry Res 129:279-88. 2004
    ..Further research is required to determine the most appropriate use of HADS sub-scale structures in clinical populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Patient teaching prior to coronary angiography in Hong Kong: a pilot study
    Sek Ying Chair
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Nurs 14:114-5. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Guideline-based early rehabilitation after myocardial infarction. A pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Richard A Mayou
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, OX3 7JX, Oxford, UK
    J Psychosom Res 52:89-95. 2002
    ..To determine the effectiveness of individualised educational behavioural treatment delivered by cardiac nurses in hospital compared to usual care for patients following acute myocardial infarction...
  46. ncbi request reprint A confirmatory factor analysis of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in coronary care patients following acute myocardial infarction
    Colin R Martin
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Alcuin College, C Block, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Psychiatry Res 120:85-94. 2003
    ..The HADS may be a useful screening instrument to assess post-MI patients for symptoms of psychological distress. Further research is required to determine the three-factor structure of the HADS in other clinical groups...
  47. ncbi request reprint Acute care nurses' perceptions of barriers to using research information in clinical decision-making
    Dorothy McCaughan
    Centre for Evidence Based Nursing, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Adv Nurs 39:46-60. 2002
    ..To examine the barriers that nurses feel prevent them from using research in the decisions they make...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cultural aspects of adjustment to coronary heart disease in Chinese-Australians: a review of the literature
    John Daly
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 39:391-9. 2002
    ..Further, the potential to prevent and modulate the course of CHD, by strategies such as smoking cessation and lipid management, mandate a health promotion agenda based on equity and access for all members of society...
  49. doi request reprint Clinical guidelines: some considerations
    David R Thompson
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:91-3. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint What does the Cooksey report hold for nursing research in the UK?
    Roger Watson
    Nurse Educ Pract 7:121-2. 2007
  51. pmc Research in nursing, midwifery, and the allied health professions
    Anne Marie Rafferty
    BMJ 326:833-4. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Nursing and midwifery: time for an amicable divorce?
    David R Thompson
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:523-4. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based nursing in Asia: enter the tiger
    David R Thompson
    Nethersole School of Nursing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Chung Chi College, Shatin, New Territories, China
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:155-7. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Cardiovascular Limitations and Symptoms Profile (CLASP) in chronic stable angina
    Robert J P Lewin
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 22:184-91. 2002
    ..This study aimed to establish the reliability, validity, and sensitivity of the Cardiovascular Limitations and Symptoms Profile (CLASP) in a group of patients with chronic stable angina...
  55. ncbi request reprint Development of a reliable and valid Chinese version of the diabetes empowerment scale
    Ann T Y Shiu
    Nethersole School of Nursing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetes Care 26:2817-21. 2003
    ..To translate the Diabetes Empowerment Scale (DES) into Chinese and establish its psychometric properties among Hong Kong Chinese people...
  56. ncbi request reprint Intermultidisciplinarity... a new concept for nursing research
    David R Thompson
    J Clin Nurs 13:911-2. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life measurement in chronic heart failure: do we take account of the patient perspective?
    Karen Dunderdale
    Cardiac Rehabilitation, Scunthorpe General Hospital, Scunthorpe, DN15 7BH, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:572-82. 2005
    ..This paper reviews the use of quality-of-life assessment tools in the evaluation of patients with heart failure...
  58. ncbi request reprint Exercise-based rehabilitation for patients with coronary heart disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Rod S Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Med 116:682-92. 2004
    ..To review the effectiveness of exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation in patients with coronary heart disease...
  59. ncbi request reprint The state of nursing in the United Kingdom
    David R Thompson
    J Clin Nurs 14:1039-40. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Supporting family caregivers in stroke care: a review of the evidence for problem solving
    May H L Lui
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Stroke 36:2514-22. 2005
    ..This article aims to identify and review studies that have examined the effectiveness of teaching problem solving skills to caregivers in stroke care, highlight gaps in the evidence base, and recommend avenues for additional research...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of anxiety and depression in patients undergoing elective percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    Felicity Astin
    School of Nursing, Peninsula Campus, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Heart Lung 34:393-401. 2005
    ..Anxiety and depression are factors known to negatively influence recovery after a cardiac event...
  62. ncbi request reprint The Chinese version of the PSS:PICU
    Bernard M C Yam
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shat Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Nurs Res 53:19-27. 2004
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  63. ncbi request reprint SARS--a perspective from a school of nursing in Hong Kong
    David R Thompson
    Clinical Nursing, The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Nurs 13:131-5. 2004
    ..The outbreak prompted the health authorities to implement a series of public health measures and hospital policies, including a guideline for the diagnosis and management of patients with SARS...
  64. ncbi request reprint Use of factor analysis in Journal of Advanced Nursing: literature review
    Roger Watson
    Graduate Division of Nursing and Midwifery School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Adv Nurs 55:330-41. 2006
    ..This paper reports a review analysing the use of factor analysis in papers in Journal of Advanced Nursing...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effects of a nurse-led, clinic and home-based intervention on recurrent hospital use in chronic heart failure
    David R Thompson
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:377-84. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined the potential benefits of specialist nurse-led programs of care involving home and clinic-based follow-up to optimise the post-discharge management of chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  66. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study on the health related quality of life of depressed Chinese older people in Shanghai
    Sally Wai chi Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:883-9. 2006
    ..Depression is the most prevalent functional mental disorder of older population. It is estimated that about 21% of the older population in Shanghai are suffering from depression...
  67. ncbi request reprint Quality of life measures for depressed and non-depressed Chinese older people
    Sally Wai chi Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1086-92. 2006
    ..To compare the perception of quality of life (QoL) between depressed and non-depressed Chinese older people in Hong Kong and examined the factors that influence this perception...