Sze Lin Yoong

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc A cross-sectional study examining Australian general practitioners' identification of overweight and obese patients
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour and Hunter Medical Research Institute, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    J Gen Intern Med 29:328-34. 2014
  2. pmc A cross-sectional study assessing Australian general practice patients' intention, reasons and preferences for assistance with losing weight
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, W4 Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle 2308, Callaghan, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:187. 2013
  3. pmc Agreement between self-reported and measured weight and height collected in general practice patients: a prospective study
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Center for Health Behavior and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle Australia, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, 2308, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:38. 2013
  4. pmc A cross-sectional study assessing the self-reported weight loss strategies used by adult Australian general practice patients
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Center for Health Behavior, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, 2308, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:48. 2012
  5. pmc Improving availability, promotion and purchase of fruit and vegetable and non sugar-sweetened drink products at community sporting clubs: a randomised trial
    Luke Wolfenden
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 12:35. 2015
  6. pmc Validity of a measure to assess healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in Australian childcare services
    Pennie Dodds
    Faculty of Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:572. 2014
  7. pmc A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of an implementation intervention to increase healthy eating and physical activity-promoting policies, and practices in centre-based childcare services: study protocol
    Meghan Finch
    Hunter New England Population Health, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ Open 5:e006706. 2015
  8. pmc Effectiveness of an intervention to facilitate the implementation of healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in childcare services: a randomised controlled trial
    Jannah Jones
    Hunter New England Population Health, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW, 2287, Australia
    Implement Sci 10:147. 2015
  9. pmc Accuracy of general practitioner unassisted detection of depression
    Mariko Carey
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia Hunter Medical Research Institute, New Lambton Heights, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 48:571-8. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Is identification of smoking, risky alcohol consumption and overweight and obesity by General Practitioners improving? A comparison over time
    Jamie Bryant
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute, HMRI Building, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308
    Fam Pract 32:664-71. 2015

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Publications23

  1. pmc A cross-sectional study examining Australian general practitioners' identification of overweight and obese patients
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour and Hunter Medical Research Institute, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    J Gen Intern Med 29:328-34. 2014
    ..One reason may be that physicians do not identify their overweight and obese patients...
  2. pmc A cross-sectional study assessing Australian general practice patients' intention, reasons and preferences for assistance with losing weight
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, W4 Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle 2308, Callaghan, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:187. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Agreement between self-reported and measured weight and height collected in general practice patients: a prospective study
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Center for Health Behavior and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle Australia, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, 2308, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:38. 2013
    ..The level of agreement between self-reported and measured weight and height has not been widely examined in general practice patients...
  4. pmc A cross-sectional study assessing the self-reported weight loss strategies used by adult Australian general practice patients
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Center for Health Behavior, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, 2308, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:48. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Improving availability, promotion and purchase of fruit and vegetable and non sugar-sweetened drink products at community sporting clubs: a randomised trial
    Luke Wolfenden
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 12:35. 2015
    ..We also assessed the impact the intervention on sporting club revenue from the sale of food and beverages...
  6. pmc Validity of a measure to assess healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in Australian childcare services
    Pennie Dodds
    Faculty of Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:572. 2014
    ..Few rigorously validated measures exist to measure healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in this setting, and no such measures exist that are specific to the childcare setting in Australia...
  7. pmc A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of an implementation intervention to increase healthy eating and physical activity-promoting policies, and practices in centre-based childcare services: study protocol
    Meghan Finch
    Hunter New England Population Health, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ Open 5:e006706. 2015
    ..This study aims to assess the effectiveness of an intervention, delivered to childcare staff, aiming to increasing service implementation of healthy eating and physical activity-promoting policies and practices...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of an intervention to facilitate the implementation of healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in childcare services: a randomised controlled trial
    Jannah Jones
    Hunter New England Population Health, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW, 2287, Australia
    Implement Sci 10:147. 2015
    ..The study also sought to determine if the intervention was effective in improving child dietary intake and increasing child physical activity levels while attending childcare...
  9. pmc Accuracy of general practitioner unassisted detection of depression
    Mariko Carey
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia Hunter Medical Research Institute, New Lambton Heights, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 48:571-8. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the accuracy of unassisted general practitioner judgements of patients' depression compared to a standardised depression-screening tool delivered via touch-screen computer...
  10. doi request reprint Is identification of smoking, risky alcohol consumption and overweight and obesity by General Practitioners improving? A comparison over time
    Jamie Bryant
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute, HMRI Building, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308
    Fam Pract 32:664-71. 2015
    ..Despite significant investment in preventive health care in general practice, little is known about whether GP detection of lifestyle risk factors have improved over time...
  11. doi request reprint Unassisted detection of depression by GPs: who is most likely to be misclassified?
    Mariko Carey
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Hunter Medical Research Institute, New Lambton Heights
    Fam Pract 32:282-7. 2015
    ..It is important to examine patient and GP characteristics associated with misclassification so that systems can be improved to increase accurate detection and optimal management for groups at risk of depression...
  12. pmc Under the radar: a cross-sectional study of the challenge of identifying at-risk alcohol consumption in the general practice setting
    Christine Paul
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour and Hunter Medical Research Institute, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 15:74. 2014
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  13. doi request reprint A systematic review of behavioural weight-loss interventions involving primary-care physicians in overweight and obese primary-care patients (1999-2011)
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 16:2083-99. 2013
    ..The present review aimed to examine the effectiveness of behavioural weight-loss interventions involving primary-care physicians in producing weight loss in overweight and obese primary-care patients...
  14. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of radiation oncology outpatients' concern about, preferences for, and perceived barriers to discussing anxiety and depression
    Lisa J Mackenzie
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Australia
    Psychooncology 24:1392-7. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to assess cancer patients' level of concern about, and willingness to discuss, their anxiety and depression...
  15. pmc CAFÉ: a multicomponent audit and feedback intervention to improve implementation of healthy food policy in primary school canteens: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Christopher M Williams
    Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ Open 5:e006969. 2015
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  16. doi request reprint Improving availability, promotion and purchase of fruit and vegetable and non sugar-sweetened drink products at community sporting clubs: a randomised trial
    Luke Wolfenden
    School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 12:193. 2015
    ..We also assessed the impact the intervention on sporting club revenue from the sale of food and beverages...
  17. pmc Prostate specific antigen testing in family practice: a cross sectional survey of self-reported rates of and reasons for testing participation and risk disclosure
    Mariko Carey
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:186. 2013
    ..Little is known about the processes of shared decision making for PSA testing in the family practice setting. This study aimed to explore men's experiences of PSA testing participation and risk disclosure for PSA testing...
  18. pmc Prevalence of comorbid depression and obesity in general practice: a cross-sectional survey
    Mariko Carey
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, School of Medicine and Public Health
    Br J Gen Pract 64:e122-7. 2014
    ..AIM To explore the prevalence of depression among underweight, normal weight, overweight, and obese general practice patients...
  19. doi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of an active telephone-based recruitment strategy to increase childcare-service staff attendance at a physical activity and nutrition training workshop
    Sze Lin Yoong
    School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 24:224-6. 2013
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  20. pmc Alignment of systematic reviews published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and the Database of Abstracts and Reviews of Effectiveness with global burden-of-disease data: a bibliographic analysis
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Hunter New England Population Health, Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia The University of Newcastle, School of Medicine and Public Health, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia Hunter Medical Research Institute, New Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 69:708-14. 2015
    ..This study aims to assess if the volume of research output from systematic reviews proportionally aligns with burden of disease assessed using percentages of mortality and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs)...
  21. doi request reprint Systematic reviews examining implementation of research into practice and impact on population health are needed
    Sze Lin Yoong
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Local Health District, Booth Building, Longworth Avenue, Wallsend, New South Wales 2287, Australia School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:788-91. 2015
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  22. pmc Access to chronic disease care in general practice: the acceptability of implementing systematic waiting-room screening using computer-based patient-reported risk status
    Christine L Paul
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e620-6. 2013
    ..Routine electronic collection of patients' self-reported data may streamline the collection of such information...