Cindy L K Lam

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Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of the Multidisciplinary Risk Assessment and Management Program for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus (RAMP-DM) on biomedical outcomes, observed cardiovascular events and cardiovascular risks in primary care: a longitudinal comparative study
    Fang Fang Jiao
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 13:127. 2014
  2. pmc Health-related quality of life and risk of colorectal cancer recurrence and All-cause death among advanced stages of colorectal cancer 1-year after diagnosis
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    BMC Cancer 14:337. 2014
  3. pmc A qualitative study of the views of patients with long-term conditions on family doctors in Hong Kong
    Stewart W Mercer
    Section of General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:46. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The SF-36 summary scales were valid, reliable, and equivalent in a Chinese population
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, University of Hong Kong, 3rd Floor, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:815-22. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) on health service utilisation of a Chinese population
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 3rd Floor, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 55:1635-46. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Is the standard SF-12 health survey valid and equivalent for a Chinese population?
    Cindy L K Lam
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Qual Life Res 14:539-47. 2005
  7. pmc The 21st century: the age of family medicine research?
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    Ann Fam Med 2:S50-4. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Brief problem-solving treatment in primary care (PST-PC) was not more effective than placebo for elderly patients screened positive of psychological problems
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:968-80. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigation of factors associated with treatment-seeking in Southern Chinese with orofacial pain
    Jun Zheng
    Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong SAR
    J Orofac Pain 24:181-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Responsiveness was similar between direct and mapped SF-6D in colorectal cancer patients who declined
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:219-27. 2014

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  1. pmc Effects of the Multidisciplinary Risk Assessment and Management Program for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus (RAMP-DM) on biomedical outcomes, observed cardiovascular events and cardiovascular risks in primary care: a longitudinal comparative study
    Fang Fang Jiao
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 13:127. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Health-related quality of life and risk of colorectal cancer recurrence and All-cause death among advanced stages of colorectal cancer 1-year after diagnosis
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    BMC Cancer 14:337. 2014
    ..The study aimed to examine the association between health-related quality of life (HRQOL) assessed with overall survival (OS) and recurrence after diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  3. pmc A qualitative study of the views of patients with long-term conditions on family doctors in Hong Kong
    Stewart W Mercer
    Section of General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:46. 2010
    ..Patients' views on this are not well documented and the aim of the present study was to explore the views of patients with LTCs on family doctors in Hong Kong...
  4. ncbi request reprint The SF-36 summary scales were valid, reliable, and equivalent in a Chinese population
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, University of Hong Kong, 3rd Floor, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:815-22. 2005
    ..To find out whether the SF-36 physical and mental health summary (PCS and MCS) scales are valid and equivalent in the Chinese population in Hong Kong (HK)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) on health service utilisation of a Chinese population
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 3rd Floor, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 55:1635-46. 2002
    ..It confirmed the clinical relevance of the SF-36 to a culture and health care system that is different from that of the United States where the instrument originated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is the standard SF-12 health survey valid and equivalent for a Chinese population?
    Cindy L K Lam
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Qual Life Res 14:539-47. 2005
    ..Chinese is the world's largest ethnic group but few health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures have been tested on them. The aim of this study was to determine if the standard SF-12 was valid and equivalent for a Chinese population...
  7. pmc The 21st century: the age of family medicine research?
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    Ann Fam Med 2:S50-4. 2004
    ..Family medicine must prepare for it by building up its research track record and capacity...
  8. doi request reprint Brief problem-solving treatment in primary care (PST-PC) was not more effective than placebo for elderly patients screened positive of psychological problems
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:968-80. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether screening followed by brief problem-solving treatment by primary care doctors (PST-PC) could improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and reduce consultation rates in the elderly...
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigation of factors associated with treatment-seeking in Southern Chinese with orofacial pain
    Jun Zheng
    Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong SAR
    J Orofac Pain 24:181-8. 2010
    ..To investigate key factors associated with treatment-seeking for orofacial pain symptoms in community-dwelling adult Chinese people in Hong Kong...
  10. doi request reprint Responsiveness was similar between direct and mapped SF-6D in colorectal cancer patients who declined
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:219-27. 2014
    ..To evaluate the responsiveness of generic and mapped preference-based measures based on the anchor of global change in health condition of colorectal cancer (CRC) patients...
  11. pmc Measurement invariance of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Colorectal quality-of-life instrument among modes of administration
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 22:1415-26. 2013
    ..It is important to establish the measurement invariance of the FACT-C across different modes of administration to ascertain whether it is valid to pool FACT-C data collected by different modes or to assess each group separately...
  12. pmc Evaluation of the quality of care of a multi-disciplinary risk factor assessment and management programme (RAMP) for diabetic patients
    Colman S C Fung
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    BMC Fam Pract 13:116. 2012
    ..The evaluation will be conducted using a structured and comprehensive evidence-based evaluation framework...
  13. doi request reprint The consequences of orofacial pain symptoms: a population-based study in Hong Kong
    May C M Wong
    Faculty of Dentistry, Dental Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:417-24. 2008
    ..To investigate the impacts associated with orofacial pain symptoms among adult Chinese people in Hong Kong. Associations between impacts, pain characteristics and professional treatment seeking behaviour were explored...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of direct-measured and derived short form six dimensions (SF-6D) health preference values among chronic hepatitis B patients
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 22:2973-81. 2013
    ..The aim was to compare the equivalence and sensitivity of health preference values derived from the SF-36/SF-12 Health Surveys to that measured directly by the SF-6D for chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients...
  15. doi request reprint Validity and reliability study on traditional Chinese FACT-C in Chinese patients with colorectal neoplasm
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:1186-95. 2012
    ..To establish the validity and reliability of traditional Chinese version of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Colorectal (FACT-C)...
  16. pmc The epidemiology and natural history of depressive disorders in Hong Kong's primary care
    Weng Yee Chin
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    BMC Fam Pract 12:129. 2011
    ..The pathways of care, the long term outcomes and the factors affecting prognosis of these patients requires closer examination...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of untreated psychosis on quality of life in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    C W Law
    Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 14:1803-11. 2005
    ..Amongst various clinical parameters, the severity of depressive symptoms correlates most with QOL...
  18. doi request reprint Unrecognised psychological problems impair quality of life and increase consultation rates in Chinese elderly patients
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, The University of Hong Kong, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:979-89. 2009
    ..The prevalence and risk factors of unrecognised psychological problems were also determined...
  19. doi request reprint Simple non-laboratory- and laboratory-based risk assessment algorithms and nomogram for detecting undiagnosed diabetes mellitus
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Diabetes 8:414-21. 2016
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop a simple nomogram that can be used to predict the risk of diabetes mellitus (DM) in the asymptomatic non-diabetic subjects based on non-laboratory- and laboratory-based risk algorithms...
  20. pmc Clinical correlates of health preference and generic health-related quality of life in patients with colorectal neoplasms
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 8:e58341. 2013
    ..The aims of the study were to assess the health preference and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with colorectal neoplasms (CRN), and to determine the clinical correlates that significantly influence the HRQOL of patients...
  21. doi request reprint The impact of work nature, lifestyle, and obesity on health-related quality of life in Chinese professional drivers
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
    J Occup Environ Med 54:989-94. 2012
    ..To assess the association of work nature, lifestyle and obesity with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in professional drivers...
  22. doi request reprint Direct medical costs of care for Chinese patients with colorectal neoplasia: a health care service provider perspective
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:1203-10. 2012
    ..To estimate the direct medical cost of colorectal neoplasia (CRN) from newly diagnosed to the completion of the tumour-specific treatment in the initial year of disease across stages and tumour primary sites...
  23. pmc Cost-Effectiveness of a Short Message Service Intervention to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes from Impaired Glucose Tolerance
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    J Diabetes Res 2016:1219581. 2016
    ..Conclusions. The SMS intervention for IGT subjects had the superiority of lower monetary cost and a considerable improvement in preventing or delaying the T2DM onset. This trial is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov NCT01556880. ..
  24. pmc Detection and management of depression in adult primary care patients in Hong Kong: a cross-sectional survey conducted by a primary care practice-based research network
    Weng Yee Chin
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    BMC Fam Pract 15:30. 2014
    ..This study aimed to examine the prevalence, risk factors, detection rates and management of primary care depression in Hong Kong...
  25. pmc Health-related quality of life of Southern Chinese with chronic hepatitis B infection
    Elegance T P Lam
    Department of Medicine Family Medicine Unit, The University of Hong Kong, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:52. 2009
    ..Few studies have evaluated the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of Southern Chinese with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Main predictors in health-related quality of life in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Eric Y F Wan
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 25:2957-2965. 2016
    ..This study aimed to identify the predictors of decline in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  27. pmc Effects of risk assessment and management programme for hypertension on clinical outcomes and cardiovascular disease risks after 12 months: a population-based matched cohort study
    Esther Y T Yu
    aDepartment of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong bPrimary and Community Services Department, Hospital Authority Head Office, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Hypertens . 2016
    ....
  28. pmc Patterns of health-related quality of life and associated factors in Chinese patients undergoing haemodialysis
    Eric Y F Wan
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 13:108. 2015
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Evaluation of the outcomes of care of nurse-led continence care clinics for Chinese patients with lower urinary tract symptoms, a 2-year prospective longitudinal study
    Weng Yee Chin
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Adv Nurs . 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the 24-month outcomes of a nurse-led continence care service for Chinese primary care patients with lower urinary tract symptoms...
  30. pmc Validation of the Disease-Specific Components of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life-36 (KDQOL-36) in Chinese Patients Undergoing Maintenance Dialysis
    Julie Y Chen
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 11:e0155188. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity, reliability and sensitivity of the disease-specific items of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life-36 (KDQOL-36) in Chinese patients undergoing maintenance dialysis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patient-reported outcomes data in structured diabetes education intervention: 2-year follow-up data of patient empowerment programme
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Endocrine 54:422-432. 2016
    ..Findings of PRO should be considered alongside clinical outcomes when evaluating the overall benefits of PEP...
  32. pmc Evaluation of the quality of care of a haemodialysis public-private partnership programme for patients with end-stage renal disease
    Julie Y Chen
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    BMC Nephrol 17:79. 2016
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate and enhance the quality of care (QOC) provided in such a shared-care programme in Hong Kong, the Haemodialysis Public-Private Partnership Programme (HD-PPP)...
  33. doi request reprint Macrovascular and microvascular disease in obese patients with type 2 diabetes attending structured diabetes education program: a population-based propensity-matched cohort analysis of Patient Empowerment Programme (PEP)
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Endocrine 53:412-22. 2016
    ..782, 95 % CI 0.632-0.968, P = 0.024) than those with PEP. Enrolment to PEP was an effective approach in reducing all-cause mortality and first macrovascular or microvascular disease events in obese patients with type 2 diabetes. ..
  34. doi request reprint Predicting SF-6D from the European Organization for Treatment and Research of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire scores in patients with colorectal cancer
    Carlos King Ho Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Value Health 16:373-84. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Is the SF-12 version 2 Health Survey a valid and equivalent substitute for the SF-36 version 2 Health Survey for the Chinese?
    Elegance T P Lam
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:200-8. 2013
    ..This study determined whether the SF-12v2 was a valid and equivalent substitute for the SF-36v2 Health Survey (version 2) for the Chinese...
  36. doi request reprint The Short Form-12 Health Survey was a valid instrument in Chinese adolescents
    Daniel Y T Fong
    Department of Nursing Studies, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1020-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the construct validity of the standard Chinese Short Form (SF)-12v2 in adolescents...
  37. ncbi request reprint A Chinese version of the Sleep Apnea Quality of Life Index was evaluated for reliability, validity, and responsiveness
    Wendy Y W Mok
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:470-8. 2004
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder in many ethnic populations. Patients with OSA have impaired health-related quality of life (HRQOL). No sleep apnea-specific HRQOL measure has been validated in Chinese patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Orofacial pain conditions and impact on quality of life in community-dwelling elderly people in Hong Kong
    Yan Luo
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong SAR
    J Orofac Pain 21:63-71. 2007
    ..To determine orofacial pain (OFP) characteristics, associated disability, and effect on quality of life in elderly community-dwelling Chinese people...
  39. pmc Increased number of structured diabetes education attendance was not associated with the improvement in patient-reported health-related quality of life: results from Patient Empowerment Programme (PEP)
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 13:126. 2015
    ....
  40. pmc 12-Month naturalistic outcomes of depressive disorders in Hong Kong's primary care
    Weng Yee Chin
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care and Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Fam Pract 32:288-96. 2015
    ..In Asia, the role of primary care physicians (PCPs) in mental health delivery is not clearly defined and what happens to patients following a depressive episode remains poorly understood...
  41. pmc Effects of Patient Empowerment Programme (PEP) on clinical outcomes and health service utilization in type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care: an observational matched cohort study
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 9:e95328. 2014
    ..To evaluate the effects of a large population-based patient empowerment programme (PEP) on clinical outcomes and health service utilization rates in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients in the primary care setting...
  42. doi request reprint Is the content of the Chinese Quality of Life Instrument (ChQOL) really valid in the context of traditional Chinese medicine in Hong Kong?
    Wendy Wong
    Family Medicine Unit, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Complement Ther Med 17:29-36. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the content validity of ChQOL in a Chinese population whose spoken dialect and health-care system are different from those of Mainland China to find out whether the instrument is generalizable...
  43. pmc Validation of the Quality of Life Questionnaire of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis (QUALEFFO-31) in Chinese
    Billy M H Lai
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Rheumatol 29:965-72. 2010
    ..The QUALEFFO-31 is a useful tool for assessing QOL in Chinese. It was well accepted and significantly predictive of subjects with CVFs...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of orofacial pain and treatment seeking in Hong Kong Chinese
    Anne S McMillan
    Faculty of Dentistry University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    J Orofac Pain 20:218-25. 2006
    ..To estimate the prevalence and pattern of self-reported orofacial pain symptoms and treatment-seeking behavior in adult Cantonese-speaking Chinese people in Hong Kong...
  45. doi request reprint Evaluation of the internal and external responsiveness of the Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH) tool for assessing acute and chronic wounds
    Edmond P H Choi
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Adv Nurs 72:1134-43. 2016
    ..To examine the internal and external responsiveness of the Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH) tool for assessing the healing progress in acute and chronic wounds...
  46. doi request reprint The responsiveness of the International Prostate Symptom Score, Incontinence Impact Questionnaire-7 and Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale-21 in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Edmond P H Choi
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Adv Nurs 71:1857-70. 2015
    ..To examine the responsiveness of a combined symptom severity and health-related quality of life measure, condition-specific health-related quality of life measure and mental health measure in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms...
  47. pmc Cost-effectiveness simulation and analysis of colorectal cancer screening in Hong Kong Chinese population: comparison amongst colonoscopy, guaiac and immunologic fecal occult blood testing
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    BMC Cancer 15:705. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of CRC screening strategies from the healthcare service provider perspective based on Chinese population...
  48. pmc Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Nurse-Led Continence Care Treatments for Chinese Primary Care Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
    Edmond P H Choi
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129875. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether community-based nurse-led continence care interventions are effective in improving outcomes for adult Chinese primary care patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  49. pmc Having a family doctor was associated with lower utilization of hospital-based health services
    Colman S C Fung
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:42. 2015
    ..This study aimed to evaluate health services utilization rates of hospital emergency and admission services among people who used different primary care doctors in Hong Kong...
  50. pmc Help-seeking intentions and subsequent 12-month mental health service use in Chinese primary care patients with depressive symptoms
    Weng Yee Chin
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    BMJ Open 5:e006730. 2015
    ..To identify the factors associated with 12-month mental health service use in primary care patients with depressive symptoms...
  51. doi request reprint Mapping the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-general or -Colorectal to SF-6D in Chinese patients with colorectal neoplasm
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Value Health 15:495-503. 2012
    ..These results can then be applied to studies that have used FACT-G or FACT-C to predict SF-6D utility values to inform economic evaluation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of mammography screening for Chinese women
    Irene O L Wong
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Cancer 110:885-95. 2007
    ..The authors estimated the cost effectiveness of biennial mammography in Hong Kong Chinese women to inform evidence-based screening policies...
  53. doi request reprint A pilot study on the validity and reliability of the Patient Enablement Instrument (PEI) in a Chinese population
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, China
    Fam Pract 27:395-403. 2010
    ..The Patient Enablement Instrument (PEI) was developed to measure patients' enablement, which is an indicator of the effectiveness of a primary care consultation; however, to date, the PEI has not been tested in Asian populations...
  54. doi request reprint Valuation of the SF-6D Health States Is Feasible, Acceptable, Reliable, and Valid in a Chinese Population
    Cindy L K Lam
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Value Health 11:295-303. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to find out whether it was feasible, acceptable, reliable, and valid to use the standard gamble (SG) method to generate preference-based values for the SF-6D in a Chinese population...
  55. ncbi request reprint An instrument to assess mental patients' capacity to appraise and report subjective quality of life
    Josephine G W S Wong
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Qual Life Res 14:687-94. 2005
    ..The CapQOL demonstrated satisfactory psychometric properties. Further validation studies in people with psychosis as well as other mental disabilities are indicated...
  56. pmc Population based study of noncardiac chest pain in southern Chinese: prevalence, psychosocial factors and health care utilization
    Wai Man Wong
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    World J Gastroenterol 10:707-12. 2004
    ..Population-based assessment of noncardiac chest pain (NCCP) is lacking. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, psychosocial factors and health seeking behaviour of NCCP in southern Chinese...
  57. doi request reprint Mental Health Mediating the Relationship Between Symptom Severity and Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
    Edmond P H Choi
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Low Urin Tract Symptoms 8:141-9. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether mental health mediates the relationship between LUTS severity and HRQOL...
  58. ncbi request reprint Methodological and Reporting Quality of Comparative Studies Evaluating Health-Related Quality of Life of Colorectal Cancer Patients and Controls: A Systematic Review
    Carlos K H Wong
    1 Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 2 School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Dis Colon Rectum 59:1073-1086. 2016
    ..Comparison with normative data has been increasingly undertaken to assess the additional impact of colorectal cancer on health-related quality of life...
  59. ncbi request reprint Possible Impact of Incremental Cost-Effectiveness Ratio (ICER) on Decision Making for Cancer Screening in Hong Kong: A Systematic Review
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 14:647-657. 2016
    ....
  60. doi request reprint A systematic review of quality of thyroid-specific health-related quality-of-life instruments recommends ThyPRO for patients with benign thyroid diseases
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 78:63-72. 2016
    ..To appraise the measurement properties of thyroid-specific health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) instruments and to provide recommendations on the choice of HRQOL instruments...
  61. doi request reprint Can HbA1c replace OGTT for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus among Chinese patients with impaired fasting glucose?
    Esther Y T Yu
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, No 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau and
    Fam Pract 32:631-8. 2015
    ..Nevertheless, the accuracy of HbA1c compared to glucose-based diagnostic criteria varies among subjects of different ethnicity and risk profile...
  62. pmc The effect of timing of incentive payments on response rates for cohort study telephone interviews in primary care setting with cost-minimization analysis, a randomized controlled trial
    Weng Yee Chin
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    BMC Med Res Methodol 15:79. 2015
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Mental health of Chinese primary care patients with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Edmond P H Choi
    a Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Psychol Health Med 21:113-27. 2016
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  64. doi request reprint The incontinence impact questionnaire-7 (IIQ-7) can be applicable to Chinese males and females with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Edmond P H Choi
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Patient 7:403-11. 2014
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  65. doi request reprint The health-related quality of life of Chinese patients with lower urinary tract symptoms in primary care
    Edmond P H Choi
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 23:2723-33. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of Chinese primary care patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  66. doi request reprint Prevention of acute myocardial infarction and stroke among elderly persons by dual pneumococcal and influenza vaccination: a prospective cohort study
    Ivan F N Hung
    Infectious Disease Division, Queen Mary Hospital, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1007-16. 2010
    ..The efficacy of dual vaccination remains unknown...
  67. doi request reprint Does medical student willingness to practise peer physical examination translate into action?
    Julie Y Chen
    The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Med Teach 33:e528-40. 2011
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated medical students' generally positive attitudes towards PPE, but the correlation between student attitude and actual practice of PPE has yet to be examined...
  68. ncbi request reprint PBL curriculum improves medical students' participation in small-group tutorials
    Y T Wun
    Family Medicine Unit, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Med Teach 29:e198-203. 2007
    ..Group learning is the core of problem-based learning (PBL) but has not been extensively studied, especially in Asian students...
  69. pmc Comparison between empirical prokinetics, Helicobacter test-and-treat and empirical endoscopy in primary-care patients presenting with dyspepsia: a one-year study
    Wayne H C Hu
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5010-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the optimal strategy to treat dyspeptic patients in primary care...
  70. ncbi request reprint Awareness of osteoporosis among physicians in China
    T P Ip
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Osteoporos Int 15:329-34. 2004
    ..These findings stress the importance of expanding efforts to increase knowledge and awareness among health care providers and also provide future directions for developing strategies for managing osteoporosis in developing Asian regions...
  71. ncbi request reprint Quality of care of nurse-led and allied health personnel-led primary care clinics
    W Y Chin
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 17:217-30. 2011
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  72. pmc Road to better health and integration: a Delphi study on health service models for Hong Kong migrants
    William C W Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3rd Fl, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Int J Equity Health 13:127. 2014
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Improving the mapping of condition-specific health-related quality of life onto SF-6D score
    Yingsi Yang
    Department of Mathematics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
    Qual Life Res 23:2343-53. 2014
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  74. pmc Validation of the International Prostate Symptom Score in Chinese males and females with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Edmond P H Choi
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, Pokfulam, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 12:1. 2014
    ..To evaluate the translation of the IPSS (Hong Kong Chinese version 1) and to assess the applicability, validity, reliability and sensitivity of the instrument in both males and females with LUTS in Chinese population...
  75. pmc Walking in the high-rise city: a Health Enhancement and Pedometer-determined Ambulatory (HEPA) program in Hong Kong
    Angela Y M Leung
    School of Nursing, University of Hong Kong, People s Republic of China Research Centre on Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Clin Interv Aging 9:1343-52. 2014
    ..A social support network was built in the neighborhood, and the local environment was utilized to make walking possible and enjoyable. ..
  76. doi request reprint Systematic review recommends the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer colorectal cancer-specific module for measuring quality of life in colorectal cancer patients
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, 3 F, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:266-78. 2015
    ..To critically appraise the measurement properties of standardized health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients and to provide recommendations on the choice of HRQOL instruments...
  77. ncbi request reprint Successful pulmonary vein isolation using transvenous catheter cryoablation improves quality-of-life in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Hung Fat Tse
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:421-4. 2005
    ..However, the impacts of this procedure on quality-of-life (QoL) have not been evaluated...
  78. ncbi request reprint Functional needs: agreement between perception of rural patients and health professionals in China
    Donna D Murphy
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Ap Lei Chau
    Occup Ther Int 9:91-110. 2002
    ..Replication of this study using a control group would allow direct comparison of patient incidents when the charts are used and when they are not...
  79. ncbi request reprint The Hong Kong index of dyspepsia: a validated symptom severity questionnaire for patients with dyspepsia
    Wayne H C Hu
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, China
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:545-51. 2002
    ..Locally validated symptom questionnaires are essential instruments in dyspepsia research. A symptom score for Chinese dyspeptics was developed. Multiple aspects of validity and reliability were assessed...