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Impact of a patient-centered, computer-based health information/support system.
BACKGROUND Consumer health information systems potentially improve a patient's quality of life and activate patient self-care. OBJECTIVES Test a computerized system (CHESS: Comprehensive Health… Expand
Hepatocellular carcinoma in Hong Kong: clinical study on 340 cases.
Three hundred and forty cases of hepatocellular carcinoma in Hong Kong were studied for their clinical features, and various factors were analysed for their prognostic values. The clinical… Expand
Measuring quality of life of Chinese cancer patients
Few cancer specific quality‐of‐life (QoL) measures from the West have been translated for use with Chinese‐speaking patients, and no substantial validation of these translations with adequately large… Expand
The desire for multiple births in couples with infertility problems contradicts present practice patterns.
Paradoxically, the attitude of infertility patients towards multiple births has never been investigated. We therefore generated a survey by questionnaire, which was sent to 3800 consecutive… Expand
The use and impact of a computer-based support system for people living with AIDS and HIV infection.
- D. Gustafson, R. Hawkins, E. Boberg, E. Bricker, S. Pingree, C. Chan
- Proceedings. Symposium on Computer Applications…
CHESS (the Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System) is an interactive, computer-based system to support people facing AIDS/HIV Infection and other health-related crises or concerns. CHESS… Expand
Chinese nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated with radiotherapy
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is highly prevalent in southern China. Prominent acute side effects of radiotherapy create problems in daily living and working that can generate considerable financial… Expand
Risk associations of obesity with sugar-sweetened beverages and lifestyle factors in Chinese: the ‘Better Health for Better Hong Kong’ health promotion campaign
Background/Objectives:Excessive consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) increases risk of obesity. Similar data are lacking in Chinese populations with rapid nutritional transition. We aimed… Expand
The development and reliability of the Cantonese version of the Allen Cognitive Level Screen
The Allen Cognitive Level Screen is a quick screening test to assess the cognitive functions of people with cognitive impairments or psychiatric disabilities. The purposes of the study were to… Expand
Pelvic Adhesiolysis—The Assessment of Symptom Relief by 100 Patients
Summary: This study reports the effectiveness of pelvic adhesiolysis in relieving symptoms in patients with gross pelvic adhesions. Based on 100 patients' responses to a questionnaire, adhesiolysis… Expand
A case report of bilateral absence of fallopian tubes and ovaries.
A case of bilateral absence of ovaries and fallopian tubes is reported. This is the first case reported in the last 50 years. The patient was concerned about her fertility potential. The etiologies… Expand