Phyllis M. C. Young

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OBJECTIVES To explore perceptions towards cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and HPV vaccination and to identify factors affecting the acceptability of HPV vaccination among Chinese adolescent girls in Hong Kong. METHODS Six focus groups were conducted with Chinese adolescent girls (median age 16 years, age range 13-20, n = 64) in Hong(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge and beliefs on cervical cancer and HPV infection and to evaluate the acceptability of HPV vaccination among Chinese women. METHODS Seven focus groups were conducted with ethnic Chinese women aged 18-25 (n=20), 26-35 (n=13), and 36 and above (n=16) in a community women's health clinic in Hong Kong in 2006. The discussions(More)
P1 Inhibition of jak/stat3 signaling pathway by small molecule r548 prevents inflammation in experimental murine lung injury model V. Karavana, I. Smith, G. Kanellis, I. Sigala, T. Kinsella, S. Zakynthinos George P. Livanos and Marianthi Simou Laboratories, Athens, Greece; Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc, South San Francisco, CA, USA; Evangelismos Hospital,(More)
Both keyboard-based and pen-based devices for data input have advantages and disadvantages. The suitability of the two input devices for entering different types of clinical data into computers remains unclear. This study aimed to determine the usefulness of different types of technology for nurses' data entry by comparing the utility and efficiency of(More)
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