Stephen Sau-Yan Chow

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The adverse effects arising from late referral to a nephrologist of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are well known. Retrospectively we examined the initial characteristics of patients referred in various stages of CKD to our nephrology division and tried to identify potential baseline factors associated with subsequent changes in estimated(More)
The mean age of patients with end-stage renal disease increases steadily. The elderly on dialysis have significant comorbidity and require extra attention to meet their dialysis, dietary, and social needs, and some may need to be treated at a long-term care facility such as a nursing home (NH). Providing dialysis and caring for elderly patients in a nursing(More)
Requena et al, in their article titled "Histiocytoid Sweet syndrome," in 2005, established that the dermal infiltrate in some patients with Sweet's syndrome is composed of histiocyte-like immature myeloid cells, not polymorphonuclear leukocytes as is the norm. With this premise in mind, we report on 6 cases of inflammatory skin disease in which the common(More)
The present study examined the predictive value of filial piety and parental involvement with respect to students’ academic behavior — orientation of achievement motivation and amotivation. Parental involvement was defined as the parents’ expectation, value on education and feedback perceived by the students. This study was conducted in Hong Kong by(More)
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