Provider knowledge and practice regarding hepatitis B screening in Chinese-speaking patients

@article{Lai2007ProviderKA,
  title={Provider knowledge and practice regarding hepatitis B screening in Chinese-speaking patients},
  author={Cindy J Lai and Tung T. Nguyen and Jimmy Hwang and Susan Louise Stewart and Anson Kwan and Stephen J. Mcphee},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={37-41}
}
Background. The extent to which academic general medicine providers screen Chinese-speaking patients for hepatitis B virus (HBV) is not known.Methods. Retrospective cohort study of Chinese-speaking patients’ HBV screening status and survey of providers’ HBV knowledge/screening.Results. Most patients (65%) received HBV screening. Being screened was independently associated with marital status and years in the clinic. Providers with Asian language abilities and greater knowledge of HBV risk… CONTINUE READING

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