Warfarin control in Hong Kong clinical practice: a single-centre observational study.
This study investigated the TTR in Hong Kong patients using both European and Japanese therapeutic ranges and patients' economic and clinical outcomes. Predictors of poor warfarin control and patient knowledge concerning warfarin therapy were assessed. METHODS: A 5-month observational study with retrospective and prospective components was conducted in the Prince of Wales Hospital. The study examined electronic patient records of patients who received warfarin for at least 1 year during the period from January 2010 to August 2015. Patient knowledge was assessed via phone interview using the Oral Anticoagulation Knowle...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - July 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Lam ASM, Lee IMH, Mak SKS, Yan BPY, Lee VWY Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Patterns of COVID-19 on computed tomography imaging.
CONCLUSION: Peripheral subpleural GGO without zonal predominance in the absence of centrilobular nodule, pleural effusion, and lymph node enlargement were consistent findings in patients with confirmed COVID-19. The observed radiological patterns on CT scans can help identify COVID-19 and assess affected patients in the context of the ongoing outbreak. PMID: 32729554 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - July 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Li SK, Ng FH, Ma KF, Luk WH, Lee YC, Yung KS Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Congenital infections in Hong Kong: beyond TORCH.
Abstract Congenital infections refer to a group of perinatal infections that are caused by pathogens transmitted from mother to child during pregnancy (transplacentally) or delivery (peripartum) which may have similar clinical presentations, including rash and ocular findings. TORCH is the acronym that covers these infections (toxoplasmosis, other [syphilis], rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus). Other important causes of intrauterine/perinatal infection include human immunodeficiency virus, varicella-zoster virus, Treponema pallidum, Zika virus, and parvovirus B19. This overview aims to describe variou...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - July 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hon KL, Leung KKY, Leung AKC, Man E, Ip P Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Burden of pneumococcal disease: 8-year retrospective analysis from a single centre in Hong Kong.
This study investigated predictors of 30-day mortality and invasive pneumococcal disease. METHODS: This retrospective analysis included adults with pneumococcal disease who were admitted to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital from 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2018. Demographics, microbiological characteristics, and outcomes were compared between 30-day survivors and non-survivors, and between patients with invasive disease and those with non-invasive disease. Intensive care unit (ICU) subgroup analysis was performed. The primary outcome was 30-day all-cause mortality; secondary outcomes were ICU and hospital mor...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - July 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Man MY, Shum HP, Yu JSY, Wu A, Yan WW Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Factors associated with depression in people with epilepsy: a retrospective case-control analysis.
This study investigated factors associated with depression in people with epilepsy. METHODS: All adult patients attending our epilepsy clinic in 2018 were screened for inclusion in this study. Eligible patients were divided into case and control groups, depending on the presence of co-morbid depression. Depressive disorders were diagnosed by a psychiatrist. Demographics and clinical characteristics, including epilepsy features and antiepileptic drug use, were compared between groups. The factors contributing to onset of depression after diagnosis of epilepsy were further analysed by binomial logistic regression. Stati...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - July 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ho PH, Leung WCY, Leung IYH, Chang RSK Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Workflow updates to maintain clinical services and reduce utilisation of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 outbreak.
PMID: 32536609 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Lee KYT, Kwan AWS, Que TL, Mak MMY Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Contrasting evidence for corticosteroid treatment for coronavirus-induced cytokine storm.
PMID: 32536610 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Leung KKY, Hon KL, Qian SY, Cheng FWT Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Paediatrics is a big player of COVID-19 in Hong Kong.
PMID: 32536611 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hon KL, Leung KKY Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Roles and challenges of traditional Chinese medicine in COVID-19 in Hong Kong.
PMID: 32536612 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Lin WL, Hon KL, Leung KKY, Lin ZX Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Are face masks useful for limiting the spread of COVID-19?
PMID: 32536613 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Law SK, Leung AWN, Xu C Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Is reinfection possible after recovery from COVID-19?
PMID: 32536614 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Law SK, Leung AWN, Xu C Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Impact of COVID-19 as a vertical infection in late pregnancy.
PMID: 32536615 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Leung JSM Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Communication skills of providers at primary healthcare facilities in rural China.
Abstract INTRODUCTION: Effective provider-patient communication has been confirmed to improve diagnosis, treatment planning, health outcomes, patient satisfaction, and treatment compliance. Few studies have measured the effectiveness of communication between patients and rural providers in China. To fill this gap in the literature, the present study describes the communication skills of providers at primary healthcare facilities in rural China and investigates the provider- and facility-level factors underlying these communication skills. METHODS: The standardised patients successfully completed 504 interacti...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 4, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Zhou Q, An Q, Wang N, Li J, Gao Y, Yang J, Nie J, Gao Q, Xue H Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Travel restrictions in the rising COVID-19 pandemic.
PMID: 32487773 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Xue W, Lam C, Yeung HH, Wong CS, Chan VLY, Wong YS Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

COVID-19 and the history of antiseptic surgery: how to tackle these little beasts.
PMID: 32487774 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - June 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tan T, Yee CH, Ng CF, Teoh JYC Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Preservation of fertility in premenopausal patients with breast cancer.
CONCLUSION: Despite progress in fertility preservation technologies, their impact for patients will be minimal if there is a lack of awareness/use of the technology. This review aims to raise awareness of such technologies among clinicians, enabling discussion between patients and clinicians about fertility preservation options. PMID: 32482909 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - May 28, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Wang SSY, Loong H, Chung JPW, Yeo W Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Awareness of fertility preservation among Chinese medical students.
CONCLUSION: This study highlights the limited awareness and knowledge of FP among Chinese medical students. There is a strong worldwide need to increase education about and exposure to FP in the medical curriculum and improve medical students' knowledge. PMID: 32482910 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - May 28, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ng EYL, Ip JKH, Mak DR, Chan AYW, Chung JPW Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Blood transfusions in total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective analysis of a multimodal patient blood management programme.
Abstract PURPOSE: Transfusion is associated with increased perioperative morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Patient blood management (PBM) is an evidence-based approach to maintain blood mass via haemoglobin maintenance, haemostasis optimisation, and blood loss minimisation. The aim of the present study was to assess the effectiveness of a multimodal PBM approach in our centre. METHODS: This was a single-centre retrospective study of patients who underwent primary TKA in Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong in 2013 or 2018, using data from the Clinical Data Analysis and ...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - May 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Chan PK, Hwang YY, Cheung A, Yan CH, Fu H, Chan T, Fung WC, Cheung MH, Chan VWK, Chiu KY Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Temporal changes in computed tomography of COVID-19 pneumonia with perilobular fibrosis.
PMID: 32362587 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ng FH, Li SK, Lee YC, Ma JKF Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

High-resolution computed tomography in a patient with COVID-19 with non-diagnostic serial radiographs.
PMID: 32362588 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kwok HM, Wong SC, Ng TF, Yung KS, Luk WH, Ma KF, Chik TSH Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Imaging findings of critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia: a case series.
PMID: 32362589 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Woo SC, Yung KS, Wong T, Yu ELM, Li SK, Chan HF, Chan CH, Lee YC, Chun JMC, Leung WS Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Correction to: Association between beta-blocker use and obesity in Hong Kong Chinese elders: a post hoc analysis.
Authors: Abstract [This corrects the article DOI: 10.12809/hkmj198077]. PMID: 32300083 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Brain death in children: a retrospective review of patients at a paediatric intensive care unit.
This study investigated demographic and clinical differences between PICU patients with BD and those with cardiopulmonary death. METHODS: All children who died in the PICU at a university-affiliated trauma centre between October 2002 and October 2018 were included in this retrospective study. Demographics and clinical characteristics were compared between patients with BD and patients with cardiopulmonary death. RESULTS: Of the 2784 patients admitted to the PICU during the study period, 127 died (4.6%). Of these 127 deaths, 22 (17.3%) were BD and 105 were cardiopulmonary death. Length of PICU stay was shorter for...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hon KL, Tse TT, Au CC, Lin WS, Leung TC, Chow TC, Li CK, Cheung HM, Qian SY, Leung AKC Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Correction to: A clinical prediction rule for diagnosing severe acute respiratory syndrome in the emergency department.
PMID: 32255435 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Leung GM, Hedley AJ, Kong J, Lam TH, Lau FL, Rainer T, Wong TW, Tong YH Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Patient-reported outcomes after surgery or radiotherapy for localised prostate cancer: a retrospective study.
Abstract INTRODUCTION: To compare the intermediate-term outcomes and patient-reported outcomes (PRO) of robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) and radical external beam radiotherapy (RT) in Chinese patients with localised prostate cancer. METHODS: This was a retrospective study performed in patients with localised prostate cancer diagnosed between 2010 and 2011 and treated with either RALP or RT. Information about baseline patient and disease characteristics, post-treatment complications, and latest disease status was retrospectively collected from hospital notes. For assessment of patient-reported ...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ng CF, Kong KY, Li CY, Li JKT, Li NY, Ng BPK, Leung SCH, Hong CYL, Yee CH, Teoh JYC Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Comparison of single and dual latent tuberculosis screening strategies before biologic and targeted therapy in patients with rheumatic diseases: a retrospective cohort study.
CONCLUSIONS: Dual LTBI testing with both TST and IGRA is effective and safe. It might be useful for patients receiving prednisolone at the time of LTBI screening, or if infliximab therapy is anticipated. PMID: 32245912 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tang I, So H, Luk L, Wong V, Pang S, Lao V, Yip R Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

External validation of a simple scoring system to predict pregnancy viability in women presenting to an early pregnancy assessment clinic.
CONCLUSIONS: The scoring system was easy to use. A score of ≥1 could be used to counsel women who have a high likelihood of viable pregnancy beyond the first trimester. PMID: 32245913 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Wan OYK, Chan SSC, Chung JPW, Kwok JWK, Lao TTH, Sahota DS Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Congenital infections in Hong Kong: an overview of TORCH.
Abstract Congenital infections refer to a group of perinatal infections that may have similar clinical presentations, including rash and ocular findings. TORCH is the acronym that covers these infections (toxoplasmosis, other [syphilis], rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus). There are, however, other important causes of intrauterine/perinatal infections, including enteroviruses, varicella zoster virus, Zika virus, and parvovirus B19. Intrauterine and perinatal infections are significant causes of fetal and neonatal mortality and important contributors to childhood morbidity. A high index of suspicion fo...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - April 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Leung KKY, Hon KL, Yeung A, Leung AKC, Man E Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Echocardiography update for primary care physicians: a review.
Abstract Echocardiography is a key evaluation tool for the diagnosis, prognosis, and guidance of interventional management of numerous cardiovascular conditions, including ischaemia, heart failure, and structural heart diseases. Recent technological advancements have also seen the exploration of artificial intelligence, intracardiac vortex imaging, and three-dimensional printing in echocardiography. With cardiovascular diseases increasing in prevalence worldwide, it is important for clinicians including general practitioners to have updated knowledge of appropriate use of echocardiography. As such, this article re...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - February 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Chan JSK, Tse G, Zhao H, Luo XX, Jin CN, Kam K, Fan YT, Lee APW Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Visual impairment and spectacles ownership among upper secondary school students in northwestern China.
Abstract PURPOSE: To assess the prevalence of visual impairment and spectacles ownership among academic and vocational upper secondary school students in rural China. METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 5583 students from four academic upper secondary schools (AUSSs) and two vocational upper secondary schools (VUSSs) in Mei and Qianyang counties, Baoji Prefecture, Shaanxi Province. In March and April 2016, students underwent assessment of visual acuity (VA) and completed a questionnaire regarding spectacles use and family characteristics. Students with visual impairment (presenting VA ≤6/12 in the...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - February 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Zhao J, Guan H, Du K, Wang H, Boswell M, Shi Y, Rozelle S, Congdon N, Osborn A Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Age, sex, and disease status as determinants of skin hydration and transepidermal water loss among children with and without eczema.
This study investigated whether age, sex, and disease status influence these parameters. METHODS: Skin hydration and TEWL were measured by Delfin MoistureMeterSC and Delfin Vapometer SWL5, respectively, among children aged ≤18 years with and without eczema. Disease status was evaluated using Scoring Atopic Dermatitis (SCORAD) and Nottingham Eczema Severity Score (NESS) clinical tools. RESULTS: Clinical scores and objective measurements were reviewed for 132 patients with eczema and 120 patients without eczema. In both sexes, SH was significantly higher among children aged ≤2 years with and without eczema th...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - February 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hon KL, Lam PH, Ng WG, Kung JS, Cheng NS, Lin ZX, Chow CM, Leung TF Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Association between beta-blocker use and obesity in Hong Kong Chinese elders: a post-hoc analysis.
Abstract INTRODUCTION: Studies of Caucasian populations have shown that beta-blockers may exacerbate weight gain, a risk factor for many chronic diseases. Still, beta-blockers are the most prescribed antihypertensives in the Chinese population in Hong Kong. We aimed to explore the association between beta-blocker use, hypertension, and weight status of this population. METHODS: A post-hoc analysis regarding subjects' body mass index (BMI) and the use of beta-blockers was performed based on the medication profile of community-dwelling elders. Their BMI, hypertension diagnosis, name, dose, frequency, route of a...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - January 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Leung KL, Fong W, Freedman B, Bajorek B, Lee VWY Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Second tier non-invasive prenatal testing in a regional prenatal diagnosis service unit: a retrospective analysis and literature review.
CONCLUSION: Implementation of second tier NIPT in the public setting is believed to be able to improve quality of care. We expect that the public in Hong Kong will welcome the new policy. PMID: 32051331 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - January 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ng VKS, Chan AL, Lau WL, Leung WC Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Uterine Fibroid Symptom and Health-related Quality of Life Questionnaire: a Chinese translation and validation study.
Abstract INTRODUCTION: The Uterine Fibroid Symptom and Health-related Quality of Life (UFS-QOL) questionnaire is a validated tool in English language to assess treatment outcomes for women with fibroids. We performed a Chinese (traditional) translation and cultural adaptation of it and evaluated its reliability, validity, and responsiveness. METHODS: Overall, 223 Chinese women aged ≥18 years with uterine fibroids self-administered the UFS-QOL, Short-Form Health Survey-12, pictorial blood loss assessment chart (PBAC), and a visual analogue scale (VAS) on fibroid-related symptom severity. Demographics and ha...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yeung SY, Kwok JWK, Law SM, Chung JPW, Chan SSC Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Substance abuse effects on urinary tract: methamphetamine and ketamine.
Abstract INTRODUCTION: Ketamine is known to cause urinary tract dysfunction. Recently, methamphetamine (MA) abuse has become a growing problem in Asia. We investigated the symptomatology and voiding function in patients who abused MA and ketamine and compared their urinary tract toxicity profiles. METHODS: In the period of 23 months from 1 October 2016, all consecutive new cases of patients presenting with MA- or ketamine-related urological disorder were recruited into a prospective cohort. Polysubstance abuse patients were excluded. Data were analysed by comparison between patients with ketamine abuse and MA...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yee CH, Ng CF, Hong YL, Lai PT, Tam YH Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

In vitro fertilisation in Hong Kong: the situation in 2019.
Abstract The popularity of in vitro fertilisation has continuously increased throughout the past 40 years owing to an increased incidence of infertility and delayed planning for pregnancy. The aim of this paper is to review the current situation of in vitro fertilization in Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, in 2018, 7995 women underwent 5055 fresh and 5050 frozen-thawed embryo in vitro fertilisation cycles, resulting in an ongoing pregnancy rate of 33.7% per transfer. However, in vitro fertilisation is associated with several problems, including a high rate of multiple pregnancies and risks associated with cross-border rep...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Lui MW, Yeung WSB, Ho PC, Ng EHY Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Natural clinical course of progressive supranuclear palsy in Chinese patients in Hong Kong.
CONCLUSION: Important clinical milestones, including the development of dysphagia, vertical gaze palsy, significant caregiver stress, pressure injuries, and pneumonia, may guide advanced care planning for patients with PSP. PMID: 31796642 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Shea YF, Shum ACK, Lee SC, Chiu PKC, Leung KS, Kwan YK, Mok FCK, Chan FHW Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Assessment and diagnosis of dementia: a review for primary healthcare professionals.
Abstract Dementia is one of the most costly, disabling diseases associated with ageing, yet it remains underdiagnosed in primary care. In this article, we present the comprehensive approach illustrated with a classical case for diagnosing dementia which can be applied by healthcare professionals in primary care. This diagnostic approach includes history taking and physical examination, cognitive testing, informant interviews, neuropsychological testing, neuroimaging, and the utility of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers. For the differential diagnosis of cognitive impairment, the differences and similarities among nor...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Lam K, Chan WSY, Luk JKH, Leung AYM Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Risk of post-contrast acute kidney injury in emergency department patients with sepsis.
CONCLUSIONS: Intravenous contrast administration during CT scanning was not associated with prolonged length of hospital stay in patients with sepsis in an emergency setting; moreover, the use of contrast-enhanced CT was not associated with increased risks of acute kidney injury, emergent dialysis, or short-term mortality. PMID: 31796644 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hsu YC, Su HY, Sun CK, Liang CY, Chen TB, Hsu CW Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Associations of clinical and dosimetric parameters with late rectal toxicities after radical intensity-modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer: a single-centre retrospective study.
This study assessed the incidence of late rectal toxicities and evaluated potential predictive factors for late proctitis in patients treated with prostate-specific intensity-modulated radiotherapy in Hong Kong. METHODS: This retrospective longitudinal observational study included patients with localised prostate cancer who were treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy in an oncology unit in Hong Kong between January 2007 and December 2011, and who had>1 year of follow-up. Clinical, pharmacological, and radiation parameters were recorded. Toxicities were measured by Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ng BYH, Yu ELM, Lau TTS, Law KS, Cheng ACK Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Correction: S Zheng. Radiological progression of penicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus aortitis.
Authors: Abstract [This corrects the article DOI: 10.12809/hkmj187616]. PMID: 31761745 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Primum non nocere (first, to do no harm) in prostate biopsy.
PMID: 31761746 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Chiu PKF, Ng CF Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Implications of evidence-based understanding of benefits and risks for cancer prevention strategy.
PMID: 31761747 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Wang HHX, Wang JJ Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

High-fidelity simulation training programme for final-year medical students: implications from the perceived learning outcomes.
Abstract We designed a session of high-fidelity simulation training course for final-year medical students in their emergency medicine specialty clerkship. This was a new initiative with clearly defined learning outcomes. We aimed to evaluate the learning outcomes. Students completed an evaluation form at the end of the session focusing on their perceived learning outcomes. Thematic analysis was conducted for data processing. We collected responses from 149 students. In addition to the intended outcomes of the course, students gained unexpected learning outcomes from the training and some of them matched a few ide...
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Choi YF, Wong TW Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Persistent hypoglossal artery with a contralateral hypoglossal canal venous lake: a case report.
PMID: 31761749 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Vaz N, Poon WL, Cheng SS Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Vaginal stone formation secondary to vaginal tape exposure for stress urinary incontinence: a case report.
PMID: 31761750 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yu MCH Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Type A aortic dissection involving the superior mesenteric artery with peripheral malperfusion managed with a hybrid approach: a case report.
PMID: 31761751 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cheng M, Lee KY Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Diagnosis of Wunderlich syndrome in a patient with flank pain.
PMID: 31761752 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Lin YY, Hsu CW, Li HM, Su HY Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Sudden cardiac arrest with pericardial contrast during computed tomography aortogram in a type A aortic dissection patient.
PMID: 31761753 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yu WM, Wong WL, Ng FH Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research

Management of bilateral rhino-orbital cerebral mucormycosis.
PMID: 31761754 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Hong Kong Med J)
Source: Hong Kong Med J - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Lam SC, Yuen HKL Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research