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The health of the elderly in Hong Kong

Author: S K Lam
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©1997.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Health of the elderly in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605163379
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S K Lam
ISBN: 9622094317 9789622094314
OCLC Number: 38056431
Language Note: English and Chinese.
Notes: Accompanied by Chinese abstract (11 p.) entitled: Hsiang-kang lao jen chien kʻang yen chiu.
Description: xviii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Governor of Hong Kong --
Foreword / Rotary Club of Hong Kong Northwest --
Ch. 1. Geriatric Medicine in Hong Kong --
An Overview / Leung-wing Chu and Shiu-kum Lam --
Ch. 2. Background and Methods of the Study / Mona Bo-nar Lo --
Ch. 3. Social and Health Status of Elderly People in Hong Kong / Edward Man-fuk Leung and Mona Bo-nar Lo --
Ch. 4. Helicobacter Pylori Infection --
Epidemiology and Clinical Significance Among the Elderly in Hong Kong / Benjamin Chun-yu Wong, Chi-kong Ching and Shiu-kum Lam --
Ch. 5. Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities in the Elderly Helicobacter Pylori Carriers / Benjamin Chun-yu Wong, Chi-kong Ching and Shiu-kum Lam --
Ch. 6. Prevalence of Palpitations, Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their Associated Risk Factors in Ambulant Elderly / Ngai-sang Lok and Chu-pak Lau --
Ch. 7. Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease and Associated Risk Factors in Ambulant Elderly / Chu-pak Lau and Ngai-sang Lok --
Ch. 8. Lipids, Lipoproteins and Other Biochemical and Haematological Parameters in Elderly Ambulant Hong Kong Subjects / Edward Denis Janus, Man-chun Lee and Shing-shun Cheung --
Ch. 9. Reference Height-weight Tables for Hong Kong Elderly Men and Women / Leung-wing Chu, Shiu-kum Lam and Edward Denis Janus --
Ch. 10. Thyroid Dysfunction in Ambulatory Chinese Subjects Over the Age of Sixty / Annie Wai-chee Kung and Edward Denis Janus --
Ch. 11. The Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Elderly Subjects in Hong Kong / Annie Wai-chee Kung and Edward Denis Janus --
Ch. 12. The Prevalence and Risk Factors of Fractures in Hong Kong / Annie Wai-chee Kung --
Ch. 13. Ageing in Hong Kong / Nelson Wing-sun Chow and Iris Chi --
Ch. 14. Summing Up: The Economics of Ageing in Hong Kong / Shiu-kum Lam.
Other Titles: Hsiang-kang lao jen chien kʻang yen chiu
Responsibility: edited by Shiu-kum Lam.

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