Chin Hai Teo

Chin Hai Teo
University of Malaya | UM · Department of Primary Care Medicine

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Background Effective knowledge transfer of eLearning objects can hasten the adoption and dissemination of technology in teaching and learning. However, challenges exist which hinder inter-organisational knowledge transfer, particularly across continents. The ACoRD project aimed to transfer knowledge on digital learning development from UK/EU (provi...
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PURPOSE In Malaysia, breast and cervical are the most common and third most common cancers respectively. They are associated with high morbidity and mortality in women. With the rapid development of information communication technology and widespread adoption of mobile devices in low to middle-income countries, online web applications (app) could b...
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Objective Delays in seeking health care for dengue are associated with poor health outcomes. Despite this, the factors influencing such delays remain unclear, rendering interventions to improve health care-seeking for dengue ineffective. This systematic review aimed to synthesise the factors influencing health care-seeking of patients with dengue a...
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The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic since its onset has had a dramatic and often devastating impact, both physical and psychological, on all healthcare workers. This study aimed to assess the impact of psychological distress that COVID-19 has on nurses, as well as the coping strategies that they employed. This is a cross-section...
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Purpose To determine the prevalence of crude herbs’ use in the self-management of hypertension and the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with hypertension. Methods This cross-sectional study was performed among patients with hypertension attending a government health clinic. Socio-demographic characteristics, lifestyle modificatio...
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Background COVID-19 telemonitoring applications have been developed and used in primary care to monitor patients quarantined at home. There is a lack of evidence on the utility and usability of telemonitoring applications from end-users’ perspective. Objectives This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of a COVID-19 symptom monitoring system (C...
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Background The internet has become a common source of health information; however, little is known about online health information-seeking behaviour (HISB) among patients in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Objectives This study aimed to determine the prevalence of online health information-seeking and its associated factors among patient...
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Background Engaging students in the e-learning development process enhances the effective implementation of e-learning, however, students’ priority on the topics for e-learning may differ from that of the educators. This study aims to compare the differences between the students and their educators in prioritising the topics in three healthcare cur...
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Background: mHealth apps potentially improve health care delivery and patient outcomes, but the uptake of mHealth in primary care is challenging, especially in low-middle-income countries. Objective: To measure factors associated with mHealth adoption among primary care physicians (PCPs) in Malaysia. Methods: A cross-sectional study using a se...
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Background: There was an urgent need to develop an automated COVID-19 symptoms monitoring system during the COVID-19 pandemic to reduce the burden of the healthcare system and provide better self-monitoring at home. Objective: This paper aims to describe the development process of CoSMoS (COVID-19 Symptoms Monitoring System), which consists of a...
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BACKGROUND During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an urgent need to develop an automated COVID-19 symptom monitoring system to reduce the burden on the health care system and to provide better self-monitoring at home. OBJECTIVE This paper aimed to describe the development process of the COVID-19 Symptom Monitoring System (CoSMoS), which consists...
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Introduction: This study aimed to determine the views and practices of healthcare providers and barriers they encountered when implementing the national health screening program for men in a public primary care setting in Malaysia. Methods: An online survey was conducted among healthcare providers across public health clinics in Malaysia. All famil...
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Objective: To determine patient experience and perception following a diagnosis of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). Patient and methods: Patients were part of a prospective multi-centre observational study recruiting patients with NMIBC for a urine biomarker study (DETECT II; ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02781428). A mix methods approach co...
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Background: Mobile health applications (mHealth apps) are increasingly being used to perform tasks that are conventionally performed by general practitioners (GPs), such as those involved in promoting health, preventing disease, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and support for health services. This raises an important question: can mobile apps re...
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Objective To determine the minimal accepted sensitivity (MAS) of a urine biomarker that patients are willing to accept to replace cystoscopy and to qualitatively assess their views and reasons. Patient and methods Patients were part of a prospective multi‐center observational study recruiting patients with bladder cancer for a urine biomarker stud...
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Background Population health indices such as disability adjusted life years (DALY) and quality adjusted life years (QALY) are often used in an effort to measure health of populations and identify areas of concern that require interventions. There has been an increase of number of population health indices since the last review published more than a...
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Background Globally, the uptake of health screening is suboptimal, especially in men and those of younger age. In view of the increasing internet access and mobile phone ownership, ScreenMen, a mobile Web app, was developed to improve health screening uptake in men. Objective This study aimed to evaluate the utility and usability of ScreenMen. Me...
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BACKGROUND Globally, the uptake of health screening is suboptimal, especially in men and those of younger age. In view of the increasing internet access and mobile phone ownership, ScreenMen, a mobile Web app, was developed to improve health screening uptake in men. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the utility and usability of ScreenMen. ME...
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Context: Globally, uptake of health screening in men remains low and the effectiveness of interventions to promote screening uptake in men is not well established. This review aimed to determine the effectiveness of interventions in improving men's uptake of and intention to undergo screening, including interventions using information and communic...
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In recent years, researchers have attempted to shift patient decision aids (PDAs) from paper-based to web-based to increase its accessibility. Insulin decision aids help diabetes patients, most of whom are elderly to make an informed decision to start insulin. However, the lack of usability guidelines applicable for such target group causes develop...
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Men have shorter life expectancy and higher mortality than women; however, only a few countries have dedicated men's health policies. Men's health reports can support the development of men's health policies. The 2013 Asian Men's Health Report (AMHR) systematically documents and compares the status of men's health across countries in Asia. The AMHR...
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Objectives Uptake of health screening is low in men, particularly among those aged <40 years. This study aimed to explore factors that influence health screening behaviour in younger men. Design This qualitative study employed an interpretive descriptive approach. Two trained researchers conducted in-depth interviews (IDIs) and focus group discuss...
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This study aimed to evaluate the usability (ease of use) and utility (impact on user’s decision-making process) of a web-based patient decision aid (PDA) among older-age users. A pragmatic, qualitative research design was used. We recruited patients with type 2 diabetes who were at the point of making a decision about starting insulin from a tertia...
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There is a lack of mobile app which aims to improve health screening uptake developed for men. As part of the study to develop an effective mobile app to increase health screening uptake in men, we conducted a needs assessment to find out what do men want from a health screening mobile app. In-depth interviews and focus group discussions were condu...
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Rationale: Men have poorer health status and are less likely to attend health screening compared to women. Objective: This systematic review presents current evidence on the barriers and facilitators to engaging men in health screening. Methods: We included qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method studies identified through five electronic d...
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Cancer incidence and mortality varies across region, sex and country's economic status. While most studies focused on global trends, this study aimed to describe and analyse cancer incidence and mortality in Asia, focusing on cancer site, sex, region and income status. Age-standardised incidence and mortality rates of cancer were extracted from the...
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To identify the barriers and facilitators to start insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes. This was a systematic review. We conducted a systematic search using PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL and Web of Science (up to 5 June 2014) for original English articles using the terms 'type 2 diabetes', 'insulin', and free texts: 'barrier' or 'facilitate' and 'ini...
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Objectives. This study aims to compare health status and its risk factors between men and women who are from countries of different income status in Asia. Method. We have included 47 Asian countries and 2 regions in this study. Life expectancy, mortality rate from communicable disease, non-communicable disease and injuries, the prevalence of non-co...
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There is currently no documentation on the availability and implementation of policies related to men's health in Asia. This Delphi study aimed to achieve an Asian consensus on men's health policy based on the opinions and recommendations from men's health key opinion leaders. A two-phase Delphi online survey was used to gather information from men...
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The proposed Men's Health Index (MHI) aims to provide a practical and systematic framework for comprehensively assessing and stratifying older men with the intention of optimising their health and functional status. A literature search was conducted using PubMed from 1980 to 2012. We specifically looked for instruments which: assess men's health, f...
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Objectives: This study aims to compare health status and its risk factors between men and women who are from countries of different income status in Asia. Method: We have included 47 Asian countries and 2 regions in this study. Life expectancy, mortality rate from communicable disease, non-communicable disease and injuries, the prevalence of non...

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