Patient morbidity and management patterns of community-based primary health care services in Hong Kong

Lo, Y.Y.C. et al. (2011) Patient morbidity and management patterns of community-based primary health care services in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Medical Journal, 17(S3), S33-S37.

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Abstract

Population ageing and changes in the socioeconomic structure affect the disease pattern. Chronic diseases and psychological illnesses are major health care burdens in the 21st century.1 Primary care doctors are taking care of an increasing load of patients with chronic illness.<p></p> This study aimed to explore the patterns of diseases and their management presenting to primary care doctors in Hong Kong, and whether different funding methods had an effect on these patterns.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mercer, Professor Stewart
Authors: Lo, Y.Y.C., Lam, C.L.K., Mercer, S.W., Fong, D.Y.T., Lee, R., Chiu, B., Tang, J., Chui, B., Chao, D., Lam, A., and Chan, K.
Subjects:R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > General Practice and Primary Care
Journal Name:Hong Kong Medical Journal
ISSN:1024-2708

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