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LINKS to Scientific Society


Malaysian Society of Hypertension

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Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia

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Royal College of Physicians of London (International Adviser for Malaysia)

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Key publications in Malaysia

Ministry of Health Malaysia. Clinical Practices Guidelines: Management of Hypertension 5th Edition (2018)

Chia Yook Chin, Lim Hooi Min, Ching Siew Mooi Long-Term Visit-To-Visit Blood Pressure Variability And Renal Function Decline In Patients With Hypertension Over 15 Years J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5:e003825 doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.003825)  

Hooi Min Lim, Yook Chin Chia, Siew Mooi Ching, Karuthan Chinna Number of Blood Pressure Measurements Needed to Estimate Long-term Visit-to-visit Systolic Blood Pressure Variability for Predicting Cardiovascular Risk: a 10-year retrospective cohort study in a primary care clinic in Malaysia. BMJ Open 2019;9:e025322.doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025322

Yook-Chin Chia, Siew MooiChing, Bee Nah Chew, et al May Measurement Month 2017 blood pressure screening: findings from Malaysia-South-East Asia and Australasia. European Heart Journal Supplements, Volume 21, Issue Supplement D, April 2019, Pages D77–D79

Rachel Zack , Oluwakemi Okunade , Elizabeth Olson , Matthew Salt , Celso Amodeo , Raghupathy Anchala , Otavio Berwanger , Norm Campbell , Yook-Chin Chia , et al Improving Hypertension Outcome Measurement in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Hypertension. 2019;73:990–997

Sheng Qian Yew, Yook Chin Chia, Michael Theodorakis Assessing 10-Year Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Malaysians With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Framingham Cardiovascular Versus United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study Equations. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 2019 Sep 19:1010539519873487.

Chia YC, Keevil VL, Ching SM. Antihypertensive prescribing pattern and blood pressure. Control among hypertensive patients over a ten year period in a primary care setting in Malaysia. Life Science Journal. 2013;10(1):2031-5.

Chia YC, Lim HM, Ching SM. Validation of the pooled cohort risk score in an Asian population - a retrospective cohort study   BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 2014;14(163):1-7.

Chin CY, Lim HM, Ching SM. Does use of pooled cohort risk score over-estimate the use of statin? A retrospective cohort study in a primary care setting. BMC Family Practice. 2014;15(172):1-6.

Chia YC, Gray SYW, Ching SM, Lim HM, Chinna K. Validation of the Framingham general cardiovascular risk score in a multiethnic asian population: A retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2015;5:1-8.

Chia YC, Lim HM, Ching SM. Use of chronic kidney disease to enhance prediction of cardiovascular risk in those at medium risk. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(10):1-10...

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