A study on acute myocardial infarction symptoms awareness and expected treatment seeking behaviour among older Chinese in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
A study on acute myocardial infarction symptoms awareness and expected treatment seeking behaviour among older Chinese in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Dr Chau, Pui Hing   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2017-12-31
Amount
536960
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Acute myocardial infarction, Treatment seeking behaviour, Pre-hospital delay, Patient delay, Older Chinese in Hong Kong
Discipline
Cardiovascular Research
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS)
HKU Project Code
27105415
Grant Type
Early Career Scheme (ECS)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To explore the expected treatment seeking behaviour of the older Chinese in Hong Kong in response to different AMI symptoms. 3 To identify predictors of poor knowledge of AMI symptoms and inappropriate expected treatment seeking behaviour in terms of socio-demographic characteristics and medical profiles.