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Clinical Research

Hong Kong Baptist Hospital (HKBH) reckons clinical research is pivotal to the practice of evidence-based medicine and is an important relevance in improving clinical care.

In relation to research involving human participants, the Hospital has an obligation to ensure research is designed and conducted in accordance with the International Conference on Harmonization – Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP Guidelines).

Ethical consideration is also given to all research studies (clinical or non-clinical) which involve the collection of data from HKBH patients and staff. All research studies require formal approval in the form of a favorable ethical opinion from the Clinical and Research Ethics Committee which is charged with the responsibilities to review and monitor all research studies in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki.

Below are some of the research projects that the Hospital has conducted in the past few years

Project Name (study period)
Efficacy of Face Masks to Prevent Respiratory Virus Transmission (Jan 2013 – Dec 2015)
Nurse’s Participation on Smoking Cessation: A National Survey (Oct – Dec 2013)
Measurement of Influenza Virus in Airborne Particles in Inpatient Wards (Dec 2014 – May 2017)
Evaluation of OncologyWard Clinical Pharmacist Service: A Prospective Descriptive Study (Jan – Feb 2015)
A Single Centre Experience of Quality of Life of Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis (Jan – Apr 2016)
Comparison of Central Corneal Thickness Measurement Using Ultrasonic and Optical Pachymeters in Normal and Post-LASIK Eyes (Sept 2016 – Jun 2018)
A Single Centre Experience of Quality of Life of Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis  (Follow Up Study with Assessment of Depressive Symptons) (Nov 2017 – Jan 2018)
The implementation of adaptive radiotherapy during Tomotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer patients (2019-2020)
Investigation on the Efficacy between TCM treatment using Acupuncture and Tui-na Manipulation with Physiotherapy on Patello-femoral Pain Syndrome (2021-2023)
Evaluation on the effectiveness of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)-based radiomics in prognosis and therapy response prediction for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (2021-2025)
Assessing the anxiety, depression and quality of life of cancer patients in Hong Kong (Jan – Apr 2023)

For enquiry, please call 2339 8097 or email crec@hkbh.org.hk