ABOUT Dr. Tan Chai Eng

Perubatan Keluarga

MMed (Fam Med)(UKM), MD(UKM)

Procedure Focus
Domiciliary Care

Condition Treated
Chronic diseases, domiciliary care, general palliative care

Articles Published

Palliative care in a child: role of a primary care doctor. Malaysian Family Physician 2011 Vol 6(1):1-3 (Scopus);

Attention-deficit hyperactive disorder presenting with school truancy in an adolescent: a case report. Mental Health in Family Medicine; 2011 Vol 8:249-54.;

Neuropsychiatric Manifestation After A Stroke: Newly Developed Symptoms or Side-Effect of Drug? BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-006518 ;

Preferences of Malaysian cancer patients in communication of bad news. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 2012 Vol 13(6):2049-52 (ISI);

Generalised pruritus as a presentation of Grave’s disease. Malaysian Family Physician 2013 Vol 8(1):20-3. (Scopus);

Communication of Bad News to cancer patients in a Malay speaking country of South-East-Asia: Validation of the Malay Version of the “Measure of Patients’ Preferences” Questionnaire. International Medical Journal. 2013; Vol 20(2):124-8 (ISI);

Bereavement in the elderly: the role of primary care. Mental Health in Family Medicine 2013 Vol 10(3):159-162 (Scopus);

Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3B among Malaysian Diabetics in Primary Care and its Associated Factors: A Pilot 5-Year Case Control Study. Medicine and Health 2013 Vol 8(2):55-63 ;

Does clinical experience help oncology nursing staff to deal with patient pain better than nurses from other displines? Knowledge and attitude survey amongst nurses in a tertiary care in Malaysia. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 2014 Vol 15(12):4885-91 (ISI, Scopus);

Comprehensive healthcare module: Medical and pharmacy students` shared learning experiences. Medical Education Online 2014 Vol 19:25606 doi: 10.3402/meo.v19.25605 (ISI, Scopus);

Intention to seek medical consultation for symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection – a cross-sectional survey. International Medical Journal Malaysia. 2015 Vol 14(2):3-9. (Scopus);

Patients’ Perceptions of Participation in Educational Home Visits. Education for Health Apr 2016, Vol 29(1):63-4 (Scopus);

Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Linguistic Validation of the Hypoglycaemia Symptom Rating Scale (HypoSRQ) among Malaysian Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Medicine & Health Jun 2016, Vol 11(1):72-82 (WoS);

Development and Validation of the Bilingual (English-Malay) Version of Knowledge on Calcium Supplement-12 (KnowCaS-12) Questionnaire. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine 2016. Vol 16(3): 194-203. (Scopus);

Exploring patients’ reasons for participation in a medical education home visit program: a qualitative study in Malaysia. Perspectives in Medical Education, 2017, doi: 10.1007/s40037-017-0353-1 (Scopus);

Knowledge and Concerns of Parents Regarding Childhood Fever at a Public Health Clinic in Kuching , East Malaysia. Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2018;6(10):1928–33. (Scopus);

Validation of the Caregiving Knowledge Questionnaire‑My: Measuring Knowledge Regarding Positioning and Feeding among Malaysian Informal Caregivers of Stroke Patients. Indian J Palliat Care. 2018;24(4):406–10.

Social support, self-efficacy and their correlation among patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A primary care perspective. Med J Malaysia. 2018;73(4):197–201. (Scopus)

Influences on the decision to use contraception among Sarawakian women with diabetes: a qualitative exploration. Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters 27(1): 1571316. (Scopus);

Effects of social support and self-efficacy on glucose control among Malaysian Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in primary care. Mal J Med Health Sc 16(1):70-76. (Scopus);

Transition from uniprofessional towards interprofessional education: the Malaysian experience of a pragmatic model. In: Forman D, Jones M, Thistlewaithe J, editors. Leading Research and Evaluation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. DOI:10.1057/978-1-137-53744-7