Kian Chung Ong

Mount Elizabeth Hospital Singapore

Dr. Kian Chung Ong is a specialist in respiratory and intensive care medicine with 25 years of clinical experience. He is presently the medical director of the Chestmed Clinic, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore. Dr. Ong has authored more than 50 scientific papers and 12 book chapters and is the editor of five open-access textbooks apropos to respiratory medicine. He is a member of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Assembly since its establishment in 2000. He is also the founder and current president of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Association (Singapore). Beyond meeting the clinical demands of private specialist practice, Dr. Ong is committed to conducting translational research in lung disease with tertiary academic institutions in Singapore.

Kian Chung Ong

4books edited

4chapters authored

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The commonness and complexity of COPD necessitate rapid communication of significant new knowledge of the disease. This book provides a platform for sharing new notions in scientific research as well as contemporary clinical best practices. It combines noetic theoretical concepts with the ontic practical management of COPD. Epistemological concepts explored in this book include contextualization in the evaluation and treatment of COPD, as well as the latest in the basic science of airway inflammation, “omics” research, and delivery therapeutics. Practical topics addressed include early detection and alleviation of COPD exacerbation, pulmonary rehabilitation, and identifying phenotypes or treatable traits to optimize inhaled therapy.

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