Kian Chung Ong

Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre

Dr. Ong is a respiratory physician and intensivist of twenty-five years' experience. He is currently the medical director of Chestmed Pte Ltd, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore. He is also the founding and current president of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Association (Singapore) and is a member of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Assembly. He is the principal author of multiple publications in international peer-reviewed medical journals such as CHEST, European Respiratory Journal, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and Respiratory Medicine. He is also the editor of several textbooks: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Current Concepts and Practice, Lung Inflammation, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - a Current Conspectus.

3books edited

1chapters authored

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - A Current Conspectus provides an update on COPD related to the following topics:
• merging of experience with technology in confronting COPD
• air pollution and work-related exposures as major causes of COPD
• heterogeneity of COPD caused by smoke from cigarettes and biomass fuel
• disease-related contributors of health status in COPD
• exercise training in the context of pulmonary rehabilitation
• nutritional interventions in COPD
• mechanical ventilation in COPD
• use of patient-directed music listening during mechanical ventilation

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