Login

Login

  Prof. Chew Keng Sheng   

Academic Post : Professor, VK7
Date Joining UNIMAS : January, 2016
Qualifications : MD 1999, MMed (Emergency Medicine) 2007, PhD candidate (Maastricht) 
Citizen : Malaysian
Appointment Status : Permanent
Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Telephone : 082-581000 ext: 5705

 

Personal

Working Experiences

  • House Officer (Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Klang) 1999
  • Medical Officer (Hospital Umum Sarawak) 2000 – 2003
  • Medical Officer (Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia) 2003 - 2007
  • Lecturer DU52 (Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan, Universiti Sains Malaysia) 2007 - 2008
  • Senior Lecturer DU54 (Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan, Universiti Sains Malaysia) 2008 – 2015)
  • Lecturer (Emergency Medicine/Medical education) FMHS, Jan. 2016-present

Teaching

Current Academic Responsibility

FMHS lecturer :

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical education

 

Research

Research Interests and Projects

  • Medical education
  • Critical thinking, cognitive biases, cognitive debiasing strategies
  • Emergency Medicine, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, asthma

Current Project

  • Exploring educational strategies on debiasing search satisficing in clinical decision making in undergraduate medical curriculum (PhD Project with Maastricht University, Netherlands)

Publications

Articles: 

  • Chew KS, Idzwan ZM, Hisamuddin NA, Kamaruddin J, Wan Aasim WA. Outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation performed in Emergency Department, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia. Med J Malaysia. 2008 Mar;63(1):4-8.
  • Chew KS, Idzwan ZM, Hisamuddin NA, Kamaruddin J, Wan Aasim WA. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: the short comings In Malaysia. Malays J Med Sci. 2008;14(2):23–25.
  • Chew KS, Mohd Idzwan Z, Nik Hishamuddun NA, Wan Aasim WA, Kamaruddin J. How frequent is bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation performed in the community of Kota Bharu, Malaysia? Singapore Med J. 2008 Aug;49(8):636-9.
  • Anisah A, Chew KS, Mohd Shaharuddin Shah CH, Nik Hisamuddin NA. Patients' perception of the ambulance services at Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia. Singapore Med J. 2008 Aug;49(8):631-5.
  • Chew KS, Mohidin MA, Ahmad MZ, Tuan Kamauzaman THN, Mohamad N. Early onset muscarinic manifestations after wild mushroom ingestion. Int J Emerg Med. 2008;1(3):205-08.
  • Chew KS, Yazid MNA. The willingness of final year medical and dental students to perform bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an Asian community Int J Emerg Med. 2008;1(4):301-09.
  • Chew KS, Nik Amin NMN. Handlebar Herniation: A Case of Near Missed Abdominal Injury. Med J Malaysia. 2009;64(2):104-5.
  • Howe TA, Jaalam K, Ahmad R, Sheng CK, Nik Ab Rahman NH. The use of end-tidal capnography to monitor non-intubated patients presenting with acute exacerbation of asthma in the emergency department. J Emerg Med. 2009 Mar 7.
  • Nik Hisamuddin NAR, Rashidi A, Chew KS, Kamaruddin J, Idzwan ZM, Teo AH. Correlations between capnographic waveforms and peak flow meter measurement in emergency department management of asthma. Int J Emerg Med. 2009;2(2):83-9.
  • Chew KS, Yazid MN, A. KB, Rashidi A. Translating Knowledge to Attitude: A Survey on the Perception of Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Among Dental Students in Universiti Sains Malaysia and School Teachers in Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Med J Malaysia. 2009;64(3):185-89.
  • Chew KS, Lim CK, Rashidi A. A multi-center study on the attitudes of Malaysian emergency health care staff towards allowing family presence during resuscitation of adult patients. Int J Emerg Med. 2010;3(4):287-91.
  • Chew KS, Tan TW, Ooi YT. A Survey On The Influence Of Chinese Cultural Health Beliefs Among Malaysian Chinese In a Suburban Population. Singapore Med J 2011; 52(4):252-56.
  • Chew KS, Hashairi FM, Zarina ZI et al. A Survey on The Knowledge, Attitude and Confidence Level of Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Among Junior Doctors in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia and Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. Med J Malaysia 2011; 66 (1):56-9.
  • Chew KS, Abdul Kursi AL. Heat Related Illnesses. J Paramedic Practice 2011; 3(1):32-3.
  • Chew KS, Khor HW, Ahmad R et al. A five-year retrospective review of snakebite patients admitted to a tertiary university hospital in Malaysia. Int J Emerg Med 2011 4 (1):41.
  • Chew KS. What's new in Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock? Pragmatic possibilities of predicting post-STEMI complications using TIMI scores and leukocyte counts. J Emerg Trauma Shock 2011;4:323-4.
  • Chew KS, Chan HC. Prehospital care in Malaysia: issues and challenges. J Paramedic Practice 2011; (Int ed):186-88.
  • Chew KS. What's new in Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock? Pragmatic possibilities of predicting post-STEMI complications using TIMI scores and leukocyte counts. J Emerg Trauma Shock 2011;4:323-4.
  • Chew KS, Kamarudin H, Hashim CW. A randomized open-label trial on the use of budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort(R)) as an alternative reliever medication for mild to moderate asthmatic attacks. Int J Emerg Med. 2012;5:16.
  • Chew BH, Than TL, Chew KS, Jamaludin NK, Hassan H. A One Month Review of the Types of Medical Emergencies and their Treatment Outcomes at Two Urban Public Health Clinics. Med J Malaysia. 2012;67(6):571-76.
  • Chew KS, Mohd Hashairi F, Jusoh AF, Aziz AA, Siti Asma H, Nik Hisamuddin NAR. Knowledge of Good Blood Culture Sampling Practice among Healthcare Staffs in An Emergency Department - Are We Getting It Right? Med J Malaysia. 2013;68(4):323-25
  • Rahman NH, Keng Sheng C, Kamauzaman TH, Md Noh AY, Wahab SF, Zaini IZ, et al. A multicenter controlled trial on knowledge and attitude about cardiopulmonary resuscitation among secondary school children in Malaysia. Int J Emerg Med. 2013;6(1):37.
  • Shaik Farid AW, Mohd Hashairi F, Nik Hisamuddin NAR, Chew KS, Rashidi A. Ultrasonography Measurement Of Inferior Vena Cava Diameter Of Blood Donors As Predictors For Early Blood Loss In Tertiary Hospital Northeastern, Malaysia. Med J Malaysia 2013;68(6):465-68
  • Chew KS, Ghani ZA. Attitudes and perceptions of the general Malaysian public regarding family presence during resuscitation. Singapore Med J 2014;55(8):439-42.
  • Chew KS, WMA Wan Masliza, Nik Hisamuddin NA Rahman, F Mohd Hashairi, A W Shaik Farid, T K Tuan Hairulnizam, A M Zikri, Zurkurnai Yusof. A Survey On The Choice of Transportation To Come To Emergency Department Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome of a Community in Malaysia. Med J Malaysia 2015;70(1):6-11
  • Chew KS, Noredelina MN, Ida ZZ. Knowledge, attitude and practice among healthcare staffs in the Emergency Department, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia towards Rape Victims In One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC). Med J Malaysia 2015;70(3):162-8.
  • Chew KS, Durning SJ, van Merrienboer, JJG. Teaching Metacognition In Clinical Decision Making Using a Novel Mnemonic Checklist: An Exploratory Study. Singapore Med J. 2016. (in-print, accepted for publication)
  • Chew K, van Merrienboer J, Durning S. Teaching Cognitive Biases in Clinical Decision Making: A Case-Based Discussion. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015. Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10138 

 Oral:

  • Teaching Metacognition In Clinical Decision Making Using a Novel Mnemonic Checklist: An Exploratory Study. The 8th Asian Conference for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). In: Taipei International Convention Center, Taiwan. 7th – 10th November 2015. (Won Outstanding Paper Award)
  • The Mode of Transportation Preferences Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome In Emergency Department. The 7th Asian Conference for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). In Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan. 23 – 25th October 2013.
  • A Randomized Open-Label Trial on the Use of Budesonide/Formoterol (Symbicort) as an Alternative Reliever Medication for Mild to Moderate Asthmatic Attacks. Society for Emergency Medicine in Singapore. 2012 Annual Scientific Conference. In the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre. 24 – 26 February 2012.
  • The Feasibility of Initiating SMART Therapy for Mild to Moderate Asthma in Emergency Department. 2012 Annual Scientific Conference. In the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre. 24 – 26 February 2012.
  • A Comparison on the Effectiveness of Symbicort vs Pulmicort with as-needed Salbutamol in reducing eosinophilic bronchial inflammation as measured using fractional exhaled nitric oxide. In the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre. 24 – 26 February 2012.
  • A Five Year Retrospective Review of Snakebite Cases Admitted to Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia. 16th National Conference on Medical and Health Sciences, Kampus Kesihatan, Universiti Sains Malaysia. 22nd – 23rd June 2011.
  • A Study on the Attitudes of Malaysian Emergency Healthcare Staffs Towards Allowing Family Presence During Resuscitation of Adult Patients – A Preliminary Finding. The 16th International Symposium on Critical Care & Emergency Medicine 2009, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia (30th July – 1st August 2009) 
  • Translating Knowledge to Attitude : A Survey on The Perception of Bystander Cardiopulmonary  Resuscitation Among Dental  Students in Universiti Sains Malaysia & School Teachers in Kota Bharu, Kelantan  The 16th International Symposium on Critical Care & Emergency Medicine 2009, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia (30th July – 1st August 2009) (Best Paper Award)
  • A Case of Knee Swelling – Don’t Forget Your Stethoscope!  3rd National Scientific Meeting and Clinical Conference on Emergency Medicine 2009 in Auditorium Blok A, Kompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. (23-25 April 2009) (Best Presenter Award)
  • A Survey on the Attitude of Final Year Medical and Dental Students In Universiti Sains Malaysia Towards Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. The Society for Emergency Medicine in Singapore. 9th Annual Scientific Meeting (6th – 8th March 2008).
  • Translating Knowledge To Attitude: A Survey On The Perception of Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Among Dental Students and School Teachers In Kota Bharu, Kelantan. 13th National Conference on Medical Sciences (NCMS) 2008. (22- 23 May 2008)
  • A Case Series Of Early Onset Muscarinic Toxidrome After Wild Mushroom Ingestion. 13th National Conference On Medical Sciences (NCMS) 2008. (22- 23 May 2008)
  • How Frequent Is Bystander Cadiopulmonary Resuscitation Performed In A Community In Malaysia? The Society For Emergency Medicine In Singapore. The 8th Annual Scientific Meeting (19th – 20th January 2007) Singapore.
  • An Analysis of The Influence of Shockable Initial Cardiac Arrest Rhythms on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Outcomes In The Emergency Department Of A Teaching Hospital In Malaysia. The Society For Emergency Medicine In Singapore. The 8th Annual Scientific Meeting (19th – 20th January 2007) Singapore.
  • How Frequent Is Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Performed In Our Community? Mesyuarat Saintifik Tahunan dan Mesyuarat Pengurusan Perkhidmatan Kecemasan Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (8th – 10th September 2006) [2nd Prize]

 Poster:

  • A Complicated Traditional Massage: A Case of Young Footballer with Ankle Sprain. 16th National Conference on Medical and Health Sciences, Kampus Kesihatan, Universiti Sains Malaysia. 22nd – 23rd June 2011.
  • A Survey On The Influence Of Chinese Cultural Health Beliefs Among Malaysian Chinese In a Suburban Population. International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM 2010), Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore 9 – 12 June 2010.
  • The Challenges of Translating Basic Life Support Knowledge to Attitude Within The Malaysian Socio-Cultural Context. International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM 2010), Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore 9 – 12 June 2010.
  • A Multi-Center Study On The Attitudes Of Malaysian Emergency Healthcare Staffs Towards Allowing Family Presence During Resuscitation Of Adult Patients. International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM 2010), Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore 9 – 12 June 2010.
  • Monoarthritis as A Presenting Feature in Acute Rheumatic Fever - A Case Presentation. The 16th International Symposium on Critical Care & Emergency Medicine 2009, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia (30th July – 1st August 2009)
  • A Case Series Of Early Onset Muscarinic Manifestations After Wild Mushroom Ingestion. National Scientific Meeting and Clinical Conference on Emergency Medicine 2009 in Auditorium Blok A, Kompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. (23-25 April 2009)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Emergency Department, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM): A One Year Surveillance Report. 2nd National Conference on Emergency Medicine in New Pacific Hotel, Kota Bahru. 24th – 26th August 2006
  • How Frequent is Bystander CPR Performed in Our Community? 2nd National Conference on Emergency Medicine in New Pacific Hotel, Kota Bahru. 24th – 26th August 2006
  • Emergency Physicians in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia: The New Breed of Specialists That Breathe New Hope in Resuscitating Cardiac Arrest Patients? 2nd National Conference on Emergency Medicine in New Pacific Hotel, Kota Bahru. 24th – 26th August 2006
  • Case Report: A Case of Unstable Broad Complex Tachycardia. 1st National Conference on Emergency Medicine in the New Pacific Hotel, Kota Bharu, Kelantan. 4th – 6th March 2005.

External

Involvement in Professional Organization

  • Council Member, The Malaysian College of Emergency Physicians 2015 - 2016
  • Life Member, Malaysian Medical Association (MMA)

Awards

2015:

  • Outstanding Paper Award. Oral Presentation. Title: Teaching Metacognition In Clinical Decision Making Using a Novel Mnemonic Checklist: An Exploratory Study. The 8th Asian Conference for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). In: Taipei International Convention Center, Taiwan. 7th – 10th November 2015. 

2012:

  • USM Hadiah Sanjungan 2012 for Journal Publication category. Title: Chew KS, Tan TW, Ooi YT. A Survey On The Influence Of Chinese Cultural Health Beliefs Among Malaysian Chinese In a Suburban Population. Singapore Med J 2011; 52(4):252-56)
  • USM Hadiah Sanjungan 2012 for Journal Publication category. Title: Chew KS, Hashairi FM, Zarina ZI et al. A Survey on The Knowledge, Attitude and Confidence Level of Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Among Junior Doctors in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia and Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. Med J Malaysia 2011; 66 (1):56-9)

2009:

 

  • Best Paper Award in The 16th International Symposium on Critical Care & Emergency Medicine 2009, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia (30th July – 1st August 2009. 
  • Pensyarah Pilihan Pelajar Tahun 2009 Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan Universiti Sains Malaysia (Kategori Pensyarah Klinikal Lelaki) Hari Citra Ilmu 2009
  • Best Presenter Award for Oral Presentation: A Case of Knee Swelling – Don’t Forget Your Stethoscope!  3rd National Scientific Meeting and Clinical Conference on Emergency Medicine 2009 in Auditorium Blok A, Kompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. (23-25 April 2009)

2008:

  • Outstanding Peer Reviewer Award For International Journal of Emergency Medicine 

2006:

  • Outstanding Peer Reviewer Award For International Journal of Emergency Medicine 

 

Monthly Newsletter

Subscribe to our Frontline magazine:

Connect with us

Twitter Feeds