Yuan Mei Liao
National Yang-Ming University
Publications 39
#1Shu Hwa Tan (TMUH: Taipei Medical University Hospital)
#2Yuan Mei Liao (NYMU: National Yang-Ming University)H-Index: 11
Last.Pi Chu Lin (TMU: Taipei Medical University)H-Index: 4
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Aims and objectives To examine changes in patients’ bowel function and to compare patients’ outcome among different operation and treatment after rectal resection. Background Anal‐preserving surgery is the trend of treatment of colorectal cancer and bowel function after surgery needs to be concerned. Design Prospective cohort study. Methods A total of 38 patients with convenience sampling were recruited from a teaching hospital. The low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) score was used to assess...
#1Thi Loan Dang (Hanoi Medical University)
#2Fu Chih Lai (TMU: Taipei Medical University)
Last.Yuan Mei Liao (TMU: Taipei Medical University)H-Index: 11
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The lack of a suitable assessment tool may limit optimal stress management and impair the health-related quality of life of patients undergoing hemodialysis. The purpose of the study was to examine latent constructs and psychometric properties of the Vietnamese Hemodialysis Stressor Scale (HSS-V). In total, 180 patients receiving hemodialysis were recruited. Psychometric properties of the HSS-V, including the construct validity, internal consistency, and test–retest reliability, were tested afte...
#1Fang YangH-Index: 1
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#1Elaine Sang (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)
#2Yuan Mei Liao (TMU: Taipei Medical University)H-Index: 11
Last.Min Huey ChungH-Index: 9
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#1Chun Jen ChangH-Index: 1
#2Dee Pei (FJU: Fu Jen Catholic University)H-Index: 1
Last.Yuan Mei Liao (NYMU: National Yang-Ming University)H-Index: 11
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Taiwan's National Health Insurance claims database showed that the prevalence of diabetes increased 56% in women from 2000 to 2009, and the total population with diabetes increased more than 70% (Jiang, Chang, Tai, Chen, & Chuang, 2012). A nationwide survey in Taiwan showed that only 32.4% of individuals with diabetes had it under good control (Yu et al., 2009). Poor diabetes control may lead to many chronic complications (e.g., cardiovascular disease, peripheral vascular diseases, nephropathies...
#1Shu Fen Niu (FJU: Fu Jen Catholic University)H-Index: 3
#2Nae Fang MiaoH-Index: 1
Last.Kuei Ru ChouH-Index: 24
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Purpose:To explore the differences in sleep parameters between nurses working a slow, forward rotating shift and those working a fixed day shift.Method:A longitudinal parallel-group comparison design was used in this prospective study. Participants (female) were randomly assigned to a rotating shift or a fixed day shift group. Participants in the rotating shift group worked day shift for the first 4 weeks, followed by evening shift for the second and night shift the third. Those in the day shift...