Yeu-Hui Chuang

Yeu-Hui Chuang
Taipei Medical University | TMU · College of Nursing

Doctor of Philosophy

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Education
July 2003 - February 2007
September 1997 - December 1997
Southeastern University
Field of study
  • Computer Science
September 1990 - January 1993

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Publications (59)
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To explore and understand the culture of nursing home life for older residents in Taiwan. The environment, the care providers and the residents all influence how the nursing home operates and performs. The literature has shown that there has been a move from understanding nursing home culture to changing it. However, there is no literature illustra...
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To explore nurses' feelings and thoughts about physically restraining older hospitalized patients. The use of physical restraints is still highly prevalent in hospitals; furthermore, older patients are most likely to be so restrained. Studies in acute care settings have focused mainly on nurses' knowledge, attitudes, or practice concerning physical...
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Physical restraints are commonly used to reduce treatment interference risk and protect patient safety. However, nurses still hold misconceptions about the use of physical restraints in acute care settings. Teaching nursing staff accurate knowledge and proper skills, cultivating positive attitudes, and rectifying irregularities in physical restrain...
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This study examined the effects of an asynchronous Web-based supplementary learning program on the performance of nursing students' basic nursing skills. A posttest quasi-experimental design was used. Students in the intervention group (n = 62) were given login information to access the online program, while the control group (n = 99) was not. Data...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of using mobile phone short message service (SMS) to enhance knowledge of medications among nursing students. A quasi-experimental design was used. A convenience sample of 111 nursing students who were taking a pharmacology course at a university in southern Taiwan received an invitation to pa...
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Aim: To understand the prevalence of depressive symptoms among foreign caregivers and the associated factors. Design: A cross-sectional study. Methods: Data from 178 Indonesian foreign caregivers, selected based on convenience and snowball sampling in Taiwan, were collected between July 2019 and February 2020 using questionnaires. Stepwise mul...
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Aim This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of an educational board game in improving nursing students’ medication knowledge. Background Maintaining patient safety is a core practice for nurses. Medication management is a central principle of patient safety. Nurses acquire pharmacology knowledge and medication safety skills in the course of...
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Nursing students experience anxiety during clinical practicum, which may interfere with their learning of clinical practice. This study explored the practicum anxiety symptom experience of clinical nursing students. The methodology was a qualitative research design following a grounded theory approach. Research data were gathered via theoretical sa...
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This randomized controlled trial investigated the effects of yoga on menopausal symptoms and sleep quality across menopause statuses. Participants were randomly assigned to either the intervention or control group (n = 104 each), and those in the intervention group practiced yoga for 20 weeks. The participants completed the following questionnaires...
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Background: The popular intervention in avoiding diabetes complications in several countries is health education. However, a tailored care education approach based on the phenotyping of patients' abilities, preferences, cultural orientation is still unclear. Purpose: To discover elements and develop strategies to implement tailored care education f...
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Loneliness has become one of the most common psychological problems experienced by older adults. Previous studies have indicated that loneliness is correlated with poor physical and psychological health outcomes; therefore, it is important to pay attention to people experiencing loneliness. However, there is a lack of information regarding the prev...
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Loneliness is a negative emotional feeling often experienced by older residents in long‐term care facilities (LTCFs). Previous studies have shown that loneliness is related to depression, inferior quality of life, cardiovascular disease, and suicidal thoughts. Thus, it is important to understand older residents’ viewpoints about loneliness to provi...
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The vigorous development of information and communication technology has enabled great progress in the application of mobile learning in clinical nursing education. Mobile learning allows students to use the internet and mobile devices to access convenient, immediate learning anytime and anywhere to achieve ubiquitous learning. Smartphones have bec...
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Background Malnutrition is a factor associated with mortality, particularly for older residents in long-term care facilities. Aim This study aimed to evaluate the Minimum Data Set-based Screening for Nutritional Problem (MDS-SNP) and Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) in screening malnutrition among institutionalised older adults in Taiwan. Method...
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Background Loneliness is a common problem among older populations, and very few studies have examined loneliness among older adults in Taiwan. Aim This study aimed to understand the prevalence of loneliness and factors associated with it among older adults in Taiwan. Methods Data from the Taiwan Longitudinal Study of Aging collected in 2015 were...
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Background and objective Acquired accurate clinical nursing skills are among the most important core nursing competencies for nursing students, as nursing students' inadequate skill capacities might endanger patients' safety. Therefore, it is essential to develop teaching strategies to strengthen students' nursing skills. This study examined the ef...
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Background: Hand massage therapies have been used to relieve anxiety and pain in various clinical situations. The effects of machine-based hand massage on preoperative anxiety in ambulatory surgery settings have not been evaluated. The hypothesis examined in this study is that machine-based hand massage is as effective as physical massage in ambul...
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Background Perceived comfort levels of older people living in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) influence their health and wellbeing. Aim This study aimed to investigate the comfort levels and factors that contributed to comfort among older people living in LTCFs. Methods A cross-sectional research design was used. Sociodemographic profile, physi...
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Background: Taiwan has the world's highest prevalence of end-stage kidney disease, as well as the world's third highest incidence. The study investigated the effectiveness of a self-management program for enhancing health-related quality of life, self-care behaviors, and self-efficacy in patients with end-stage kidney disease undergoing hemodialys...
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This meta‐analysis aimed to examine the effects of mobile‐health‐based (mHealth) interventions on improving glycemic stability and quality of life (QOL) in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Various databases, including PubMed, Embase, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, ProQuest, Chinese Electronic Periodical Services, and China Knowledge Resource Integra...
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This study aims to explore how the families of patients with cancer respond to and act toward complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use. A qualitative research design based on grounded theory was adopted in this study. Semistructured and face-to-face in-depth interviews were conducted. Each participant was involved in a one-to-one individual...
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Objective: The Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness (ISMI) scale is widely used to examine internalized stigma among people with mental illness. However, an Indonesian version does not yet exist. We developed an Indonesian translation of the ISMI scale and assessed its psychometric properties. Method: We included 280 inpatients with mental illnes...
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Aim: To understand how medications managed by multidisciplinary team, suggestions for nursing management, and develop a framework for safe medication management in hospital-based outpatient. Background: More than 80% of hospital-based outpatient visits involve medication prescriptions, indicating the importance of safe medication management ther...
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Depression in older population is more common now. Due to increasing numbers of older patients in hospitals, nurses have more opportunities to care for these patients. Therefore, nurses should have correct knowledge of late-life depression and more favorable attitudes about depression. The study aimed to understand hospital nurses’ knowledge level...
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Objectives: To compare the prevalence of sleep disturbances in older adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) with that of age- and gender-matched controls and to determine the risk factors for post-TBI sleep disturbances and the effects of post-TBI disturbances on quality of life (QOL). Design: Cross-sectional case-comparison study. Participan...
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In long‐term care facilities (LTCFs), nurses are key healthcare providers for older residents who have depressive symptoms or depression; therefore, they need accurate knowledge of late‐life depression, positive attitudes towards depression, and confidence in providing depression care. This cluster‐randomized trial was designed to examine the effec...
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Aims and objectives To explore nurses' perceptions regarding providing psychological health care for older residents in long‐term care facilities (LTCFs). Background Loneliness and depressive symptoms are commonly observed among older residents living in LTCFs. Nurses are expected to provide holistic care including physical, psychological and soci...
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Dementia is typically classified into mild, moderate, and severe stages based on symptom severity. Prevention and early diagnosis is one of the care goals for dementia. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a transitional stage between the cognitive changes of normal aging and dementia. Initiating an appropriate treatment regimen and methods at a suff...
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Stimulating learning motivation and enhancing learning effectiveness are particularly difficult challenges for nursing educators in educating Generation Z learners, who are part of the first generation of true "digital natives". In response, teachers are beginning to integrate gamification techniques into their classrooms in order to motivate class...
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Introduction: Alcohol use among medical students not only causes a lot of problems for themselves but also impacts on other people including their families, friends, and even patients. A high prevalence of alcohol use and alcohol-related consequences among medical students were reported in Vietnam and in many countries. Drinking motives are the mos...
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The prevalence of depressive symptoms among older residents in long‐term care facilities (LTCFs) is high. Nurses are the main healthcare providers in LTCFs and also the persons responsible for detecting changes in residents’ mental function and providing subsequent care. Therefore, it is necessary to understand nurses’ knowledge, attitudes, and con...
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Background: The correct and appropriate performance of nursing skills by students can ensure patient safety and care quality. However, developing appropriate teaching and learning strategies to enhance nursing students' nursing skills and knowledge are challenging tasks for nursing faculty members. Nowadays, smartphones are popular mobile devices...
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The investigators aimed to explore the prevalence of depressive symptoms and associated factors among older residents with intact cognitive function in nursing homes in Taiwan. A cross‐sectional descriptive and correlational research design was used. A convenience sample of 178 older residents without cognitive impairment was recruited from 36 nurs...
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Stroke is ranked third among the top 10 causes of death in Taiwan. Besides a high mortality rate, stroke survivors are often left with physical or functional sequela. This study aimed to explore ischemic stroke patients' decision-making process using Western medicine (WM) and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This study is a qualitative...
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Aim and objectives: To investigate the knowledge of and attitudes toward palliative care for advanced dementia and their associations with demographics among nursing staff, including nurses and nursing assistants, in long-term care settings. Background: Nursing facilities are places where persons with dementia die; therefore, providing quality e...
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Background: In contemporary Taiwan, after giving birth, many women undertake a traditional postpartum practice called “doing the month”, which occurs in the medical context of postpartum nursing centres instead of at home. Thus, healthcare workers must identify and address the care needs of new mothers in this setting to improve the care of new mot...
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Background One in every three older adults who lives in a long-term-care facility in Taiwan has diabetes. Thus, examination of diabetes management for older adults in long-term-care facilities is warranted. Aims We investigated the current diabetes management for older adults, nurses’ knowledge of diabetes care, and the factors associated with nur...
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Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the effects of reminders, encouragement, and educational messages delivered by mobile phone on shoulder exercise compliance and improvements in shoulder function among patients with a frozen shoulder. Design and methods: A randomized controlled trial design was used. A convenience sample of patients...
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Background: The possibilities that nurses will take care of persons 65 years of age or older in hospitals and communities are increasing due to a growing aged population. Nursing students should be prepared to face the challenges of their future practice. Therefore, factors associated with nursing students' willingness to care for older adults nee...
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Aims Brisk walking may be a measure for reducing impacts of chronic diseases in middle-aged and older people. Understanding the perceptions of regular brisk walkers would be valuable for healthcare providers endeavoring to cultivate and promote regular brisk walking in middle-aged and older people. Therefore, the aim of this study was to explore an...
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Objectives This study attempted to describe stressors, levels of stress, and coping strategies of 20–45-year-old Taiwanese patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis. Methods A cross-sectional descriptive design was used. A convenience sample of 88 patients with a mean age of 38.55 years was recruited at six dialysis centers in southern Taiwan. Data...
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Aim: To compare health-related characteristics, nutrition-related factors and nutritional status of older adults living in rural and urban counties of Taiwan. Background: The older adult population of Taiwan is increasing. Furthermore, older people living in rural areas have shorter life expectancy and more chronic diseases than their urban coun...
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Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Taiwan. Poststroke older adults are often admitted to long-term care facilities. The impacts of the two concurrent life events of stroke and relocation may increase the risk of depression in stroke survivors. Depression in elderly stroke survivor residents of long-term care facilities has not been studi...
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This study aimed to explore the hand hygiene compliance among the nursing staff in Taiwanese freestanding nursing homes. A descriptive observational research design was used. A total of 782 opportunities for hand hygiene were observed by one trained research assistant in two freestanding nursing homes. The hand-hygiene observation tool was used to...
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Taiwanese public health nurses are increasingly required to act as case managers. However, little is known about nurses' knowledge and preparedness levels in assuming the responsibilities of case management. This article explores the knowledge and preparedness levels of experienced public health nurses related to case management. A cross-sectional...
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To revise items in the Cardiac Diet Self-Efficacy Scale, Chinese version (CDSE-C) using focus groups. There is limited literature on using focus groups with older adults as well as nursing and nutrition professionals to revise a questionnaire. A qualitative research with multi-perspective focus-group approach was used from February through June 200...
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Objectives Meeting care needs of nursing home residents is a significant element in providing the best quality care. A literature review revealed that there is poor understanding of the care needs of older residents from their own viewpoints within a nursing home context. Therefore, this study aimed to explore the older nursing home residents’ care...
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The purpose of this descriptive and comparative study was to examine gender differences relevant to pain intensity, opioid prescription patterns and opioid consumption in Taiwanese oncology outpatients. The 92 participants had been prescribed opioid analgesics for cancer-related pain at least once in the past week and were asked to complete the Bri...
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Social and behavioral scientists have proposed that a person's belief system crucially influences his or her behaviour, and therefore may affect outcomes of pain management. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between analgesic beliefs, analgesic adherence and pain experience amongst Taiwanese cancer outpatients. The cross-sec...
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Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships among the self-efficacy, professional commitment, and job satisfaction of diabetic health-care personnel. The research design was cross-sectional. Three teaching hospitals, one from each of northern, middle and southern parts of Taiwan, were selected for data collection and use...
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Content analysis is a methodology for objectively and systematically studying the content of communication in various formats. Content analysis in nursing research and nursing education is called qualitative content analysis. Qualitative content analysis is frequently applied to nursing research, as it allows researchers to determine categories ind...
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A selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor fluoxetine not only is widely used in the treatment of depression but also has an anti-inflammatory property. Glycogen synthase kinase-3beta (GSK-3β) is a vital factor in the inflammation process. How fluoxetine interferes with inflammation via a GSK-3β-dependent pathway remains unclear. The aim of this stud...
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Sphingomyelinase (SMase) regulates an activation of the sphingomyelin cycle. Recent studies have shown that it is a novel modulator of monoamine receptor and transporter functions; however, its mechanisms are not fully understood. Our previous studies have found that interferon-alpha (IFN-α) up-regulates serotonin (5-HT) transporter expression and...
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Ethnography, a qualitative research method developed within the field of anthropology, has been increasingly applied to a variety of fields, including sociology, education, and nursing. Ethnography works to understand the behavior and views of a particular cultural group from that group's own perspective. Traditionally, ethnography has been differe...
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It is important to take advantage of advancements in information technology, computers, and the Internet to analyze, manage, and process nursing data to improve the delivery of high quality patient care. Nursing informatics (NI)--which combines nursing, computer, and information sciences--has been recognized as a nursing specialty in the United Sta...
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This study has explored the culture of nursing home life as experienced by elderly nursing home residents in Taiwan in order to understand, describe and interpret their care needs. In December 2006, the elderly represented 10% of the total population of Taiwan, and this proportion is predicted to increase steadily. In turn, this increase suggested...

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