About the Authors

Hung-Jen Tang

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, Department of Health and Nutrition, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan

Chih-Cheng Lai

Affiliation Department of Intensive Care Medicine, and Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan

Hsin-Lan Lin

Affiliation Department of Nursing, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan

Chien-Ming Chao

ccm870958@yahoo.com.tw

Affiliations Department of Intensive Care Medicine, and Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan, Department of Nursing, Min-Hwei College of Health Care Management, Tainan, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HJT. Performed the experiments: CCL. Analyzed the data: CCL HLL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HLL. Wrote the paper: HJT CMC.