About the Authors

Chia-Lin Chou

Affiliation Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Chia-Yu Chou

Affiliations Department of Critical Care Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department and Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, College of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualian, Taiwan

Chia-Chen Hsu

Affiliation Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Yueh-Ching Chou

ycchou@vghtpe.gov.tw

Affiliations Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department and Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Tzeng-Ji Chen

Affiliations Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Li-Fang Chou

Affiliation Department of Public Finance, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CYC TJC YCC. Performed the experiments: CYC TJC YCC. Analyzed the data: YCC CYC TJC CLC CCH LFC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YCC TJC. Wrote the paper: YCC CYC TJC CLC.