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

Wei-Lun Liu

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

Hsin-Lan Lin

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

Chih-Cheng Lai

dtmed141@gmail.com

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

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

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