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Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Distinct Symptom-Functional Patterns/States Are Differentially Associated with Their Accurate Prognostic Awareness in the Last Six Months of Life.

J Palliat Med 2019 Jul 19;22(7):782-789. Epub 2019 Mar 19.

1 Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0538DOI Listing
July 2019

Preloss Psychosocial Resources Predict Depressive Symptom Trajectories Among Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Caregivers in Their First Two Years of Bereavement.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2019 Jul 16;58(1):29-38.e2. Epub 2019 Apr 16.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan; Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.04.003DOI Listing
July 2019

Extent and Determinants of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Concordance Between Preferred and Received Life-Sustaining Treatment States: An Advance Care Planning Randomized Trial in Taiwan.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2019 Jul 18;58(1):1-10.e10. Epub 2019 Apr 18.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan; School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan; Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.04.010DOI Listing
July 2019

Accurate prognostic awareness and preference states influence the concordance between terminally ill cancer patients' states of preferred and received life-sustaining treatments in the last 6 months of life.

Palliat Med 2019 Jun 12:269216319853488. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

2 Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216319853488DOI Listing
June 2019

Advance Care Planning Improves Psychological Symptoms But Not Quality of Life and Preferred End-of-Life Care of Patients With Cancer.

J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2019 Apr;17(4):311-320

gCollege of Nursing, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Science, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2018.7106DOI Listing
April 2019

Factors Predisposing Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Preferences for Distinct Patterns/States of Life-Sustaining Treatments Over Their Last Six Months.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2019 Feb 15;57(2):190-198.e2. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, R.O.C; Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.11.008DOI Listing
February 2019

Evolution and Predictors of Patient-Caregiver Concordance on States of Life-Sustaining Treatment Preferences over Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Last Six Months of Life.

J Palliat Med 2019 Jan 20;22(1):25-33. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

2 Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou , Taoyuan City, Taiwan .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0307DOI Listing
January 2019

Family Caregivers' Subjective Caregiving Burden, Quality of Life, and Depressive Symptoms Are Associated With Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Distinct Patterns of Conjoint Symptom Distress and Functional Impairment in Their Last Six Months of Life.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2019 01 27;57(1):64-72. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taiwan, ROC; Chang Gung University, School of Nursing, Taiwan, ROC; Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.09.009DOI Listing
January 2019

Changes in and modifiable patient- and family caregiver-related factors associated with cancer patients' high self-perceived burden to others at the end of life: A longitudinal study.

Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 2018 Nov 1;27(6):e12942. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12942DOI Listing
November 2018

Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Concordance Between Preferred Life-Sustaining Treatment States in Their Last Six Months of Life and Received Life-Sustaining Treatment States in Their Last Month: An Observational Study.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2018 10 17;56(4):509-518.e3. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.07.003DOI Listing
October 2018

Quality of life and psychological distress are differentially associated with distinct symptom-functional states in terminally ill cancer patients' last year of life.

Psychooncology 2018 09 29;27(9):2111-2118. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4775DOI Listing
September 2018

Distinct Patterns of Conjoint Symptom Distress and Functional Impairment in the Last Year of Life Predict Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Survival.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2018 06 13;55(6):1443-1451.e2. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taiwan, R.O.C.; School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taiwan, R.O.C.; Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.03.007DOI Listing
June 2018

Accurate Prognostic Awareness Facilitates, Whereas Better Quality of Life and More Anxiety Symptoms Hinder End-of-Life Care Discussions: A Longitudinal Survey Study in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Last Six Months of Life.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2018 04 29;55(4):1068-1076. Epub 2017 Dec 29.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC; Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.12.485DOI Listing
April 2018

Hospice Exposure Is Associated With Lower Health Care Expenditures in Taiwanese Cancer Decedents' Last Year of Life: A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2018 03 1;55(3):755-765.e5. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Department of Nursing, Graduate School of Nursing, Tao-Yuan, Chang Gung University, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan R.O.C; Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan R.O.C. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.10.010DOI Listing
March 2018

Prolonged grief disorder and depression are distinct for caregivers across their first bereavement year.

Psychooncology 2018 03 24;27(3):1027-1034. Epub 2018 Jan 24.

School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4629DOI Listing
March 2018

Trajectories of depressive symptoms for bereaved family members of chronically ill patients: a systematic review.

J Clin Nurs 2017 Dec 23;26(23-24):3784-3799. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13720DOI Listing
December 2017

Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatments Examined by Hidden Markov Modeling Are Mostly Stable in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Last Six Months of Life.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 11 4;54(5):628-636.e2. Epub 2017 Aug 4.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, ROC; Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.042DOI Listing
November 2017

Transitions in Prognostic Awareness Among Terminally Ill Cancer Patients in Their Last 6 Months of Life Examined by Multi-State Markov Modeling.

Oncologist 2017 09 6;22(9):1135-1142. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, and Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2017-0068DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5599205PMC
September 2017

Quality of Life After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Pediatric Survivors: Comparison With Healthy Controls and Risk Factors.

Cancer Nurs 2016 Nov/Dec;39(6):502-509

Author Affiliations: Department of Nursing, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan (Dr Liu); Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou (Dr Jaing); Department of Nursing, Hungkuang University, Taichung, and National Taiwan University, Taipei (Dr Y.-C. Chen); School of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan (Drs Tang and M.-L. Chen); Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, Cheng Kung University, Tainan (Dr Li); and Department of Nursing (Ms Wen) and Child Psychiatry (Dr Chang), Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000339DOI Listing
July 2017

Terminally Ill Taiwanese Cancer Patients' and Family Caregivers' Agreement on Patterns of Life-Sustaining Treatment Preferences Is Poor to Fair and Declines Over a Decade: Results From Two Independent Cross-Sectional Studies.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 07 24;54(1):35-45.e4. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.02.013DOI Listing
July 2017

Changes in and Determinants of Quality of Life in Patients With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Undergoing Initial Chemotherapy.

J Nurs Res 2017 Jun;25(3):203-215

1MSN, Staff Nurse, Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital 2MD, Professor, Division of Thoracic Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou 3PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Chang Gung University 4DNSc, Professor, School of Nursing, Chang Gung University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JNR.0000000000000148DOI Listing
June 2017

Current status of accurate prognostic awareness in advanced/terminally ill cancer patients: Systematic review and meta-regression analysis.

Palliat Med 2017 05 4;31(5):406-418. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

4 School of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216316663976DOI Listing
May 2017

Escalating Health Care Expenditures in Cancer Decedents' Last Year of Life: A Decade of Evidence from a Retrospective Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan.

Oncologist 2017 04 23;22(4):460-469. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, Republic of China

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2016-0283DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5388370PMC
April 2017

Impact of high self-perceived burden to others with preferences for end-of-life care and its determinants for terminally ill cancer patients: a prospective cohort study.

Psychooncology 2017 01 7;26(1):102-108. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4107DOI Listing
January 2017

Longitudinal Changes in and Modifiable Predictors of the Prevalence of Severe Depressive Symptoms for Family Caregivers of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients over the First Two Years of Bereavement.

J Palliat Med 2017 01 29;20(1):15-22. Epub 2016 Nov 29.

3 Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine , Tao-Yuan, Taiwan .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2016.0116DOI Listing
January 2017

Trend in and Correlates of Undergoing Radiotherapy in Taiwanese Cancer Patients' Last Month of Life.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 09 3;52(3):395-403. Epub 2016 Jun 3.

Chang Gung University Graduate School of Nursing and Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.03.011DOI Listing
September 2016

Characteristics and Correlates of Increasing Use of Surgery in Taiwanese Cancer Patients' Last Month of Life, 2001-2010.

Ann Surg 2016 08;264(2):283-90

*National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan†School of Gerontology Health Management and Master Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan‡Cancer Care Ontario and Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada§Department of General Surgery, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, and Mackay Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, New Taipei City, Taiwan¶Department of Nursing, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan||Chang Gung University, Graduate School of Nursing, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001373DOI Listing
August 2016

A Decade of Changes in Family Caregivers' Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatments for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients at End of Life in the Context of a Family-Oriented Society.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 05 26;51(5):907-915.e2. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

School of Nursing, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China; Department of Nursing, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.12.326DOI Listing
May 2016

Receipt of Life-Sustaining Treatments for Taiwanese Pediatric Patients Who Died of Cancer in 2001 to 2010: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Apr;95(16):e3461

From the School of Gerontology Health Management and Master's Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University (Y-NH); National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes (T-WL); Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University (D-TL); Department of Nursing, College of Medicine and Nursing, Hung Kuang University (Y-CC); Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University College of Medicine (J-SC); and School of Nursing, Chang Gung University and Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung (STT), Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000003461DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4845852PMC
April 2016

Prevalence of severe depressive symptoms increases as death approaches and is associated with disease burden, tangible social support, and high self-perceived burden to others.

Support Care Cancer 2016 Jan 3;24(1):83-91. Epub 2015 May 3.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-015-2747-0DOI Listing
January 2016

A Decade of Changes in Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatments Among Terminally Ill Patients With Cancer.

J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2015 Dec;13(12):1510-8

From Chang Gung University, School of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan; National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan; Department of International Business, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Oncology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei City Hospital, Ren'ai Branch, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Hemato-Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua City, Changhua County, Tawian; Division of Hematology-Oncology Department of Medicine, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Hemato-oncology, Taipei Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Nursing, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan; and Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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December 2015

Determinants of Hospital Death for Taiwanese Pediatric Cancer Decedents, 2001-2010.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Nov 8;50(5):685-92. Epub 2015 Jul 8.

School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.06.008DOI Listing
November 2015

Increasing Receipt of High-Tech/High-Cost Imaging and Its Determinants in the Last Month of Taiwanese Patients With Metastatic Cancer, 2001-2010: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Aug;94(32):e1354

From the National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County (T-WL); School of Gerontology Health Management and Master's Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University (Y-NH); Department of Radiology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei (TCS); and Chang Gung University, School of Nursing, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, R.O.C. (STT).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000001354DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4616695PMC
August 2015

Threatened with death but growing: changes in and determinants of posttraumatic growth over the dying process for Taiwanese terminally ill cancer patients.

Psychooncology 2015 Feb 5;24(2):147-54. Epub 2014 Jul 5.

School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3616DOI Listing
February 2015

Physician-patient end-of-life care discussions: correlates and associations with end-of-life care preferences of cancer patients-a cross-sectional survey study.

Palliat Med 2014 Dec 25;28(10):1222-30. Epub 2014 Jun 25.

Chest Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216314540974DOI Listing
December 2014

Trajectory and predictors of quality of life during the dying process: roles of perceived sense of burden to others and posttraumatic growth.

Support Care Cancer 2014 Nov 28;22(11):2957-64. Epub 2014 May 28.

School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, 333, Taiwan, Republic of China,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-014-2288-yDOI Listing
November 2014

Determinants of preference for home death among terminally ill patients with cancer in Taiwan: a cross-sectional survey study.

J Nurs Res 2014 Mar;22(1):37-44

1MSN, RN, Instructor, Department of Nursing, Kang-Ning Junior College of Medical Care and Management, and Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science at Chang Gung University 2PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Tzu Chi University 3PhD, RN, Department of Nursing, Fu Jen Catholic University 4DNSc, RN, Professor, School of Nursing, Chang Gung University.

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March 2014

Trajectories of caregiver depressive symptoms while providing end-of-life care.

Psychooncology 2013 Dec 13;22(12):2702-10. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

Graduate School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3334DOI Listing
December 2013

Latent class analysis identifies three subtypes of aggressive end-of-life care: a population-based study in Taiwan.

Eur J Cancer 2013 Oct 4;49(15):3284-91. Epub 2013 Jun 4.

School of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2013.05.005DOI Listing
October 2013

End-of-life decision making in Taiwan: healthcare practice is rooted in local culture and laws that should be adjusted to patients' best interests.

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J Med Ethics 2013 Jun 7;39(6):387-8. Epub 2012 Jun 7.

School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan 333, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2012-100760DOI Listing
June 2013

Course and predictors of depressive symptoms among family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients until their death.

Psychooncology 2013 Jun 27;22(6):1312-8. Epub 2012 Jul 27.

Graduate School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3141DOI Listing
June 2013

Longitudinal changes and predictors of caregiving burden while providing end-of-life care for terminally ill cancer patients.

J Palliat Med 2013 Jun 4;16(6):632-7. Epub 2013 Apr 4.

School of Nursing, China Medical University and China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2012.0499DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3667422PMC
June 2013

Trajectory and influencing factors of depressive symptoms in family caregivers before and after the death of terminally ill patients with cancer.

Oncol Nurs Forum 2013 Jan;40(1):E32-40

School of Nursing, Cardinal Tien College of Healthcare and Management, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1188/13.ONF.E32-E40DOI Listing
January 2013

Meta-analysis of cultural differences in Western and Asian patient-perceived barriers to managing cancer pain.

Palliat Med 2012 Apr 7;26(3):206-21. Epub 2011 Apr 7.

Chang Gung University, Graduate School of Nursing, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216311402711DOI Listing
April 2012

Use of chemotherapy at the end of life among Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006.

Acta Oncol 2012 Apr 27;51(4):505-11. Epub 2012 Jan 27.

National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/0284186X.2011.653440DOI Listing
April 2012

Impact of age on end-of-life care for adult Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006.

Palliat Med 2012 Jan 23;26(1):80-8. Epub 2011 May 23.

Chang Gung University, School of Nursing, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216311406989DOI Listing
January 2012

Impact of availability of an inpatient hospice unit on the parent hospital's quality of palliative care for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2011 Sep 31;42(3):400-9. Epub 2011 Mar 31.

Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2010.12.011DOI Listing
September 2011

Pediatric end-of-life care for Taiwanese children who died as a result of cancer from 2001 through 2006.

J Clin Oncol 2011 Mar 28;29(7):890-4. Epub 2010 Dec 28.

Chang Gung University, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2010.32.5639DOI Listing
March 2011

Aggressive end-of-life care significantly influenced propensity for hospice enrollment within the last three days of life for Taiwanese cancer decedents.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2011 Jan;41(1):68-78

College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China; Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2010.04.018DOI Listing
January 2011

What really matters in pain management for terminally ill cancer patients in Taiwan.

J Palliat Care 2010 ;26(3):151-8

Graduate School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan 333.

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December 2010

A population-based study on the determinants of hospice utilization in the last year of life for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006.

Psychooncology 2010 Nov;19(11):1213-20

Chang Gung University, Graduate School of Nursing, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan; Nursing Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Branch, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1690DOI Listing
November 2010

Determinants of ICU care in the last month of life for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001 to 2006.

Chest 2010 Nov 2;138(5):1071-7. Epub 2010 Apr 2.

Institute of Health and Welfare Policy, National Yang-Ming University, Kwei-Shan Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.09-2662DOI Listing
November 2010

Propensity for home death among Taiwanese cancer decedents in 2001-2006, determined by services received at end of life.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 Oct;40(4):566-74

Graduate School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2010.01.020DOI Listing
October 2010

Diffusion effects of an inpatient hospice unit on improving the parent hospital's pain management of terminally ill cancer patients not receiving hospice care in Taiwan.

Authors:
Siew Tzuh Tang

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Cancer pain as the presenting problem in emergency departments: incidence and related factors.

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A population-based study on the prevalence and determinants of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the last month of life for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006.

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Supporting cancer patients dying at home or at a hospital for Taiwanese family caregivers.

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Graduate School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan 333, ROC.

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Determinants of aggressive end-of-life care for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001 to 2006.

J Clin Oncol 2009 Sep 24;27(27):4613-8. Epub 2009 Aug 24.

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Psychometric testing of the Caregiver Quality of Life Index-Cancer on a Taiwanese family caregiver sample.

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Graduate Institute of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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Quality of care for lung cancer in Taiwan: a pattern of care based on core measures in the Taiwan Cancer Database registry.

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Trajectory and determinants of the quality of life of family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients in Taiwan.

Qual Life Res 2008 Apr 15;17(3):387-95. Epub 2008 Feb 15.

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Hospice utilization in Taiwan by cancer patients who died between 2000 and 2004.

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Predictors of the extent of agreement for quality of life assessments between terminally ill cancer patients and their primary family caregivers in Taiwan.

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Qual Life Res 2006 Apr;15(3):391-404; discussion 405-9

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The silent killer: psychological issues in ovarian cancer.

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Utilization of comprehensive geriatric assessment in cancer patients.

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Cancer diagnosis and prognosis in Taiwan: patient preferences versus experiences.

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When death is imminent: where terminally ill patients with cancer prefer to die and why.

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Use of family proxies in quality of life research for cancer patients at the end of life: a literature review.

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Instrument translation and evaluation of equivalence and psychometric properties: the Chinese Sense of Coherence Scale.

J Nurs Meas 2002 Spring-Summer;10(1):59-76

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Influencing factors of place of death among home care patients with cancer in Taiwan.

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Cancer Nurs 2002 Apr;25(2):158-66

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Appropriate time frames for data collection in quality of life research among cancer patients at the end of life.

Qual Life Res 2002 Mar;11(2):145-55

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