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Impact of a 3-Day High-Altitude Trek on Xue Mountain (3886 m), Taiwan, on the Emotional States of Children: A Prospective Observational Study.

High Alt Med Biol 2019 Mar 13;20(1):28-34. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

15 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia , Vancouver, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ham.2018.0086DOI Listing
March 2019

Traffic Intensity of Patients and Physicians in the Emergency Department: A Queueing Approach for Physician Utilization.

J Emerg Med 2018 Nov 22;55(5):718-725. Epub 2018 Sep 22.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Branch and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Department of Emergency Medicine, China Medical University Hospital and School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.07.024DOI Listing
November 2018

Predicting Length of Stay among Patients Discharged from the Emergency Department-Using an Accelerated Failure Time Model.

PLoS One 2017 20;12(1):e0165756. Epub 2017 Jan 20.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0165756PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5249112PMC
August 2017

Is initial C-reactive protein level associated with corticosteroid use in lupus erythematosus patients during a bacterial infection episode?

Immunol Lett 2017 05 9;185:84-89. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Linko, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01652478163022
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.imlet.2017.03.008DOI Listing
May 2017

Analyzing Factors Affecting Emergency Department Length of Stay-Using a Competing Risk-accelerated Failure Time Model.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Apr;95(14):e3263

From the Department of Emergency Medicine (C-HC, T-FC, C-JN), Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (C-HC, H-HC), College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and School of Oral Hygiene (AM-FY), College of Oral Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000003263DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4998795PMC
April 2016

Successful childbirth after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in previous pregnancy: two case reports.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2016 Mar 17;198:168-169. Epub 2015 Dec 17.

Department of Anesthesiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2015.11.008DOI Listing
March 2016

Incidence and risk factors associated with acute mountain sickness in children trekking on Jade Mountain, Taiwan.

J Travel Med 2016 Jan 18;23(1). Epub 2016 Jan 18.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung Branch, Keelung, Taiwan, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/tav008DOI Listing
January 2016

Outcomes of an emergency department intensive care unit in a tertiary medical center in Taiwan: An observational study.

J Crit Care 2015 Jun 14;30(3):444-8. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou, Kweishan, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2015.01.010DOI Listing
June 2015

Rate of ascent and acute mountain sickness at high altitude.

Clin J Sport Med 2015 Mar;25(2):95-104

*Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan; †Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan; ‡Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan; §Department of Emergency Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; ¶Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; ‖Department of Emergency, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; **Department of Occupation Medicine, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan; ††Department of Emergency Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; ‡‡Department of Physical Education, National Taitung University, Taitung, Taiwan; and §§Department of Emergency Medicine, Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000098DOI Listing
March 2015

Risk factors associated with complications in patients with chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia in emergency department.

Hematol Oncol 2013 Dec 9;31(4):189-96. Epub 2013 Jan 9.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hon.2040DOI Listing
December 2013

Rhodiola crenulata extract for prevention of acute mountain sickness: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2013 Oct 31;13:298. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Wu-Hsing Street, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-13-298DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4228457PMC
October 2013

Different duration of high-altitude pre-exposure associated with the incidence of acute mountain sickness on Jade Mountain.

Am J Emerg Med 2013 Jul 18;31(7):1113-7. Epub 2013 May 18.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2013.03.028DOI Listing
July 2013

Association of plasma concentration of small heat shock protein B7 with acute coronary syndrome.

Circ J 2012 20;76(9):2226-33. Epub 2012 Jun 20.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkuo, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.cj-12-0238DOI Listing
February 2013

Prospective study of computed tomography in patients with suspected acute appendicitis and low Alvarado score.

Am J Emerg Med 2012 Oct 26;30(8):1597-601. Epub 2011 Dec 26.

Department of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kwei-Shan Shiang, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2011.10.021DOI Listing
October 2012

A multinational randomised study comparing didactic lectures with case scenario in a severe sepsis medical simulation course.

Emerg Med J 2012 Jul 27;29(7):559-64. Epub 2011 Jul 27.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung Branch, Keelung City, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2011-200068DOI Listing
July 2012

Depressed sympathovagal balance predicts mortality in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Am J Emerg Med 2012 Jun 12;30(5):651-6. Epub 2011 May 12.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Branch, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan 333, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2011.02.037DOI Listing
June 2012

Change in oxygen saturation does not predict acute mountain sickness on Jade Mountain.

Wilderness Environ Med 2012 Jun;23(2):122-7

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2012.03.014DOI Listing
June 2012

Spontaneous lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm bleeding: a case report.

J Emerg Med 2012 Mar 23;42(3):299-300. Epub 2009 Dec 23.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2009.08.065DOI Listing
March 2012

Tuberculous peritonitis: analysis of 211 cases in Taiwan.

Dig Liver Dis 2012 Feb 25;44(2):111-7. Epub 2011 Sep 25.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dld.2011.08.020DOI Listing
February 2012

Acute urinary retention as the initial manifestation of Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Am J Emerg Med 2011 Jul 3;29(6):696.e3-4. Epub 2010 Aug 3.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2010.06.013DOI Listing
July 2011

An uncommon cause of heart failure: cardiac sarcomas in the left atrium.

J Emerg Med 2011 Jun 9;40(6):e123-4. Epub 2009 Mar 9.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2008.11.025DOI Listing
June 2011

Procalcitonin as a biomarker for bacterial infections in patients with liver cirrhosis in the emergency department.

Acad Emerg Med 2011 Feb 28;18(2):121-6. Epub 2011 Jan 28.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung Branch, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00991.xDOI Listing
February 2011

Evaluation of the value of rapid D-dimer test in conjunction with cardiac troponin I test for early risk stratification of myocardial infarction.

J Thromb Thrombolysis 2010 Nov;30(4):472-8

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11239-010-0469-1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11239-010-0469-1DOI Listing
November 2010

Comparison between Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale and Taiwan Triage System in emergency departments.

J Formos Med Assoc 2010 Nov;109(11):828-37

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0929-6646(10)60128-3DOI Listing
November 2010

Epidemiology of acute mountain sickness on Jade Mountain, Taiwan: an annual prospective observational study.

High Alt Med Biol 2010 ;11(1):43-9

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ham.2009.1063DOI Listing
July 2010

Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy as the initial presentation of lupus.

Am J Emerg Med 2009 Sep;27(7):900.e3-5

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2008.11.006DOI Listing
September 2009

Comparisons of ice packs, hot water immersion, and analgesia injection for the treatment of centipede envenomations in Taiwan.

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2009 Aug;47(7):659-62

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Kuei-Shang County, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650802084821DOI Listing
August 2009

Medical problems requiring mountain rescues from 1985 to 2007 in Yu-Shan National Park, Taiwan.

High Alt Med Biol 2009 ;10(1):77-82

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ham.2008.1070DOI Listing
July 2009

Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia masquerading as pneumonia--a rare cause of non-traumatic hemothorax.

Am J Emerg Med 2009 Feb;27(2):252.e1-2

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2008.06.025DOI Listing
February 2009

Tet spell in an adult.

Am J Emerg Med 2009 Jan;27(1):130.e3-130.e5

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2008.04.023DOI Listing
January 2009

Traumatic vertebral artery dissection and Wallenberg syndrome after a motorcycle collision.

Am J Emerg Med 2009 Jan;27(1):131.e1-131.e3

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2008.04.025DOI Listing
January 2009

[Guidelines for the general management of patients with acute ischemic stroke].

Acta Neurol Taiwan 2008 Dec;17(4):275-94

Department of Neurology and Stroke Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, Taiwan.

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December 2008

Decreased renal parenchymal density on unenhanced helical computed tomography for diagnosis of ureteral stone disease in emergent patients with acute flank pain.

Chang Gung Med J 2008 Mar-Apr;31(2):182-9

Division of Emergency and Critical Care Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging and Intervention, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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July 2008

Cardiac tamponade: a new complication in a patient with mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and strokelike episodes.

Am J Emerg Med 2008 Mar;26(3):382.e1-2

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou 333, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2007.05.027DOI Listing
March 2008

Acute appendicitis in the octogenarians and beyond: a comparison with younger geriatric patients.

Am J Med Sci 2007 Oct;334(4):255-9

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, No. 5 Fu-Hsing Street, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAJ.0b013e3180ca8eeaDOI Listing
October 2007

Uneven distribution of ethanol in rat brain following acute administration, with the highest level in the striatum.

J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2007 Sep;68(5):649-53

Department of Emergency Medicine,Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Gueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15288/jsad.2007.68.649DOI Listing
September 2007

Cardiac tamponade secondary to haemopericardium in a patient on warfarin.

Emerg Med J 2007 Sep;24(9):679-80

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University and medical college, Linkou, Taiwan.

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http://emj.bmj.com/cgi/doi/10.1136/emj.2007.049643
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emj.2007.049643DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2464639PMC
September 2007

Risk scoring systems to predict need for clinical intervention for patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding.

Am J Emerg Med 2007 Sep;25(7):774-9

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Puzih City, Chiayi County 613, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2006.12.024DOI Listing
September 2007

Extensive anterolateral myocardial infarction caused by left main coronary artery dissection after blunt chest trauma: a case report.

Am J Emerg Med 2007 Sep;25(7):858.e3-5

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, 33375 Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2007.01.020DOI Listing
September 2007

Risk factors associated with perforated appendicitis in elderly patients presenting with signs and symptoms of acute appendicitis.

ANZ J Surg 2007 Aug;77(8):662-6

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1445-2197.2007.04182.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-2197.2007.04182.xDOI Listing
August 2007

Utility of impedance cardiography for dyspneic patients in the ED.

Am J Emerg Med 2007 May;25(4):437-41

Department of Emergent Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linko Medical Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2006.10.009DOI Listing
May 2007

Atrial flutter with cardiac tamponade as initial presentation of tuberculosis pericarditis.

Am J Emerg Med 2007 Jan;25(1):108-10

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2006.05.023DOI Listing
January 2007

Diagnostic value of the helical CT scan for traumatic aortic injury: correlation with mortality and early rupture.

J Emerg Med 2006 Apr;30(3):277-82

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2005.08.004DOI Listing
April 2006

The influence of cardiopulmonary resuscitation without defibrillation on serum levels of cardiac enzymes: a time course study of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors.

Resuscitation 2006 Mar 27;68(3):343-9. Epub 2005 Dec 27.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu-Hsing Street, Kwei Shan Hsiang, Tao-Yuan Hsien, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2005.07.018DOI Listing
March 2006

Ajuga nipponensis Makino poisoning.

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2005 ;43(6):583-5

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Guang Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1081/clt-200068850DOI Listing
November 2005

Diagnosis of acute flank pain caused by ureteral stones: value of combined direct and indirect signs on IVU and unenhanced helical CT.

Eur Radiol 2004 Sep 2;14(9):1634-40. Epub 2004 Apr 2.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu-Hsing St., Gueishan, 33333 Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-004-2309-1DOI Listing
September 2004

Acute Cycas seed poisoning in Taiwan.

J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 2004 ;42(1):49-54

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan Hsiang, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1081/clt-120028744DOI Listing
April 2004

Procalcitonin as a marker of bacterial infection in the emergency department: an observational study.

Crit Care 2004 Feb 20;8(1):R12-20. Epub 2003 Nov 20.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Medical Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/cc2396DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC420058PMC
February 2004

Designation of a new training model of a local disaster medical system with tabletop exercises.

Chang Gung Med J 2003 Dec;26(12):879-88

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei.

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December 2003

Altered neutrophil apoptosis activity is reversed by melatonin in liver ischemia-reperfusion.

J Pineal Res 2003 May;34(4):260-4

Departments of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1034/j.1600-079x.2003.t01-1-00031.xDOI Listing
May 2003

Emergency medical preparedness and response to a Singapore airliner crash.

Acad Emerg Med 2002 Mar;9(3):194-8

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1553-2712.2002.tb00243.xDOI Listing
March 2002

Button battery ingestion: an analysis of 25 cases.

Chang Gung Med J 2002 Mar;25(3):169-74

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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March 2002