Chien-Ning Tseng

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BACKGROUND The well-documented physical benefits of exercise and the value of exercise for improving mental health have raised the profile and role of exercise in healthcare. However, studies evaluating the effects of exercise on neurocognitive function have produced equivocal results. PURPOSE This study was designed to examine the effectiveness of(More)
AIM This paper is a report of a study conducted to determine the prevalence and predictors of persistent and transient cognitive decline in older hospitalized patients over 6 months after hospital discharge. BACKGROUND Cognitive decline occurs in 16-35.5% of older hospitalized patients, but this decline may be persistent rather than transient.(More)
AIM This paper reports an evaluation of a range-of-motion exercise programme aimed at improving joint flexibility, activity function, perception of pain, and depressive symptoms in a sample of stroke survivors in long-term care facilities. BACKGROUND The benefits of physical rehabilitation for stroke survivors have been well established. There is,(More)
BACKGROUND Incontinence is a common problem faced by family caregivers that is recognized as a major burden and predictor of institutionalization. However, few studies have evaluated the experiences of family caregivers caring for stroke survivors with incontinence. PURPOSE To describe experiences of caregivers managing incontinence in stroke survivors.(More)
BACKGROUND New graduates report intense stress during the transition from school to their first work settings. Managing this transition is important to reduce turnover rates. This study compared the effects of an externship program and a corporate-academic cooperation program on enhancing junior college students' nursing competence and retention rates in(More)
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