Ya Ping Fan

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OBJECTIVES To develop and validate a nutritional screening tool (CNS) for elderly Chinese subjects in the institutional setting. DESIGN Using the MNA as a guide, a questionnaire was developed appropriate for the Chinese health care system, diet, food customs and culture, using physician assessment for comparison. PARTICIPANTS 200 men and 200 women aged(More)
The study reported in this paper examined the characteristics of elderly people undergoing cataract surgery and compared patient perspectives and satisfaction, outcome, costs, reported health problems and social circumstances of day surgery patients and hospital inpatients. The study sample was drawn from the client database of a health insurance fund and(More)
Essay standards are generally determined by teachers' subjective opinions. The tacit knowledge requires choosing correct type of communication media and picking a suitable knowledge transfer mechanism. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to reduce the subjectively in feedback to student essays. The quasi-experimental method is used. The result shows(More)
Pig farmers and veterinarians have high prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) due to the occupational livestock exposure, while few reported this association on slaughterhouse workers. We conducted this cross-sectional study to explore the phenotypic and molecular characteristics of S. aureus and MRSA in slaughterhouse pig-related(More)
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