Yung-Cheng Su

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BACKGROUND It is known that the risk of dementia in patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) is higher. However, the relationship between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and dementia has never been established. OBJECTIVES We investigated the incidences of dementia among patients with mTBI in Taiwan to evaluate if there is higher(More)
BACKGROUND The intensive physical and psychological stress of emergency medicine has evoked concerns about whether emergency physicians could work in the emergency department for their entire careers. Results of previous studies of the attrition rates of emergency physicians are conflicting, but the study samples and designs were limited. OBJECTIVE To use(More)
BACKGROUND It is known that the risk of stroke in patients with traumatic brain injury might be increased. However, the relationship between mild traumatic brain injury and ischemic stroke has never been established. We conducted a study of patients in Taiwan with mild traumatic brain injury to evaluate if they had a higher risk of stroke compared with the(More)
BACKGROUND The risk of acute pancreatitis in patients on long-term peritoneal dialysis is higher as compared to the general population. However, the relationship between long-term hemodialysis and acute pancreatitis has never been established. OBJECTIVES We investigated the incidence of acute pancreatitis among patients on long-term hemodialysis in Taiwan(More)
BACKGROUND It is known that the risk of death in elderly patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury is increased. However, the relationship between mild traumatic brain injury and death has never been established. We investigated the mortality rates of older patients with mild traumatic brain injury in Taiwan to evaluate if there is a higher(More)
BACKGROUND Dizziness and vertigo symptoms are commonly seen in emergency room (ER). However, these patients are often discharged without a definite diagnosis. Conflicting data regarding the vascular event risk among the dizziness or vertigo patients have been reported. This study aims to determine the risk of developing stroke or cardiovascular events in ER(More)
The proposed bidirectional relationship between acute pancreatitis (AP) and diabetes has never been examined with the same source of data. Furthermore, the effects of disease severity on this relationship have not been fully evaluated. The present study employed the findings from a single database to measure the strength of the association between AP and(More)
BACKGROUND During cardiac arrest, end-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) monitoring is recommended as a chest compression performance indicator. However, its frequency of use during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and its benefits have never been evaluated in real clinical situations. OBJECTIVE We investigated OHCA patients in Taiwan to evaluate the(More)
Collaboration among healthcare organizations depends on coordination, communication and control among healthcare organizations and effective sharing of medical information and knowledge. Medical services are knowledge-intensive activities. All information, knowledge, techniques and experience should be integrated, managed and shared using the Internet and(More)
Although the relationship between diabetes and pancreatic cancer has been studied, the effects of glycemic control on pancreatic cancer have never been evaluated. This study investigates the relationship between glycemic control and pancreatic cancer.Data from 1 million National Health Insurance beneficiaries were screened. The study cohort consisted of(More)