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Clinical Nocardia species: Identification, clinical characteristics, and antimicrobial susceptibility in Shandong, China.

Shu-Hua Lu, Zhen-Wen Qian, Pei-Pei Mou, Lian Xie,

Nocardia is a pathogen responsible for a variety of clinical infections. Here, we aimed to investigate the species distribution, clinical manifestations, and antimicrobial susceptibility of Nocardia species over 3 years in two tertiary general hospitals in China. In this retrospective study, a total of 27 Nocardia species were isolated from ... Read more >>

Bosn J Basic Med Sci (Bosnian journal of basic medical sciences)
[2020, 20(4):531-538]

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A "Sit Less, Walk More" Workplace Intervention for Office Workers: Long-Term Efficacy of a Quasi-Experimental Study.

Yun-Ping Lin, OiSaeng Hong, Chiu-Chu Lin, Shu-Hua Lu, Meei-Maan Chen, Kwo-Chen Lee,

OBJECTIVE:This study tested the maintenance outcomes of a 3-month Sit Less, Walk More (SLWM) workplace intervention for office workers compared with usual care at 12 months from the baseline. METHOD:A quasi-experimental study was conducted in two workplaces. The intervention group (n = 51) received multi-component intervention and the comparison group (n = 50) received ... Read more >>

J. Occup. Environ. Med. (Journal of occupational and environmental medicine)
[2018, 60(6):e290-e299]

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Effect of Chinese Herbal Medicine Jinlida Granule in Treatment of Patients with Impaired Glucose Tolerance.

Ya-Lin Shi, Wen-Juan Liu, Xiao-Fang Zhang, Wei-Juan Su, Ning-Ning Chen, Shu-Hua Lu, Li-Ying Wang, Xiu-Lin Shi, Zhi-Bin Li, Shu-Yu Yang,

Diabetes mellitus (DM) remains a major health problem worldwide. Several clinical trials have shown the superiority of the Traditional Chinese Medicine in delaying or reversing the development and progression of DM. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of Jinlida (JLD) granule, a Chinese herbal recipe, in the treatment of ... Read more >>

Chin. Med. J. (Chinese medical journal)
[2016, 129(19):2281-2286]

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The Burden of Caregiving and Sleep Disturbance Among Family Caregivers of Advanced Cancer Patients.

Kwo-Chen Lee, Jia-Jean Yiin, Shu-Hua Lu, Yann-Fen Chao,

Sleep disturbance may cause physical and psychological problems. The relationship between sleep disturbance and the burden of caregiving among family caregivers (FCs) has not previously been investigated.The purposes of this study were to (1) assess subjective and objective information on the sleep patterns of FCs of advanced cancer patients and ... Read more >>

Cancer Nurs (Cancer nursing)
[2015, 38(4):E10-8]

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Sleep disturbances and related factors among family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer.

Kwo-Chen Lee, Jia-Jean Yiin, Pi-Chu Lin, Shu-Hua Lu,

Sleep disturbances among family caregivers (FCs) are common in advanced cancer. The comprehensive factors for sleep disturbances among the FCs of patients with cancer have not been investigated in Taiwan. The purposes of this study were to investigate the sleep disturbances among the FCs of patients with advanced cancer and ... Read more >>

Psychooncology (Psycho-oncology)
[2015, 24(12):1632-1638]

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Fever presentation and associated factors in patients with healthcare-associated bacteraemia.

Shu-Hua Lu, Po-Jui Yu, Yu-Tzu Dai,

Bacteraemia is a systemic infection associated with strong febrile immune reactions. Fever definitions, fever intensity and other factors might affect the recognition, management and prognosis of patients with bacteraemia. A prospective observational design was used to study 412 consecutive Taiwanese patients with healthcare-associated bacteraemia. The study variables were fever intensity, ... Read more >>

Int J Nurs Pract (International journal of nursing practice)
[2016, 22(1):98-107]

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Correlation Between Body Temperature and Survival Rate in Patients With Hospital-Acquired Bacteremia: A Prospective Observational Study.

Yu-Tzu Dai, Shu-Hua Lu, Yee-Chun Chen, Wen-Je Ko,

Fever is a complex and major sign of a patient's acute response to infection. However, analysis of the risks and benefits associated with the change in body temperature of an infected host remains controversial.To examine the relationship between the intensity of the change in body temperature and the mortality of ... Read more >>

Biol Res Nurs (Biological research for nursing)
[2015, 17(5):469-477]

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Effect of age on febrile response in patients with healthcare-associated bloodstream infection.

Shu-Hua Lu, Yee-Chun Chen, Yue-Cune Chang, Chung-Jen Yen, Yu-Tzu Dai,

OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine the effect of age on febrile response in patients with healthcare-associated bloodstream infection (BSI). METHODS: This was a retrospective observational study using medical records as the primary source of data. Three indicators measured body temperature changes: basal body temperature (BBT), body temperature at infection ... Read more >>

Geriatr Nurs (Geriatric nursing (New York, N.Y.))
[2013, 34(5):366-372]

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Acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura as adverse reaction to oral polio vaccine (OPV).

Cheng-qiang Jin, Hai-xin Dong, Zhuo-xiang Sun, Jian-wei Zhou, Cui-yun Dou, Shu-hua Lu, Rui-rui Yang,

A case of acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura following oral polio vaccine (OPV) is reported. An 82-d-old infant developed purpura at the same day after the second dose of oral polio vaccine. Until the time of hospital admission, the male infant had been in good health and had not received any ... Read more >>

Hum Vaccin Immunother (Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics)
[2013, 9(8):1739-1740]

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What's missing for evidence-based fever management? Is fever beneficial or harmful to humans?

Yu-Tzu Dai, Shu-Hua Lu,

Int J Nurs Stud (International journal of nursing studies)
[2012, 49(5):505-507]

Cited: 2 times

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Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia through aspiration of subglottic secretions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

A Renee Leasure, Joan Stirlen, Shu Hua Lu,

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a subset of hospital-acquired pneumonias and is a serious, sometimes fatal, complication in patients who need mechanical ventilation. In addition, pay-for-performance initiative has placed increased emphasis on preventing nosocomial infections including VAP. Facilities may not be reimbursed for costs associated with prevalence infections. This article presents ... Read more >>

Dimens Crit Care Nurs (Dimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN)
[2012, 31(2):102-117]

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A systematic review of body temperature variations in older people.

Shu-Hua Lu, Angela-Renee Leasure, Yu-Tzu Dai,

AIM: The purpose of this systematic review was to determine the extent to which the research literature indicates body temperature norms in the geriatric population. OBJECTIVES: The specific questions addressed were to examine normal body temperature values in persons 60 years of age and older; determine differences in temperature values ... Read more >>

J Clin Nurs (Journal of clinical nursing)
[2010, 19(1-2):4-16]

Cited: 13 times

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[Experimental study on rainfall-runoff pollutant reduction by urban green space].

Jiang Cheng, Kai Yang, Yong-Peng Lü, Bo Li, Shu-Hua Lü,

Based on the state that non-pointed pollution caused by urban rainfall-runoff was one of the major factors which led to urban surface water contaminated and ecology deteriorated, a soil aquifer treatment system was built to experimentally study the pollution reduction effectiveness of green space, and the impacts of land cover, ... Read more >>

Huan Jing Ke Xue (Huan jing ke xue= Huanjing kexue)
[2009, 30(11):3236-3242]

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The effects of measurement site and ambient temperature on body temperature values in healthy older adults: a cross-sectional comparative study.

Shu-Hua Lu, Yu-Tzu Dai, Chung-Jen Yen,

BACKGROUND: Accurate baseline body temperature measurement is essential for assessment. Tympanic membrane temperature (TMT) measurement is popular, but there is no consensus on whether it is as accurate as oral temperature (OT) for use with the elderly at varying ambient temperature levels. OBJECTIVES: To test agreement between TMT and OT ... Read more >>

Int J Nurs Stud (International journal of nursing studies)
[2009, 46(11):1415-1422]

Cited: 4 times

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Normal body temperature and the effects of age, sex, ambient temperature and body mass index on normal oral temperature: a prospective, comparative study.

Shu-Hua Lu, Yu-Tzu Dai,

BACKGROUND: Body temperature is an indicator of health status. However, thermoregulatory function is thought to decline with aging. OBJECTIVES: To determine normal body temperature and the effects of age, sex, ambient temperature (AT), and body mass index (BMI) on normal oral temperatures (OTs). DESIGN: A prospective four group comparative descriptive ... Read more >>

Int J Nurs Stud (International journal of nursing studies)
[2009, 46(5):661-668]

Cited: 15 times

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[Clinical features of pure erythroid leukemia--case report and review of literature].

Yan-Ming Zhang, De-Pei Wu, Yu-Mei Sun, Shu-Hua Lu, Ming-Qing Zhu,

OBJECTIVE: To report a case of pure erythroid leukemia. METHODS: The clinical features, treatment and prognosis of a rare case of pure erythroid leukemia were reported, and the related literature was reviewed. RESULTS: The pure erythroid leukemia patient was diagnosed by 90.4% pronormoblasts in bone marrow, 99.5% for erythroid antigen ... Read more >>

Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi (Zhonghua xue ye xue za zhi = Zhonghua xueyexue zazhi)
[2008, 29(5):293-295]

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[Applications of comparative genomic hybridization in research of breast cancer].

Yu-xia Gao, Yun Niu, Shu-hua Lü,

Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi (Zhonghua bing li xue za zhi = Chinese journal of pathology)
[2007, 36(10):697-699]

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[Preliminary analysis of chromosome abnormalities in breast mammary phyllodes tumour by comparative genomic hybridization (CGH)].

Yun Niu, Shu-hua Lü, Qing-jie Liu, Xiao-wei Wang, Yan Chen, Xiu-min Ding,

Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi (Zhonghua bing li xue za zhi = Chinese journal of pathology)
[2006, 35(5):296-297]

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Models of health: a survey of practitioners.

Elena Klimenko, Kell Julliard, Shu-Hua Lu, Hongya Song,

PURPOSE: Models of health influence providers' practice and delivery of health care. This study surveyed a random sample of providers to determine if health care providers from mainstream medicine (MM), integrative medicine (IM), and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) hold mutually exclusive models of health or combine notions from models ... Read more >>

Complement Ther Clin Pract (Complementary therapies in clinical practice)
[2006, 12(4):258-267]

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[Confocal Raman microspectroscopic study of human breast morphological elements].

Ge Yu, Xiao-Xuan Xu, Shu-Hua Lu, Cun-Zhou Zhang, Zeng-Fu Song, Chun-Ping Zhang,

Breast tissue sections were examined by means of confocal Raman spectroscopy with an excitation wavelength of 633 nm. Acquired using a microscopic mapping approach with the sample volume of -2 microm3, these spectra were compared with the ones of the commercially available actin, DNA, collagen (type I), triolein etc. Some ... Read more >>

Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi (Guang pu xue yu guang pu fen xi = Guang pu)
[2006, 26(5):869-873]

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[Expression of alpha-tubulin and gamma-tubulin in premalignant lesion and carcinoma of breast and the significance thereof].

Yun Niu, Ying Wang, Yong Yu, Xiu-min Ding, Shu-hua Lü, Xu-qi Xiao,

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the expression of alpha-tubulin and gamma-tubulin, 2 kinds of centrosome proteins, in premalignant lesion and carcinoma of breast and the significance thereof. METHODS: Forty specimens of premalignant lesions of breast, 40 specimens of infiltrating ductal carcinoma of breast, 40 specimens of intraductal carcinoma (IDC), and 30 specimens ... Read more >>

Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Zhonghua yi xue za zhi)
[2006, 86(1):56-60]

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