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Mid-upper arm circumference, calf circumference and mortality in Chinese long-term care facility residents: a prospective cohort study

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  • Chien-Hsiang Weng Department of Family Medicine, Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA NH Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, Concord Hospital, Concord, New Hampshire, USA Department of Family Medicine, Providence Community Health Centers, Providence, Rhode Island, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chia-Ping Tien Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chia-Ing Li Department of Medical Research, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Abby L’Heureux Department of Family Medicine, Rural Medical Partners, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chiu-Shong Liu Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Social Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chih-Hsueh Lin Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cheng-Chieh Lin Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Social Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Shih-Wei Lai Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ming-May Lai Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wen-Yuan Lin Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Social Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Prof. Wen-Yuan Lin; wylin{at}mail.cmu.edu.tw
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Weng C, Tien C, Li C, et al
Mid-upper arm circumference, calf circumference and mortality in Chinese long-term care facility residents: a prospective cohort study

Publication history

  • Received November 6, 2017
  • Revised February 24, 2018
  • Accepted April 4, 2018
  • First published May 9, 2018.
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May 09, 2018

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