Yan-Ren Lin, MD, PhD

Attending Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine
Changhua Christian Hospital
135 Nanshsiao Street, Changhua 500, Taiwan

Biography

Dr. Lin is an Attending Physician and Senior Consultant in the Emergency Department of Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH) (2,500-Bed Medical Center in Central Taiwan). In CCH, Dr. Lin leads the Laboratory of Emergency Medicine and researches many basic or clinical projects. Moreover, he is an official committee member of Taiwan Society of Emergency Medicine and also the editor of the “Journal of Acute Medicine”, “World Journal of Critical Care Medicine” and “Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering”. He has published more than 40 original articles based upon analyzing predictors for achieving successful resuscitation in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Research Interest

His research interest includes: The category of traumatic/non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, especially pediatric cardiac arrest.

Scientific Activities

Certifications:

• Certificate of Physician, Taiwan, (2004/09)
• Specialist Certificate of Emergency Medicine, (2008/01)
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), (2006/08)
• Emergency Trauma Training Course (ETTC), (2006/12)
• Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS), (2007/03)
• Basic Clinical Research Seminar Certification, (2008/05)
• Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), (2008/08)
• Instructor of Problem based learning (PBL), (2009/08)

Publications

Periodical Paper

1. Lin Y-R, Wu H-P, Huang C-Y, Chang C-F. Predictors of successful resuscitation in non-trauma dead-on-arrival children. Acta Paediatr Tw. 2006; 47: 278-283.
2. Lin Y-R, Wu H-P, Huang C-Y, Chang Y-J, Lin C-Y, Chou C-C. Significant factors in predicting sustained ROSC in paediatric patients with traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest admitted to the emergency department. Resuscitation. 2007; 74: 83-89. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2006.11.022
3. Liu T-H, Lin Y-R, Yang K-C, Chou C-C, Chang Y-J, Wu H-P. First attack of acute urticaria in pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Neonatol. 2008; 49: 58−64. doi: 10.1016/S1875-9572(08)60014-5
4. Li C-J, Lee W-H, Liu B-M, et al. Predictors of sustained return of spontaneous circulation in children who suffer non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in central and southern Taiwan. J Taiwan Emerg Med. 2008; 10: 107-114.
5. Li C-J, Kung C-T, Liu B-M, et al. Factors associated with sustained return of spontaneous circulation in children after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest of noncardiac origin. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2010; 28: 310–317. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2008.12.018
6. Lai S-C, Li C-J, Hsiao M-H, et al. Demographics and outcomes analysis in adult patients with non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in central Taiwan. J Taiwan Emerg Med. 2009; 11: 1-9.
7. Liu H-L, Lai S-C, Li C-J, et al. Factors determining the clinical outcome in patients suffering cardiac or non-cardiac out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, who have achieved sustained ROSC in the emergency department. J Taiwan Emerg Med. 2009; 11: 77-85.
8. Lin Y-R, Li C-J, Wu T-K, et al. Post-resuscitative clinical features in the first hour after achieving sustained ROSC predict the duration of survival in children with non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2010; 81: 410 -417. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2010.01.006
9. Liu T-H, Lin Y-R, Yang K-C, et al. Significant factors associated with severity and outcome of an initial episode of acute urticaria in children. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 2010; 1-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3038.2010.01070.x
10. Chen W-G, Huang Y-C, Li C-J, et al. Clinical Features in the First Hour of Post-Resuscitative Period Predict the Duration of Survival in Children with Non-Traumatic Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest. J Taiwan Emerg Med. 2010; 12: 41-47.
11. Lin Y-R, Liu T-H, Liu T-A, Chou C-C , Wu H-P. Pharmaceutical poisoning exposure and outcome analysis in children admitted to the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Neonatol. 2011; 52: 11-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pedneo.2010.12.003
12. Lin Y-R, Liu T-H, Wu T-K, Chang Y-J, Chou C-C, Wu H-P. Predictive factors of the duration of a first attack acute urticaria in children. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2011; 29: 883-889. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2010.04.004
13. Lin Y-R, Wu T-K, Liu T-A, Chou C-C, Wu H-P. Poison exposure and outcome analysis in children admitted to the pediatric emergency department. World Journal of Pediatrics. 2011; 7: 143-149. doi: 10.1007/s12519-011-0267-7
14. Lin H-M, Liu H-L, Yang M-C, et al. Clinical Features and Outcome Analysis of Patients Suffer from Paraquat Intoxication in Central Taiwan. J Taiwan Emerg Med. 2011; 12: 99-106.
15. Wang Y-K, Huang S-C, Wu Y-F, et al. Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of a thermostable direct haemolysin from Grimontia hollisae. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2011; F67: 224-227. doi: 10.1107/S1744309110050219
16. Wang Y-K, Huang S-C, Wu Y-F, et al. Site-Directed Mutations of Thermostable Direct Hemolysin from Grimontia hollisae Alter Its Arrhenius Effect and Biophysical Properties. Int J Biol Sci. 2011; 7: 333-346. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.7.333
17. Wu J-H, Wu H-P, Liu H-L, et al. Factors associated with the outcomes of children who suffer non-pharmaceuticals poisoning exposure in the pediatric emergency department. Journal of Acute Medicine. 2011; 1: 41-46.
18. Huang C-C, Chen W-L, Chiu C-W, et al. Demographics and outcomes in children with poison exposure caused by neurological agents in Taiwan. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. 2012; 1: 236-242. doi: 10.1166/jnsne.2012.1024
19. Lei W-Y, Chen W-L, Lin F-H, Chang C-F, Chou C-C, Lin Y-R. Using Proteinuria in Early Post-resuscitative Period to Predict Survival Duration and Neurologic Outcomes. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. 2012; 1: 82-89. doi: 10.1166/asem.2012.1011
20. Lin Y-R, Yang M-C. Survival and neurologic outcomes in children with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. 2012; 1: 213-221.
21. Hsiao M-H, Yang M-C, Yan S-H, et al. Environmental factors associated with the prevalence of animal bites or stings in patients admitted to an emergency department. Journal of Acute Medicine. 2012; 2: 95-102. doi: 10.1016/j.jacme.2012.09.002
22. Yang W-C, Lin Y-R, Zhao L-L, et al. Epidemiology of Pediatric Critically-ill Patients Presenting to the Pediatric Emergency Department. Klinische Pädiatrie. 2013; 225: 18-23. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1331168
23. Liu H-L, Wu H-P, Chen W-L, et al. Factors associated with early and acute neurologic defects in patients with paraquat intoxication. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. 2013; 2: 61-65. doi: 10.1166/jnsne.2013.1033
24. Lai S-C, Wu H-P, Yang Y-S, et al. Initial Glasgow Coma Scale during the early post-resuscitative period predicts the neurologic functions in children with traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. 2013; 2: 66-71. doi: 10.1166/jnsne.2013.1039
25. Liu H-L, Chen W-L, Yang M-C, et al. Prediction of early mortality in patients with paraquat intoxication. Journal of Acute Medicine. 2013; 3: 6-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jacme.2013.01.001
26. Lin Y-R, Chen Y-L, Wang K-B, et al. The thermostable direct hemolysin from grimontia hollisae causes acute hepatotoxicity in vitro and in vivo. PLOS One. 2013; 8(2): e56226. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056226. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056226
27. Liao L-D, Tsytsarev V, Delgado-Martínez I, et al. Thakor neurovascular coupling: in vivo optical techniques for functional brain imaging. Biomed Eng Online. 2013; 12: 38.
28. Chen CY, Lin YR, Zhao LL, et al. Clinical factors in predicting acute renal failure caused by rhabdomyolysis in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2013; 31: 1062-1066. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.03.047
29. Chen CY, Lin YR, Zhao LL, et al. Epidemiology and outcome analysis of children with traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest compared to nontraumatic cardiac arrest. Pediatr Surg Int. 2013; 29: 471-477. doi: 10.1007/s00383-013-3302-z
30. Li C-J, Syue Y-J, Lee C-H, et al. Predictors of sustained return of spontaneous circulation in patients with blunt traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Taiwan. Life Sci J. 2013; 10: 3484-3491.
31. Lin Y-R, Wu H-P, Chen W-L, et al. Predictors of survival and neurologic outcomes in children with traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest during the early post-resuscitative period. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013; 75: 439Y447. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31829e2543
32. Chang C-F, Wu H-P, Li C-J, et al. The post-resuscitative urinalysis associate the survival of patients with non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10): e75172. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075172
33. Chen CY, Lin YR, Zhao LL, et al. Clinical spectrum of rhabdomyolysis presented to pediatric emergency department. BMC Pediatr. 2013; 13: 134. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-13-134
34. Chen CY, Zhao LL, Lin YR, Wu KH, Wu HP. Different urinalysis appearances in children with simple and perforated appendicitis. Am J Emerg Med. 2013; S0735-6757(13)00404-X. 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.06.027. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.06.027
35. Lai S-C, Chang Y-Y, Chang C-Y, et al. Urticaria Increases the Risk of Depression in Adult Patients: A National Database Study. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. 2013; 2: 465-469. doi: 10.1166/jnsne.2013.1078
36. Chen W-T, Lin Y-R. Demographics and factors associated with post-resuscitation brain function at hospital discharge in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. 2013; 2: 470-476. doi: 10.1166/jnsne.2013.1079
37. Lin F-H, Law Y-Y, Huang C-H, Lin Y-R. Factors predicting survival in patients with non-traumatic, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in central Taiwan. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. 2013; 2: 485-490(6). doi: 10.1166/jnsne.2013.1081
38. Liao L-D, Orellana J, Liu Y-H, et al. Imaging of temperature dependent hemodynamics in the rat sciatic nerve by functional photoacoustic microscopy. Biomed Eng Online. 2013; 12(1): 120. doi: 10.1186/1475-925X-12-120
39. Chang C-Y, Chen W-L, Liou Y-F, et al. Increased Risk of Major Depression in the Three Years following a Femoral Neck Fracture – A National Population-Based Follow-Up Study. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3): e89867. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089867
40. Kuo C-L, Chen C-Y, Huang H-L, et al. Increased risk of major depression subsequent to a first-attack and non-infection caused urticaria in adolescence: A nationwide population-based study. BMC Pediatrics. 2014; 14: 181. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-14-181
41. Hsieh P-Y, Chang C-Y, Chou C-C, Lin Y-R, Chen C-Y. Urticaria in adolescence increases the risk of developing new-onset depression: a database study. Journal of Acute Medicine. 2014; 4: 120-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jacme.2014.06.002
42. Liao L-D, Bandla A, Ling JM, et al. Improving neurovascular outcomes with bilateral forepaw stimulation in a rat photothrombotic ischemic stroke model. Neurophoton. 2014; 1(1): 011007. doi: 10.1117/1.NPh.1.1.011007
43. Chou C-T, Chou C-C, Law Y-Y, Lin Y-R. Hip fractures in patients admitted to emergency departments may increase the risk of acute affective disorders: A national population-based study. Journal of Acute Medicine. 2014; 4: 139-144. doi: 10.1016/j.jacme.2014.11.001