Wen-Hsuan Hou

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

• General rehabilitation
• Stroke rehabilitation
• Cancer rehabilitation
• Gerontology and geriatric medicine

• English
• Chinese



.  Kaohsiung Medical University / Department of Public Health, College of Health sciences / PhD

.  National Cheng Kung University / Graduate School of Public Health / MPH 

.  Taipei Medical University / School of Medicine / MD



.  Associate Professor/ Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan/2016/08~Present
.  Associate Professor/ Master Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan/2015/08~Present
.  Associate Professor/ School of Gerontology Health Management, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan/2015/08~Present



  1. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Chun-Mei Kang, Mu-Hsing Ho, Jessie Ming-Chuan Kuo, Hsiao-Lien Chen, Wen-Yin Chang*. Evaluation of an inpatient fall risk screening tool to identify the most critical fall risk factors in inpatients. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2017 Mar; 26(5-6):698-706. [PMID: 27533486] (SCI IF:1.384) (34/116:Nursing 29.3% Q2) (SSCI IF:1.384) (31/114:Nursing 27.2% Q2) Supported by MOST 103-2314-B- 038-049-MY3
  2. Yi-Jing Huang, Gong-Hong Lin, Wen-Shian Lu, Ka-Wai Tam, Chieh-Feng Chen, Wen-Hsuan Hou*, Ching-Lin Hsieh*. Validation of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire in women with breast cancer. Cancer Nursing, 2017 Feb 17. [PMID: 28221213] (SCI IF:2.583) (8/116:Nursing 6.90% Q1) (154/213 Oncology 72.30% Q3) (SSCI IF:2.583) (6/114:Nursing 5.26% Q1) Supported by TMUTOP103004-1, NSC-102-2314-B-038-007-MY3 and MOST-105-2314-B-038-012
  3. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Chung-Yi Li, Hsin-Hui Chang, Yu Sun, Chiang-Chin Tsai.       A population-based cohort study suggests an increased risk of multiple sclerosis       incidences in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Epidemiology, 2017 Jan 27; 5(27): 235–241 . [PMID: 28142047] (SCI IF:2.546) (43/172:Public, Environmental & Occupational health 25.00% Q2) Supported by MOST 104-2314-B-006 -020-MY2
  4. 侯文萱*:以病人為中心的實證健康照護: 共同決定模式。台灣實證醫學學會會刊;7卷第2期:第34-39(201612月發行)
  5. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Chung-Yi Li, Lu-Hsuan Chen, Liang-Yi Wang, Li-Chieh Kuo, Ken N Kuo, Hsiu-Nien Shen, Chang-Ta Chiu*. Medical claims-based case–control study of temporal relationship between clinical visits for hand syndromes and subsequent diabetes diagnosis: implications for identifying patients with undiagnosed type 2 Diabetes mellitus. BMJ Open, 2016 Oct; 6(10): e01207. [PMID: 27798003] (SCI IF: 2.562) (32/154:Medicine, General & Internal, 20.8% Q1) Supported by MOST 104-2314-B-006-020-MY2 and 105-CM-TMU-02
  6. Kai-Yun Chen, Shih-Wei Huang, Yen-Nung Lin, Chun-De Liao, Wen-Hsuan Hou, Tsan-Hon Liou, Yung-Hsiao Chiang, Shin-Han Tsai, Wen-Ta Chiu, Li-Fong Lin*. Postural stability assessment in patients with mild Traumatic Brain Injury Complaining of Dizziness. Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 2016 Sep 8 Accepted. [PMID: XXXXX] (SCI IF:1.018) (55/76:Engineering Biomedica, 72.3% Q3)
  7. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Kai-Cheng Chang, Chung-Yi Li, Huang-tz Ou*. Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitor use is not associated with elevated risk of severe joint pain in patients with type 2 diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Pain, 2016 Sep; 157(9):1954-9. [PMID: 27127847] (SCI IF:5.557) (2/31:Anesthesiology 6.45 % Q1) (17/193:Clinical Neurology 8.8% Q1) (30/256:Neurosciences 11.72 % Q1) Supported by TMUTOP103004- and NSC-101-2314-B-006-076-MY3 & NSC-102-2314-B-038-007-MY3
  8. Tzu-Yi Wu, Wan-Hui Yu, Chien-Yu Huang, Wen-Hsuan Hou, Ching-Lin Hsieh*. Rasch Analysis of the General Self-Efficacy Scale in Workers with Traumatic Limb Injuries. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2016 Sep; 26(3):332-9. [PMID: 26614307] (SSCI IF:1.644) (14/71:Rehabilitation 19.82 % Q1) (8/41:Social Issues 19.51 % Q1) Supported by NSC-99-2314-B-650-001-MY2 and NSC-101-2314-B-038-055-
  9. Gong-Hong Lin, Yi-Jing Huang, Chien-Yu Huang, Wen-Shian Lu, Sheng-Shiung Chen, Wen-Hsuan Hou*, Ching-Lin Hsieh*. Trajectories of quality of life in patients with traumatic limb injury: A 2-year follow-up study. Quality of Life Research, 2016 Sep; 25(9):2283-93. [PMID: 27016944] (SCI IF:2.429) (29/88:Health care sciences & services 32.95 % Q2) (50/171:Public, Environmental & Occupational Health 29.24 % Q2) (SSCI IF:2.429) (15/75:Health policy & services 20.00 % Q1) (22/153:Public, environmental & occupational health 14.38 % Q1) Supported by NSC-101-2314-B-038-055
  10. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Chung-Yi Li, Lu-Hsuan Chen, Liang-Yi Wang, Ken N. Kuo, Hsiu-Nien Shen, Ming-Fong Chang*. Prevalence of hand syndromes among patients with diabetes mellitus in Taiwan: A population-based study. Journal of Diabetes,  2016 Aug 3. [PMID: 27485041] (SCI IF:2.500) (79/131: Endocrinology & Metabolism 60.3% Q3) Supported by 105 CM-TMU-02, MOST 104-2314-B-006-020 -MY2
  11. Tsai-Wei Huang, Ken N. Kuo, Kee-Hsin Chen, Chiehfeng Chen, Wen-Hsuan Hou, Wei-Hwa Lee, Tsu-Yi Chao, Jo-Ting Tsai, Chih-Ming Sun, Ming-Te Huang, Ka-Wai Tam*. Recommendation for axillary lymph node dissection in women with early breast cancer and sentinel node metastasis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials using the GRADE system. International Journal of Surgery, 2016 Aug; 34:73-80. [PMID: 27562691] (SCI IF:1.657) (89/200:Surgery 44.5% Q2 )
  12. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Tzu-Ya Wang, Jiunn-Horng Kang*. The Effects of Add-on Noninvasive Brain Stimulation in Fibromyalgia: A Meta-analysis and Meta-regression of Randomized Controlled Trials. Rheumatology, 2016 Aug; 55(8):1507-17. [PMID: 27150193] (SCI IF:4.524) (6/32:Rheumatology 18.8% Q1) Supported by 101-2314-B-038-002 -MY3 and TMU101-AE1-B30
  13. 侯文萱*以病人為中心的實證健康照護:共同決定模式。國泰病安醫品雜誌;10卷第1:3-5(20165月發行)
  14. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Chien-Hung Lai, Chii Jeng, Chuan-Chih Hsu, Chun-Ming Shih, Pei-Shan Tsai*. Cardiac rehabilitation prevents recurrent revascularization in patients with coronary heart disease: a population-based cohort study in Taiwan. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2016 Jul-Aug; 36(4):250-7. [PMID: 26959494] (SCI IF:1.632) (79/124: Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems 63.71 % Q3) Supported by NSC102-2628-B-038-004-MY3, 101-2314-B-038-049-MY3 and NSC 102-2314-B-038-007-MY3
  15. Hsien-Ta Liu, Ying-Chin Lin, Yi-Chun Kuan, Yao-Hsien Huang, Wen-Hsuan Hou, Tsan-Hon Liou, Hung-Chou Chen*. Intranasal Corticosteroid Therapy in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. The American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, 2016 May; 30(3):215-21. [PMID: 27216353] (SCI IF:1.96) (12/43:Otorhinolaryngology 27.91 % Q2)
  16. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Tammy Hoffmann, Yi-Jing Huang, Tzu-Yi Wu, Sheng-Shiung Chen, Ching-Lin Hsieh*. A systematic review of the tests assessing stroke knowledge. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2016 May 19. [PMID: 27203274] (SCI IF:2.172) (64/124:Cardiac & cardiovascular systems 51.61 % Q3) (6/116:Nursing 5.17 % Q1) (SSCI IF:2.172) (5/114:Nursing 4.39 % Q1) Supported by TMUTOP103004-1, 102-2314-B-038-007-MY3 and EDAHT105001
  17. Chi-Hsien Huang, Chia-Chen Huang, Cheuk-Kwan Sun, Gong-Hong Lin, Wen-Hsuan Hou*. Methylphenidate on Cognitive Improvement in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Meta-Analysis. Current Neuropharmacology, 2016 Apr 14(3):272-81. [PMID: 26951094] (SCI IF:3.753) (72/256: Neurosciences 28.13 % Q2)(55/255: Pharmacology & Pharmacy 21.57 % Q1)
  18. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Hung-Yi Chuang*, Mei-Ling Ting Lee. A threshold regression model to predict return-to-work after traumatic limb injury. Injury, 2016 Feb; 47(2): 483-9.[PMID: 26746983] (SCI IF:1.91) (24/33:Critical care medicine 72.73 % Q3; 8/24:Emergency medicine 33.33 % Q2; 25/74:Orthopedics 33.78 % Q2; 75/200:Surgery 37.50 % Q2) Supported by NSC-99-2314-B-650-001-MY2 and NSC-101-2314-B-038-055-
  19. 侯文萱*:以病人為中心的實證健康照護: 共同決定模式。醫療品質雜誌;9卷第5期:第4-9(20159月發行)
  20. Lu-Hsuan Chen, Chung-Yi Li, Li-Chieh Kuo, Liang-Yi Wang, Ken N. Kuo, I-Ming Jou, Wen-Hsuan Hou*. Risk of hand syndromes in patients with diabetes mellitus: A population-based cohort study in Taiwan. Medicine, 2015 Oct; 94(41): e1575. [PMID: 26469895] (SCI IF:2.133) (40/154: Medicine, General & Internal 25.97% Q2) Supported by 105 CM-TMU-02, MOST 104-2314-B-006-020 -MY2
  21. Hsin-Sheng Fang, Chung-Yi Li, Wei-Ling Chen, Chiu-Ying Chen, Chun-Hua Jia, Wen-Hsuan Hou*. Levels of urbanization and parental education in relation to mortality risk of young children. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2015 Jul; 12(7):7682-96. [PMID: 26184248] (SCI IF:2.035) (101/225: Environmental Sciences 44.89 % Q2)
  22. Wen-Hsuan Hou, Cheng-Hua Ni, Chung-Yi Li, Pei-Shan Tsai, Li-Fong Lin, Hsiu-Nien Shen*. Stroke rehabilitation and risk of mortality: a population-based cohort study stratified by age and gender. Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2015 Jun;24(6):1414-22. [PMID: 25836631] (SCI IF:1.599) (205/256: Neurosciences 80.1 % Q4) ( 47/63 Peripheral Vascular Disease 74.6 % Q3) Supported by NSC-102-2314-B-038-007-MY3 and 102CM-TMU-07
  23. Yi-Jing Huang, Yu-Lin Wang, Tzu-Yi Wu, Cheng-Te Chen, Ken N Kuo, Sheng-Shiung Chen, Wen-Hsuan Hou*, Ching-Lin Hsieh*. Validation of the short-form Health Literacy Scale in patients with stroke. Patient Education and Counseling, 2015 Jun; 98(6): 762-70. [PMID: 25817425] (SCI IF:2.232) (57/172:Public, Environmental & Occupational Health 33.12 % Q2) (SSCI IF:2.232) (5/93:Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary 5.38 % Q1) Supported by NSC-102-2314-B-038-007-MY3 and 103CM-TMU-12
  24. Mei-Chuan Hung, Wen-Shian Lu, Sheng-Shiung Chen, Wen-Hsuan Hou*, Ching-Lin Hsieh, Jung-Der Wang. Validation of the EQ-5D in patients with traumatic limb injury. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2015 Jun; 25(2):387-93. [PMID:25261389] (SSCI IF:1.644) (14/71:Rehabilitation 19.72 % Q1) (8/41:Social Issues 19.51 % Q1) Supported by NSC-99-2314-B-650-001-MY2 and NSC-101-2314-B-038-055-
  25. Yu Sun, Chien-Jung Lu, Rong-Chi Chen, Wen-Hsuan Hou*, Chung-Yi Li*. Risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Patients With Diabetes: A Nationwide Population-based Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology, 2015 Jun 5; 25(6):445-51. [PMID:25947580] (SCI IF:2.546) (43/172:Public, Environmental & Occupational Health 25.00% Q2)
  26. Hsiao-Yean Chiu, Hui-Chuan Huang, Pin-Yuan Chen, Wen-Hsuan Hou, Pei-Shan Tsai*. Walking Improves Sleep in Individuals With Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials. Oncology Nursing Forum, 2015 Mar 1; 42(2):E54-E62. [PMID:25806892] (SCI IF:2.708) (2/116: Nursing 1.72 % Q1)(119/213: Oncology 55.87 % Q3) (SSCI IF:2.708)(2/114: Nursing 1.75 % Q1)