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    • Telling a ‘good or white lie’: The views of people living with dementia and their carers 

      Casey, Dympna; Lynch, Una; Murphy, Kathleen; Cooney, Adeline; Gannon, Mary; Houghton, Catherine; Hunter, Andrew; Jordan, Fionnuala; Smyth, Siobhan; Felzman, Heike; Meskell, Pauline (SAGE Publications, 2019-02-25)
      Objective: A common symptom of cognitive decline in people living with dementia, or people with memory problems, the cause of which has not yet been diagnosed, is the person repeatedly asking for loved ones who are ...
    • Treatment for acute leukaemia: elderly patients’ lived experiences 

      Meenaghan, Teresa; Dowling, Maura (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2010-01-14)
      Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the lived experiences of elderly patients with acute leukaemia receiving chemotherapy. Method: Seven elderly patients were interviewed and van Manen’s approach to data analysis was ...
    • The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia 

      Dempsey, Laura; Dowling, Maura; Larkin, Philip; Murphy, Kathy (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
      An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...
    • Vitamin D supplementation and clinical outcomes in cancer survivorship 

      Griffin, Niamh; Dowling, Maura (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2018-10-22)
      Increasing evidence points to the role of vitamin D supplementation in cancer management. A comprehensive search of online databases was undertaken for all research studies relating to vitamin D supplementation in cancer ...
    • Weight Care Project: Health professionals' attitudes and ability to assess body weight status - Study protocol 

      Murphy, Kathy (BioMed Central, 2011-03)
      Background Health professionals working in primary care and public health have opportunities to address body weight status issues with their patients through face-to-face contact. The objectives of this all-Ireland project ...
    • Working in an overcrowded accident and emergency department: nurses' narratives 

      Kilcoyne, Mary; Dowling, Maura (Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation, 2007-12)
      Aim The aim of this study was to highlight nursing issues associated with overcrowding ( or access block) in the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.Design An interpretive phenomenological approach was adopted, with ...