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Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest attended by ambulance services in Ireland: first 2 years' results from a nationwide registry
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-10-20)
Background National data collection provides information on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) incidence, management and outcomes that may not be generalisable from smaller studies. This retrospective cohort study ...
The very first requirement of treatment is that it should do no harm†, so why are antibiotics still overprescribed?
[No abstract available]
The efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions in primary care: a meta-analytic review
(Annals of Family Medicine, 2015-07-16)
PURPOSE Positive effects have been reported after mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) in diverse clinical and nonclinical populations. Primary care is a key health care setting for addressing common chronic conditions, ...
Epidemiology of gestational diabetes mellitus according to IADPSG/WHO 2013 criteria among obese pregnant women in Europe
(Springer Verlag, 2016-08-29)
Accurate prevalence estimates for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) amongst pregnant women in Europe are lacking due to the use of a multitude of diagnostic criteria and screening strategies in both high-risk women and ...
The spatial distribution of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and the chain of survival in Ireland: a multi-class urban-rural analysis
(Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
Abstract: Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly ceases to pump blood around the body. To optimise survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), knowledge of the spatial distribution of OHCA and the availability ...
Do general practitioners prescribe more antimicrobials when the weekend comes?
Inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing contributes to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance. The pending weekend with changed availability of general practitioners (GP) and increased patient concern may increase ...
The cost effectiveness of the SIMPle intervention to improve antimicrobial prescribing for urinary tract infection in primary care
(Oxford University Press, 2016-09-27)
Abstract Background Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health issue. This study examines the cost effectiveness of the SIMPle (Supporting the Improvement and Management of Prescribing for Urinary Tract Infections ...
Reconsultation and antimicrobial treatment of urinary tract infection in male and female patients in general practice
(MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2016-09-15)
Current antimicrobial prescribing guidelines indicate that male and female patients with urinary tract infections (UTIs) should be treated with same antimicrobials but for different durations. The aim of this study was to ...
Intervention to improve the quality of antimicrobial prescribing for urinary tract infection: a cluster randomized trial
(Canadian Medical Association, 2015-11-16)
Background: Overuse of antimicrobial therapy in the community adds to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance, which is jeopardizing the treatment of common infections.Methods: We designed a cluster randomized complex ...
Chlamydia trachomatis infection and sexual behaviour among female students attending higher education in the Republic of Ireland
Background There are no prevalence data on Chlamydia trachomatis relating to female students attending higher education available for the Republic of Ireland. This information is required to guide on the necessity for ...