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A multi-stage human factors and comfort assessment of instrumented insoles designed for use in a connected health infrastructure
Wearable electronics are gaining widespread use as enabling technologies, monitoring human physical activity and behavior as part of connected health infrastructures. Attention to human factors and comfort of these devices ...
Mesenchymal stem cell therapy to promote corneal allograft survival: current status and pathway to clinical translation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2016-12)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article reviews the literature on the therapeutic potential of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to prolong corneal allograft survival. RECENT FINDINGS: To date, only small numbers studies have ...
Using qualitative insights to change practice: exploring the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption for urinary tract infections
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-01-11)
Objectives: The aim of this paper is to explore the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption in the community for urinary tract infections (UTI) from the perspective of the general practitioners (GPs) and community ...
Minimum information about tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (MITAP): a first step towards reproducibility and standardisation of cellular therapies
Cellular therapies, with tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (tolAPC) show great promise for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and for the prevention of destructive immune responses after transplantation The methodologies ...
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 ...
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 ...
Structural connectivity and rich-club organization in recent onset psychosis
[No abstract available]
Free water elimination and mapping from diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in chronic schizophrenia
(NUI Galway, 2017-06-11)
Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) acquisitions allows the comparison of diffusion characteristics in vivo and gives a unique insight into tissue structure and pathology. However, a limitation of DTI post-processing is the ...
The Irish health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study 2014
(Department of Health, 2015)
This report presents data from HBSC Ireland 2014, the Irish Health Behaviour in Schoolaged Children survey. The 2014 HBSC survey is the fifth time that data of this kind have been collected from young people across the ...
An evaluation of the MindOut (2) programme in disadvantaged post-primary schools: A report on preliminary findings
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway., 2017-10)
INTRODUCTION This report describes the evaluation of the MindOut (2) social and emotional wellbeing programme for senior level students in Irish post-primary schools. This programme, which was updated in 2015, is comprised ...