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Providing comfort to patients in their palliative care trajectory: experiences of female nurses working in an acute setting
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2009-03-01)
This study aims to explore the lived experience of nurses who provide comfort to palliative care patients in an acute setting in a small urban hospital in the west of Ireland. A qualitative approach using Gadamerian ...
Child protection role of community nurses: the views of Public Health Nurses in Ireland
(Redactive Publishing Limited on behalf of Unite and CPHVA, 2011-11)
Public health nurses in Ireland are generalist practitioners with a wide range of roles that address the needs of clients in the community across their lifespan. Child protection is one of many of the roles of Irish ...
Current practice in meeting child health needs in family support services: variation by service type and perspectives on future developments.
(Taylor & Francis, 2009-07)
The needs of all service users include those related to physical, emotional, sexual and mental health. This article documents where child health needs are recognised and being met within family support services in the west ...
Bullying and work-related stress in the Irish workplace
Work-related stress is increasing in prevalence, with important consequences for employees, employers, the economy, and wider society. While previous research has identified a link between work-related stress and bullying, ...
Evaluation of a companion robot for individuals with dementia: Quantitative findings of the MARIO Project in an Irish residential care setting
The current study focuses on the short-term effect of MARIO, a social robot, on quality of life, depression, and perceived social support in persons with dementia (PWD) and evaluates their acceptability of MARIO. Ten PWD ...
From science to policy: experience of the Breastfeeding in Ireland Strategic Action Plan
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Healthcare decisions and policy-related issues are increasingly being made on research-based evidence. However, translating evidence into practice and policy can prove difficult and time consuming, not least because ...
Designing an acceptable and useful companion robot for people with dementia and carers in Ireland: the MARIO project
(NUI Galway, 2016-10-31)
[No abstract available]
Ethical review and childrens research in Ireland
A substantial increase in research into the lives of children has been experienced in Ireland over the last few years. This increase is not only in the amount of research undertaken but also in the multi-disciplinary range ...