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Inpatient occupational therapists hand-splinting practice for clients with stroke: a cross-sectional survey from Ireland.
(Medknow Publications for Associacion Ayuda Enfermo Neuroquirurgico (Association for Helping Neurosurgical Sick People), 2011)
Introduction: Hand splinting after stroke is a common practice despite inadequate evidence. This warrants a better understanding of the therapists’ splinting practice, to develop clinically meaningful treatment options. ...
Using video ratings to assess multitasking performance in a naturalistic paradigm
(IOS Press, 2014)
BACKGROUND: Multitasking measures, in which a series of tasks must be completed within a naturalistic setting not fully under the experimenter’s control, have been shown to be more sensitive than traditional measures in ...
Neuroinflammatory mechanisms linking pain and depression
Depression and chronic pain have been estimated to co-occur in up to 80% of patients suffering from these disorders, with this co-morbidity being more disabling and more expensive to both patients and society than either ...
Services for children with central auditory processing disorder in the Republic of Ireland: current and future service provision
(American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2011-06)
Purpose: An interdisciplinary research group was established to investigate current and future service provision for children with central auditory processing disorder ([C]APD) in the Republic of Ireland. The aim of Phase ...
Promotion, prevention and protection: interventions at the population- and community-levels for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low- and middle-income countries
(BioMed Central, 2016-04-11)
In addition to services within the health system, interventions at the population and community levels are also important for the promotion of mental health, primary prevention of mental, neurological and substance use ...
The impact of social anxiety on the occupational participation of third-level students
(NUI Galway, 2015)
[No abstract available]
Individual perspectives on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) as an intervention in mental health care
(A D G Ltd., 2016-07)
Objective: This study explored the experience of individuals with mental health difficulties who completed the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) intervention. Participant perspectives on the therapeutic elements of ...
Risk, science and the politics of the blood scandals in Ireland, Scotland, England and Finland
(Royal Irish Academy, 2016-11-07)
This article examines the HIV/Hepatitis C disaster that engulfed those suffering from haemophilia in Ireland, Scotland, England/Wales and Finland during the 1980s and 1990s; the largest health scandal since the ...
(re) Structuring the agency: Agency working arrangements and social care in the era of austerity and beyond
(Social Care Ireland, 2016-09-01)
In Ireland, the austerity era of recent years brought (un)employment to the fore in a manner not seen since the 1980s. Within the arena of health and social care, this was epitomised by the embargo . Confined within an ...
Chronic administration of amitriptyline differentially alters neuropathic pain-related behaviour in the presence and absence of a depressive-like phenotype
Chronic pain and depression share a complex, reciprocal relationship. Furthermore, in addition to treating depression, antidepressants such as amitriptyline are a first-line treatment for chronic pain conditions, indicating ...