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Standardising assessment instruments and care planning in Ireland
There is wide variation in the use of standardised instruments for assessment. Within some domains, standardised instruments enjoy near universal usage. However, within other domains, standardised instruments are often ...
A qualitative exploration of maternal perspectives on the impact of stuttering on the lives of six to ten year old children
(Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists, 2014)
Objective: Th e study aimed to explore maternal perspectives of the impact of stuttering on the lives of 6–10-year-old children’s relationships, self-identity, and academic development. Method: A qualitative design was ...
Training socially responsive healthcare graduates: Is Service Learning an effective educational approach?
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-02-06)
Health care educators strive to train graduates who are socially responsive and can act as “change agents” for communities they serve. Service learning (SL) is increasingly being used to teach the social aspects of health ...
Consulting with citizens in the design of wellbeing measures and policies: lessons from a systems science application
(Springer Verlag, 2014-09-20)
Internationally, there is increasing interest in, and analysis of, human wellbeing and the economic, social, environmental, and psychological factors that contribute to it. Current thinking suggests that to measure social ...
People with dementia's perceptions of resilience and the factors that strengthen resilience
(NUI Galway, 2014-11)
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The very first requirement of treatment is that it should do no harm†, so why are antibiotics still overprescribed?
[No abstract available]
The REFORM study protocol: a cohort randomised controlled trial of a multifaceted podiatry intervention for the prevention of falls in older people
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2014)
Introduction: Falls and fall-related injuries are a serious cause of morbidity and cost to society. Foot problems and inappropriate footwear may increase the risk of falls; therefore podiatric interventions may play a role ...
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 ...
Minocycline modulates neuropathic pain behaviour and cortical M1-M2 microglial gene expression in a rat model of depression
There is a paucity of data on the role of microglia and neuroinflammatory processes in the association between chronic pain and depression. The current study examined the effect of the microglial inhibitor minocycline on ...
Validating an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test - Second Edition
(Ingenta Connect, 2014-04)
This study translates and assesses the psychometric properties of an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test - Second Edition (Wilson et al 2003), a screening measure for memory impairment in adults.