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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 ...
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 ...
The very first requirement of treatment is that it should do no harm†, so why are antibiotics still overprescribed?
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Secondary traumatic stress among emergency nurses: a cross-sectional study
Emergency department nurses are required to deal with emotional trauma issues on a daily basis, which may result in them experiencing symptoms of secondary traumatic stress, a consequence of stress experienced when helping ...
Family carers: lived experience of caring for relatives with an SMI
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2014-07-29)
This study explored family carers’ lived experience of caring for a relative with an ongoing mental illness. An interpretative phenomenological approach was adopted. Participants (n = 8) were self-selecting and members of ...
Cognition and pain
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014-06)
Purpose of reviewPain and cognition share common neural substrates and are known to interact reciprocally. This has implications for treatment and management of pain conditions; pain can negatively affect cognitive ...