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Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest attended by ambulance services in Ireland: first 2 years' results from a nationwide registry
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-10-20)
Background National data collection provides information on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) incidence, management and outcomes that may not be generalisable from smaller studies. This retrospective cohort study ...
The very first requirement of treatment is that it should do no harm†, so why are antibiotics still overprescribed?
[No abstract available]
The spatial distribution of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and the chain of survival in Ireland: a multi-class urban-rural analysis
(Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
Abstract: Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly ceases to pump blood around the body. To optimise survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), knowledge of the spatial distribution of OHCA and the availability ...
The efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions in primary care: a meta-analytic review
(Annals of Family Medicine, 2015-07-16)
PURPOSE Positive effects have been reported after mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) in diverse clinical and nonclinical populations. Primary care is a key health care setting for addressing common chronic conditions, ...
Epidemiology of gestational diabetes mellitus according to IADPSG/WHO 2013 criteria among obese pregnant women in Europe
(Springer Verlag, 2016-08-29)
Accurate prevalence estimates for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) amongst pregnant women in Europe are lacking due to the use of a multitude of diagnostic criteria and screening strategies in both high-risk women and ...
Adverse effects of amoxicillin for acute lower respiratory tract infection in primary care: Secondary and subgroup analysis of a randomised clinical trial
A European placebo-controlled trial of antibiotic treatment for lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) conducted in 16 primary care practices networks recruited participants between November 2007 and April 2010, and found ...
Reconsultation and antimicrobial treatment of urinary tract infection in male and female patients in general practice
(MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2016-09-15)
Current antimicrobial prescribing guidelines indicate that male and female patients with urinary tract infections (UTIs) should be treated with same antimicrobials but for different durations. The aim of this study was to ...
Adverse events of fluoroquinolones vs. other antimicrobials prescribed in primary care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Background Fluoroquinolones (FQs) are second line antimicrobial agents. Once the decision to prescribe an antimicrobial is made, its choice should be based on both the benefits and harms. This systematic review quantifies ...
WestREN: a description of an Irish academic general practice research network
(BioMed Central, 2010-10)
Background:Primary care research networks have been established internationally since the 1960s to enable diverse practitioners to engage in and develop research and education and implement research evidence. The newly ...
Changing antibiotic prescribing in General Practice – The results of the SIMPle process evaluation
(Sciedu Press, 2017)
Objective: The Supporting the Improvement and Management of Prescribing for Urinary Tract Infections (SIMPle) study, a cluster randomized trial, sought to improve the quality of antibiotic prescribing for Urinary Tract ...