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Exploring the need for a new UK occupational therapy intervention for people with dementia and family carers: Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD). A focus group study
(Taylor & Francis Routledge, 2015-05-01)
Objectives: In the Netherlands, Graff et al. found Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD) demonstrated benefits to people with dementia and family carers. In this study, focus groups took place with people with ...
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 relationship between voice source parameters and the Maxima Dispsersion Quotient (MDQ)
This study examines the relationship between the Maxima Dispersion Quotient (MDQ), a recently proposed measure of the tense-lax dimension of voice quality, and voice source parameters manually measured from glottal flow ...
Anandamide modulation of endotoxin-induced inflammation
(OMICS International, 2013-12-20)
The endocannabinoid system is comprised of the CB1 and CB2 receptors, the naturally occurring endogenous ligands, anandamide (AEA) and 2-arachidonyl glycerol (2-AG); and the enzymes involved in their synthesis and ...
The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...
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 ...
Impacts of an HIA on inter-agency and inter-sectoral partnerships and community participation: lessons from a local level HIA in the Republic of Ireland
(Oxford University Press, 2012-07-20)
This study evaluates the impacts of a locally based health impact assessment (HIA) on community participation, inter-sectoral and inter-agency partnership in local decision and policy-making ...
People with dementia's perceptions of resilience and the factors that strengthen resilience
(NUI Galway, 2014-11)
[No abstract available]
Informing food policies in post-primary schools in Ireland: Knowledge to Action
(NUI Galway, 2016-06-15)
[No abstract available]
A comparison of the teamwork attitudes and knowledge of Irish surgeons and U.S Naval aviators.
Poor teamwork skills are contributors to poor performance and mishaps in high risk work settings, including the operating theatre. A questionnaire was used to assess the attitudes towards, and knowledge of, Irish surgeons ...