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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 ...
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 ...
The effect of pain on cognitive function: a review of clinical and preclinical research.
Cognitive impairment is commonly associated with the pain experience. This impairment represents a major obstacle to daily activities and rehabilitation, especially in the chronic pain population. Here we review clinical ...
Identifying and addressing the limitations of safety climate surveys.
This paper reports the descriptive analysis of a large sample of safety climate survey data (n = 110,014) collected over 10 years from U.S. Naval aircrew using the Command Safety Assessment Survey (CSAS).
Oral formulations of fentanyl products and the benefit of their use in breakthrough cancer pain
(Mark Allen Group, 2015-04-22)
Pain is one of the most common symptoms that palliative care teams face on a daily basis, affecting up to 70% of people with a malignancy (Soden et al, 2010) and significantly impacting on a patients quality of life (QoL) ...
vIL-10-overexpressing human MSCs modulate naïve and activated T lymphocytes following induction of collagenase-induced osteoarthritis
Recent efforts in osteoarthritis (OA) research have highlighted synovial inflammation and involvement of immune cells in disease onset and progression. We sought to establish the in-vivo immune response in collagenase-induced ...
Early initiation of cannabis use: A cross-national European perspective
This study reports on nationwide cross-sectional surveys in six European countries in 2001-2002, within the framework of the World Health Organization's collaborative study, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC). ...
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 ...