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The Irish health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study 2014
(Department of Health, 2015)
This report presents data from HBSC Ireland 2014, the Irish Health Behaviour in Schoolaged Children survey. The 2014 HBSC survey is the fifth time that data of this kind have been collected from young people across the ...
MARIO Managing active and healthy aging with use of caring service robots
[No abstract available]
Inertial sensor technology for elite swimming performance analysis: a systematic review
Technical evaluation of swimming performance is an essential factor of elite athletic preparation. Novel methods of analysis, incorporating body worn inertial sensors (i.e., Microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, ...
A mixed-methods investigation of health professionals' perceptions of a physiological track and trigger system
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2015-10-09)
Background Physiological track and trigger systems (PTTSs) regulate the monitoring of patients vital signs and facilitate the detection and treatment of deteriorating patients. These systems are widely used although ...
Impact of working 48 hours per week on opportunities for training and patient contact: the experience of Irish interns
(Oxford University Press, 2015-09-29)
Objective. The European Working Time Regulations (EWTR) have been criticised for its purported negative impact on the training of junior doctors. The aim of this study was to examine the amount of time interns spent ...
Neuroinflammatory mechanisms linking pain and depression
Depression and chronic pain have been estimated to co-occur in up to 80% of patients suffering from these disorders, with this co-morbidity being more disabling and more expensive to both patients and society than either ...
A systematic review of the effectiveness of mental health promotion interventions for young people in low and middle income countries.
(BioMed Central, 2013)
BackgroundThis systematic review provides a narrative synthesis of the evidence on the effectiveness of mental health promotion interventions for young people in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Commissioned by the ...
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 ...
Promotion, prevention and protection: interventions at the population- and community-levels for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low- and middle-income countries
(BioMed Central, 2016-04-11)
In addition to services within the health system, interventions at the population and community levels are also important for the promotion of mental health, primary prevention of mental, neurological and substance use ...
Inpatient occupational therapists hand-splinting practice for clients with stroke: a cross-sectional survey from Ireland.
(Medknow Publications for Associacion Ayuda Enfermo Neuroquirurgico (Association for Helping Neurosurgical Sick People), 2011)
Introduction: Hand splinting after stroke is a common practice despite inadequate evidence. This warrants a better understanding of the therapists’ splinting practice, to develop clinically meaningful treatment options. ...