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Body mass index and health service utilisation in the older population: results from the irish longitudinal study on ageing
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-11-06)
Background: obesity is associated with higher healthcare costs in older people; however, estimates are predominantly based on the use of primary and secondary services. Our objective was to estimate the effect of overweight ...
Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (opat) in the republic of ireland: results of a national survey
(Springer Nature, 2013-06-01)
Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) services are not well developed in the Republic of Ireland. A national programme is being instituted to standardise care. This survey aims to assess the current use of ...
Cease agricultural activity forever? underestimating the importance of symbolic capital
(Elsevier BV, 2016-04-01)
Triggering employee voice under the european information and consultation directive: a non-union case study
(SAGE Publications, 2015-06-18)
The transposition of the 2002/14/EC Directive, establishing a general framework for information and consultation (I&C), has proven contentious in largely voluntarist systems of employment regulation. Receiving particular ...
The effectiveness and feasibility of using ochre as a soil amendment to sequester dissolved reactive phosphorus in runoff
(Springer Nature, 2011-09-14)
Incidental losses of dissolved reactive phosphorus (DRP) to a surface waterbody originate from direct losses during land application of fertilizer, or where a rainfall event occurs immediately thereafter. Another source ...
Using pm2.5 concentrations to estimate the health burden from solid fuel combustion, with application to irish and scottish homes
(Springer Nature, 2013-06-19)
Background: This study estimates the potential population health burden from exposure to combustion-derived particulate air pollution in domestic settings in Ireland and Scotland. Methods: The study focused on solid fuel ...