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Increased risk of cognitive and functional decline in patients with atrial fibrillation: results of the ontarget and transcend studies
(Joule Inc., 2012-02-27)
Background: The role of atrial fibrillation in cognitive impairment and dementia, independent of stroke, is uncertain. We sought to determine the association of atrial fibrillation with cognitive and physical impairment ...
Occurrence and co-occurrence of hallucinations by modality in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders
(Elsevier BV, 2017-06-01)
It is not only unclear why hallucinations in schizophrenia occur with different prevalence by modality, but also to what extent they do. Reliable prevalence estimates of hallucinations by modality in schizophrenia are ...
The role of transferrin saturation as a screening test for hereditary haemochromatosis in an irish population seeking medical care
(SAGE Publications, 2003-03-01)
Background Genetic studies have indicated a high prevalence of mutations for hereditary haemochromatosis (HH) in Irish populations. Given the high cost of genetic screening and the ethical implications thereof, we assessed ...
Quality of care and practice patterns in anaemia management at specialist kidney clinics in ireland: a national study
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2017-07-13)
Background: Although anaemia is a common complication of advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), knowledge of quality of care and management practices in specialist clinics varies. We examined anaemia practices at specialist ...
Comparison of assessment methods used to diagnose hematodinium sp. infections in cancer pagurus
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2011-01-17)
Endoparasitic dinoflagellates of the genus Hematodinium have recently gained attention as significant pathogens of the brown crab Cancer pagurus in Ireland. Patent infections, which are characterized by a hyperpigmented ...
Detection and management of diabetes in england: results from the health survey for england
(Springer Nature, 2017-09-25)
Introduction: As part of a control strategy current guidance in the UK recommends more intense surveillance of HbA1C levels among those of South-east Asian or Chinese ethnicity above specified BMI thresholds. The objective ...