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Sustainability levels in irish dairy farming: a farm typology according to sustainable performance indicators
(Research Institute of Agricultural Economics, 2017-08-01)
Feeding the world's population in a sustainable manner is one of the key challenges facing the future of global agriculture. The recent removal of the milk quota regime in the European Union has prompted an expansionary ...
Development of a complex intervention to promote appropriate prescribing and medication intensification in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus in irish general practice
(Springer Nature, 2017-09-16)
Background: Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) can be seen as failure to meet recommended targets for management of key risk factors including glycaemic control, blood pressure and lipids. Poor control of ...
A communications framework for extended enterprise performance measurement
(Informa UK Limited, 2006-06-01)
Inter-organizational performance measurement communication is a neglected facet of the performance measurement literature. Performance measurement (PM) is undergoing a transformation in today's business environment, ...
Development of an extended enterprise performance measurement system
(Informa UK Limited, 2005-09-01)
This paper discusses the development of a performance measurement system specifically designed for the requirements of the extended enterprise, via two performance measurement frameworks: the structural extended enterprise ...
Carefully selected intratesticular lesions can be safely managed with serial ultrasonography
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a policy of conservative non-operative management for incidental, impalpable, < 1 cm, intratesticular pathology. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed all scrotal ultrasonograms within ...
The sphere study. secondary prevention of heart disease in general practice: protocol of a randomised controlled trial of tailored practice and patient care plans with parallel qualitative, economic and policy analyses. [isrctn24081411]
(Springer Nature, 2005-07-29)
Background: The aim of the SPHERE study is to design, implement and evaluate tailored practice and personal care plans to improve the process of care and objective clinical outcomes for patients with established coronary ...
Timing of pre-emptive tenoxican is important for postoperative analgesia
(Springer Nature, 2001-02-01)
Purpose: In this prospective randomized study a comparison was made between the efficacy of 20 mg tenoxicam, administered either, 30 min preoperatively or at induction of anesthesia, for the relief of postoperative pain ...
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 ...
Assessing the state of pelagic fish communities within an ecosystem approach and the european marine strategy framework directive
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-02-20)
Pelagic fish are key elements in marine foodwebs and thus comprise an important part of overall ecosystem health. We develop a suite of ecological indicators that track pelagic fish community state and evaluate state of ...
Influence of stormflow and baseflow phosphorus pressures on stream ecology in agricultural catchments
(Elsevier BV, 2017-07-01)