Paul F Gallagher

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Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing in an acutely ill population of elderly patients as determined by Beers' Criteria
    Paul F Gallagher
    Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Age Ageing 37:96-101. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of pressure ulcers in three university teaching hospitals in Ireland
    Paul Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, and School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    J Tissue Viability 17:103-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of potentially inappropriate prescribing for elderly patients: a randomized controlled trial using STOPP/START criteria
    P F Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 89:845-54. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing in an acutely ill population of older patients admitted to six European hospitals
    Paul Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 67:1175-88. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Do relatives of elderly patients block the discharge process?
    P Gallagher
    South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Old Blackrock Road, Cork
    Ir Med J 101:70-2. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Constipation in old age
    Paul Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 23:875-87. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of chronic constipation in the elderly
    Paul F Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    Drugs Aging 25:807-21. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint START (screening tool to alert doctors to the right treatment)--an evidence-based screening tool to detect prescribing omissions in elderly patients
    P J Barry
    Cork University Hospital, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Ireland
    Age Ageing 36:632-8. 2007
  9. pmc Inappropriate prescribing and adverse drug events in older people
    Hilary J Hamilton
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 9:5. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Person's Prescriptions) and START (Screening Tool to Alert doctors to Right Treatment). Consensus validation
    P Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 46:72-83. 2008

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing in an acutely ill population of elderly patients as determined by Beers' Criteria
    Paul F Gallagher
    Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Age Ageing 37:96-101. 2008
    ..We used Beers' Criteria to determine the three-month prevalence of IP in a non-selected community-dwelling population of acutely ill older people requiring hospitalisation...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of pressure ulcers in three university teaching hospitals in Ireland
    Paul Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, and School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    J Tissue Viability 17:103-9. 2008
    ..Data on pressure ulcer prevalence in Ireland are limited. This study aims to determine (i) the point-prevalence of pressure ulcers in three teaching hospitals in Ireland and (ii) risk factors for their development...
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of potentially inappropriate prescribing for elderly patients: a randomized controlled trial using STOPP/START criteria
    P F Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 89:845-54. 2011
    ..2%, number needed to screen to yield reduction in AOU = 4.7 (95% confidence interval 3.4-7.5)). Significant improvements in prescribing appropriateness were sustained for 6 months after discharge...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing in an acutely ill population of older patients admitted to six European hospitals
    Paul Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 67:1175-88. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if this phenomenon is unique to Ireland or whether it is a more widespread problem in hospitals across Europe...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do relatives of elderly patients block the discharge process?
    P Gallagher
    South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Old Blackrock Road, Cork
    Ir Med J 101:70-2. 2008
    ..Older people's relatives are patient advocates and seek appropriate facilities for those whom they represent...
  6. doi request reprint Constipation in old age
    Paul Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 23:875-87. 2009
    ..Constipation can be complicated by faecal impaction and incontinence, particularly in frail older people with reduced mobility and cognitive impairment; preventative strategies are important in those at risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of chronic constipation in the elderly
    Paul F Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    Drugs Aging 25:807-21. 2008
    ..We urge enrolment of many more elderly individuals with chronic constipation in clinical trials designed to address their particular needs...
  8. ncbi request reprint START (screening tool to alert doctors to the right treatment)--an evidence-based screening tool to detect prescribing omissions in elderly patients
    P J Barry
    Cork University Hospital, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Ireland
    Age Ageing 36:632-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to calculate the prevalence of acts of prescribing omission in a population of consecutively hospitalised elderly people...
  9. pmc Inappropriate prescribing and adverse drug events in older people
    Hilary J Hamilton
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 9:5. 2009
    ..There is a role for IP screening tools in everyday clinical practice. These should enhance, not replace good clinical judgement, which in turn should be based on sound pharmacogeriatric training...
  10. ncbi request reprint STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Person's Prescriptions) and START (Screening Tool to Alert doctors to Right Treatment). Consensus validation
    P Gallagher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 46:72-83. 2008
    ..e. appropriate, indicated Treatment)...
  11. doi request reprint Appropriate prescribing in the elderly: an investigation of two screening tools, Beers criteria considering diagnosis and independent of diagnosis and improved prescribing in the elderly tool to identify inappropriate use of medicines in the elderly in pr
    C Ryan
    Pharmaceutical Care Research Group, School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    J Clin Pharm Ther 34:369-76. 2009
    ..As a result, screening tools have been developed to help clinicians improve their prescribing...