Declan Devane

Summary

Affiliation: National University of Ireland
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. pmc Developing core outcome sets for clinical trials: issues to consider
    Paula R Williamson
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Liverpool, Shelley s Cottage, Brownlow Street, Liverpool, L69 3GS, UK
    Trials 13:132. 2012
  2. doi Cardiotocography versus intermittent auscultation of fetal heart on admission to labour ward for assessment of fetal wellbeing
    Declan Devane
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD005122. 2012
  3. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a structured pulmonary rehabilitation education programme for improving the health status of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): The PRINCE Study protocol
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Pulm Med 11:4. 2011
  4. pmc Using case study within a sequential explanatory design to evaluate the impact of specialist and advanced practice roles on clinical outcomes: the SCAPE study
    Joan G Lalor
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:55. 2013
  5. doi Reminiscence in dementia: a concept analysis
    Laura Dempsey
    National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Dementia (London) 13:176-92. 2014
  6. doi Developing a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff in long-stay care facilities in Ireland
    Adeline Cooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 22:1977-87. 2013
  7. pmc Professionals' views of fetal monitoring during labour: a systematic review and thematic analysis
    Valerie Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 24, D Olier St, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:166. 2012
  8. ncbi Unexpected diagnosis of fetal abnormality: women's encounters with caregivers
    Joan G Lalor
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Birth 34:80-8. 2007
  9. pmc The effectiveness of a structured education pulmonary rehabilitation programme for improving the health status of people with moderate and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care: the PRINCE cluster randomised trial
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Thorax 68:922-8. 2013
  10. pmc Comparison of midwife-led and consultant-led care of healthy women at low risk of childbirth complications in the Republic of Ireland: a randomised trial
    Cecily Begley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:85. 2011

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Developing core outcome sets for clinical trials: issues to consider
    Paula R Williamson
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Liverpool, Shelley s Cottage, Brownlow Street, Liverpool, L69 3GS, UK
    Trials 13:132. 2012
    ..Key issues to consider in the development of a core outcome set include its scope, the stakeholder groups to involve, choice of consensus method and the achievement of a consensus...
  2. doi Cardiotocography versus intermittent auscultation of fetal heart on admission to labour ward for assessment of fetal wellbeing
    Declan Devane
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD005122. 2012
    ..The admission cardiotocograph (CTG) is a commonly used screening test consisting of a short (usually 20 minutes) recording of the fetal heart rate (FHR) and uterine activity performed on the mother's admission to the labour ward...
  3. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a structured pulmonary rehabilitation education programme for improving the health status of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): The PRINCE Study protocol
    Kathy Murphy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Pulm Med 11:4. 2011
    ..The PRINCE study will evaluate the effectiveness of a Structured Education Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme (SEPRP), delivered at the level of the general practice, on the health status of people with COPD...
  4. pmc Using case study within a sequential explanatory design to evaluate the impact of specialist and advanced practice roles on clinical outcomes: the SCAPE study
    Joan G Lalor
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:55. 2013
    ..This aim of this paper is to use The SCAPE Study: Specialist Clinical and Advanced Practitioner Evaluation in Ireland to illustrate how case study was used to strengthen a Sequential Explanatory Design...
  5. doi Reminiscence in dementia: a concept analysis
    Laura Dempsey
    National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Dementia (London) 13:176-92. 2014
    ..Reminiscence therapy is used extensively in dementia care and evidence shows when used effectively it helps individuals retain a sense of self worth, identity and individuality. ..
  6. doi Developing a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff in long-stay care facilities in Ireland
    Adeline Cooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 22:1977-87. 2013
    ..The programme aimed to prepare nurses and care assistants to use reminiscence when caring for people with dementia living in long-term care. Reminiscence involves facilitating people to talk or think about their past...
  7. pmc Professionals' views of fetal monitoring during labour: a systematic review and thematic analysis
    Valerie Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 24, D Olier St, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:166. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to offer insight and understanding, through systematic review and thematic analysis, of research into professionals' views on fetal heart rate monitoring during labour...
  8. ncbi Unexpected diagnosis of fetal abnormality: women's encounters with caregivers
    Joan G Lalor
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Birth 34:80-8. 2007
    ..The study objective was to explore women's experiences of encounters with caregivers after the diagnosis of fetal anomaly at the routine second trimester ultrasound scan...
  9. pmc The effectiveness of a structured education pulmonary rehabilitation programme for improving the health status of people with moderate and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care: the PRINCE cluster randomised trial
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Thorax 68:922-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a structured education pulmonary rehabilitation programme on the health status of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  10. pmc Comparison of midwife-led and consultant-led care of healthy women at low risk of childbirth complications in the Republic of Ireland: a randomised trial
    Cecily Begley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:85. 2011
    ..No midwifery-led units existed in Ireland before 2004. The aim of this study was to compare midwife-led (MLU) versus consultant-led (CLU) care for healthy, pregnant women without risk factors for labour and delivery...
  11. doi A systematic review and quality assessment of systematic reviews of randomised trials of interventions for preventing and treating preterm birth
    Valerie Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 142:3-11. 2009
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  12. pmc Methodology in conducting a systematic review of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions
    Valerie Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:15. 2011
    ..Systematic reviews (or overviews) of reviews are a logical and appropriate next step, allowing the findings of separate reviews to be compared and contrasted, providing clinical decision makers with the evidence they need...
  13. ncbi Educating advanced midwife practitioners: a collaborative venture
    Cecily M Begley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 15:574-84. 2007
    ..To describe the collaborative development of an MSc course preparing Ireland's first advanced midwife practitioners...
  14. ncbi Women's experiences of labour and birth: an evolutionary concept analysis
    Patricia Larkin
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Midwifery 25:e49-59. 2009
    ..the aim of this paper is to identify the core attributes of the experience of labour and birth...
  15. doi SWAT 1: what effects do site visits by the principal investigator have on recruitment in a multicentre randomized trial?
    Valerie Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    J Evid Based Med 6:136-7. 2013
    ..We have now prepared the first example of the design summary for a SWAT, using the template that will be used for other SWAT. This is presented in this article. ..
  16. ncbi Information, knowledge and expectations of the routine ultrasound scan
    Joan G Lalor
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Midwifery 23:13-22. 2007
    ..To examine the current provision of pre-ultrasound information to women; to determine if the information provided was related to women's knowledge of the routine second trimester ultrasound; and to describe women's expectations of the scan...
  17. ncbi Inhaled analgesia for pain management in labour
    Declan Devane
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway
    Pract Midwife 15:42-3. 2012
    ..Residents in countries with a national license to The Cochrane Library, including the UK and Ireland, can access the Cochrane Library online free through www.thecochranelibrary.com...
  18. ncbi Expectant care versus surgical treatment for miscarriage
    Declan Devane
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway
    Pract Midwife 15:40-1. 2012
    ..Residents in countries with a national license to The Cochrane Library, including the UK and Ireland, can access the Cochrane Library online free through www.thecochranelibrary.com...
  19. pmc Active versus expectant management for women in the third stage of labour
    Cecily M Begley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24, D Olier Street, Dublin, Ireland, Dublin 2
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD007412. 2011
    ..Active management was introduced to try to reduce haemorrhage, a major contributor to maternal mortality in low-income countries...
  20. ncbi Magnesium sulphate for the prevention of eclampsia
    Declan Devane
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Pract Midwife 14:35-6. 2011
    ..Residents in countries with a national license to The Cochrane Library, including the UK and Ireland, can access the Cochrane Library online free of charge through www.thecochranelibrary.com...
  21. pmc Effectiveness of a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff on the quality of life of residents with dementia in long-stay units: a study protocol for a cluster randomised trial
    Eamon O'Shea
    Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Trials 12:41. 2011
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  22. ncbi Evaluating maternity care: a core set of outcome measures
    Declan Devane
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinty College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Birth 34:164-72. 2007
    ..We sought to identify a minimum set of outcome measures for evaluating models of maternity care from the perspective of key stakeholders...
  23. ncbi A systematic review and quality assessment of systematic reviews of fetal fibronectin and transvaginal length for predicting preterm birth
    Valerie Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 133:134-42. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi Methodological considerations in cohort study designs
    Patricia Healy
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurse Res 18:32-6. 2011
    ..This paper discusses the methodological considerations inherent in the use of the cohort study as a research design...
  25. ncbi Exploring painful experiences: impact of emotional narratives on members of a qualitative research team
    Joan G Lalor
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 56:607-16. 2006
    ..This paper reports a study of the impact of emotional narratives on the well-being of members of a qualitative research team during the conduct of sensitive research...
  26. ncbi A randomised-controlled trial evaluating a fetal monitoring education programme
    Declan Devane
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24, D Olier St, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Midwifery 22:296-307. 2006
    ..to evaluate the effectiveness of a fetal monitoring education programme on midwives' fetal monitoring knowledge and intrapartum cardiotocograph interpretation skills...