Seamus Mark McHugh

Summary

Affiliation: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. pmc Synchronous association of rectal adenocarcinoma and three ileal carcinoids: a case report
    Seamus M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Ireland, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 7:21. 2009
  2. doi Surgical attire, practices and their perception in the prevention of surgical site infection
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland Electronic address
    Surgeon 12:47-52. 2014
  3. doi Patientsmate©: the implementation and evaluation of an online prospective audit system
    Seamus Mark McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:365-8. 2012
  4. doi A study of the factors influencing school-going students considering medical careers
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Surgeon 9:191-4. 2011
  5. doi Preventing infection in general surgery: improvements through education of surgeons by surgeons
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 78:312-6. 2011
  6. doi The role of topical antibiotics used as prophylaxis in surgical site infection prevention
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:693-701. 2011
  7. doi Intraoperative technique as a factor in the prevention of surgical site infection
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 78:1-4. 2011
  8. doi Transforming management of patients undergoing splenectomy in an Irish teaching hospital
    S M McHugh
    Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 180:655-9. 2011
  9. doi Factors influencing career choice after initial training in surgery
    Seamus McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    World J Surg 35:487-92. 2011
  10. doi A targeted e-learning program for surgical trainees to enhance patient safety in preventing surgical infection
    Seamus Mark McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 30:257-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Synchronous association of rectal adenocarcinoma and three ileal carcinoids: a case report
    Seamus M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Ireland, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 7:21. 2009
    ..Synchronous midgut carcinoids with gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma are a rare but recognised association...
  2. doi Surgical attire, practices and their perception in the prevention of surgical site infection
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland Electronic address
    Surgeon 12:47-52. 2014
    ..Clean surgical scrubs, surgical gowns and headgear are worn by operative teams to decrease bacterial contamination and lower surgical site infection (SSI) rates...
  3. doi Patientsmate©: the implementation and evaluation of an online prospective audit system
    Seamus Mark McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:365-8. 2012
    ..Inaccuracy in Hospital Inpatient Enquiry (HIPE)/Casemix-based data has been reported as high as 26%. This results in financial waste and makes effective audit impossible. We aimed to develop a novel web-based outcome audit system...
  4. doi A study of the factors influencing school-going students considering medical careers
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Surgeon 9:191-4. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine the factors influencing school students in deciding to study medicine in university. We further determined what level of interest exists in pursuing a surgical career after completion of medical school...
  5. doi Preventing infection in general surgery: improvements through education of surgeons by surgeons
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 78:312-6. 2011
    ..Potentially, other specific measures may also be warranted to achieve further improvements in infection prevention in surgical practice...
  6. doi The role of topical antibiotics used as prophylaxis in surgical site infection prevention
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:693-701. 2011
    ..Apart from these specific indications, the evidence for use of topical antibiotics in surgery is lacking in conclusive randomized controlled trials...
  7. doi Intraoperative technique as a factor in the prevention of surgical site infection
    S M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 78:1-4. 2011
    ..Larger multicentre prospective studies are required to define what aspects of surgical technique impact on SSI, to better inform surgical practice and support education programmes for surgical trainees...
  8. doi Transforming management of patients undergoing splenectomy in an Irish teaching hospital
    S M McHugh
    Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 180:655-9. 2011
    ..A defined protocol of care was established, staff education commenced and a 'patient information leaflet' made available...
  9. doi Factors influencing career choice after initial training in surgery
    Seamus McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    World J Surg 35:487-92. 2011
    ..We assessed basic surgical trainees to identify objective, and potentially modifiable, factors that influence ultimate recruitment into a general surgical career...
  10. doi A targeted e-learning program for surgical trainees to enhance patient safety in preventing surgical infection
    Seamus Mark McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 30:257-9. 2010
    ..Surgical site infection accounts for 20% of all health care-associated infections (HCAIs); however, a program incorporating the education of surgeons has yet to be established across the specialty...
  11. doi A quantitative assessment of changing trends in internet usage for cancer information
    Seamus M McHugh
    Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 2, Ireland
    World J Surg 35:253-7. 2011
    ..The internet is an important source of healthcare information. To date, assessment of its use as a source of oncologic information has been restricted to retrospective surveys...
  12. doi Preventing healthcare-associated infection through education: have surgeons been overlooked?
    Seamus Mark McHugh
    Department of Surgery, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Surgeon 8:96-100. 2010
    ..Through an extensive literature review we aim to critically appraise studies which have utilised education initiatives to decrease HCAI...
  13. pmc Genomic and oncoproteomic advances in detection and treatment of colorectal cancer
    Seamus M McHugh
    Dept of Surgery, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
    World J Surg Oncol 7:36. 2009
    ..Through an extensive literature review we aim to critically appraise those studies which have utilized these latest technologies and ascertain their potential to identify clinically useful biomarkers...