Anne Hickey

Summary

Affiliation: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring health-related quality of life in older patient populations: a review of current approaches
    Anne Hickey
    Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:971-93. 2005
  2. pmc Community-based post-stroke service provision and challenges: a national survey of managers and inter-disciplinary healthcare staff in Ireland
    Anne Hickey
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St, Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:111. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs in Ireland: development and application of the Stroke Awareness Questionnaire (SAQ)
    Anne Hickey
    Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Stroke 7:298-306. 2012
  4. pmc Is primary care a neglected piece of the jigsaw in ensuring optimal stroke care? Results of a national study
    David L Whitford
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical University of Bahrain, PO Box 15503, Adliya, Kingdom of Bahrain
    BMC Fam Pract 10:27. 2009
  5. pmc Stroke awareness in the general population: knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs in older adults
    Anne Hickey
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 9:35. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The future cost of stroke in Ireland: an analysis of the potential impact of demographic change and implementation of evidence-based therapies
    Samantha Smith
    Economic and Social Research Institute, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Age Ageing 42:299-306. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The cost of stroke and transient ischaemic attack in Ireland: a prevalence-based estimate
    Samantha Smith
    Economic and Social Research Institute, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Age Ageing 41:332-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Vulnerable older people in the community: relationship between the Vulnerable Elders Survey and health service use
    Hannah M McGee
    Division of Population Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:8-15. 2008
  9. doi request reprint From prevention to nursing home care: a comprehensive national audit of stroke care
    Frances Horgan
    School of Physiotherapy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Cerebrovasc Dis 32:385-92. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Older people--recipients but also providers of informal care: an analysis among community samples in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Hannah M McGee
    Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Health Soc Care Community 16:548-53. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring health-related quality of life in older patient populations: a review of current approaches
    Anne Hickey
    Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:971-93. 2005
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  2. pmc Community-based post-stroke service provision and challenges: a national survey of managers and inter-disciplinary healthcare staff in Ireland
    Anne Hickey
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St, Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:111. 2012
    ..The aim was to document the challenges to service availability for patients with stroke in the community and to identify priorities for service improvement...
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs in Ireland: development and application of the Stroke Awareness Questionnaire (SAQ)
    Anne Hickey
    Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Stroke 7:298-306. 2012
    ..Inability to recognize stroke warning signs and delay in seeking medical attention for recognized symptoms contribute to treatment delay, thus limiting the potential for intervention and impacting negatively on potential stroke outcome...
  4. pmc Is primary care a neglected piece of the jigsaw in ensuring optimal stroke care? Results of a national study
    David L Whitford
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical University of Bahrain, PO Box 15503, Adliya, Kingdom of Bahrain
    BMC Fam Pract 10:27. 2009
    ..Stroke is a major cause of mortality and morbidity with potential for improved care and prevention through general practice. A national survey was undertaken to determine current resources and needs for optimal stroke prevention and care...
  5. pmc Stroke awareness in the general population: knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs in older adults
    Anne Hickey
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 9:35. 2009
    ..This study examined knowledge of stroke warning signs and risk factors among community-dwelling older adults...
  6. doi request reprint The future cost of stroke in Ireland: an analysis of the potential impact of demographic change and implementation of evidence-based therapies
    Samantha Smith
    Economic and Social Research Institute, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Age Ageing 42:299-306. 2013
    ..this paper examines the impact of demographic change from 2007 to 2021 on the total cost of stroke in Ireland and analyses potential impacts of expanded access to stroke unit care and thrombolytic therapy on stroke outcomes and costs...
  7. doi request reprint The cost of stroke and transient ischaemic attack in Ireland: a prevalence-based estimate
    Samantha Smith
    Economic and Social Research Institute, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Age Ageing 41:332-8. 2012
    ..stroke is a leading cause of death and disability globally. The economic costs of stroke are high but not often fully quantified. This paper estimates the economic burden of stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) in Ireland in 2007...
  8. doi request reprint Vulnerable older people in the community: relationship between the Vulnerable Elders Survey and health service use
    Hannah M McGee
    Division of Population Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:8-15. 2008
    ..This study evaluated its profile in older Irish people. It assessed whether those categorized as vulnerable according to the VES were likely to use health services more frequently than others...
  9. doi request reprint From prevention to nursing home care: a comprehensive national audit of stroke care
    Frances Horgan
    School of Physiotherapy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Cerebrovasc Dis 32:385-92. 2011
    ..The findings provide insights into the wider needs of people with stroke and their families, a basis for developing stroke-appropriate health strategies, and a global model for the evaluation of stroke services...
  10. doi request reprint Older people--recipients but also providers of informal care: an analysis among community samples in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Hannah M McGee
    Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Health Soc Care Community 16:548-53. 2008
    ..The balance of formal and informal health and social care will become increasingly important as populations age. It is essential, therefore, to evaluate factors facilitating or impeding informal care delivery...
  11. doi request reprint Access to Rehabilitation at Six Months Post Stroke: A Profile from the Action on Secondary Prevention Interventions and Rehabilitation in Stroke (ASPIRE-S) Study
    Patricia Hall
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Cerebrovasc Dis 42:247-54. 2016
    ....
  12. pmc Secondary prevention after ischaemic stroke: the ASPIRE-S study
    Linda Brewer
    Department of Geriatric and Stroke Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland RCSI, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, 9, Ireland
    BMC Neurol 15:216. 2015
    ..ASPIRE-S (Action on Secondary Prevention Interventions and Rehabilitation in Stroke) aimed to prospectively assess secondary prevention in patients 6 months following IS...
  13. doi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the CASP-19 quality of life scale in an older Irish cohort
    Eithne Sexton
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Beaux Lane House, Lwr Mercer St, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Qual Life Res 22:2549-59. 2013
    ..A previous large sample study did not report good fit for these measurement models. The study also aims to re-develop the model and propose a well-fitting alternative...
  14. doi request reprint Implications of stroke for caregiver outcomes: findings from the ASPIRE-S study
    Samar Atteih
    Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Stroke 10:918-23. 2015
    ..Furthermore, caregivers may not receive the support and service provision they require from the hospitals and community...
  15. pmc Cognitive impairment six months after ischaemic stroke: a profile from the ASPIRE-S study
    Lisa Mellon
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, 2, Ireland
    BMC Neurol 15:31. 2015
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Can a media campaign change health service use in a population with stroke symptoms? Examination of the first Irish stroke awareness campaign
    Lisa Mellon
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Emerg Med J 31:536-540. 2014
    ..However, there is little evidence to suggest that media messages can influence behaviour after stroke onset. The F.A.S.T. (Face Arm Speech Time) test is a common stroke recognition tool used in public education campaigns...
  17. pmc Stroke and nursing home care: a national survey of nursing homes
    Seamus Cowman
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, St Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 10:4. 2010
    ..A national study conducted in nursing homes can quantify the number of residents with stroke in nursing homes, their disability and levels of dependency...
  18. doi request reprint Knowledge of Thrombolytic Therapy Amongst Hospital Staff: Preliminary Results and Treatment Implications
    Lisa Mellon
    From the Department of Psychology L M, A H, School of Medicine H H, and Department of Geriatric and Stroke Medicine S L, D W, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Stroke 46:3551-3. 2015
    ..It has been suggested that lack of knowledge regarding appropriate stroke response among hospital staff may contribute to delays in referral, assessment, and treatment of in-hospital stroke...
  19. pmc Cross-sectional validation of the Aging Perceptions Questionnaire: a multidimensional instrument for assessing self-perceptions of aging
    Maja Barker
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 7:9. 2007
    ..This study describes the validation of this newly-developed instrument, the Aging Perceptions Questionnaire (APQ)...
  20. pmc The Irish National Adverse Events Study (INAES): the frequency and nature of adverse events in Irish hospitals-a retrospective record review study
    Natasha Rafter
    Department of Geriatric and Stroke Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BMJ Qual Saf . 2016
    ..Irish healthcare has undergone extensive change recently with spending cuts and a focus on quality initiatives; however, little is known about adverse event occurrence...
  21. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of carer stress on subsequent institutionalisation of community-dwelling older people
    Nora Ann Donnelly
    Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    PLoS ONE 10:e0128213. 2015
    ..We therefore systematically reviewed and meta-analysed the prospective association between various forms of carer stress and subsequent institutionalisation of community-dwelling older people...
  22. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment six months after ischaemic stroke: a profile from the ASPIRE-S study
    Lisa Mellon
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, 2, Ireland
    BMC Neurol 15:288. 2015
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Understanding communication of health information: a lesson in health literacy for junior medical and physiotherapy students
    Frank Doyle
    Division of Population Health Sciences Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    J Health Psychol 18:497-506. 2013
    ..Overall quality scores indicated low-moderate quality. This assignment helped students critically evaluate the utility of PILs for communication...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical decline and quality of life in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Orla Hardiman
    Department of Neurology, Beaumont Hospital and RCSI, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 5:230-4. 2004