- Survival and disability in a cohort of neural tube defect births in Dublin, Ireland
Child Health Epidemiology Unit, Health Research Board, Dublin, Ireland
Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:701-9. 2008
..use of supplements have had disappointing results: The proposed mandatory fortification of bread products in Ireland has raised concerns about possible side effects...
- Low rates of mother-to-child transmission of HIV following effective pregnancy interventions in the United Kingdom and Ireland, 2000-2006
Claire L Townsend
MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
AIDS 22:973-81. 2008
In the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, avoidance of breastfeeding and alternative combinations of antiretroviral therapy regimen and mode of delivery are recommended according to maternal clinical status...
- Newly diagnosed HIV infections: review in UK and Ireland
Ann K Sullivan
Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Trust, London SW10 9NH
BMJ 330:1301-2. 2005
- Second primary cancers in patients with skin cancer: a population-based study in Northern Ireland
M M Cantwell
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Br J Cancer 100:174-7. 2009
..of basal cell carcinoma (BCC), 6405 squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) and 1839 melanomas reported to the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry between 1993 and 2002, compared with the general population, risk of new primaries after BCC or ..
- Risk factors, microbiological findings, and clinical outcomes in cases of microbial keratitis admitted to a tertiary referral center in ireland
Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
Cornea 28:285-92. 2009
..To identify the risk factors for, and to report the microbiological findings and clinical outcomes of, severe microbial keratitis (MK)...
- Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey
G T Fong
Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
Tob Control 15:iii51-8. 2006
To evaluate the psychosocial and behavioural impact of the first ever national level comprehensive workplace smoke-free law, implemented in Ireland in March 2004.
- Antiretroviral therapy and premature delivery in diagnosed HIV-infected women in the United Kingdom and Ireland
Claire L Townsend
Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
AIDS 21:1019-26. 2007
..To explore the association between antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy and premature delivery, birthweight, stillbirth and neonatal mortality, in pregnancies in HIV-infected women delivering between 1990 and 2005...
- Epidemiological differences between the UK and Ireland versus France in Staphylococcus aureus isolates resistant to fusidic acid from community-acquired skin and soft tissue infections
A R Larsen
Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark
J Antimicrob Chemother 61:589-94. 2008
To characterize the epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus isolates resistant to fusidic acid isolated from patients with skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) in France, the UK and Ireland.
- A qualitative study explaining nurses' perceptions of quality care for older people in long-term care settings in Ireland
Department of Nursing and Midwifery, NUI, Galway, Ireland
J Clin Nurs 16:477-85. 2007
..The aim of this research was to explore nurses' perceptions of the attributes of quality care and the factors that facilitate or hinder high-quality nursing care in long-term care...
- Prospective surveillance study of severe hyperbilirubinaemia in the newborn in the UK and Ireland
Donal Manning, Department of Paediatrics, Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, Merseyside CH49 5PE, UK
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F342-6. 2007
..To determine the incidence of severe hyperbilirubinaemia in the newborn, and to identify associated clinical and demographic variables, and short-term outcomes...
- Socio-demographic predictors of self-rated health in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the National Survey on Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition, SLAN
C C Kelleher
Health Research Board Unit on Health Status and Health Gain, Department of Health Promotion, Clinical Sciences Institute, National University of Ireland, Costello Road, Shantalla, Galway City, Ireland
Soc Sci Med 57:477-86. 2003
Though Ireland continues to have a poor health profile compared with other European Union countries, previous research on social variations has been limited...
- The management of primary chronic subdural haematoma: a questionnaire survey of practice in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland
Department of Neurosurgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Br J Neurosurg 22:529-34. 2008
..The aim of this study was to survey aspects of current practice in the UK and Ireland. A 1-page postal questionnaire addressing the treatment of primary (i.e...
- An autosomal screen for genes that predispose to celiac disease in the western counties of Ireland
Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile 36688, USA
Nat Genet 14:329-33. 1996
..step genome screening protocol to identify loci that contribute to celiac disease in the western counties of ireland, a region with the highest prevalence of celiac disease in the world...
- Dental caries and enamel fluorosis among the fluoridated and non-fluoridated populations in the Republic of Ireland in 2002
Oral Health Services Research Centre, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
Community Dent Health 21:37-44. 2004
A national survey of oral health of children and adolescents was carried out in the Republic of Ireland (RoI) in 2001/2002.
- The burden of alcohol misuse on emergency in-patient hospital admissions among residents from a health board region in Ireland
Department of Public Health, North Eastern Health Board, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
Addiction 99:1279-85. 2004
..in-patient emergency admissions to acute hospitals of residents from a health board region in the Republic of Ireland with an acute alcohol intoxication diagnosis; to profile the admissions and to assess whether the increase in ..
- Genetic diversity among Campylobacter jejuni isolates from pets in Ireland
School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Vet Rec 166:102-6. 2010
..A database of C jejuni subtyping profiles from pets in Ireland was assembled...
- The emergence and importation of diverse genotypes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) harboring the Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene (pvl) reveal that pvl is a poor marker for community-acquired MRSA strains in Ireland
Angela S Rossney
National MRSA Reference Laboratory, St James s Hospital, James s St, Dublin 8, Ireland
J Clin Microbiol 45:2554-63. 2007
..However, in Ireland, 80% of HA-MRSA isolates have the non-multiantibiotic-resistant genotype ST22-MRSA-IV...
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolated from animals and veterinary personnel in Ireland
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Vet Microbiol 109:285-96. 2005
..in one veterinary hospital and 16 private veterinary clinics in different geographical locations throughout Ireland. MRSA was recovered from 25 animals comprising 14 dogs, eight horses, one cat, one rabbit and a seal, and also ..
- Comprehensive analysis of the gene encoding filaggrin uncovers prevalent and rare mutations in ichthyosis vulgaris and atopic eczema
Epithelial Genetics Group, Human Genetics Unit, Division of Pathology and Neuroscience, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
Nat Genet 39:650-4. 2007
..i. = 20-1,136)). We found three additional rare null mutations in this case series, suggesting that the genetic architecture of filaggrin-related atopic dermatitis consists of both prevalent and rare risk alleles...
- Young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland with perinatally acquired HIV: the pediatric legacy for adult services
Family Clinic Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, 6th floor QEQM, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:159-66. 2009
..therapy (ART), and resistance in young people aged 10 years or more living in the United Kingdom and Ireland reported to the National Study of HIV in Pregnancy and Childhood (NSHPC) with prospective annual follow-up in the ..
- Food poverty and health among schoolchildren in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study
Department of Health Promotion, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Public Health Nutr 10:364-70. 2007
..To investigate the relationships between food poverty and food consumption, health and life satisfaction among schoolchildren...
- Breakdown severity during a bovine tuberculosis episode as a predictor of future herd breakdowns in Ireland
F J Olea-Popelka
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
Prev Vet Med 63:163-72. 2004
..The presence of confirmed BTB lesions in reactor cattle was not predictive of the future breakdown hazard when the effects of other factors were controlled...
- Molecular epidemiology of human metapneumovirus in Ireland
Michael J Carr
National Virus Reference Laboratory, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
J Med Virol 80:510-6. 2008
..44-8.15). Statistical analysis of quantitative RT-PCR determinations of viral load from these 30 respiratory specimens suggests that hMPV genotype B specimens have a higher viral load than hMPV genotype A isolates (P < 0.03)...
- Immunisation: the views of parents and health professionals in Ireland
National Disease Surveillance Centre, Dublin, Ireland
Euro Surveill 8:145-50. 2003
..According to group discussions, health professionals felt they lack time and user-friendly materials to properly inform the parents...
- Bovine tuberculosis and milk production in infected dairy herds in Ireland
UCD School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Prev Vet Med 93:153-61. 2010
..This study describes the relationship between bovine tuberculosis (TB) and milk yield in TB-infected dairy herds in Ireland. The study had two objectives: to determine whether cows detected as TB reactors (and thus subject to immediate ..
- Dental caries and enamel fluorosis among the fluoridated population in the Republic of Ireland and non fluoridated population in Northern Ireland in 2002
Oral Health Services Research Centre, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
Community Dent Health 23:37-43. 2006
An all Ireland/North South survey of Oral Health was carried out in 2001/2002.
- Development of an instrument to measure the Practice Vocational Training Environment in Ireland
Med Teach 27:338-42. 2005
..triangulated methodology and was administered to all practice-based general practice trainees in the Republic of Ireland. The results confirmed a high level of satisfaction with the educational environment in practice but several ..
- Prevalence of enamel defects/fluorosis in fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas in Ireland
J J Clarkson
Department of Health, Dublin, Ireland
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:196-9. 1992
Water fluoridation was introduced in Ireland in 1964 and in recent years the availability of fluoride from other sources had increased...
- A consensus on fungal polymerase chain reaction diagnosis?: a United Kingdom-Ireland evaluation of polymerase chain reaction methods for detection of systemic fungal infections
P Lewis White
Department of Medical Microbiology and NPHS Cardiff, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
J Mol Diagn 8:376-84. 2006
..chain reaction methods, for the detection of Aspergillus and Candida species, currently used in the UK and Ireland by distribution and analysis of multiple specimen control panels...
- Telemedicine services in the Republic of Ireland: an evolving policy context
Department of General Practice, National University of Ireland, Galway, Republic of Ireland
Health Policy 76:245-58. 2006
The Republic of Ireland is characterised by few urban conurbations and a high rural population, including significant numbers of island dwellers...
- Trends in management and outcome of pregnancies in HIV-infected women in the UK and Ireland, 1990-2006
C L Townsend
MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
BJOG 115:1078-86. 2008
..To describe the changing demographic profile of diagnosed HIV-infected pregnant women over time and trends in pregnancy outcome, uptake of interventions and mother-to-child transmission...
- Human herpesviruses-6 and -7 each cause significant neurological morbidity in Britain and Ireland
K N Ward
Department of Virology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Windeyer Institute of Medical Sciences, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 90:619-23. 2005
..Primary human herpesvirus-6 and -7 (HHV-6/-7) infections cause febrile illness sometimes complicated by convulsions and rarely encephalopathy...
- New cross sectional stature, weight, and head circumference references for Down's syndrome in the UK and Republic of Ireland
M E Styles
Sussex Weald and Downs NHS Trust, Chichester, UK
Arch Dis Child 87:104-8. 2002
To present a growth reference for children with uncomplicated Down's syndrome living in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Data are available for height and weight in the age range 0-18 years, including the first three months of life, and ..
- Antimicrobial susceptibility of the pathogens of bacteraemia in the UK and Ireland 2001-2002: the BSAC Bacteraemia Resistance Surveillance Programme
Department of Medical Microbiology, Southmead Hospital, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 53:1018-32. 2004
To describe the current patterns of antimicrobial resistance in the major pathogens of bacteraemia in the UK and Ireland, to highlight any unexpected resistance patterns and to act as a reference baseline for future studies.
- Prevalence of overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland: results from the North South Survey of Children's Height, Weight and Body Mass Index, 2002
WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Services Research, University College Cork, Ireland
BMC Public Health 7:187. 2007
..The aim of this survey was to establish baseline data on the prevalence and correlates of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents in the Republic of Ireland (RoI) and Northern Ireland (NI).
- Determining the status of non-transferred embryos in Ireland: a conspectus of case law and implications for clinical IVF practice
Eric Scott Sills
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Philos Ethics Humanit Med 4:8. 2009
..In Ireland, the fate and status of supranumary (non-transferred) embryos derived from IVF brings challenges both for ..
- Adult orthotopic liver transplantation in the United Kingdom and Ireland between 1994 and 2005
Jan H P van der Meulen
Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Transplantation 84:572-9. 2007
The UK and Ireland Liver Transplant Audit collects information on all liver transplantations that are carried out in both countries...
- Non-susceptibility trends among Enterobacteriaceae from bacteraemias in the UK and Ireland, 2001-06
David M Livermore
Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 62:ii41-54. 2008
..Reflecting this importance, members of the family constitute 4 of the 12 collection groups in the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) Bacteraemia Surveillance Programme...
- Non-susceptibility trends among Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other non-fermentative Gram-negative bacteria from bacteraemias in the UK and Ireland, 2001-06
David M Livermore
Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, 61 C olindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 62:ii55-63. 2008
..Pseudomonas spp. are collected in the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) bacteraemia surveillance, with Acinetobacter spp. and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia well represented in the 'other Gram-negatives' group...
- spa typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from domestic animals and veterinary staff in the UK and Ireland
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1118-23. 2006
..aureus (MRSA) isolates originating from animals, humans and the environment at veterinary hospitals in the UK and Ireland. MRSA transmission between animals and veterinary staff was assessed on the basis of spa typing, PFGE and ..
- Seven novel variants of the staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Ireland
Microbiology Research Unit, Department of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Pathology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:2070-83. 2005
..This study has demonstrated a hitherto-undescribed degree of diversity within SCCmec...
- Human seroprevalence to Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) in Northern Ireland
Regional Virus Laboratory, Kelvin Building, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK
Zoonoses Public Health 55:189-94. 2008
..The aim of this study was to examine the distribution and determinants of C. burnetii past infection in Northern Ireland (NI)...
- The impact of badger removal on the control of tuberculosis in cattle herds in Ireland
J M Griffin
Centre for Veterinary Epidemiology and Risk Analysis and Department of Large Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Prev Vet Med 67:237-66. 2005
In Ireland, the herd prevalence of bovine tuberculosis has remained stable for several decades, and in common with several other countries, progress towards eradication has stalled...
- Incidence and clinical features of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in the UK and Ireland
J A Salotti
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arch Dis Child 94:376-80. 2009
There are few published studies on the epidemiology of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). We undertook a survey to ascertain all newly diagnosed cases aged 0-16 years in the UK and Republic of Ireland.
- Increasing parental provision and children's consumption of lunchbox fruit and vegetables in Ireland: the Food Dudes intervention
P J Horne
School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
Eur J Clin Nutr 63:613-8. 2009
..The current study evaluated its effectiveness in Ireland where school meals are not provided and children bring food to school in lunchboxes.
- Isolation rates of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in dogs, cats and horses in Ireland
Veterinary Sciences Centre, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Vet Rec 166:451-5. 2010
..to determine isolation rates of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in dogs, cats and horses in Ireland. Clinical samples that had been submitted to University College Dublin (UCD) for routine microbiological ..
- Salmonella in broiler flocks in the republic of Ireland
Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food, Celbridge, Co Kildare, Ireland
Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:111-20. 2009
In order to obtain an estimation of the prevalence of Salmonella spp. in flocks of broilers in the Republic of Ireland, a study was conducted in 2006 in a total of 362 broiler flocks associated with four integrated companies...
- Non-susceptibility trends among Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis from community-acquired respiratory tract infections in the UK and Ireland, 1999-2007
Quotient Bioresearch Limited, Microbiology, 7 9 William Road, London NW1 3ER, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 62:ii97-103. 2008
To determine the antimicrobial susceptibility of Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis causing community-acquired respiratory tract infections in the UK and Ireland from 1999/2000 to 2006/07.
- Vertically acquired HIV diagnosed in adolescence and early adulthood in the United Kingdom and Ireland: findings from national surveillance
MRC Clinical Trials Unit, London, UK
HIV Med 10:253-6. 2009
..The aim of the study was to describe the characteristics of young people with vertically acquired HIV diagnosed aged > or =13 years...
- Wide geographic spread of diverse acquired AmpC beta-lactamases among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. in the UK and Ireland
Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, NW9 5EQ, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 59:102-5. 2007
..To determine the distribution of acquired AmpC beta-lactamases in 173 isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. submitted to the UK's national reference laboratory for antibiotic resistance...
- Primary immunodeficiency disorders in the Republic of Ireland: first report of the national registry in children and adults
Department of Immunology, St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
J Clin Immunol 25:73-7. 2005
Data collection for the national registry for patients with primary immunodeficiency disorders in the Republic of Ireland commenced in 1996...
- Special article: chronic granulomatous disease in the United Kingdom and Ireland: a comprehensive national patient-based registry
L B K R Jones
School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Clin Exp Immunol 152:211-8. 2008
..Morbidity remains significant, severe infectious complications common. Curative treatments including stem cell transplantation should be considered for patients with frequent or serious complications...
- Descriptive study comparing routine hospital administrative data with the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland's National Vascular Database
Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College London, London, UK
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:461-5; discussion 466. 2007
..To compare patient volume and outcomes in vascular surgery between an administrative data set (Hospital Episode Statistics) and a clinical database (National Vascular Database)...
- Modelling predictions of cancer deaths in Northern Ireland
Project Support Analysis Branch, Annexe 2, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast
Ulster Med J 75:120-5. 2006
..lung and breast cancers, which account for 30% of cancer cases and 40% of cancers deaths, were calculated for 2010 and 2015, based on trends in death rates and the predicted change in the demography of the Northern Ireland population.
- Efficacy of cleaning and disinfection on pig farms in Ireland
School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland
Vet Rec 161:371-5. 2007
..is known about the effectiveness of the cleaning and disinfection methods used on commercial pig farms either in Ireland or worldwide...
- Clinical coder training initiatives in Ireland
School of Health Information Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
HIM J 34:40-6. 2005
..and National Perinatal Reporting System (HIPE & NPRS) Unit of the Economic and Social Research Institute in Ireland requested a review of its coder training programs and data quality initiatives, primarily because of the decision ..
- The impact of ongoing continuing professional development for nurses in the Republic of Ireland
School of Nursing and Health Care Studies, Institute of Technology Tralee, Tralee, Ireland
J Nurs Manag 15:614-25. 2007
..The aim of this study was to explore and describe the stressors experienced by a group of 70 students who were undertaking a part-time degree in an Irish University...
- Knowledge and attitudes of mental health professionals in Ireland to the concept of recovery in mental health: a questionnaire survey
Mental Health, East Galway Mental Health Services, Loughrea Day Hospital, Barrick Street, Loughrea, Co Galway, Ireland
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:539-45. 2009
..The challenge for the present and into the future is to strive to equip professionals with the necessary skills in the form of information and training...
- Breast reconstruction in the United Kingdom and Ireland
C J Callaghan
Cambridge Breast Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital and Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
Br J Surg 89:335-40. 2002
..The aims of this study were to define current practice of breast reconstruction in the UK and Ireland, and to identify the characteristics of surgeons who use immediate breast reconstruction.
- Emergence of G3 and G9 rotavirus and increased incidence of mixed infections in the southern region of Ireland 2001-2004
Virology Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, Cork Institute of Technology, Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork, Ireland
J Med Virol 77:571-8. 2005
..Mercy Hospital, Cork, Waterford Regional Hospital, and Kerry General Hospital) in the southern region of Ireland, between 2001 and 2004...
- Factors affecting caries levels amongst 5-year-old children in County Kerry, Ireland
M I Creedon
Southern Health Board Dental Services, Health Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Community Dent Health 18:72-8. 2001
..with high caries levels in 5-year-old children in the Kerry Community Care Area of the Southern Health Board in Ireland. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: County Kerry, Ireland in 1997...
- Childhood hemolytic uremic syndrome, United Kingdom and Ireland
Richard M Lynn
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, United Kingdom
Emerg Infect Dis 11:590-6. 2005
..The average annual incidence of HUS for the United Kingdom and Ireland (0.71/100,000) was unchanged from 1985 to 1988...
- Effects of a monetary incentive on primary care prescribing in Ireland: changes in prescribing patterns in one health board 1990-1995
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool, UK
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 9:591-8. 2000
In an attempt to curb the rapidly rising costs of primary care prescribing in Ireland, the government introduced a financial incentive scheme in 1993, to encourage general practitioners to restrain their prescribing.
- Salmonella surveillance in raw and cooked meat and meat products in the Republic of Ireland from 2002 to 2004
Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, Backweston Laboratory Complex, Celbridge, Co Kildare, Ireland
Int J Food Microbiol 112:66-70. 2006
The food industry, under the regulation of the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAF) in the Republic of Ireland, is required to undertake all microbiological testing in relation to zoonoses control, in laboratories approved by DAF...
- Detection of HCV and HIV-1 antibody negative infections in Scottish and Northern Ireland blood donations by nucleic acid amplification testing
L M Jarvis
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Transfusion Transmissible Infections Group, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Vox Sang 89:128-34. 2005
..After 5 years of NAT for hepatitis C virus (HCV) and 2 years for human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1), the yield of serologically negative, nucleic acid positive 'window donations' and cost-benefit of NAT is under review...
- Breast cancer outcomes following a national initiative in Ireland to restructure delivery of services for symptomatic disease
Catherine de Blacam
Breast Unit, St James s Hospital and Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Breast 17:412-7. 2008
A national initiative in Ireland in 2000 defined 13 designated Units to provide care for symptomatic breast cancer, and resources, including an ability to develop audit programmes, were provided...
- Decline in mortality, AIDS, and hospital admissions in perinatally HIV-1 infected children in the United Kingdom and Ireland
D M Gibb
Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit, London NW1 2DA
BMJ 327:1019. 2003
..To describe changes in demographic factors, disease progression, hospital admissions, and use of antiretroviral therapy in children with HIV...
- Detection of blaVIM-2 carbapenemase in Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Ireland
J Antimicrob Chemother 61:219-20. 2008
- Differences between males and females in the seasonality of birth and month of clinical onset of disease in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Ireland
Edna F Roche
Department of Pediatrics Diabetes, Growth and Endocrinology, University of Dublin, Trinity College and the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:779-82. 2003
..with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1) aged 0-15 years (156 males, 147 females) born between 1980 and 1996 in Ireland and compare to 951,717 infants born in the general population during the same period...
- Kawasaki syndrome hospitalizations in Ireland, 1996 through 2000
Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Ricksettial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention US DHHS, Atlanta, GA, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:959-63. 2003
To describe the epidemiologic characteristics and estimate the incidence of Kawasaki syndrome (KS) among children in Ireland.
- Masculinities and young men's sex education needs in Ireland: problematizing client-centred health promotion approaches
Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, Belfield Campus, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Health Promot Int 20:334-41. 2005
..Twenty-nine focus group interviews were conducted with 226 secondary school pupils in Ireland, and data were subjected to a qualitative analysis...
- Iodine deficiency in the UK and Ireland
John H Lazarus
Lancet 372:888. 2008
- The economic and social cost of dementia in Ireland
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:208-18. 2000
..We have assessed the overall resource implications of dementia in Ireland. Six main areas are covered in the cost analysis as follows: mortality and life years lost, in-patient acute care,..
- The area-level association between hospital-treated deliberate self-harm, deprivation and social fragmentation in Ireland
National Suicide Research Foundation, 1 Perrott Avenue, College Road, Cork, Ireland
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1050-5. 2007
..Relatively few studies have examined the association between the incidence of non-fatal suicidal behaviour and area characteristics...
- Patterns of initial management of lung cancer in the Republic of Ireland: a population-based observational study
Salaheddin M Mahmud
Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, McGill University, 546 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Que, Canada H2W 1S6
Lung Cancer 41:57-64. 2003
To examine geographic and temporal trends in the patterns of initial management of lung cancer in Ireland, and to describe differences in case management according to health board of residence.
- Parental perception of fluorosis among 8-year-old children living in three communities in Iceland, Ireland and England
University of Iceland, Faculty of Odontology, Reykjavik, Iceland
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:34-8. 2004
..To assess the impact of enamel fluorosis in three of the communities examined in 'Project FLINT', it was decided to conduct a structured telephone interview with the parents of some of the children who took part in the study...
- Candida dubliniensis candidaemia in an HIV-positive patient in Ireland
Breida M Boyle
Department of Microbiology, St James s Hospital, James s Street, Dublin 8, Republic of Ireland
Int J STD AIDS 13:55-7. 2002
..This study represents the first documented case of C. dubliniensis bloodstream infection in Ireland and is only the second case of C...
- Pulmonary vein stenosis: the UK, Ireland and Sweden collaborative study
A N Seale
Royal Brompton Hospital, and National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London SW3 6NP, UK
Heart 95:1944-9. 2009
..To describe clinical features, morphology, management and outcome of pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS) in childhood...
- Molecular epidemiology of sexually transmitted human papillomavirus in a self referred group of women in Ireland
John F Menton
Molecular Virology Research and Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Cork University Hospital and University College Cork, Cork
Virol J 6:112. 2009
..Positive samples were then genotyped by means of a commercially available assay (LiPA). A comparison of genotyping results determined by the LiPA assay and direct amplicon DNA sequencing was also performed...
- Diabetes care in Ireland: a survey of general practitioners
Sheena Mc Hugh
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road, Cork, Ireland
Prim Care Diabetes 3:225-31. 2009
To investigate the organisation of diabetes care in general practice in Ireland and identify areas for future development.
- What therapies have replaced rofecoxib in Ireland?
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity College St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Br J Clin Pharmacol 64:536-41. 2007
- The economic cost of suicide in Ireland
Department of Economics, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland
Crisis 28:89-94. 2007
To calculate the costs of suicide in Ireland.
- Evolution of breast cancer management in Ireland: a decade of change
Helen M Heneghan
Department of Surgery, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
BMC Surg 9:15. 2009
..We aimed to assess the changing practices of breast cancer management over the last decade within a specialist tertiary referral Breast Cancer Centre...
- Nationwide questionnaire survey of the contemporary surgical management of pancreatic cancer in the United Kingdom & Ireland
K S Goonetilleke
Hepatobiliary Unit, Department of Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
Int J Surg 5:147-51. 2007
..was undertaken of the 517 members of the Association of upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS). 57 surgeons undertook pancreatic resection from 162 overall respondents...
- Prevalence of thermophilic Campylobacter species in cats and dogs in two animal shelters in Ireland
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Vet Rec 158:51-4. 2006
..5 per cent) of the 24 unaffected dogs. Several culture methods were applied to the samples collected from both shelters, and the combination significantly increased the recovery of Campylobacter species...
- Using multivariate analyses and GIS to identify pollutants and their spatial patterns in urban soils in Galway, Ireland
Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Environ Pollut 142:501-11. 2006
Galway is a small but rapidly growing tourism city in western Ireland. To evaluate its environmental quality, a total of 166 surface soil samples (0-10 cm depth) were collected from parks and grasslands at the density of 1 sample per 0...
- Community-acquired PVL+ MRSA in Ireland: a preliminary report
National MRSA Reference Laboratory, Dublin, Ireland
Euro Surveill 10:E050421.1. 2005
- Evaluation of current equine welfare issues in Ireland: causes, desirability, feasibility and means of raising standards
J A Collins
Veterinary Sciences, UCD School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, UCD School of Public Health and Population Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Equine Vet J 42:105-13. 2010
Significant potential threats to the health and welfare of horses exist in Ireland when supply exceeds demand and the identification system for horses is not yet robust.
- Orthopaedic training experience in the UK and Ireland: an analysis using the eLogbook
S S Jameson
Trauma and Orthopaedics, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow
Surgeon 7:243-9. 2009
The eLogbook is used to collect and collate the operative experience of every orthopaedic trainee in the UK and Ireland. We describe the project and discuss the national data now emerging on elective and trauma training.
- Neurodevelopmental and respiratory follow-up results at 7 years for children from the United Kingdom and Ireland enrolled in a randomized trial of early and late postnatal corticosteroid treatment, systemic and inhaled (the Open Study of Early Corticoster
Trevor T Wilson
Regional Neonatal Unit, Royal Maternity Hospital, Belfast BT12 6BB, Northern Ireland
Pediatrics 117:2196-205. 2006
- Vaccination catch-up campaign in response to recent increase in Hib infection in Ireland
Health Protection Surveillance Centre, Dublin, Ireland
Euro Surveill 10:E050929.2. 2005
- Monitoring standards for molecular genetic testing in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Ireland
Simon C Ramsden
National Genetics Reference Laboratory Manchester, St Mary s Hospital, Manchester, UK
Genet Test 10:147-56. 2006
..currently the longest provider of EQA to molecular genetic testing laboratories in the UK, The Netherlands, and Ireland. Errors in the scheme are sporadic events...
- Is there under-treatment of pancreatic cancer? Evidence from a population-based study in Ireland
National Cancer Registry, Building 6800, Cork Airport Business Park, Kinsale Road, Cork, Ireland
Eur J Cancer 45:1450-9. 2009
..3173 patients with primary invasive pancreatic cancer, diagnosed in 1994-2003, from the National Cancer Registry (Ireland). Analysis was done by joinpoint regression, logistic regression and Cox proportional hazards...
- Trends in genital chlamydia infection in the Mid-West of Ireland, 2001-2006
Department of Public Health, Health Service Executive HSE, Catherine St Limerick, Ireland
Euro Surveill 12:E13-4. 2007
Genital Chlamydia trachomatis (GCT) infection is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) in Ireland. A retrospective analysis of 2,087 laboratory-confirmed GCT patient episodes from 2001 to 2006 in the Mid-West of ..
- Economic evaluation of a universal childhood pneumococcal conjugate vaccination strategy in Ireland
National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics, St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Value Health 11:898-903. 2008
..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of implementing a universal infant 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) vaccination program in the Irish health-care setting from the health-care payers' perspective...
- Clinical vibriosis in farmed Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in Ireland
H D Rodger
Vet Aqua International, Unit 7b, Oranmore Business Park, Oranmore, County Galway, Ireland
Vet Rec 162:94-5. 2008
- Estimating human exposure to transport noise in central Dublin, Ireland
School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin, Ireland
Environ Int 35:298-302. 2009
..of the extent of environmental noise exposure from road transport on residents and workers in central Dublin, Ireland. The Harmonoise calculation method is used to calculate noise values for the study area while a Geographical ..
- Trauma experience in the UK and Ireland: analysis of orthopaedic training using the FHI eLogbook
S S Jameson
Orthopaedic ePortfolio Validation and Audit Committee and Specialty Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Dalnair Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Injury 39:844-52. 2008
..Since 2003 every trainee in Trauma and Orthopaedics (T&O) in the UK and Ireland has submitted data recording their operative experience electronically via the Faculty of Health Informatics (FHI)..
- Risk factors for disclosure of additional tuberculous cattle in attested-clear herds that had one animal with a confirmed lesion of tuberculosis at slaughter during 2003 in Ireland
F J Olea-Popelka
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Clinical Research Building, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
Prev Vet Med 85:81-91. 2008
..Nonetheless, due to the poor predictability of the variables we measured, complete herd investigations are needed to help explain the FLT outcome of a herd...
- Primary care diabetes in the Republic of Ireland
Susan M Smith
Trinity College Dublin, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Trinity Health Sciences Institute, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Prim Care Diabetes 1:207-8. 2007
The Republic of Ireland has a mixed public and private healthcare system. Individuals with diabetes have traditionally been managed in specialist settings, particularly in urban centres...
- Characteristics of 234 dog bite incidents in Ireland during 2004 and 2005
E N O'Sullivan
Veterinary Department, Cork County Council, County Hall, Cork, Ireland
Vet Rec 163:37-42. 2008
..Almost half the incidents took place while the victim was walking or passing close to the dog's territory, or while the victim was interacting with the dog at home...