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A Bibliometric Study of Irish Health Research in an International Context (file-size 432kb)

Health Research Board Study of whether there is evidence of a concomitant increase in the quantity and quality of the national health research bibliometric output in relation to international standards The study is based on a quantitative analysis of scie ...

Standards for Irish Healthcare Library and information Services

Health Sciences Libraries Group (HSLG), Library Association of Ireland Standards for the provision of healthcare libraries and information services This is the 2nd edition of the Standards for Irish healthcare library and information services. Work practi ...

National Poisons Information Centre Database

National Poisons Information Centre (NPIC) Poisons Information The main function of the National Poisons Information Centre is to provide information to doctors and healthcare professionals, to assist them in the management of acute poisonings. The Nation ...

Plain English Guidelines

National Adult Literacy Agency Guidelines on plain english writing A guide to plain english writing Knowledge Exchange Other Tools http://www.nala.ie/index.cfm/section/Publications/ext/plainenglish_guidelines/ © National Adult Literacy Agency 13 October 2 ...

Prioritising health in policy and project appraisal: Are HIAs used for policy in Ireland? Research findings

O'Mullane, M. Health Impact Assessment and Policy Presentation outlining results from PhD research into HIA and policy in Ireland This event discussed health in Impact Assessments particularly Environmental Impact Assessment and Stategic Environmenta ...

A Picture of Health 2005

Health Research Board (HRB) Outcomes and achievements of health research projects A selection of health research projects funded by the HRB. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.hrb.ie/publications/hrb-publication/publications//221/ © HRB 7 November ...

A Picture of Health 2006

Health Research Board (HRB) Outcomes and achievements of health research projects A selection of Irish health research projects funded by HRB. Featuring:- Confronting cystic fibrosis- Easing the burden of diabetes- The price of better health- Brainwaves- ...

A Picture of Health 2009

In 2008, 107 different Health Research Board funded research projects were completed. The Picture of Health 2009 represents a snap shot of the outcomes from just some of those projects. The stories come from 55 researchers working in nine universities, ei ...

Mental health and associated health service use on the island of Ireland

This is the first population-based mental health telephone survey that allows for direct comparisons between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The findings show: Health Research Board Mental health This is the first population-based mental hea ...

Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2008

This report presents data obtained from the National Psychiatric In-patient Reporting System (NPIRS) in 2008 on all admissions to, discharges from, and deaths in, Irish psychiatric units and hospitals. Data are presented nationally, regionally, by HSE are ...

Treated problem drug use in Ireland: 2008 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

Significant improvements in the NDTRS data-collection processes and procedures mean that the HRB is now able to report on the information collected from treatment centres on a more regular basis. From 2009, the figures on the extent of treated drug and al ...

Treated problem alcohol use in Ireland: 2008 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

Significant improvements in the NDTRS data-collection processes and procedures mean that the HRB is now able to report on the information collected from treatment centres on an a more regular basis. From 2009, the figures on the extent of treated drug and ...

Reconnecting with life: personal experiences of recovering from mental health problems in Ireland

The study provides a deeper level of understanding of what recovery is (i.e. reconnection with life) and guidance on how it can happen (through an active reconnection with self, others and time). Preferred individual strategies of reconnecting with life c ...

Projecting the Impact of Demographic Change on the demand for and Delivery of Health Care in Ireland

Health and health care are particularly sensitive to the size and make-up of the population. Increasing life expectancy in Ireland has resulted in an increasing elderly population, who require both more health care, on average, than younger people and a d ...

Annual Report of the National Intellectual Disability Database Committee 2009

This report presents data on the demographic profile of those who are registered on the National Intellectual Disability Database, their current useage of day and residential services, and a range of multidisciplinary supports. It also presents informatio ...

A Picture of Health 2010

The Picture of Health is all about the positive impacts and outcomes from HRB funded research. And with more than 200 researchers in 10 hospitals and 10 third level institutions completing projects in 2009, this publication captures just some of the great ...

National Physical and Sensory Disability Database Committee Annual Report 2009

This document presents data from the National Physical and Sensory Disability Database (NPSDD) for 2008.  The information is based on monitoring current service provision and future service requirements over a five year period as well as a demographic pro ...

The Irish alcohol misuser in England: Ill served by research and policy? Some suggestions for future research opportunities.

Inequalities in the physical and psychological health of the first- and second-generation Irish subjects have been well documented. Despite the fact that the Irish alcohol misuser is subject to a number of unhelpful stereotypes, the research concerning al ...

The functional outcome and recovery of patients admitted to an intensive care unit following drug overdose: a follow-up study.

Patients who have overdosed on drugs commonly present to emergency departments, with only the most severe cases requiring intensive care unit (ICU) admission. Such patients typically survive hospitalisation. We studied their longer term functional outcome ...

Differentiated normalization and drug transitions among rural youth in Ireland.

Prevalence surveys in Ireland indicate an increased trend of youth drug use with rural areas reporting comparable drug availability and prevalence of use in urban settings (Currie, C., Nic Gabhainn, S., Godeau, E., Roberts, C., Smith, R., & Currie, D. ...

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