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General hospital resources consumed by an elderly population awaiting long-term care

Coughlan T, O'Neill D.Dept of Medical Gerontology, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Adelaide & Meath Hospital, Dutblin, Ireland.The provision of extended care facilities in urban Ireland has lagged behind the growth in the numbers of older peo ...

Rethinking Health Promotion: A Global Approach

MacDonald, T.H. Historical and philosophical analysis of health promotion Rethinking Health Promotion: A Global Approach offers an historical and philosophical analysis of health promotion, provides a number of essays on a diversity of issues, methods and ...

Putting a health inequalities focus on the Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...

Hurling Alone? How social capital failed to save the Irish from cardiovascular disease in the United States

Kelleher, Cecily; Nolan, Geraldine; Tay, Joseph; Irish diaspora (United States); Cardiovascular disease; Health Promotion; Objectives: We performed a historical review of cardiovascular risk profiles of Irish immigrants to the United States, 1850-1970, in ...

Inflammation, aspirin, and the risk of cardiovascular disease

Cahill, Mary R.; Perry, Ivan J.; Aspirin; Cardiovascular disease; Cardiovascular system--Diseases; Inflammation; Published Version Cardiovascular Health (Draft) Chronic Conditions Conditions Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Research and Evaluation Report http ...

One Long Struggle: A Study of Low Income Families

Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice Questionnaire and interviews on low income living in Dublin city In Spring 2000 118 people in 12 community centre in 7 parts of Dublin city completed a detailed questionnaire on how they spent their weekly income. ...

A Guide to What Works in Family Support Services for Vulnerable Families

10.6.2000 This publication is part of research undertaken for the Springboard Family Support Initiative. Springboard is one of the most important initiatives of any Government in recent times to support vulnerable families. It aims to support families whi ...

Models of flow-induced loading on blood cells in laminar and turbulent flow, with application to cardiovascular device flow

Quinlan, Nathan J.; Dooley, Patrick N.; Turbulent blood flow; Laminar blood flow; Prosthetic heart valves; Hemolysis; Reynolds stress; Energy spectral density; Blood flow; Heart valve prosthesis; Hemolysis and hemolysins; Spectral energy distribution; Vis ...

Ecotoxicological investigations of pharmaceutical compounds on a battery of freshwater test species.

Minagh, Elaine, (Thesis); pharmaceuticals; environmental contamination; selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs); statins; ecotoxicity; test batteries; D. magna testing; freshwater species.; Chemicals and Drugs; Environmental Health; Medicine and H ...

Analysis and Implementation of Mixed-Mode Cohesive Zone Formulations for Cardiovascular Biomechanics Applications

Ó Máirtín, Éamonn; Cohesive Zone Model; Potential-based; Non-potential-based; Biomedical Engineering; A comprehensive theoretical analysis of potential-based and non-potential-based cohesive zone models (CZMs) under mixed-mode conditions is presented. Usi ...

The role of communications in preventative medicine and health promotion: The Kilkenny health project

Wallace, Barbara; Communication; Health; Kilkenny health project; Community health services Ireland; Health promotion programmes; Mortality rates for coronary heart disease in Ireland are amongst the highest recorded in the developed countries which provi ...

Socially relevant personality traits and attenuated cardiovascular functioning

Lee, Eimear M.; Cardiovascular reactivity; Personality; Stress and health; Psychophysiology; Psychology; Introduction. Previous research has implicated certain personality traits in the aetiology of cardiovascular disease. One common theme in such researc ...

Psychological, social and biological determinants of ill health (pSoBid): study protocol of a population-based study

Nathan, Yoga; Packard, Chris J; Batty, David G; Bezlyak, Vladimir; Burns, Harry; Cavanagh, Jonathan; Deans, Kevin A; Ford, Ian; McGinty, Agnes; Millar, Keith; Sattar, Naveed; Shiels, Paul G; Tannahill, Carol; socioeconomic; physical/mental ill health; Bac ...

Making Chronic Conditions Count: Hypertension, Stroke, Coronary Heart Disease, Diabetes. A systematic approach to estimating and forecasting population prevalence amongst adults on the island of Ireland. Executive Summary

10.14655/749069-7467 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Hypertension, Stroke, Coronary Heart Disease, Diabetes Chronic conditions are responsible for a significant proportion of early deaths. They reduce quality of life in many of the adults living wit ...

Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity in Asymptomatic Older Persons

Carotid sinus hypersensitivity is the most commonly reported cause of falls and syncope in older persons. Recent guidelines recommend 5 to 10 seconds of carotid sinus massage in supine and upright positions with beat-to-beat monitoring. The aim of this st ...

24-hour ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring is unhelpful in the investigation of older persons with recurrent falls

John Davison, Steven Brady and Rose Anne KennyBackground: although frequently used in the assessment of patients with falls, it is unclear whether 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography contributes to their assessment in older persons.Objective: to identi ...

Autonomic Function Is Impaired in Elderly Stroke Survivors

From the Institute for Ageing and Health (A.M., S.K., L.A., R.A.K.), Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne; the Centre for Health Services Research (I.N.S.), School of Population and Health Sciences (Epidemiology and Public Health ...

Executive Summary: Healthy Diet v Dietary Supplementation: improving physical fitness and quality of life in older people

General Poster: LifestyleScientific PosterOlder people have the greatest barriers (mostly in terms of ability/opportunity) to participating in exercise, and thus have the highest incidence of decreased ease in carrying out tasks of daily living. In an age ...

Acute coronary syndrome in the elderly

This editorial refers to ‘Management and 6-month outcomes in elderly and very elderly patients with high-risk non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: The Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events’, by G. Devlin et al., on page 1275.In the well developed ...

Age does not hamper the response to pulmonary rehabilitation of COPD patients

Background: pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) improves health status and exercise tolerance, but not respiratory function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our objective was to identify predictors of improvement in the 6-min walke ...