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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 ...

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 ...

WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI): Ireland

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Quality, Risk and Customer Care, National Hospitals Office Cleaning Manual- Acute Hospitals

National Hospitals Office (NHO) To provide guidance for cleaning services in acute hospitals, and support the IHSAB Hygiene Assessment Process This manual has been developed by the National Hospitals Office as part of its remit under quality, risk and cus ...

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 ...

Obesity in Irish youth: epidemiology and implications

Finucane, F. M. Study of the prevalence of obesity in young people The worldwide epidemic of type 2 diabetes has been paralleled by a marked increase in the prevalence of obesity, particularly in younger people. This will contribute significantly to the f ...

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 ...

Age Related Outcome in Acute Subdural Haematoma Following Traumatic Head Injury

1Department of Neurosurgery, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont, Dublin 92Department of General Surgery, Wexford General Hospital, WexfordAbstractAcute subdural haematoma (ASDH) is one of the conditions most strongly associated with severe brain injury.1 Reports ...

An Integrated Work Force Planning Strategy For The Health Services 2009- 2012

Workforce planning identifies the composition of the workforce required to deliver health service goals. It encompasses a range of human resource activities aimed at the short, medium and long-term. Workforce planning that is integrated with service and f ...

Action on Smoking and Health

Action on Smoking and Health Tobacco, Smoking, Society. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Ireland is focused on reducing the impact of tobacco use in Irish society. Just under 7,000 Irish citizens die each year from the effects of tobacco related disease ...

Public Health Information System (PHIS)

Information Unit, Department of Health Health Indicators The Public Health Information System (PHIS) is a collection of tables of health-related data produced by the Department of Health. Data are requested from a wide range of sources including the Centr ...

Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Register (OHCAR)

National Ambulance Service, National University Institute Galway and Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest A project to set up an Irish Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Register (OHCAR) was established in November 2007 i ...

Survey on Lifestyle and Attitude to Nutrition (SLÁN)

Department of Health and Children (DoHC) Baseline information for the ongoing surveillance of health and lifestyle related behaviours in the Irish adult population. SLÁN is a national survey of the lifestyle, attitudes and nutrition of people living in Ir ...