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  • Meagher, David; Adamis, Dimitrios; Timmons, Suzanne; O'Regan, Niamh A.; O'Keeffe, Shaun; Kennelly, Sean; Corby, Catherine; Meaney, Anna Maria; Reynolds, Paul; Mohamad, Mas; Glynn, Kevin; O'Sullivan, Roisin (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
    As the Covid-19 pandemic escalates worldwide it is apparent that many patients with more severe illness will also experience delirium. These patients pose a particular challenge in the application of optimal care due ...
  • O'Reilly, Martina (University of Limerick, 2015)
    Effective palliative care intervention is contingent upon a comprehensive multidimensional assessment of the patient’s experience of illness. Assessment in palliative care settings must be focused, sensitive, specific and ...
  • Birrane, John; Swan, Davina; Aherne, Declan; Davis, Rachel; Hannigan, Ailish; McPhillips, David; Meagher, David; O'Regan, Andrew; Ryan, Patrick; Schaffalitzky, Elizabeth; Cullen, Walter (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
    Objectives: Irish adolescents have one of the highest rates of suicide and self-harm in the European Union. Although primary care has been identified as an opportune environment in which to detect and treat mental health ...
  • Swan, Davina; Hannigan, Ailish; Higgins, S; McDonnell, Ronan; Meagher, David; Cullen, Walter (2015)
    no abstract available
  • Klimas, Jan; Lally, Kevin; Murphy, Lisa; Crowley, Louise; Anderson, Rolande; Meagher, David; McCombe, Geoff; Smyth, Bobby P.; Bury, Gerard; Cullen, Walter (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2014)
    Purpose: This paper describes the development and process evaluation of an educational intervention, designed to help general practitioners (GPs) identify and manage problem alcohol use among problem drug users. Methodology: ...
  • Morandi, Alessandro; Davis, Daniel H.J.; Bellelli, Giuseppe; Arora, Rakesh C.; Caplan, Gideon A.; Kamholz, Barbara; Kolanowski, Ann; Fick, Donna Marie; Kreisel, Stefan; MacLullich, Alasdair M.; Meagher, David; Neufel, Karen; Pandharipande, Pratik P.; Richardson, Sarah; Slooter, Arjen J.C.; Taylor, John P.; Thomas, Christine; Tieges, Zoë; Teodorczuk, Andrew; Voyer, Philippe; Rudolph, James L. (Elsevier, 2017)
    Delirium occurring in patients with dementia is referred to as delirium superimposed on dementia (DSD). People who are older with dementia and who are institutionalized are at increased risk of developing delirium when ...
  • Leahy, Dorothy; Schaffalitzky, Elizabeth; Armstrong, Claire; Bury, Gerard; Cussen-Murphy, Paula; Davis, Rachel; Dooley, Barbara; Gavin, Blanaid; Keane, Rory; Keenan, Eamon; Latham, Linda; Meagher, David; McGorry, Pat; McNicholas, Fiona; O'Connor, Ray; O'Dea, Ellen; O'Keane, Veronica; O'Toole, Thomas P.; Reilly, Edel; Ryan, Patrick; Sanci, Lena; Smyth, Bobby P.; Cullen, Walter (2013)
    In Ireland, psychological morbidity has been reported in 21-27% of young adults, while the rate of youth suicide is the fourth highest of 26 European Union countries. The challenge of youth mental health for primary care ...
  • Kosar, Cyrus M.; Tabloski, Patricia A.; Travison, Thomas G.; Jones, Richard N.; Schmitt, Eva M.; Puelle, Margaret R.; Inloves, Jennifer B.; Saczynski, Jane S.; Marcantonio, Edward R.; Meagher, David; Reid, Carrington; Inouye, Sharon K. (Elsevier, 2014)
    Background Preoperative pain and depression predispose patients to delirium. We investigated whether pain and depressive symptoms interact to increase the risk of delirium.Methods We enrolled 459 people without dementia, ...
  • Sweet, Lisa; Adamis, Dimitrios; Meagher, David; Davis, Daniel H.J.; Currow, David C.; Bush, Shirley H.; Barnes, Christopher; Hartwick, Michael; Agar, Meera; Simon, Jessica; Breitbart, William; MacDonald, Neil; Lawlor, Peter G. (Elsevier, 2014)
    Context. Delirium occurs commonly in settings of palliative care (PC), in which patient vulnerability in the unique context of end-of-life care and delirium-associated impairment of decision-making capacity may together ...
  • Henihan, Anne Marie; McCombe, Geoff; Klimas, Jan; Swan, Davina; Leahy, Dorothy; Anderson, Rolande; Bury, Gerard; Dunne, Colum P.; Keenan, Eamon; Lambert, John S; Meagher, David; O'Gorman, Clodagh S.; O'Toole, Thomas P.; Saunders, Jean; Shorter, Gillian W.; Smyth, Bobby P.; Kaner, Eileen; Cullen, Walter (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: Identifying and treating problem alcohol use among people who also use illicit drugs is a challenge. Primary care is well placed to address this challenge but there are several barriers which may prevent this ...
  • Martin, Marissa; Klimas, Jan; Dunne, Colum P.; Meagher, David; O'Connor, William T.; O'Dwyer, Patrick; Smyth, Bobby P.; Cullen, Walter (Open Access Publishing London, 2013)
    Concurrent alcohol dependence poses a significant burden to health and wellbeing of people with established opioid dependence. Although previous research indicates that both genetic and environmental risk factors contribute ...
  • Leahy, Dorothy; Saunders, Jean; Swan, Davina; Meagher, David; McNicholas, Fiona; Ryan, Patrick (2015)
    no abstract available
  • Leahy, Dorothy; Schaffalitzky, Elizabeth; Armstrong, Claire; Latham, Linda; McNicholas, Fiona; Meagher, David; Nathan, Yoga; O'Connor, Ray; O'Keane, Veronica; Ryan, Patrick; Smyth, Bobby P.; Swan, Davina; Cullen, Walter (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
    Introduction: Social context has a major influence on the detection and treatment of youth mental and substance use disorders in deprived urban areas, particularly where gang culture, community violence, normalisation of ...
  • Gulati, Gautam; Whelan, D.; Spain, Eimear; Meagher, David; Dunne, Colum P. (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
    Hunger strikes in a custodial setting are complex to manage clinically, with associated legal and ethical complexities. Hunger strikes in Irish prisons have received, and are likely to continue to be the focus of, ...
  • Gulati, Gautam; Kelly, Brendan D.; Meagher, David; Kennedy, Harry; Dunne, Colum P. (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
    Objectives. We sought to identify and review published studies that discuss the ethical considerations, from a physician’s perspective, of managing a hunger strike in a prison setting. Methods. A database search was ...
  • McCombe, Geoff; Fogarty, Frank; Swan, Davina; Hannigan, Ailish; Fealy, Gerard M.; Kyne, Lorraine; Meagher, David; Cullen, Walter (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Introduction: Identifying and managing mental disorders among older adults is an important challenge for primary care in Europe. Electronic medical records (EMRs) offer considerable potential in this regard, although there ...
  • Adamis, Dimitrios; Meagher, David (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011)
    Delirium is a frequent complication in medically ill elderly patients that is associated with serious adverse outcomes including increased mortality. Delirium risk is linked to older age, dementia, and illness that involves ...
  • Gulati, Gautam; Murphy, Valerie Elzabeth; Clarke, Ana; Delcelliher, Kristin; Meagher, David; Kennedy, Harry; Fistein, Elizabeth; Bogue, John; Dunne, Colum P. (Emerald, 2018)
    Purpose While individuals with an intellectual disability form a significant minority in the worldwide prison population, their healthcare needs require specialist attention. In Ireland, services for prisoners with ...
  • O'Regan, Andrew; Cullen, Walter; Hickey, Louise; Meagher, David; Hannigan, Ailish (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: The pattern of alcohol consumption in Ireland has serious societal and health consequences. General practice is well placed to screen for problem alcohol use and to carry out brief interventions. The aims of ...
  • Henderson, Carla; Klimas, Jan; Dunne, Colum P.; Leddin, Des; Meagher, David; O'Toole, Thomas P.; Cullen, Walter (Taylor and Francis, 2014)
    With increasing recognition of the importance of mental and substance use disorders for population health and health systems and the potential value of systems-based performance indicators in addressing this issue, we ...

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