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  • Coffey, Alice; McCarthy, Geraldine; Weathers, Elizabeth; Friedman, Isabel M.; Gallo, Katherine; Ehrenfeld, Mally; Chan, Sofia; Li, William H.C.; Poletti, Piera; Zanotti, Renzo; Molloy, David William; McGlade, Ciara; Fitzpatrick, Joyce J. (Wiley and Sons Ltd.,, 2016)
    Nurses’ knowledge regarding advance directives may affect their administration and completion in end-of-life care. Confidence among nurses is a barrier to the provision of quality end-of-life care. This study investigated ...
  • Bourke, Kathleen G.; Doody, Owen (RCN Publishing, 2012)
    Aim The aim of the study was to explore nurses’ perceptions of their role in rehabilitation of the older person. Method Nine participants were interviewed in two rehabilitation units in Ireland. Data were transcribed and ...
  • Casey, Mary; Cooney, Adeline; O'Connell, Rhona; Hegarty, Josephine; Brady, Anne-Marie; O'Reilly, Pauline; Kennedy, Catriona; Heffernan, Elizabeth; Fealy, Gerard M.; McNamara, Martin; O'Connor, Laserina (Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2016)
    Aim: To present the qualitative findings from a study on the development of scheme(s) to give evidence of maintenance of professional competence for nurses and midwives. Background: Key issues in maintenance of professional ...
  • Murphy, Fiona A.; Doody, Owen; Lyons, Rosemary; Sezgin, Duygu (University of Limerick, 2018)
    This report presents the findings of a Nursing and Midwifery Quality Care Metrics project for Intellectual Disability (ID) Services in Ireland. The aim of the project was to identify a final suite of nursing quality care ...
  • Doody, Owen; Bailey, Maria E.; Moran, Sue; Stewart, Kate (Herbert Publications Ltd, 2018)
    Purpose: Nursing documentation is essential in ensuring communication between team members, continuity of care and evidence based practice. The purpose of this paper is to review and synthesiseresearch pertaining to nursing ...
  • Dillane, Imelda; Doody, Owen (Wiley and Sons, 2019)
    Aims and objectives To explore the current evidence of nurses caring for people with intellectual disability and dementia who experience pain. Background People with intellectual disability are ageing and are ...
  • Doody, Owen; Noonan, Maria (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2016)
    Ethics is fundamental to good research practice and the protection of society. From a historical point of view research ethics has had a chequered past and without due cognisance there is always the potential for research ...
  • Amponsah, Abigail Kusi; Kyei, Evans Frimpong; Agyemang, John Bright; Boakye, Hanson; Kyei-Dompim, Joana; Ahoto, Collins Kwadwo; Oduro, Evans (Hindawi, 2020)
    Staff shortages, deficient knowledge, inappropriate attitudes, demanding workloads, analgesic shortages, and low prioritization of pain management have been identified in earlier studies as the nursing-related barriers to ...
  • Challis, J.; Cahalan, Róisin Máire; Cronin, L.; Reeves, S.; Ni Bhriain, Orfhlaith (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
    It has long been known that the effect of nutrition intake on sports performance is significant.There is a lack of information on the effect of nutrition specifically on dance performance but as dance has been described ...
  • Donnelly, Alan Edward; Harrington, Deirdre M. (University of Limerick, Department of Physical Education & Sports Science, 2010)
    The following literature review describes the benefits of being physically active in childhood and adulthood and also the dangers that accompany inactivity. The benefits of being physically activity as a young person can ...
  • O'Dwyer, Catriona (University of Limerick, 2010)
    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system. Gait impairment is among the most common symptoms. As a result, people with MS are more at risk of developing hypokinetic ...
  • Dowd, Kieran P. (University of Limerick, 2012)
    The primary purpose of this thesis was to determine the associations between low intensity physical activities and indices of health in a particularly inactive population, adolescent females. To achieve this, methodologies ...
  • Pettigrew, Judith (European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, 2001)
    Accustomed to sharing my flights to Kathmandu with large numbers of people dressed in trekking gear, I sat in Vienna Airport and wondered when my fellow passengers would arrive. It took me a while to realize that the ...
  • Pettigrew, Judith (Himal Books, 2009)
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  • Marcus-Quinn, Ann (University of Limerick, 2011)
    Despite the attempts to integrate ICT across the curriculum of all post-primary education systems in the developed world there remains low levels of use. One of the major reasons for this low level of use is the availability ...
  • Mutambudzi, Miriam; Niedwiedz, Claire; Macdonald, Ewan Beaton; Leyland, Alastair; Mair, Frances; Anderson, Jana J.; Celis-Morales, Carlos A.; Cleland, John; Forbes, John F.; Gill, Jason M.R.; Hastie, Claire E.; Ho, Frederick; Jani, Bhautesh; Mackay, Daniel F.; Nicholl, Barbara; O'Donnell, Catherine A.; Sattar, Naveed; Welsh, Paul; Pell, Jill P.; Katikireddi, Srinivasa Vittal; Demou, Evangelia (BMJ Publishing Group, 2020)
    Objectives To investigate severe COVID-19 risk by occupational group. Methods Baseline UK Biobank data (2006–10) for England were linked to SARS-CoV-2 test results from Public Health England (16 March to 26 July 2020). ...
  • O'Rourke, Edel (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Background: Chronic pain is a common disabling condition which affects millions of people every day. It has a negative impact on affected individuals’ quality of life and severely limits occupational engagement and ...
  • Alif, S.M.; Dharmage, S.C.; Benke, G.; Dennekamp, M.; Burgess, J.L.; Perret; Lodge, C.J.; Morrison, S.; Johns, D.P.; Giles, G.G.; Gurrin, L.C.; Thomas, P.S.; Hopper, J.L.; Wood-Baker, R.; Thompson, B.R.; Feather, I.H.; Vermeulen, R.; Kromhout, H.; Walters, E.H.; Abramson, M.J.; Matheson, M.C. (Nordic Association of Occupational Safety and Health (NOROSH), 2017)
    Our study is the first to investigate the associations between exposures to solvents and metals using lifetime work history calendars and fixed airflow obstruction (AO). We have shown that increasing cumulative exposure-unit ...
  • Cantillon, Eva (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Background: Flow can be described as a subjective, positive psychological state that a person experiences when they are engaged in a task that is challenging, controllable, and also motivating. (Nakamura and Csikszentmihalyi ...
  • Farrell, Claire (University of Limerick, 2012)
    Unemployment is a significant social issue in Ireland today with 14.2% of the population unemployed (CSO 2012). Occupational Therapists have the potential to collaborate with this population to promote well-being (AOTA ...

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