Abstracts of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine

Michael T. Hanrahan, Anne Marie O’Flynn, Sheena M. McHugh, Peter Kearney, Patricia M. Kearney

Appropriate use of elective coronary angiography in patients with suspected stable coronary artery disease

05/01/2019

Keywords Appropriate use criteria; Cardiac catheterization; Coronary angiography; Quality of health care 


Danielle C. McCollum, Olivia Mason, Mary B. Codd, Michael J. O’Grady

Management of type 1 diabetes in primary schools in Ireland: a cross-sectional survey

28/11/2018

Keywords Children; Legislation; School; Type 1 diabetes 


Christopher Fenelon, Evelyn P. Murphy, Colum Downey, Brendan J. O’Daly, Michael Leonard

A growing problem: cycling referrals to the National Centre for Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Management in Ireland

11/11/2018

Keywords Acetabular; Cost; Cycling; Fractures; Pelvis; Trauma


Mugtaba Osman, Andrew C. Parnell, Clifford Haley

“Suicide shall cease to be a crime”: suicide and undetermined death trends 1970–2000 before and after the decriminalization of suicide in Ireland 1993

17/05/2016

Keywords Suicide     Criminal Law     Ethics     Legislation     Ireland


P. Froggatt

The demographic work of Sir William Wilde

21/03/2016

Keywords William Wilde – Nineteenth-century Ireland – Census – Demography – Deaf mutism – Plaque


W. P. Martin, F. Sharif, G. Flaherty

Lifestyle risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetic risk in a sedentary occupational group: the Galway taxi driver study

16/03/2016

Keywords Taxi drivers – Lifestyle risk factors – Hypertension – Hypercholesterolaemia – Cardiovascular disease – Type 2 diabetes – FINDRISC


É. Smith, C. Comiskey, Á. Carroll

Prevalence of and risk factors for osteoporosis in adults with acquired brain injury

19/01/2016

Keywords Osteoporosis – Fracture risk – Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry – Stroke – Acquired brain injury – Traumatic brain injury


C. Brown, T. I. Barron, K. Bennett, D. MacDonald, F. Dwane, L. Sharp

Generalisability of pharmacoepidemiological studies using restricted prescription data

06/10/2015

Keywords Pharmacoepidemiology – Prescriptions – Ovarian cancer – Routine data – External validity – Generalisability


E. Sexton, D. Bedford

GP supply, deprivation and emergency admission to hospital for COPD and diabetes complications in counties across Ireland: an exploratory analysis

23/09/2015

Keywords Ambulatory-care sensitive conditions – Hospital discharges – Ireland – Primary care – Chronic disease – Geographical variation


L. Gallagher, C. Begley, M. Clarke

Determinants of breastfeeding initiation in Ireland

15/07/2015

Keywords Breastfeeding – Initiation – Determinants