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  • 1.   A common, symptom-based case definition for gastroenteritis

    The aim of the study was to establish common, symptom-based case definition for gastroenteritis by comparing across four counteries

    Epidemiology and Infection, Vol: 136 Page: 886-894 2008
    S. E. Majowicz; G. Hall; E. Scallan; G. K. Adak; C. Gauci; T. F. Jones; S. O'Brien; O. Henao; P. Sockett

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  • 2.   A comparison of temporal bone fracture classification systems

    The aim of the study was to examine traditional and otic capsule classification system of temporal bone fractures for clinical relevance

    Clinical Otolaryngology, Vol: 31 Page: 287-291 2006
    M. A. Rafferty; R. Mc Conn Walsh; M. A. Walsh

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  • 3.   A review of neonatal attendances out of hours in a Dublin maternity hospital

    The aim of this study was to examine numbers of neonates attending an acute neonatal service out of hours and the percentage of neonates treated as a true emergency

    Irish Journal of Medical Science, Vol: 175 Page: 62-65 2006
    L. F. A. Wong; K. T. Lim; A. Twomey; J. Murphy

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  • 4.   Ambulatory paediatrics: Improving patient care [4]

    The aim of this study was to examine ambulatory peadiatrics and improvements in patient care

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 94 Page: 186%N 6 2001
    J. E. Bothwell; P. Sheridan; A. H. Bell

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  • 5.   Association of the paternally transmitted copy of common Valine allele of the Val66Met polymorphism of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene with susceptibility to ADHD

    The aim of this study was to describe paternally transmitted copy of common Valine allele of the Val66Met polymorphism of the brain derived neurotrophic factor gene with susceptibility to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

    Molecular Psychiatry, Vol: 10 Page: 939-943 2005
    L. Kent; E. Green; Z. Hawi; A. Kirley; F. Dudbridge; N. Lowe; R. Raybould; K. Langley; N. Bray; M. Fitzgerald; M. J. Owen; M. C. O'Donovan; M. Gill; A. Thapar; N. Craddock

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  • 6.   Blood gas monitoring in very low birth weight infants receiving respiratory support: A survey of current practice in the UK and Ireland

    This study aimed to explore current blood gas monitoring in very low birth weight infants receiving respiratory support

    Journal of Clinical Excellence, Vol: 4 Page: 403-410 2003
    V. Ganesan; S. Malbon; P. W. Jones; S. A. Spencer

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  • 7.   Bone anchored hearing aids: Reality, failure and current status

    The aim of this study was to examine the reality, failure and current status of bone anchored hearing aids

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 97 Page: 312-314 2004
    A. L. Kadhim; M. P. Colreavy; C. O'Donovan; A. Blayney

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  • 8.   Can neonatal TSH screening reflect trends in population iodine intake?

    The aim of this study was to examine neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone screening and population iodine

    Thyroid, Vol: 18 Page: 883-888 2008
    R. Burns; P. D. Mayne; C. O'Herlihy; D. F. Smith; M. Higgins; A. Staines; P. P. A. Smyth

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  • 9.   Comparing the gut flora of Irish breastfed and formula-fed neonates aged between birth and 6 weeks old

    The aim of the study was to compare the gut flora of Irish breastfed and formula-fed neonates aged between birth and 6 weeks old

    Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, Vol: 17 Page: 163-168 2005
    G. Cooke; J. Behan; N. Clarke; W. Gorman; M. Costello

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  • 10.   Comparison of pertussis surveillance systems in Europe

    The aim of the study was to compare pertussis surveillance systems in Europe

    Vaccine, Vol: 25 Page: 291-297 2007
    A. E. Tozzi; E. Pandolfi; L. P. Celentano; M. Massari; S. Salmaso; M. L. C. d Atti

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  • 11.   Consultation charges in Ireland deter a large proportion of patients from seeing the GP: Results of a cross-sectional survey

    The aim of this study was to examine the impact of consultation charges in deterring patients from seeing the GP

    European Journal of General Practice, Vol: 13 Page: 231-236 2007
    D. O'Reilly; T. O'Dowd; K. J. Galway; A. W. Murphy; C. O'Neill; E. Shryane; K. Steele; G. Bury; A. Gilliland; A. Kelly

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  • 12.   Epidemiology of spine trauma in an Irish regional trauma unit: A 4-year study

    The aim of this study was to analyses the aetiology and demographics of a cohort of spine trauma in the West of Ireland regional trauma unit: A 4-year study

    Injury, Vol: 39 Page: 436-442 2008
    S. J. Roche; P. A. Sloane; J. P. McCabe

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  • 13.   Evaluation of a 5-year school-based county-wide smoking education programme

    The aim of this study was to assess a 5-year school-based county-wide smoking education programme

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 97 Page: 264-267 2004
    M. Share; M. Quinn; C. Ryan

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  • 14.   Genomic polymorphic profiles in an Irish population with meningococcaemia: Is it possible to predict severity and outcome of disease?

    The aim of this study was to investigated whether polymorphisms in genes encoding these cytokines, and in those encoding anti-inflammatory IL-10 and IL-1Ra, are associated with the outcome in patients with meningococcal disease

    Genes and Immunity, Vol: 4 Page: 533-540 2003
    J. Balding; C. M. Healy; W. J. Livingstone; B. White; L. Mynett-Johnson; M. Cafferkey; O. P. Smith

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  • 15.   High-dose rapid and standard induction chemotherapy for patients aged over 1 year with stage 4 neuroblastoma: a randomised trial

    The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of high-dose rapid and standard induction chemotherapy for patients aged over 1 year with stage 4 neuroblastoma

    The Lancet Oncology, Vol: 9 Page: 247-256 2008
    A. D. Pearson; C. R. Pinkerton; I. J. Lewis; J. Imeson; C. Ellershaw; D. Machin

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  • 16.   Longitudinal analysis of FEV1 changes related to antibiotic therapy in children with cystic fibrosis

    This study examined the hypothesize that the FEV1 measured pre-antibiotic therapy and followed longitudinally would show a greater rate of decline and may be a better prognostic indicator than the FEV1 post antibiotic therapy

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 100 Page: 2007
    S. Javadpour; K. Brownlee; A. Jones

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  • 17.   Minor head injuries in children

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence of hospital admissions of children with minor head injuries, their treatment and outcome

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 99 Page: 2006
    A. Zubovic; E. Fogarty; S. Shamdasani; D. Moore; F. Dowling

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  • 18.   Mitochondrial cytopathies, phenotypic heterogeneity and a high incidence

    The aim of this study was to examine mitochondrial cytopathies and the associated phenotypic heterogeneity

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 99 Page: 2006
    E. P. Treacy; R. McConn-Walsh; P. Mayne; P. Rustin; G. K. Brown; A. Monavari; E. Ryan; M. D. King

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  • 19.   Mortality in epilepsy in the west of Ireland: A 10-year review

    The aim of this study was to examine autopsied cases of sudden death in known epileptic patients in the West of Ireland

    Irish Journal of Medical Science, Vol: 171 Page: 199-201 2002
    E. N. Salmo; C. E. Connolly

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  • 20.   Moving beyond birth asphyxia as the cause of cerebral palsy

    The article discusses moving beyond Birth Asphyxia as the cause of cerebral palsy

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 94 Page: 68-70 2001
    D. G. M. McDonald; J. B. McMenamin

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  • 21.   Neonatal seizures-management and outcome in a regional unit [1]

    The aim of this study was to examine neonatal seizures-management and outcome in a regional unit

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 95 Page: 122-123 2002
    C. Mayes; J. Yarr; D. Spence; R. Tubman; H. L. Halliday

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  • 22.   Parasuicide and suicide in the south-west of Ireland

    This article discusses parasuicide and suicide in the south-west of Ireland

    Irish Journal of Medical Science, Vol: 172 Page: 107-111 2003
    P. Corcoran; H. S. Keeley; M. O'Sullivan; I. J. Perry

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  • 23.   Penicillin susceptibility and epidemiological typing of invasive pneumococcal isolates in the Republic of Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in the Republic of Ireland and to examine the associated isolates

    Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Vol: 41 Page: 3641-3648 2003
    D. Bennett; B. Lennon; H. Humphreys; M. Cafferkey

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  • 24.   Pre-emptive renal transplantation: The way forward

    This article discusses pre-emptive renal transplantation

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 94 Page: 292-294 2001
    A. Awan; D. G. Gill

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  • 25.   Pregnancy outcome in immigrant women

    The aim of this study was to examine pregnancy outcomes in immigrant women

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 99 Page: 2006
    A. Treacy

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  • 26.   REEP1 mutation spectrum and genotype/phenotype correlation in hereditary spastic paraplegia type 31

    The aim of this study was to examine REEP1 mutation spectrum and genotype/phenotype correlation for hereditary spastic paraplegia type 31

    Brain, Vol: 131 Page: 1078-1086 2008
    C. Beetz; R. Schule; T. Deconinck; K. N. Tran-Viet; H. Zhu; B. P. H. Kremer; S. G. M. Frints; W. A. G. Van Zelst-Stams; P. Byrne; S. Otto; A. O. H. Nygren; J. Baets; K. Smets; B. Ceulemans; B. Dan; N. Nagan; J. Kassubek; S. Klimpe; T. Klopstock; H. Stolze; H. J. M. Smeets; C. T. R. M. Schrander-Stumpel; M. Hutchinson; B. P. Van De Warrenburg; C. Braastad; T. Deufel; M. Pericak-Vance; L. Schols; P. De Jonghe; S. Zuchner

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  • 27.   Rupture of the male membranous urethra

    This study examined rupture of the male membranous urethra

    Irish Journal of Medical Science, Vol: 169 Page: 208-210 2000
    M. S. Khan; J. A. Thornhill; R. Grainger; T. E. D. McDermott; M. R. Butler

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  • 28.   Smoking, atopy and certain furry pets are maior determinants of respiratory symptoms in children: The international study of asthma and allergies in childhood study (ireland)

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and the level of diagnosis, and to compare determinants of asthma and severe wheeze in two countries

    Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Vol: 33 Page: 96-100 2003
    J. W. G. Yarnell; M. R. Stevenson; J. MacMahon; M. Shields; E. E. McCrum; C. C. Patterson; A. E. Evans; P. J. Manning; L. Clancy

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  • 29.   Suicide and homicide effects on life expectancy and mortality in Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the cause-specific death rates with years of potential life lost (YPLL) due to suicide

    Homeostasis in Health and Disease, Vol: 43 Page: 128-135 2005
    K. Aoki; J. Sun; A. Kono; J. Misumi

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  • 30.   The changing face of lateral sinus thrombosis

    The aim of this study was to examine cases of sigmoid sinus thrombosis and discuss the clinical presentation, investigation and management of this disease

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 98 Page: 206-208 2005
    M. A. Thornton; J. Hughes; R. McConn-Walsh; M. A. Walsh

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  • 31.   The Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ-PF50) studies: Sincere congratulations and a sincere plea for terminological accurary (multiple letters) [6]

    This article discusses The Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ-PF50) studies: Sincere congratulations and a sincere plea for terminological accurary

    Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, Vol: 20 Page: 436-437 2002
    F. T. Houghton; N. Ruperto; A. Martini

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  • 32.   The global classroom: Advancing cultural awareness in special schools through collaborative work using ICT

    The aim of this study was to examine research on cross-national collaboration through Information and Communications Technology within the statutory curricula of 10 special schools in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

    European Journal of Special Needs Education, Vol: 19 Page: 225-240 2004
    L. Abbott; R. Austin; A. Mulkeen; N. Metcalfe

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  • 33.   The impact of ice-skating injuries on orthopaedic admissions in a regional hospital

    The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of ice-skating injuries on orthopaedic admissions in a regional hospital

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 99 Page: 2006
    J. P. Dillon

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  • 34.   Trends in anorexia nervosa in Ireland: A register study

    The aim of this study was to examine trends in anorexia nervosa in Ireland between 1977 and 1985 using national registers of psychiatric and general hospital admissions

    European Eating Disorders Review, Vol: 9 Page: 263-276 2001
    R. Shinkwin; P. J. Standen

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  • 35.   Ultrasonography helpful in diagnosing developmental hip dysplasia

    The aim of this study was to assess if ultrasonography is helpful in diagnosing developmental hip dysplasia

    Journal of Family Practice, Vol: 52 Page: 355-356 2003
    J. Bowe; E. J. Lindbloo

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  • 36.   Ultrasonography in neonatal hip instability reduced the need for splints: Commentary

    Ultrasonography in neonatal hip instability reduced the need for splints: Commentary

    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A, Vol: 85 Page: 1623%N 8 2003
    J. H. Wedge

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