Latest Publication

March 2023
Vol. 116 No. 3


Faculty of Radiology, RCSI
Radiation Oncology
Annual Scientific Meeting
2021 Poster Presentations
2021 Oral Presentations
Junior Obstetricians and
Gynaecology Society (JOGS)
Annual Scientific Meeting
2021 Oral & Poster Presentations
2020 Oral & Poster Presentations
Surgical Society, RCSI
Intercollegiate Senior
Surgical Case Competition
2021 Oral Presentation
Irish Paediatric Association
2021 Oral Presentation
2021 Poster Presentation

Articles on this December's Quiz

The Six Hour Target and Total Daily Attendances Cohort Study

Gilligan et al have reviewed the ED 6 hour target for being assessed and case completed.  Among 53,323 attendances the target was achieved in 40% of cases.  The authors conclude that the problem is not that there are too many patients attending ED but rather the patient stay is too long.

All Island Congenital Heart Network Brings Diagnosis Closer to Home

Finn et al describe the role and workload of a paediatrician with expertise in cardiology (PEC).  In a 12 month period there were 268 neonatal referrals.  Congenital heart disease was diagnosed in 113 cases, and 24 infants required a cardiac intervention.

ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Treatment Protocol: A 3 Year Clinical Audit

Murray et al describe 1,161 patients with STEMI (ST segment elevation myocardial infarction).  The time from first ECG to reperfusion was 120 minutes or less in 65% of cases.  Ways of improving the service are discussed.

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