February 2016 Edition

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IMJ Commentary

Doctors at greater risk of a Malpractice Claim

JFA Murphy


The Role of Medical Personnel in Sports Concussion

AJ Nicholson

Original Papers

DVT Presentations to an Emergency Department: A Study of Guideline Based Care and Decision Making

D Lillis, C Lloyd, P O'Kelly, S Kelada, S Kelly, P Gilligan

Bevacizumab Compared with Diode Laser in Stage 3 Posterior Retinopathy of Prematurity: A 5 Year Follow-Up

N O'Keeffe, J Murphy, M O'Keeffe, B Lanigan

A National Survey on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Paediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency

CP Hawkes, SM O'Connell

Reporting of Acute Flaccid Paralysis in Children under 15 years of age: Improving Surveillance, January 2009 - December 2014

P Flanagan, P O’Lorcain, S Cotter, J Connell, B Lynch, R Cunney, D O'Flanagan

Myasthenia Gravis: A Population-Based Epidemiological Study

S Rutledge, O Kenny, S O'Riordan, C McGuigan, N Tubridy

Healthcare Utilisation Among Cancer Survivors Over 50 Years of Age

D Coughlan, E Doherty, K Frick, P Ward, C O'Neill

Short Report

Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy Service; An Aid to Patient Management

N Marathe, B Canavan

Utilization and Yield of Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography in Older Adults

S Mello, O O'Toole, B McNamara

Occasional Piece

Bayesian Analysis of Blood Transfusion in Dracula

M O'Connor, N Dunbar

Letters to the Editor

Vaccination in Renal Transplant Patients (VcRtp study)

F Rathore, E Berzan, C Magee

Beware of the Devastating Pulmonary Aspergillosis Syndromes in Certain Environments

M Kooblall, E Moloney, SJ Lane

Planning the Future of Ireland's Healthcare

T Gilbert

Paediatrics and Child Health in General Practice: The Trainees' Perspective

J O'Conor, E Shanahan, W Cullen, C O’Gorman