March 2016 Edition

This Month’s IMJ


IMJ Commentary

Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures

J FA Murphy - Editor



 The Use of Aspirin in Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

V Sandys, M Barry


Original Papers

Timing Of Therapeutic Hypothermia For Inborn And Outborn Infants With Neonatal Encephalopathy

L Reaney, V Livingstone, C Bogue, EM Dempsey, PM Filan

Epidemiology of injury in Gaelic Handball 

S O Connor, M Downey, K Moran 

The Association Between 25 Hydroxyvitamin D and Airway Obstruction in Asthma

K Hutchinson, C Kerley, K Bolger, L Cormican, Y Rochev, J Faul

Spontaneous Pneumothorax; a Collapse in Management? 

G Watson, N Salter, J Ryan 

Headache Management in Community Pharmacies

EM O'Sullivan, Br Sweeney, E Mitten, C Ryan 


Short Report

Group B Streptoccocal Meningitis and Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunts

M Crealey, T Mandiwanza, D Crimmins, A Foran, JFA Murphy


Case Report

Osteosarcoma in a patient receiving long-term TNF inhibitor therapy 

J Greene, GM O'Kane, E Aherne, GC O'Toole, DN Carney  

Superficial siderosis

T Abkur, S Looby, T Counihan


Occasional Piece

Patients safety incident reporting: the who, what, where, when and why?

DM Slattery


Letters to the Editor

A case of sporadic pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis

M Kooblall, A Sahadevan, CM Burke

Which factors are important in determining the length of stay in Bronchiolitis?

S Skirka, C Power, M Nadeem, P Greally

Appropriateness of medical admissions and of continued in-patient stay at an acute hospital

S Waqas, Z Galvin, DV Demirdal, T O'Connor, C Windrim, K McCormick, R Doyle, G Chadwick 

Encouraging oral analgesia in the fasted child attending a trauma review clinic

L Fitzgerald, JD Martin-Smith, M Dempsey 




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