S. Mulcahy, J Prendergast, G. Foley, A O Hare, E. Murphy, E.M. Guinan, J. Hussey
Mulcahy et al examined the issue of exercise rehabilitation services for cancer patients. 24 managers reported on 26 services. 5 services offered exercise services for cancer patients. Ten hospitals provide oncology post-operative exercise rehabilitation.
B.D Power, P. Stewart, G. Stone, P. O’Reilly, C. Costigan, C. O’Gorman, A.M. Murphy
Power et al studied the hospital admissions and OPD attendances of children aged 14-16 years. There were 10,992 admissions and 41,456 OPD visits. 17% were admitted to an age appropriate ward, and only 11.3% were under the care of a paediatrician.
C. Murray, C. Fearon, M. Dockery, D. Moran, E. Heffernan, O. Fitzgerald, D.J. Veale, L. Harty
Murray et al report on 147 AS patients who received TNFi therapy. Post-TNFi women had higher disease activity.
N. Najeeb, M. Halawani, N.G. McElvaney, F. Doyle
Najeeb et al report on a hospital smoking cessation programme. Among 203 patients, 30 (14.8%) were current smokers. In previous studies at the hospital the smoking prevalence was 17% in 2013 and 21% in 2011. There were socio-economic differences in the prevalence rates.