St Vincents University Hospital

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementing Assisted Decision-making in Healthcare in Ireland: Understanding Enablers, Barriers and

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Implementing Assisted Decision-making in Healthcare in Ireland: Understanding Enablers, Barriers and Context from the perspective of patients and healthcare professionals
Deirdre O’Donnell, University College Dublin, IE
Carmel Davies, University Col

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Clinical Programme for Older People: National Frailty Education Programme “Fundamentals of

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

National Clinical Programme for Older People: National Frailty Education Programme “Fundamentals of Frailty”
Deirdre Lang, Health Service Executive; Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, IE
Carmel Hoey, Health Service Executive, IE
Diarmuid O’Shea

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An Exploration of Resilience among Family Carers of People with Dementia

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

An Exploration of Resilience among Family Carers of People with Dementia
Authors: Áine Teahan , Attracta Lafferty, Gerard Fealy, Eilish McAuliffe, Amanda Phelan, Liam O’Sullivan, Diarmuid O’Shea
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Background: The majority of people with dement

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Promoting the physical health of people with severe mental illness: improving integration between primary and secondary care.

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Promoting the physical health of people with severe mental illness: improving integration between primary and secondary care.
Authors: Marie T O’Shea , Margo Wrigley, Jim Ryan, Brian Osborne, Jogin Thakore, Donal O Hanlon, Pearse Finegan, Claire Coll

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Chronic Disease in the Emergency Department: The weakest link in integrated care?

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Chronic Disease in the Emergency Department: The weakest link in integrated care?
Authors: Kelly Janssens , Tim McDonnell, Gerry McCarthy
Abstract
Objective: Chronic disease (CD) accounts for two-thirds of emergency medical admissions and approximate

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Are the Wards in St Vincent’s University Hospital Dementia Friendly?

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Are the Wards in St Vincent’s University Hospital Dementia Friendly?
Authors: Aisling Jane Davis , Sarah Mc Nally
Abstract
Introduction: A significant proportion of the inpatients in SVUH have a dementia diagnosis. These individuals have complex care

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Can we predict your future? Using scores to predict length of stay and discharge destination

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Can we predict your future? Using scores to predict length of stay and discharge destination
Authors: Sarah Mc Nally , Roisin Howlin, Annette Kehoe, Sarah Murphy
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Background: This audit was completed within a large teaching hospital in Dublin

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Heart Failure Virtual Consult

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Heart Failure Virtual Consult
Authors: Ciara Keane , Stephanie James, Joe Gallagher, Annie Fitzgerald, Bronagh Travers, Etain Quigley, C Hecht, Mark Ledwidge, Kenneth McDonald
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Introduction: Many challenges remain in the management of heart f

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Patient Transfer Letter for use by both the Nursing Home (NH) & Acute Hospital (AH) Sectors

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Patient Transfer Letter for use by both the Nursing Home (NH) & Acute Hospital (AH) Sectors
Authors: Jonathon O’Keeffe , Jean Barber, Deirdre Lang, JJ Barry, Graham Hughes, Diarmuid O’Shea
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Background: This project was i

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Clinical findings on Body Mass Index in an Intellectual Disability Population and the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention clinic

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Clinical findings on Body Mass Index in an Intellectual Disability Population and the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention clinic
Authors: Patricia Josephine Boylan , Donal O’Shea, Connor Woods, Brendan McCormack
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Background: Persons wi

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Co-designing a Systematic Approach to improving care for Frail Older Patients

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Co-designing a Systematic Approach to improving care for Frail Older Patients
Authors: Marie Therese Cooney , Diarmuid O’Shea, Éidín Ní Shé, Mary McCarthy, Deirdre O’Donnell, Eilish McAuliffe, Nigel Slater, Orla Collins, Graham Hughes, Lisa Cogan, Em

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Optimising the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Optimising the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Authors: John Brennan , Sara O’Kelly, Jane Finucane, Sarah Cosgrave, Diarmuid O’Shea
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Introduction: Carew House Day Hospital is an outpatient assessment unit for patients aged 65 years and ove

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