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Kinesio(®) Tex tape (KTT) is used in a variety of clinical settings. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of KTT from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in the management of clinical conditions. A systematic literature search of CINAHL; MEDLINE; OVID; AMED; SCIENCE DIRECT; PEDRO; www.internurse.com; SPORT DISCUS; BRITISH NURSING INDEX;(More)
Psychological distress is common in cancer patients, however, it is often unrecognized and untreated. We aimed to identify barriers to cancer patients expressing their psychological concerns, and to recommend strategies to assist oncologists to elicit, recognize, and manage psychological distress in their patients. Medline, Psychlit, and the Cochrane(More)
OBJECTIVE To establish preferred strategies for presenting drug-drug interaction (DDI) clinical decision support alerts. MATERIALS AND METHODS A DDI Clinical Decision Support Conference Series included a workgroup consisting of 24 clinical, usability, and informatics experts representing academia, health information technology (IT) vendors, healthcare(More)
This paper presents methods for the second of two key activities in the creation of practical distributed data processing (DDP) systems for business computing. The first activity, discussed in a companion paper, is to select a configuration of hardware and software to support the implementation of a multiapplication plan. The second, discussed in this(More)
Keynote address: " Marfan syndrome and related disorders: from gene to therapy " Prof. 3 AED Pregnancy register, UK and Ireland Antiepileptic drug (AED) exposure during pregnancy increases the risk of major congenital malformations (MCMs). The risk magnitude varies by AED exposure. We provide results from the UK and Ireland Epilepsy and Pregnancy Registers,(More)
Despite venous thromboembolism (VTE) policy initiatives, gaps exist between guidelines and practice. In response, hospitals implement clinical decision support (CDS) systems to improve VTE prophylaxis. To assess the impact of a VTE CDS on reducing incidence of VTE, this study used a pretest/posttest, longitudinal, cohort design incorporating electronic(More)
Keynote address: " Clinical Implications of 2-day whole genome sequencing of acutely ill infants " Prof. Comparative Genomic Hybridisation (CGH) Microarray has been available in Ireland to Paediatricians from the year 2011. Guidelines for investigation of infants and children with features of developmental delay, dysmorphic features and some cases of(More)
This paper presents methods for one of two key activities in the creation of practical distributed data processing (DDP) systems for business computing. The first activity, discussed in this paper, is to select a configuration of hardware and software to support the implementation of a multiapplication plan. The second, discussed in a companion paper, is to(More)
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