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Training socially responsive healthcare graduates: Is Service Learning an effective educational approach?
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-02-06)
Health care educators strive to train graduates who are socially responsive and can act as “change agents” for communities they serve. Service learning (SL) is increasingly being used to teach the social aspects of health ...
Informing food policies in post-primary schools in Ireland: Knowledge to Action
(NUI Galway, 2016-06-15)
[No abstract available]
The relationship between voice source parameters and the Maxima Dispsersion Quotient (MDQ)
This study examines the relationship between the Maxima Dispersion Quotient (MDQ), a recently proposed measure of the tense-lax dimension of voice quality, and voice source parameters manually measured from glottal flow ...
Impacts of an HIA on inter-agency and inter-sectoral partnerships and community participation: lessons from a local level HIA in the Republic of Ireland
(Oxford University Press, 2012-07-20)
This study evaluates the impacts of a locally based health impact assessment (HIA) on community participation, inter-sectoral and inter-agency partnership in local decision and policy-making ...
Qualifications of non-nursing residential care staff in the Republic of Ireland.
In response to the challenge of the ageing of societies and concerns over recruitment and quality of service delivery, many nations have introduced new educational and training pathways, as well as national standards that ...
Risk, science and blood: Politics, HIV, Hepatitis and Haemophilia in Ireland.
(NUI Galway, 2011-02)
With Ireland's blood supply compromised in the 1980s, the impact upon its haemophiliac community was unprecedented. Thus far, academic attention has focused on apportioning blame and identifying administrative failure: ...
Legal responses to public crisis: Tribunals of inquiry and the blood crisis in the Republic of Ireland
This paper will outline the national and international cases of contaminated blood which have emerged as a part of the 'risk society' of modernity since the 1980s. In particular, the paper will examine the Tribunals of ...
Injuries among schoolchildren in Ireland. HBSC Ireland Research Factsheet No. 3.
HBSC Ireland 2010 has found that 39.5% of schoolchildren in Ireland report that they were injured and needed medical treatment from a doctor or a nurse once or more in the previous 12 months (47.2% of boys and 31.2% of ...
Vegetable consumption among schoolchildren in Ireland. HBSC Ireland Research Factsheet No. 19
HBSC Ireland 2010 has found that 20.0% of schoolchildren in Ireland report eating vegetables everyday, more than once (18.7% of boys and 21.5% of girls). This figure represents a slight increase since 2006 (17.9%). There ...
Food poverty among schoolchildren in Ireland. HBSC Ireland Research Factsheet No. 13.
(HBSC Ireland, 2012)
HBSC Ireland 2010 has found that 20.9% of schoolchildren in Ireland report going to school or bed hungry because there is not enough food at home. This figure represents a slight increase from 16.6% in 2006. More boys ...