Publications and Presentations

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Cousins G, Teljeur C, Motterlini N, McCowan C, Dimitrov BB, Fahey T. Risk of drug-related mortality during periods of transition in methadone maintenance treatment: a cohort study. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2011;41(3):252-60.
O'Kelly S, Smith SM, Lane S, Teljeur C, O'Dowd T. Chronic respiratory disease and multimorbidity: prevalence and impact in a general practice setting. Respir Med. 2011;105(2):236-42.
Wallace E, Smith SM, Perera-Salazar R, Vaucher P, McCowan C, Collins G, et al. Framework for the impact analysis and implementation of Clinical Prediction Rules (CPRs). BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2011;11:62.
Galvin R, Callaghan C, Chan W-, Dimitrov BB, Fahey T. Injection of botulinum toxin for treatment of chronic lateral epicondylitis: systematic review and meta-analysis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2011;40(6):585-7.
Barnett K, McCowan C, Evans JM, Gillespie ND, Davey PG, Fahey T. Prevalence and outcomes of use of potentially inappropriate medicines in older people: cohort study stratified by residence in nursing home or in the community. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20(3):275-81.
Wallace E, Fahey T. Measuring blood pressure in primary care: identifying 'white coat syndrome' and blood pressure device comparison. Br J Gen Pract. 2011;61(590):544-5.
Cleary B, Donnelly J, Strawbridge JD, Gallagher PJ, Fahey T, White MJ, et al. Methadone and perinatal outcomes: a retrospective cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;204(2):139.e1-9.
Cousins G, Hijazze S, Van de Laar FA, Fahey T. Diagnostic accuracy of the ID Migraine: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Headache. 2011;51(7):1140-8.
Crawford F, McCowan C, Dimitrov BB, Woodburn J, Wylie GH, Booth E, et al. The risk of foot ulceration in people with diabetes screened in community settings: findings from a cohort study. QJM. 2011;104(5):403-10.
Ohle R, O'Reilly F, O'Brien K, Fahey T, Dimitrov BB. The Alvarado score for predicting acute appendicitis: a systematic review. BMC Med. 2011;9:139.
Keogh C, Wallace E, Dillon C, Dimitrov BB, Fahey T. Validation of the CHADS2 clinical prediction rule to predict ischaemic stroke. A systematic review and meta-analysis. Thromb Haemost. 2011;106(3):528-38.
Ryan A, O’Sullivan C. The Effect of Low Back Pain on Lumbar Multifidus Muscle Size and Activity Using Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging and their Correlation with Functional Outcomes (Abstract). Physical Therapy Reviews. 2011;16(4).
Olde Bekkink M, McCowan C, Falk G, Teljeur C, Van de Laar FA, Fahey T. Diagnostic accuracy systematic review of rectal bleeding in combination with other symptoms, signs and tests in relation to colorectal cancer. Br J Cancer. 2010;102(1):48-58.
Wallace E, Fahey T. Point of care C-Reactive Protein testing and antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infection (letter). Annals of Family Medicine. 2010;8:124-133.
McNally M, Curtain J, O'Brien K, Dimitrov BB, Fahey T. Validity of British Thoracic Society guidance (the CRB-65 rule) for predicting the severity of pneumonia in general practice: systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Gen Pract. 2010;60(579):e423-33.
Cleary B, Butt H, Strawbridge JD, Gallagher PJ, Fahey T, Murphy DJ. Medication use in early pregnancy-prevalence and determinants of use in a prospective cohort of women. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010;19(4):408-17.
Keogh C, Fahey T. Clinical prediction rules in primary care: what can be done to maximise their implementation? Clinical Evidence (Online). 2010.
McGuire M, Cleary B, Sahm L, Murphy DJ. Prevalence and predictors of periconceptional folic acid uptake--prospective cohort study in an Irish urban obstetric population. Hum Reprod. 2010;25(2):535-43.
Giesen LG, Cousins G, Dimitrov BB, Van de Laar FA, Fahey T. Predicting acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women: a systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs. BMC Fam Pract. 2010;11:78.
Cahir C, Fahey T, Teeling M, Teljeur C, Feely J, Bennett K. Potentially inappropriate prescribing and cost outcomes for older people: a national population study. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2010;69(5):543-52.
Cleary B, Donnelly J, Strawbridge JD, Gallagher PJ, Fahey T, Clarke M, et al. Methadone dose and neonatal abstinence syndrome-systematic review and meta-analysis. Addiction. 2010;105(12):2071-84.
Smith SM, O'Kelly S, O'Dowd T. GPs' and pharmacists' experiences of managing multimorbidity: a 'Pandora's box'. Br J Gen Pract. 2010;60(576):285-94.
Mercer SW, Smith SM, Wyke S, O'Dowd T, Watt GC. Multimorbidity in primary care: developing the research agenda. Fam Pract. 2009;26(2):79-80.
Toar M, O'Brien K, Fahey T. Comparison of self-reported health & healthcare utilisation between asylum seekers and refugees: an observational study. BMC Public Health. 2009;9:214.
Jones R, Jones R, Mc Cowan C, Montgomery A, Fahey T. The external validity of published randomized controlled trials in primary care. BMC Family Practice. 2009.
Falk G, Fahey T. Clinical prediction rules. BMJ. 2009;339:b2899.
Falk G, Fahey T. C-reactive protein and community-acquired pneumonia in ambulatory care: systematic review of diagnostic accuracy studies. Fam Pract. 2009;26(1):10-21.
Madhok V, Falk G, Rogers A, Struthers AD, Sullivan FM, Fahey T. The accuracy of symptoms, signs and diagnostic tests in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction in primary care: a diagnostic accuracy systematic review. BMC Fam Pract. 2008;9:56.

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