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John Browne
University College Cork
169Publications
34H-index
4,185Citations
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Published on Jan 14, 2019in BMC Emergency Medicine
Marie Ward5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UCD: University College Dublin),
Abel Wakai18
Estimated H-index: 18
(RCSI: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)
+ 11 AuthorsUna Geary2
Estimated H-index: 2
Early warning score systems have been widely recommended for use to detect clinical deterioration in patients. The Irish National Emergency Medicine Programme has developed and piloted an emergency department specific early warning score system. The objective of this study was to develop a consensus among frontline healthcare staff, quality and safety staff and health systems researchers regarding evaluation measures for an early warning score system in the Emergency Department. Participatory ac...
Published on Feb 11, 2019in BMC Health Services Research1.93
Devin Incerti3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Precision Health Economics),
John Browne34
Estimated H-index: 34
(UCC: University College Cork)
+ 5 AuthorsWarren Stevens6
Estimated H-index: 6
(PAREXEL)
Background Although there has been growing attention to the measurement of unmet need, which is the overall epidemiological burden of disease, current measures ignore the burden that could be eliminated from technological advances or more effective use of current technologies.
Published on Jun 1, 2019in Health Policy2.08
Sheena McHugh8
Estimated H-index: 8
(UCC: University College Cork),
E Droog2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 3 AuthorsJohn Browne34
Estimated H-index: 34
(UCC: University College Cork)
Abstract Objective The optimal organisation of emergency and urgent care services (EUCS) is a perennial problem internationally. Similar to other countries, the Health Service Executive in Ireland pursued EUCS reconfiguration in response to quality and safety concerns, unsustainable costs and workforce issues. However, the implementation of reconfiguration has been inconsistent at a regional level. Our aim was to identify the factors that led to this inconsistency. Methods Using a multiple case ...
Published on Jan 1, 2019in American Journal of Infection Control1.97
Maura P. Smiddy2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UCC: University College Cork),
Olive M. Murphy1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Bon Secours Hospital Cork)
+ 1 AuthorsJohn Browne34
Estimated H-index: 34
(UCC: University College Cork)
Background Compliance with hand hygiene guidelines reduces the risk of health care–associated infection, yet doctors are less compliant than other health care workers. Use of observational hand hygiene auditing with targeted individualized feedback was implemented, with improved hand hygiene of consultant doctors; however, the factors that influenced this were not explained by previous quantitative data. The aim was to explore consultant doctors’ opinions about the influence of observational han...
Published on Apr 2, 2019in Journal of Infection Prevention
Maura P. Smiddy2
Estimated H-index: 2
(NUI: National University of Ireland),
Olive M. Murphy1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Bon Secours Hospital Cork)
+ 5 AuthorsJohn Browne34
Estimated H-index: 34
(Bon Secours Hospital Cork)
Background:Healthcare-associated infection compromises patient safety. Compliance with hand hygiene (HH) guidelines has been shown to be an effective method of reducing infection; however, it remai...
Published on Jun 10, 2019
Anju Devianee Keetharuth8
Estimated H-index: 8
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John Brazier73
Estimated H-index: 73
+ 8 AuthorsTim Croudace43
Estimated H-index: 43
Published on Jun 1, 2019in BMJ Quality & Safety7.04
Brenda Lynch1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UCC: University College Cork),
Anthony P. Fitzgerald34
Estimated H-index: 34
(UCC: University College Cork)
+ 3 AuthorsJohn Browne34
Estimated H-index: 34
(UCC: University College Cork)
Background Many emergency admissions are deemed to be potentially avoidable in a well-performing health system. Objective To measure the impact of population and health system factors on county-level variation in potentially avoidable emergency admissions in Ireland over the period 2014–2016. Methods Admissions data were used to calculate 2014–2016 age-adjusted emergency admission rates for selected conditions by county of residence. Negative binomial regression was used to identify which a prio...
Published on May 1, 2019in Medical Care3.79
John Browne34
Estimated H-index: 34
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Stefan J. Cano40
Estimated H-index: 40
Published on Apr 1, 2019in Quality of Life Research2.49
Anju Devianee Keetharuth8
Estimated H-index: 8
(University of Sheffield),
Jakob B. Bjorner53
Estimated H-index: 53
(UCPH: University of Copenhagen)
+ 3 AuthorsJohn Brazier73
Estimated H-index: 73
(University of Sheffield)
Purpose This paper presents two studies exploring the latent structure of item sets used in the development of the Recovering Quality of Life mental health outcome measures: ReQoL-10 and ReQoL-20.
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