Margarita Corry
Trinity College, Dublin
Publications 15
#1Margarita Corry (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 7
#2Kathleen Neenan (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 4
Last.Valerie Smith (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 17
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BACKGROUND: Maintaining care for ill persons in the community is heavily dependent on support from unpaid caregivers. Many caregivers, however, find themselves in a caring role for which they are ill prepared and may require professional support. The telephone is an easily accessible method of providing support irrespective of geographical location. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to evaluate the effectiveness of telephone support interventions, delivered by healthcare professionals...
#1Margarita Corry (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 7
#2Samuel Porter (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 22
Last.Hugh McKenna (Ulster University)H-Index: 37
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New nursing researchers are faced with a smorgasbord of competing methodologies. Sometimes, they are encouraged to adopt the research paradigms beloved of their senior colleagues. This is a problem if those paradigms are no longer of contemporary methodological relevance. The aim of this paper was to provide clarity about current research paradigms. It seeks to interrogate the continuing viability of positivism as a guiding paradigm for nursing research. It does this by critically analysing the ...
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#1Margarita Corry (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 7
#2Valerie Smith (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 17
Last.Sally Brabyn (Ebor: University of York)H-Index: 9
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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To evaluate the effectiveness of telephone interventions, delivered by healthcare professionals, when compared to usual care or non-telephone-based support interventions for educating and psychosocially supporting informal carers of people with acute and chronic diagnosed illnesses, on these carers' quality of life, psychosocial and physical well-being. We aim, additionally, to evaluate the cost-effectiveness...
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Summary Background Delirium is a frequently encountered syndrome that negatively impacts on the well-being of the critically ill patient. Although international guidelines promote delirium monitoring, little is known regarding Irish intensive care (ICU) nurses’ opinions and current practice in relation to delirium monitoring. Aim To ascertain ICU nurses’ opinions on delirium among the critically ill and establish if delirium monitoring is part of current practice in the Republic of Ireland. Meth...
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#1Margarita Corry (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 7
#2Alison While (Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery)H-Index: 40
Last.Valerie Smith (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 17
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Aim To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to support caregivers of people with selected chronic conditions. Background Informal caregivers provide millions of care hours each week contributing to significant healthcare savings. Despite much research evaluating a range of interventions for caregivers, their impact remains unclear. Design A systematic review of systematic reviews of interventions to support caregivers of people with selected chronic conditions. Data sources The electronic...
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#2Margarita Corry (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 7
Last.Debra K. Moser (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 69
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Aim To describe the level of job satisfaction of advanced nurse practitioners (ANP) and advanced midwife practitioners in the Republic of Ireland (RoI). Background Job satisfaction is related to productivity, performance, turnover and health, and thus is a challenge for nursing and healthcare organisations. Method Job satisfaction data were collected from 47 ANPs using the Misener Nurse Practitioner Job Satisfaction Scale. Results High levels of global job satisfaction were reported. All ANPs re...
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To successfully educate and advocate on behalf of people with Parkinson's disease and their family members and caregivers, nurses and other health professionals need a working knowledge of current trends in the medical management of Parkinson's. The goal of treatment is to gain control over the symptoms of the disease and promote the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. This paper provides an overview of current approaches to the medical management of Parkinson's. It ex...
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#1Brian Magennis (Mater Misericordiae Hospital)H-Index: 3
#2Margarita Corry (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 7
Sudden deterioration in Parkinson's disease is frequently encountered in clinical practice. It usually occurs over several days or weeks, and the cause is most likely related to a symptom rather than progression of the condition. It is important that the cause of the deterioration is treated and prioritised over the obvious presenting symptoms of Parkinson's. In most instances effective management of the root cause will prevent worsening of the symptoms of Parkinson's and enable patients to adop...
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#1Margarita Corry (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 7
#2Mike Clarke ('QUB': Queen's University Belfast)H-Index: 99
Last.Joan Lalor (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 16
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Aims and objectives To identify the most comprehensive approach to developing complex interventions for nursing research and practice. Background The majority of research in nursing is descriptive and exploratory in nature. There is an increasing professional and political demand for nurses to develop and provide evidence to support their practices. Nurses need to explore current practice and develop and test interventions to provide the evidence required for safe practice. Design A literature r...
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As research advances knowledge of illnesses, nurses need to keep abreast of developments. Although advances in knowledge of the pathology of Parkinson's have been limited, there has been some advance in understanding the involvement of the pre-motor areas of the brain and the final pathways to cellular death. This paper, the first of a three-part series, explores current approaches to diagnosing Parkinson's and advances in knowledge of the pathological changes that take place and the signs and s...
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