Journal Publications 2017-2020
Lucey M, O’Reilly M, Currow D, et al. Is Inpatient Hospice Care Clinically Effective? Using Phase of Illness to Evaluate Care Outcomes for Patients Admitted to a Specialist Palliative Care Unit in Ireland. J Palliat Med. 2020;23(4):535?541. doi:10.1089/jpm.2019.0295
Duffy E, O’Mahony F, O’Connell H, Na Chonfhaola A, Mortlock C, O’Reilly M, Qadri S, Burke C, O’Leary H, Twomey F, 146?Audit of patient blood management at a specialist palliative care unit BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2020;10:A60.
O’Mahony F, Coffey S, Kearns C, Sheridan J, Moran S, O’Reilly M, Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration Assessment Tools in Practice: A set of 4 Audits. 143 BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2020; 10:A60
Cobbe S, Real S, Slattery S. Assessment, treatment goals and interventions for oedema/lymphoedema in palliative care. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2017;23 (3):111-9.
Cobbe S, Nugent K, Real S. Pilot Study: The Effectiveness of Complex Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema in Palliative Care Patients with Advanced Cancer. J Palliat Med. 2017.
Laoire AN, Murtagh FEM. Systematic review of pharmacological therapies for the management of ischaemic pain in patients with non-reconstructable critical limb ischaemia. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2017.
Ni Laoire A, Fettes L, Murtagh FE. A systematic review of the effectiveness of palliative interventions to treat rectal tenesmus in cancer. Palliat Med. 2017;31 (10):975-81.
Stewart K, Doody O, Bailey M, Moran S. Improving the quality of nursing documentation in a palliative care setting: a quality improvement initiative. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2017;23 (12):577-85.
Journal Publications from 2016-2010
O’Reilly M, Larkin P, Conroy M, et al. The Impact of a Novel Tool for Comprehensive Assessment of Palliative Care (MPCAT) on Assessment Outcome at 6- and 12-Month Follow-Up. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016;52(1):107?116. doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.
Finnerty D., Kiely F. (2015) “How to manage persistent or intractable hiccups in the absence of solid evidence”, European Journal of Palliative Care, 22(4):162-164.),
Jezewska U., O’Reilly, M., Conroy, M. (2015) “Written Communication – An Audit of Patient Healthcare Documentation in a Hospice Setting”, National Institute for Health Sciences Research Bulletin, 7(2):70.
Kilonzo I., Lucey M. and Twomey F. (2015) “Implementing Outcome Measures Within an Enhanced Palliative Care Day Care Model”, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 50(3):419-23.
Lloyd R., McLoughlin K., McGloughlin C., Macken C., Richardson M., Rhatigan J.(2015) “OA39?Digging a hole… planting a seed… water it and watch it start to grow, grow, grow”, BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 2015 5 Suppl 1:A12.
McLean S., Twomey F. (2015) “Methods of rotation from another strong opioid to methadone for the management of cancer pain: A systematic review of the available evidence”, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 50(2):248-259.
McLoughlin K., Rhatigan J., Richardson M., Lloyd R. (2015) “OA38?From service delivery to community enablement: a public health approach to palliative care”, BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 2015 Apr;5 Suppl 1:A12.
McLoughlin K., Rhatigan J., McGilloway S., Callinan J., Wright M., Kellehear A., Lucey M., Conroy M., Twomey F., Kumar S., Herrera-Mollina E., Furlong M., Watson M., Currow D., Bailey C. (2015) “WA40?The good neighbour partnership: why do we need it? Who is going to do it? how on earth are we going to evaluate it?”, BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, Apr;5 Suppl 1:A13.
McLoughlin K., Rhatigan J., McGilloway S., Kellehear A., Lucey M., Twomey F., et al. INSPIRE (INvestigating Social and PractIcal suppoRts at the End of life): Pilot randomised trial of a community social and practical support intervention for adults with life-limiting illness. BMC Palliative Care. 2015;14(1):1-10.
Rhatigan J., Richardson M., McLoughlin K. (2015) “OA37?Compassionate classrooms: supporting teachers to support children living with grief and loss”, BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 2015 Apr;5 Suppl 1:A12.
Richardson M., Kennedy N., Hoey R., Rhatigan J., Lloyd R., McLoughlin K. (2015) “OA41?How can we support people living with death, dying, loss and care using animation? social workers reflect on the compassionate communities ‘let’s talk’ films”, BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 5 Suppl 1:A13.
Carney, J., O’Reilly, M. (2014) “Audit of Referrals to a Specialist Palliative Care Unit – Identifying Areas for Improvement”, National Institute for Health Sciences Research Bulletin, 7(2):71.
Leonard MM, Agar M., Spiller J.A., Davis B., Mohamad M.M., Meagher D.J., Lawlor P.G. (2014)
“Delirium diagnostic and classification challenges in palliative care: subsyndromal delirium, comorbid delirium-dementia, and psychomotor subtypes”, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 48(2):199-214.
Callinan J., Balanda K. & Bradley L. (2013) “Supporting Open Access to Health Knowledge Resources across Ireland: Linking with NECOBELAC”, An Leabharlann, 22(1):30-32.
Callinan J., McLoughlin K., Rhatigan J., Richardson M (2013) “Attitudes and experiences towards setting up a bibliotherapy service for the bereavement support service”, National Institute for Health Sciences Research Bulletin, 6(4):53.
Cobbe S., Nugent K., Real S., Slattery S., Lynch M. (2013) “A profile of hospice-at-home physiotherapy for community-dwelling palliative care patients”, International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 19(1):39-45.
Kilonzo I., Twomey F., Muhammad A. (2013) “The Use of Corticosteroids in a Specialised Palliative Care Unit National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin”, 6(4).
Kilonzo I., Twomey F. (2013) “Rotating to oral methadone in advanced cancer patients: a case series. Journal of Palliative Medicine”, 16(9):1154-7.
Jackson K. Trimble B. (2013) “Education in Palliative Care Series – Palliative Care Nurse Tutor Role”, Available at: http://www.ehospice.com/default.aspx?tabid-7342&ArticleId-544 (Accessed 28 June 2013)
Mc Donnell S., (2013) “A quantitative exploration of the subjective burden experienced by nurses when caring for patients with Delirium”, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, (17-18): 2488–2498
Moore A., Higgins A., Sharek D. (2013) “Barriers and facilitators for oncology nurses discussing sexual issues with men diagnosed with testicular cancer”, European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 17(4):416-22.
Wallace E., Cooney M., Walsh J., Twomey F., Conroy M. (2013) “Why do Palliative Care Patients Present to the Emergency Department? Avoidable or Unavoidable? ”, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 30(3):253-256.
Cobbe S., Kennedy N. (2012) “Physical function in hospice patients and physiotherapy interventions: a profile of hospice physiotherapy”, Journal of Palliative Medicine, 15(7):760-7.
Kilonzo I. & Twomey F. (2012) “Views of medical, nursing and allied health professionals on the use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation at Milford Hospice”, National Institute of Health Sciences, Research Bulletin, 6(3):11.
Lucey M., Conroy M., Ryan K. (2012) “Exploring the Challenges of Implementing the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale in a Specialist Palliative Care Unit”, Journal of Palliative Care Medicine, 2:128.
Bracken M., McLoughlin K., McGilloway S. & McMahon E. (2011) “Use of dependency and prioritization tools by clinical nurse specialists in palliative care: an exploratory study”, International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 17(12): 599-606.
Fleming M., O’Reilly M. and Conroy M. (2011) Review of Medication Prescription and Administration in the Specialist Palliative Care Unit, National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin, (6) 2:14-15.
Leonard M., Donnelly S., Conroy M., Trzepacz P., Meagher D.J. (2011) , Phenomenological and neuropsychological profile across motor variants of delirium in a palliative-care unit. Journal of Neuropsychiatry Clinical Neuroscience, 23(2):180-8.
McCormack R., Clifford M., Conroy M. (2011) “The usefulness of phlebotomy in the palliative care setting”, Journal of Palliative Medicine, 14(3):297-299.
Quinn C. & Bailey M.E. (2011) “Caring for children and families in the community: experiences of Irish palliative care clinical nurses specialists”, International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 17(11): 561-567.
Quinn C. & Bailey M. (2011) “The views of community specialist palliative care nurses on caring for children and families with palliative needs – a qualitative descriptive study”, 6(1):17-18.
Wallace E. & Conroy M. (2011) “Managing pain in patients with advanced cancer”, Forum, 28(11):49-50.
Wallace E. & Conroy M. (2011) “The management of breakthrough cancer pain”, Cancer Wise, 5(3):23-26.
Wallace E. & Conroy M. (2011) “Malignant Bowel Obstruction”, Medical Independent, 2(10):35.
Wallace E. & Conroy M. (2011) “The management of breakthrough cancer pain”, Forum, (2895):27-32.
Wallace E. & Conroy M. (2011) “Breakthrough cancer pain”, Modern Medicine, 41(4):31-33.
Wallace E. & Conroy M. (2011) “Pain management in Cancer”, Cancer Professional, Summer:21-24.
Wallace E. & Conroy M. (2011) “Pain management abstracts”, Hospital Doctor of Ireland, 17(2):56-58.
Callinan J., McLoughlin K., McCarthy P. (2010) Analysis of library associated information needs of staff in a specialist palliative and gerontological care centre in Mid-West Ireland, Health Information & Libraries Journal, 27(4):286-94.
Donnelly S. & Battley J. (2010) “Relatives’ experience of the moment of death in a tertiary referral hospital”, Mortality, 15(1):81-100.
Godfrey A., Leonard M., Donnelly S., Conroy M., Olaighin G., Meagher D. (2010) “Validating a new clinical subtyping scheme for delirium with electronic motion analysis”, Psychiatry Research, 178(1):186-90.
Meagher D.J., Leonard M., Donnelly S., Conroy M., Saunders J., Trzepacz P.T. (2010) “A comparison of neuropsychiatric and cognitive profiles in delirium, dementia, comorbid delirium-dementia and cognitively intact controls”, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 81(8):876-81.
McKay E., Taylor A., Armstrong C., McLoughlin K., Rhatigan J., McMahon E., Conroy M., Mainstone P., Bailey M., Gallagher M.B. & Graham M. (2010) Evaluating a Hospice at Home Service: The Case of Milford Care Centre, National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin 5(3): 16-17.
McLoughlin K. (2010) Dying to talk: Unsettling assumptions toward research with patients at the end of life, Palliative and Supportive Care; 8:371-5.
Murtagh C. & Conroy M. (2010) “Managing malignant bone pain”, Medical Independent, October.