Ireland

Validation and Assessment of a Technology Familiarity Score in Patients Attending a Symptomatic Breast Clinic.

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Sep 01, 2015

INTRODUCTION: New media technologies (computers, mobile phones and the internet) have the potential to transform the healthcare information needs of patients with breast disease (Ferlay et al. in Eur J Cancer 49:1374-1403, 2013).

SMART MOVE - a smartphone-based intervention to promote physical activity in primary care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

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Jun 13, 2013

BACKGROUND: Sedentary lifestyles are now becoming a major concern for governments of developed and developing countries with physical inactivity related to increased all-cause mortality, lower quality of life, and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and many other chronic diseases.

Interruptions in general practice.

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Jan 16, 2008

Twenty routine General Practice surgeries were studied in an Irish urban setting by 2 independent observers. There were 212 observed consultations and 53 (25%) were interrupted. Of this 53 there were 80 interruptions in total, 32 (40%) of which were significant.

Screen time increases risk of overweight and obesity in active and inactive 9-year-old Irish children: a cross sectional analysis.

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Sep 19, 2014

BACKGROUND: Independent associations between screen time (ST)/physical activity (PA) and overweight (OW)/obesity have been demonstrated but little research exists on the role of ST among sufficiently active children.

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