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Paediatric Head Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury.

E Ryan, T Bolger, M J Barrett, C Blackburn, I Okafor, R McNamara, E J Molloy,

Aim To determine prevalence of head injury presenting to paediatric emergency departments (PEDs) and characterise by demographics, triage category, disposition neuroimaging or re-attendance. Methods Presentations in 2014 and 2015, with diagnoses of head injury, intracranial bleed, skull fracture including single or re-attendances within 28 days post head injury to all ... Read more >>

Ir Med J (Irish medical journal)
[2020, 113(6):94]

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Strengthening Animal-Human Relationships as a Doorway to Indigenous Holistic Wellness.

Angela McGinnis, Adela Tesarek Kincaid, M J Barrett, Corinne Ham,

<i>One of the most devastating effects of colonization has been fragmented relations among humans and their more-than-human counterparts. Traditionally, Indigenous peoples positioned animals as equitable partners in interconnected human and more-than human networks, animated with spirit and the ability to act and communicate. Many Indigenous peoples continue to regard animals ... Read more >>

Ecopsychology (Ecopsychology)
[2019, 11(3):162-173]

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Atresia Hymenalis with Haematometrocolpos: A Benefit of Teaching a Case Series and Review of the Literature.

L Whitla, J Jones, M J Barrett, S M O'Donnell, S Walsh, C Blackburn,

We present four cases of atresia hymenalis with resultant haematometrocolpos diagnosed in quick succession in the emergency department with a literature review. ... Read more >>

Ir Med J (Irish medical journal)
[2017, 110(7):623]

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Cognitive and Antipsychotic Medication Use in Monoallelic GBA-Related Parkinson Disease.

M J Barrett, V L Shanker, W L Severt, D Raymond, S J Gross, N Schreiber-Agus, R Kornreich, L J Ozelius, S B Bressman, R Saunders-Pullman,

Mutations in glucosidase, beta, acid (GBA) are associated with cognitive impairment in Parkinson disease (PD) as well as dementia with Lewy bodies. For both of these diseases, dementia and hallucinations are typically treated with cholinesterase inhibitors and antipsychotics. However, in some lysosomal storage disorders certain antipsychotic medications are poorly tolerated. ... Read more >>

JIMD Rep (JIMD reports)
[2014, 16:31-38]

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The national incidence and outcomes of gastroschisis repairs.

M J Barrett, O Kozdoba, N Al Assaf, J Gillick, A Mortell, A Foran,

The birth prevalence of gastroschisis worldwide has increased over the past decades. We aim to determine the Irish national incidence of gastroschisis repairs (NIGR) over a 5 year period (2007- 2011) and clinical outcomes by a retrospective cohort review of cases admitted to all Irish paediatric surgical units. Seventy patients ... Read more >>

Ir Med J (Irish medical journal)
[2014, 107(3):83-85]

Cited: 3 times

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Transcranial sonography and functional imaging in glucocerebrosidase mutation Parkinson disease.

M J Barrett, J Hagenah, V Dhawan, S Peng, K Stanley, D Raymond, A Deik, S J Gross, N Schreiber-Agus, A Mirelman, K Marder, L J Ozelius, D Eidelberg, S B Bressman, R Saunders-Pullman, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Heterozygous glucocerebrosidase (GBA) mutations are the leading genetic risk factor for Parkinson disease, yet imaging correlates, particularly transcranial sonography, have not been extensively described.<h4>Methods</h4>To determine whether GBA mutation heterozygotes with Parkinson disease demonstrate hyperechogenicity of the substantia nigra, transcranial sonography was performed in Ashkenazi Jewish Parkinson disease subjects, tested for ... Read more >>

Parkinsonism Relat Disord (Parkinsonism & related disorders)
[2013, 19(2):186-191]

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Greater risk of parkinsonism associated with non-N370S GBA1 mutations.

M J Barrett, P Giraldo, J L Capablo, P Alfonso, P Irun, B Garcia-Rodriguez, M Pocovi, G M Pastores,

Mutations in β-glucosidase (GBA1) are the most common genetic risk factor for Parkinson disease (PD). There is evidence to suggest that PD risk is greater (1) in GBA1 heterozygotes with non-N370S GBA1 mutations compared to N370S mutations and (2) in GD type 1 (GD1) patients compared to GBA1 heterozygotes. This ... Read more >>

J Inherit Metab Dis (Journal of inherited metabolic disease)
[2013, 36(3):575-580]

Cited: 11 times

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Gender differences in the risk of familial parkinsonism: beyond LRRK2?

R Saunders-Pullman, K Stanley, M San Luciano, M J Barrett, V Shanker, D Raymond, L J Ozelius, S B Bressman,

G2019S mutations in the LRRK2 gene are responsible for up to 18% of PD in individuals of Jewish descent. While a male preponderance of Parkinson disease (PD) has been consistently reported, this gender difference is not noted in LRRK2 G2019S mutation carriers. In order to test whether there is an ... Read more >>

Neurosci Lett (Neuroscience letters)
[2011, 496(2):125-128]

Cited: 17 times

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Do we neglect infant safety during air travel?

M J Barrett, E J Molloy,

Arch Dis Child (Archives of disease in childhood)
[2009, 94(7):562]

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Inhibition of a dual chamber pacemaker by oversensing of far-field atrial depolarisation in a patient after His-bundle ablation.

J H Ruiter, M J Barrett, L Weteling, R Jansen,

After His-bundle ablation, a 54-year-old pacemaker-dependent patient suffered from severe presyncopal attacks one year after pacemaker replacement. The attacks were caused by ventricular inhibition due to atrial far-field sensing during paroxysmal atrial flutter. ... Read more >>

Neth Heart J (Netherlands heart journal : monthly journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology and the Netherlands Heart Foundation)
[2004, 12(12):543-546]

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Association of the B-vitamins pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (B(6)), B(12), and folate with lung cancer risk in older men.

T J Hartman, K Woodson, R Stolzenberg-Solomon, J Virtamo, J Selhub, M J Barrett, D Albanes,

A nested case-control study was conducted within the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study cohort to test for associations between selected B-vitamins (folate, vitamin B(6), vitamin B(12)) and incident lung cancer. This trial was conducted in Finland between 1985 and 1993. Serum was analyzed for these nutrients and homocysteine among 300 ... Read more >>

Am J Epidemiol (American journal of epidemiology)
[2001, 153(7):688-694]

Cited: 42 times

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Dietary and other methyl-group availability factors and pancreatic cancer risk in a cohort of male smokers.

R Z Stolzenberg-Solomon, P Pietinen, M J Barrett, P R Taylor, J Virtamo, D Albanes,

The authors examined prospectively whether dietary folate and other factors known to influence methyl-group availability were associated with the development of exocrine pancreatic cancer within the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study cohort. Of the 27,101 healthy male smokers aged 50--69 years who completed a self-administered dietary questionnaire at baseline, 157 ... Read more >>

Am J Epidemiol (American journal of epidemiology)
[2001, 153(7):680-687]

Cited: 58 times

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Glutathione peroxidase codon 198 polymorphism variant increases lung cancer risk.

D Ratnasinghe, J A Tangrea, M R Andersen, M J Barrett, J Virtamo, P R Taylor, D Albanes,

Human cellular glutathione peroxidase 1 (hGPX1) is a selenium-dependent enzyme that participates in the detoxification of hydrogen peroxide and a wide range of organic peroxides. We conducted a case-control study nested within the alpha-Tocopherol, beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study cohort to evaluate the association between the proline to leucine polymorphism at ... Read more >>

Cancer Res (Cancer research)
[2000, 60(22):6381-6383]

Cited: 112 times

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Polymorphisms of the DNA repair gene XRCC1 and lung cancer risk.

D Ratnasinghe, S X Yao, J A Tangrea, Y L Qiao, M R Andersen, M J Barrett, C A Giffen, Y Erozan, M S Tockman, P R Taylor,

We explored the association between polymorphisms of the DNA repair gene XRCC1 (codons 194, 280, and 399) and lung cancer risk in a case-control study nested within a cohort of tin miners. Cases were those diagnosed with lung cancer over 6 years of follow-up (n = 108). Two controls, matched ... Read more >>

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev (Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology)
[2001, 10(2):119-123]

Cited: 80 times

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The evolving computerized medical record, Part II.

M J Barrett,

Healthc Inform (Healthcare informatics : the business magazine for information and communication systems)
[2000, 17(9):83-4, 86, 88]

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Effects of long-term alpha-tocopherol supplementation on serum hormones in older men.

T J Hartman, J F Dorgan, K Woodson, J Virtamo, J A Tangrea, O P Heinonen, P R Taylor, M J Barrett, D Albanes,

<h4>Background</h4>alpha-tocopherol supplementation significantly reduced risk of prostate cancer in the Alpha-Tocopherol Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study. Sex hormones are thought to be involved in the etiology of prostate cancer. We examined whether long-term supplementation with alpha-tocopherol modified serum hormone levels.<h4>Methods</h4>Men who were cancer-free consumed > or = 90% of the ... Read more >>

Prostate (The Prostate)
[2001, 46(1):33-38]

Cited: 19 times

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Serum carotenoids are associated with increased lung cancer risk among alcohol drinkers, but not among non-drinkers in a cohort of tin miners.

D Ratnasinghe, M R Forman, J A Tangrea, Y Qiao, S X Yao, E W Gunter, M J Barrett, C A Giffen, Y Erozan, M S Tockman, P R Taylor,

To examine the association between pre-diagnostic serum carotenoid levels and lung cancer risk and the effects of alcohol intake on the carotenoid-lung cancer relationship, we conducted a case-control study in an occupational cohort from the Yunnan Tin Corporation in China. During 6 years of follow-up, 339 cases of confirmed lung ... Read more >>

Alcohol Alcohol (Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire))
[2000, 35(4):355-360]

Cited: 9 times

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Prolonged episodes of persistent asthma: A distinct clinical pattern with characteristic clinical features.

K C Chang, W M Vollmer, M J Barrett, R Lawrence, K M Ettinger, J M Carney, F F Gill,

<h4>Study objectives</h4>To investigate a clinical pattern of unexplained persistent asthma that is episodic in nature and lasts for months to years. This pattern of prolonged episodes of unexplained, persistent asthma was not defined previously.<h4>Designs</h4>Investigating the clinical features using a retrospective cohort design.<h4>Setting and patients</h4>Eighteen subjects (ages, 13 to 64 years) ... Read more >>

Chest (Chest)
[2000, 117(4):944-949]

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Effects of supplemental alpha-tocopherol and beta-carotene on colorectal cancer: results from a controlled trial (Finland)

D Albanes, N Malila, P R Taylor, J K Huttunen, J Virtamo, B K Edwards, M Rautalahti, A M Hartman, M J Barrett, P Pietinen, T J Hartman, P Sipponen, K Lewin, L Teerenhovi, P Hietanen, J A Tangrea, M Virtanen, O P Heinonen,

<h4>Background</h4>Some epidemiological investigations suggest that higher intake or biochemical status of vitamin E and beta-carotene might be associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer.<h4>Methods</h4>We tested the effects of alpha-tocopherol and beta-carotene supplementation on the incidence of colorectal cancer in the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study, a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial ... Read more >>

Cancer Causes Control (Cancer causes & control : CCC)
[2000, 11(3):197-205]

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Serum alpha-tocopherol and subsequent risk of lung cancer among male smokers.

K Woodson, J A Tangrea, M J Barrett, J Virtamo, P R Taylor, D Albanes,

<h4>Background</h4>Higher blood levels of alpha-tocopherol, the predominant form of vitamin E, have been associated in some studies with a reduced risk of lung cancer, but other studies have yielded conflicting results. To clarify this association, we examined the relationship between prospectively collected serum alpha-tocopherol and lung cancer in the Alpha-Tocopherol, ... Read more >>

J Natl Cancer Inst (Journal of the National Cancer Institute)
[1999, 91(20):1738-1743]

Cited: 43 times

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Risk factors and early detection of lung cancer in a cohort of Chinese tin miners.

Y L Qiao, P R Taylor, S X Yao, Y S Erozan, X C Luo, M J Barrett, Q Y Yan, C A Giffen, S Q Huang, M M Maher, M R Forman, M S Tockman,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To examine risk factors and establish a biologic specimen and data bank for the study of early markers of lung cancer.<h4>Methods</h4>We designed a dynamic cohort using an ongoing lung cancer screening program among radon- and arsenic-exposed tin miners in Yunnan China. Through the first four years of the study, 8,346 ... Read more >>

Ann Epidemiol (Annals of epidemiology)
[1997, 7(8):533-541]

Cited: 20 times

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Alpha-Tocopherol and beta-carotene supplements and lung cancer incidence in the alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study: effects of base-line characteristics and study compliance.

D Albanes, O P Heinonen, P R Taylor, J Virtamo, B K Edwards, M Rautalahti, A M Hartman, J Palmgren, L S Freedman, J Haapakoski, M J Barrett, P Pietinen, N Malila, E Tala, K Liippo, E R Salomaa, J A Tangrea, L Teppo, F B Askin, E Taskinen, Y Erozan, P Greenwald, J K Huttunen,

BACKGROUND:Experimental and epidemiologic investigations suggest that alpha-tocopherol (the most prevalent chemical form of vitamin E found in vegetable oils, seeds, grains, nuts, and other foods) and beta-carotene (a plant pigment and major precursor of vitamin A found in many yellow, orange, and dark-green, leafy vegetables and some fruit) might reduce ... Read more >>

J Natl Cancer Inst (Journal of the National Cancer Institute)
[1996, 88(21):1560-1570]

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Colorectal cancer and folate status: a nested case-control study among male smokers.

S A Glynn, D Albanes, P Pietinen, C C Brown, M Rautalahti, J A Tangrea, E W Gunter, M J Barrett, J Virtamo, P R Taylor,

Evidence is accumulating that folate, a B vitamin found in green leafy vegetables, may affect the development of neoplasia. We examined the relationship between folate status and colorectal cancer in a case-control study nested within the Alpha-Tocopherol Beta-Carotene Study cohort of male smokers 50-69 years old. Serum folate was measured ... Read more >>

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev (Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology)
[1996, 5(7):487-494]

Cited: 81 times

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Complementary healing therapies.

D P Wirth, M J Barrett,

The effect of non-contact therapeutic touch (NCTT) in isolation and in combination with Reiki, LeShan, and Intercessory Prayer on the healing rate of full thickness human dermal wounds was examined utilizing a randomized, double-blind, within subject, crossover design. The protocol incorporated an integral biofeedback, guided imagery, and visualization/relaxation component in ... Read more >>

Int J Psychosom (International journal of psychosomatics : official publication of the International Psychosomatics Institute)
[1994, 41(1-4):61-67]

Cited: 8 times

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Improving charge capture to increase net revenue.

D I Thompson, M J Barrett,

Although a decreasing percentage of hospital revenue continues to be based on total charges, providers can still significantly increase net revenue through a process of evaluating and improving current charge structures, charge capture procedures, and service delivery methods. After reviewing various reasons why hospitals fail to capture charges adequately, the ... Read more >>

Healthc Financ Manage (Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association)
[1993, 47(1):26-30, 32]

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