Publications: Research

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General practitioner attitudes and practices in medical fitness to drive in Ireland

Published: 18 June, 2015
Category: Research
Topic: Traffic Medicine
Author: National Programme Office for Traffic Medicine

This study aimed to investigate current attitudes, resources and practices of GPs towards evaluating medical fitness to drive prior to the publication of comprehensive national guidelines.

Doctor working on computer.

An International Study of the Quality of National-Level Guidelines on Driving with Medical Illness

Published: 5 February, 2015
Category: Research
Topic: Traffic Medicine
Author: RCPI Researchers

This study aimed to systematically evaluate the quality of selected national guidelines about driving with medical illness.

A BEME systematic review of the use of workplace-based assessment in identifying and remediating poor performance among postgraduate medical trainees

Published: 1 November, 2014
Category: Research
Topic: Training
Author: RCPI Researchers

This review aims to explore the impact - or effectiveness - of workplace-based assessment on the identification of poor performance

Trainees reviewing chart.

Online patient safety education programme for junior doctors: is it worthwhile?

Published: 1 November, 2014
Category: Research
Topic: Training
Author: RCPI Researchers

This study aimed to determine whether an online patient safety programme improved junior doctors’ knowledge, attitudes and skills

Computer lab

Impact of new guidelines and educational program on awareness of medical fitness to drive among general practitioners in Ireland

Published: 1 October, 2014
Category: Research
Topic: Traffic Medicine
Author: RCPI Researchers

Investigating changes in attitudes of GPs towards evaluating medical fitness to drive following the publication of national guidelines

Driver in car