We are involved in a number of research initiatives in the area of Traffic Medicine and regularly publish reports and resources relating to this rapidly evolving specialty.
Rappoport, M., Chee, J., Carr, D., Molnar, F., Naglie, G., Dow, J., . . . O'Neill, D. (2018).
A systematic review of evidence for fitness-to-drive among people with the mental health conditions of schizophrenia, stress/anxiety disorder, depression, personality disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder
Unsworth, C. A., Baker, A., Man, H. S., Harries, P., & O'Neill, D. (2017).
Suen, K., & O'Neill, D. (2017).
Ryan, M., Mc Fadden, R., Gilvarry, E., Loane, R., Whelan, D., & O'Neill, D. (2017)
Fitzpatrick D, O'Neill D.
Justin N. Chee, Mark J. Rapoport, Frank Molnar, Nathan Herrmann, Desmond O'Neill, Richard Marottoli, Sara Mitchell, Mark Tant, Jamie Dow, Debbie Ayotte, Krista L. Lanctôt, Regina McFadden, John-Paul Taylor, Paul C. Donaghy, Kirsty Olsen, Sherrilene Classen, Yoassry Elzohairy, David B. Carr
Suen KFK, O'Neill D, Irish Medical Journal, 110, (5), 2017, p571
Rapoport MJ, Weegar K, Kadulina Y, Bédard M, Carr D, Charlton J, Dow J, Gillespie I, Hawley C, Koppel S, McCullagh S, Molnar F, Murie-Fernández M, Naglie G, O'Neill D, Shortt S, Simpson C, Tuokko H, Vrkljan B, Marshall S,.QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, 2015
Kahvedžić, A., McFadden R., Cummins G., Carr D. and O’Neill, D., Journal of Transport & Health Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2015, Pages 284–288
Kahvedžić A, McFadden R, Cummins G, Carr D,. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(6):593-8.
Ciara O’Byrne, Medical Student, Ailish Naughton, Medical Student, Desmond O’Neill MD FRCPI, Director. (Approved, European Geriatric Medicine, 2015)
Survey of UK and Irish occupational physicians and psychiatrists on medical fitness to drive
We are exploring how UK and Irish occupational physicians and psychiatrists assess medical fitness to drive in patients with mental health conditions and alcohol dependence and abuse. Started in September 2015
Collaborative International Knowledge Synthesis to Update Guidelines for Determining Medical Fitness to Operate Motor Vehicles
We are part of an international research group, funded by International Institutes of Health Research, to update guidelines for determining medical fitness to operate motor vehicles.
Examining the applicability of the Guidelines (Sláinte agus Tiomáint) for use in clinical practice
We are conducting focus group research to examine the applicability of the Guidelines (Sláinte agus Tiomáint) for use in clinical practice. We are aiming to produce a journal article.