Biography

Pauline Meskell is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Nursing & Midwifery in EHS Faculty at the University of Limerick.

Pauline's research interests lie in the areas of self-management of chronic diseases including renal disease, Ageing, Dementia, outcome measurement, and Evidence Synthesis. Pauline has particular methodological expertise around quantitative and qualitative evidence synthesis, conventional and policy Delphi, instrument development, and outcome measurement. She is a member of the teaching faculty of Evidence Synthesis Ireland (ESI) and co-lead of the Qualitative Evidence Synthesis arm of ESI.

She is currently involved in a number of both Cochrane and non-Cochrane systematic reviews and qualitative evidence syntheses. She has collaborated on projects funded by the Health Research Board (Ireland), Department of Health and Children (Ireland), National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery (Ireland), and Institute of Public Health. Pauline teaches across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Her teaching interests are in all aspects of nursing, particularly acute and chronic care, advanced physical assessment and research. She has extensive experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students across a variety of topic areas and have been involved in teaching on allied health care programmes such as medicine, psychology and paramedics. Pauline has extensive experience in programme management and curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Her current research projects include the use of sensory cueing systems in the management of Freezing of Gait (FOG) in Parkinson's Disease, exploring the experiences of patients transitioning onto dialysis, development of a communication tool to facilitate patient transfer from long stay care to acute care and exploring the factors that influence recruitment to clinical trials.

Research Interests

Pauline's research interests lie in the areas of self-management of chronic diseases including renal disease, Ageing, Dementia, outcome measurement, and Evidence Synthesis. Pauline has particular methodological expertise around quantitative and qualitative evidence synthesis, conventional and policy Delphi, instrument development, and outcome measurement. She is currently involved in a number of both Cochrane and non-Cochrane systematic reviews and qualitative evidence syntheses.

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Peer Reviewed Journals

Key stakeholders' perspectives on the development of a national transfer document, for older persons, when transferring between the residential and acute care settings: A qualitative descriptive study

Dr. Dympna Tuohy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Alice Coffey
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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Evaluation of an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Emergency Care) - An Irish Perspective

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2012
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Risk of bias assessment of sequence generation: a study of 100 systematic reviews of trials

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2019
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Barriers and facilitators to healthcare workers' adherence with infection prevention and control (IPC) guidelines for respiratory infectious diseases: a rapid qualitative evidence synthesis

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2020
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The psychological impact of Stevens¿Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis on patients¿ lives: a Critically Appraised Topic

Dr. Siobhan Howard
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
Dr. Pauline Meskell
2020
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Factors that impact on Recruitment to Randomised Controlled Trials (RCT) in Healthcare: A qualitative synthesis (Protocol).

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
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Driving and Disabling factors in noncurative oral chemotherapy adherence among people with cancer: A Qualitative Evidence Synthesis

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2019
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Planned birth at or near term for improving health outcomes for pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes and their infants.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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Key stakeholders' perspectives on the development of a national transfer document, for older persons, when transferring between the residential and acute care settings: A qualitative descriptive study.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
2019
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Planned birth at or near term for improving health outcomes for pregnant women with gestational diabetes and their infants.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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Key stakeholders' perspectives on the development of a national transfer document, for older persons, when transferring between the residential and acute care settings: A qualitative descriptive study.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Owen Doody
2019
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Factors that impact on recruitment to randomised trials in health care: a qualitative evidence synthesis (Protocol).

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
Cochrane Database Of Systematic Reviews
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Double-tap interaction as an actuation mechanism for on-demand cueing in parkinson’s disease

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2019
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Recovery-based Training in Mental Health: Effects on Staff Knowledge and Attitudes to Recovery'

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
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The effectiveness of physiologically based early warning or track and trigger systems after triage in adult patients presenting to emergency departments: a systematic review.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
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Key stakeholders' perspectives on the development of a national transfer document, for older persons, when transferring between the residential and acute care settings: A qualitative descriptive study.

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
2019
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Design-based methods to influence the completeness of response to self-administered questionnaires (Protocol).

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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Risk of bias assessment of sequence generation: A study of 100 systematic reviews of trials 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2019
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Other Journals

Linking aims, paradigm and method in nursing research

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2012
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Conference Publications

AIGNA 11th Annual Conference

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Dympna Tuohy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Alice Coffey
Dr. Margaret Graham
2019
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UHL Annual Research Symposium 2014.

Dr. Susan Coote
Dr. Pauline Meskell
2014
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AIGNA 11th Annual Conference

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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14th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference (AIRC2013) Optimising Health in the 21st Century.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2013
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67th IGS Annual & Scientific Meeting

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Dympna Tuohy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College, Dublin

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2013
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4th Annual Social Work and Social Care Research in Practice Conference, Belfast Castle, Northern Ireland

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference. National University of Ireland, Galway.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2013
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9th International Sonas APC Dementia Conference

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
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Royal College of Nursing (RCN), 18th International Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR)

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2012
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13th Annual EDCNS doctoral conference, Maastrict.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2014
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The UHL Annual Symposium, Limerick.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2014
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67th IGS Annual & Scientific Meeting 2019

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Dympna Tuohy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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Inaugural HSE West-Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference, April 29th, Limerick.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2015
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Conference Contributions

11th Annual Conference of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
Dr. Owen Doody
2019
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Person centred health care: Lessons from research, practice, policy and patients for health service delivery

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Alice Coffey
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
Dr. Owen Doody
2019
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27th International Alzheimers Europe Conference

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
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Person centred health care: Lessons from research, practice, policy and patients for health service delivery

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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11th Annual Conference of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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4th Annual Social Work and Social Care Research in Practice Conference, Belfast Castle, Northern Ireland.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
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11th Annual Conference of All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Alice Coffey
Dr. Margaret Graham
2019
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Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference

Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Ms. Kathleen Markey
Ms. Claire O'Donnell
Dr. Owen Doody
2020
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4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2013
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67th IGS Annual & Scientific Meeting 2019

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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HSE West-Midwest Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation Conference

Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Ms. Kathleen Markey
Ms. Claire O'Donnell
Dr. Owen Doody
2019
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14th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference (AIRC2013) Optimising Health in the 21st Century.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2013
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67th IGS Annual & Scientific Meeting 2019

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
2019
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Cochrane Colloquium

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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UHL Annual Research Symposium

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2014
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All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association, (AIGNA) 11 th Annual Conference, Integration and Communication: Reaching out to Older Persons and Their Families

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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Cochrane Colloquium

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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11th Annual Conference of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association (AIGNA)

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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65th Annual and Scientific Meeting of the Irish Gerontological Society: Changing Perspectives in Gerontology

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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11th Annual Conference of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association (AIGNA)

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
Dr. Owen Doody
2019
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167th IGS Annual & Scientific Meeting

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
2019
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Cochrane Colloquium

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Published Reports

Clinical and cost-effectiveness of physiologically based early warning or track and trigger or scoring systems after triage in adult patients presenting to emergency departments: A systematic review

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
HSE/NCEC,
National Clinical Effectiveness Committee
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The development of a national transfer document for use when an older person is being transferred from residential and acute settings

Ms. Jill Murphy
Dr. Pauline Meskell
Dr. Brid O'Brien
Dr. Margaret Graham
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
Dr. Owen Doody
2019
Dublin
Health Service Executive
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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

Planned birth at or near term for improving health outcomes for pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes and their infants

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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Planned birth at or near term for improving health outcomes for pregnant women with gestational diabetes and their infants

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
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CAN SOCIAL ROBOTS HELP TO REDUCE LONELINESS AND SOCIAL ISOLATION IN PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA? A DELPHI SURVEY

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2017
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Risk of bias assessment of sequence generation: a study of 100 systematic reviews of trials

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2019
LONDON
BMC
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The psychological impact of Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) on an adult's well-being: protocol for an integrative literature review.

Dr. Siobhan Howard
Dr. Pauline O'Reilly
Dr. Pauline Meskell
2018
CRD42018111369 Available from:
PROSPERO
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Research Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service. National Office for Suicide Prevention.

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2012
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A Technological Review of Wearable Cueing Devices Addressing Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Pauline Meskell
2019
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