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Grant, Conor and Bergin, Colm and O'Connell, Sarah and Cotter, John and Ní Cheallaigh, Clíona (2020) High-cost, high-need users of acute unscheduled HIV care: a cross-sectional study. Open Forum Infectious Diseases , 7 , (2) , ofaa037.

Gadancheva, V and Barry, Helen and McNicholas, F (2019) Adolescents presenting with mental health crises. Irish Medical Journal , 112 , (10) , p. 1020.

Lee, Jinhee and Min, Seongho and Ahn, Joung-Sook and Kim, Hyun and Cha, Yong-Sung and Oh, Eugene and Moon, Jin Sil and Kim, Min-Hyuk (2019) Identifying alcohol problems among suicide attempters visiting the emergency department. BMC Psychiatry , 19 , (1) , p. 350.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2019) Alcohol treatment matrix cell A1: Interventions - screening and brief intervention. Drug and Alcohol Findings Alcohol Matrix .

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2019) Alcohol treatment matrix cell B1: Practitioners - screening and brief intervention. Drug and Alcohol Findings Alcohol Treatment Matrix .

Wang, Linwei and Homayra, Fahmida and Pearce, Lindsay A and Panagiotoglou, Dimitra and McKendry, Rachael and Barrios, Rolando and Mitton, Craig and Nosyk, Bohdan (2019) Identifying mental health and substance use disorders using emergency department and hospital records: a population-based retrospective cohort study of diagnostic concordance and disease attribution. BMJ Open , 9 , (7) , e030530.

Miró, Òscar and Yates, Christopher and M Dines, Alison and M Wood, David and I Dargan, Paul and Galán, Itxaso and Jerez, Alba and Puiguriguer, Jordi and Stephen Waring, W and Moughty, Adrian and O'Connor, Niall and Heyerdahl, Fridtjof and E Hovda, Knut and M Vallersnes, Odd and Paasma, Raido and Põld, Kristiina and Jürgens, Gesche and Megarbane, Bruno and S Anand, Jacek and Liakoni, Evangelia and Liechti, Matthias and Eyer, Florian and Zacharov, Sergej and Caganova, Blazena and Giraudon, Isabelle and Galicia, Miguel (2019) Emergencies related to recreational drug abuse in Spain compared to emergencies attended in 3 European areas. Emergencias , 30 , (6) , pp. 384-394.

Lyphout, C and Yates, C and Margolin, Z R and Dargan, P I and Dines, A M and Heyerdahl, F and Hovda, K E and Giraudon, I and Bucher-Bartelson, B and Green, J L and Wood, D M (2019) Presentations to the emergency department with non-medical use of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs: profiling and relation to sales data. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology , 75 , (1) , pp. 77-81.

Ismail, Muhammad Fahmi and Doherty, Kieran and Bradshaw, Paula and O'Sullivan, Iomhar and Cassidy, Eugene M (2019) Symptom-triggered therapy for assessment and management of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department short-stay clinical decision unit. Emergency Medicine Journal , 36 , (1) , pp. 18-21.

Ui Bhroin, Susan and Kinahan, James and Murphy, Adrian (2019) Profiling frequent attenders at an inner city emergency department. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 188 , (3) , pp. 1013-1019.

Gallagher, Nicholas and Edwards, Frank J (2019) The diagnosis and management of toxic alcohol poisoning in the emergency department: a review article. Advanced Journal of Emergency Medicine , 3 , (3) , e28.

Klenk, Laurence and von Rütte, Christina and Henssler, Jonathan F and Sauter, Thomas C and Hautz, Wolf E and Exadaktylos, Aristomenis K and Müller, Martin (2019) Resource consumption of multi-substance users in the emergency room: a neglected patient group. PLoS ONE , 14 , (9) , e0223118.

McNicholl, Brian and Goggin, Deirdre and O'Donovan, Diarmuid (2018) Alcohol-related presentations to emergency departments in Ireland: a descriptive prevalence study. BMJ Open , 8 , (e021932) .

Ní Cheallaigh, Clíona and Cullivan, Sarah and Sears, Jess and Lawlee, Ann Marie and Browne, Joe and Kieran, Jennifer and Segurado, Ricardo and O'Carroll, Austin and O'Reilly, Fiona and Creagh, Donnacha and Bergin, Colm and Kenny, Rose Anne and Byrne, Declan (2017) Usage of unscheduled hospital care by homeless individuals in Dublin, Ireland: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open , 7 , (11) , e016420.

Curtin, Margaret (2016) Frequent attenders at a Dublin inner-city emergency department. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 58, Summer 2016 , p. 18.

Dines, Alison M and Wood, David M and Yates, Christopher and Heyerdahl, Fridtjof and Hovda, Knut Erik and Giraudon, Isabelle and Sedefov, Roumen and Dargan, Paul I (2015) Acute recreational drug and new psychoactive substance toxicity in Europe: 12 months data collection from the European Drug Emergencies Network (Euro-DEN). Clinical Toxicology , 53 , (9) , pp. 893-900.

Barry, Eleanor and Laverty, Anthony A and Majeed, Azeem and Millett, Christopher (2015) Ethnic group variations in alcohol-related hospital admissions in England: does place matter? Ethnicity & Health , 20 , (6) , pp. 557-63.

Nfila, G and Lee, S and Binchy, J (2014) Impact of new UK paracetamol overdose guidelines on patients presenting to the emergency department. Irish Medical Journal , 107 , (2) , p. 47.

O'Connor, Gerard and McGinty, Tara and Yeung, Sarah Jane and O'Shea, Daire and Macken, Alan and Brazil, Eamon and Mallon, Patrick (2014) Cross-sectional study of the characteristics, healthcare usage, morbidity and mortality of injecting drug users attending an inner city emergency department. Emergency Medicine Journal , 31 , (8) , pp. 625-629.

Power, John and McManus, Olivia (2013) Development of a short-stay unit in an emergency department. Emergency Nurse , 21 , (2) , pp. 18-22.

Mongan, Deirdre (2012) Non-fatal overdoses and drug-related emergencies 2010. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 43, Autumn 2012 , pp. 17-18.

Cherpitel, Cheryl J and Ye, Yu and Bond, Jason and Borges, Guilherme and Chau, Patricia and Nilsen, Per and Ruan, June and Xiang, Xiaojun (2012) Multi-level analysis of alcohol-related injury and drinking pattern: emergency department data from 19 countries. Addiction , 107 , (7) , pp. 1263-1272.

Kiernan, Claire and Ni Fhearail, Aislinn and Coyne, Imelda (2012) Nurses' role in managing alcohol misuse among adolescents. British Journal of Nursing , 21 , (8) , pp. 474-478.

Conlon, Mary and O'Tuathail, Claire (2012) Measuring emergency department nurses’ attitudes towards deliberate self-harm using the Self-Harm Antipathy Scale. International Emergency Nursing , 20 , (1) , pp. 3-13.

Cassidy, Eugene M and O'Sullivan, Iomhar and Bradshaw, Paula and Islam, Tariq and Onovo, Chidozie (2012) Symptom-triggered benzodiazepine therapy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department: a comparison with the standard fixed dose benzodiazepine regimen. Emergency Medicine Journal , 29 , pp. 802-804.

Mongan, Deirdre (2011) Non-fatal overdoses and drug-related emergencies. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 39, Autumn 2011 , pp. 12-14.

de Millas, Walter and Haasen, Christian and Reimer, Jens and Eiroa-Orosa, Francisco Jose and Schaefer, Ingo (2010) Emergencies related to cocaine use: a European multicentre study of expert interviews. European Journal of Emergency Medicine , 17 , (1) , pp. 33-6.

Galvin, S and Campbell, M and Marsh, B and O'Brien, B (2010) Cocaine-related admissions to an intensive care unit: a five-year study of incidence and outcomes. Anaesthesia , 65 , (2) , pp. 163-6.

McKenny, M and O'Beirne, S and Fagan, C and O'Connell, M (2010) Alcohol-related admissions to an intensive care unit in Dublin. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 179 , (3) , pp. 405-408.

Nelson, Mairea and Mongan, Deirdre (2010) Non-fatal overdoses and drug-related emergencies. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 34, Summer 2010 , pp. 5-6.

Mongan, Deirdre (2010) The burden of alcohol-related morbidity on hospital services. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 35, Autumn 2010 , pp. 9-12.

Gorman, J and Vellinga, A and Gilmartin, J and O’Keeffe, ST (2010) Frequency and risk factors associated with emergency medical readmissions in Galway University Hospitals. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 179 , (2) , pp. 255-258.

O'Brien, BP and Murphy, D. and Conrick-Martin, I and Marsh, B (2009) The functional outcome and recovery of patients admitted to an intensive care unit following drug overdose: a follow-up study. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care , 37 , (5) , pp. 802-6.

Nix, CM and Khan, LJ and Little, G and O'Connor, JJ and Keye, G (2006) Oxegen 2004: the impact of a major music festival on the workload of a local hospital. Irish Medical Journal , 99 , (6) , pp. 167-169.

Allely, Peter and Graham, W and McDonnell, M and Spedding, R (2006) Alcohol levels in the emergency department: a worrying trend. Emergency Medicine Journal , 23 , (9) , pp. 707-708.

Hannon, Mark J and Luke, LC (2006) The burden of alcohol misuse on the emergency department. Irish Medical Journal , 99 , (4) , pp. 118-20.

Long, Jean (2005) Emergency services can now administer naloxone. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 16, Winter 2005 , p. 4.

Eager, Robert and Barton, D (2003) Alcohol and drug use amongst young attenders to A + E. Irish Medical Journal , 96 , (10) , pp. 311-312.

Hutchinson, L and Keenan, Eamon and Cheasty, M and O'Connor, John J and McCarthy, G (1995) A comparison of attendance for drug misuse to Dublin accident and emergency departments 1985-1993. Irish Medical Journal , 88 , (2) , pp. 56-57.

O'Connor, JJ and Kelly, M and Stafford-Johnson, S and Byers, G (1986) Attendance for drug misuse to Dublin accident and emergency departments. Irish Medical Journal , 79 , (11) , pp. 328-329.

Corrigan, Desmond (1986) Drug abuse in the Republic of Ireland: an overview. Bulletin on Narcotics , 38 , (1) , pp. 91-97.


[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Study shows Dublin hospital has third highest number of drug-related medical emergencies. (19 Feb 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel Research shows intentional drug overdose is most common reason homeless people present at hospitals. (27 Sep 2019)

[] 1,100 cases where kids were treated for alcohol and drug related illnesses in Irish hospitals last year. (29 Jul 2019)

[Irish Times] , O'Sullivan, Kevin Third of A&E attendances on Saturday nights are alcohol related. (28 May 2018)

[Irish Medical Times] , Shannon, June More than half of alcohol-related ED attendances are brought by ambulance. (25 Jan 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Homeless 20 times more likely to use hospital emergency departments. (17 Jan 2018)

[Irish Times] , D'Arcy, Ciaran Surge in teenage alcohol-related admissions at children’s hospital. (27 Mar 2017)

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. [EMCDDA] Monitoring hospital emergencies and acute drug toxicity in Europe: Euro-DEN Plus network expands reach by welcoming eight new centres. (09 Mar 2017)

[The Irish News] , Madden, Andrew Major hike in people given emergency help for heroin overdose with Naloxone drug [Northern Ireland]. (10 Oct 2016)

[The Medical Independent] , Mulholland, Paul Over 16,000 emergency admissions as a result of alcohol over five years. (05 Sep 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Dublin hospital in Europe's top 3 for drug-related emergencies. (08 Aug 2016)

[] , Sheils McNamee, Michael Heroin the number one drug for hospital admissions as 'legal high' use grows. (04 Aug 2016)

[] Friday night on patrol with a Dublin ambulance crew . (05 Apr 2016)

[] St James's to begin routine HIV, hepatitis testing of emergency department patients. (28 Jul 2015)

[] , Ryan, Orla Ireland has the highest percentage of people who need medical help after drinking too much. (08 Jun 2015)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Hospital sees more than 100 children with 'acute alcohol intoxication' in three years. (02 Mar 2015)

[Ulster Star] [Northern Ireland] Trust launches alcohol toolkit in emergency departments. (12 Nov 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Harrington, Suzanne Our unhealthy view of drink is a pain for A&E. (23 Jun 2014)

[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife Alcohol found to be an issue in ED walkouts. (15 Nov 2011)

Findings. [Findings] The impact of screening, brief intervention and referral for treatment in emergency department patients’ alcohol use: A 3-, 6- and 12-month follow-up. (28 Feb 2011)


Doyle, Louise and Keogh, Brian and Morris, Noreen and Higgins, Agnes and Downes, Carmel (2020) Accessing help for self-harm and suicidal behaviour in the emergency department: the experiences of service users. Dublin: School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College Dublin.

National Clinical and Integrated Care Programmes. (2017) National clinical programme for the assessment and management of patients presenting to the emergency department following self-harm. Review of the operation of the programme. Dublin: Health Service Executive, Mental Health Division.

Health Service Executive; College of Psychiatrists. (2016) National clinical programme for the assessment and management of patients presenting to Emergency Departments following self-harm. Dublin: The National Clinical Programme for Mental Health Clinical Programme, HSE Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Giraudon, Isabelle and Mena, Guillermo and Matias, Joao and Vicente, Julian (2014) Emergency health consequences of cocaine use in Europe. A review of the monitoring of drug-related acute emergencies in 30 European countries. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

O'Shea, James and Goff, Paul (2009) SAOR model. Screening and brief interventions for problem alcohol use in the emergency department & acute care settings. Waterford: Health Service Executive.

Sheehan, John and Hope, Ann and Gill, Aileen and Costello, Grainne and Brazil, Eamonn and Reid, Virginia (2005) Alcohol and injuries in the accident and emergency department: a national perspective. Dublin: Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health and Children.

University College Dublin. Institute of Criminology.. (2003) Public order offences in Ireland: a report by the Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, University College Dublin for the National Crime Council. Dublin: Stationery Office.

International research

Vivolo-Kantor, Alana M and Hoots, Brooke E and Scholl, Lawrence and Pickens, Cassandra and Roehler, Douglas R and Board, Amy and Mustaquim, Desiree and Smith, Herschel and Snodgrass, Stephanie and Liu, Stephen . (2020) Nonfatal drug overdoses treated in emergency departments - United States, 2016-2017. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 69 (13) DOI: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6913a3

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2020) Drug-related hospital emergency presentations in Europe: update from the Euro-DEN Plus expert network. Luxembourg: Office of the European Union.

Weiner, Scott G and Baker, Olesya and Bernson, Dana and Schuur, Jeremiah D . (2020) One-year mortality of patients after emergency department treatment for nonfatal opioid overdose.. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 75 (1) 13-17. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2019.04.020

Paranjothy, Shantini and Evans, Annette and Bandyopadhyay, Amrita and Fone, David and Schofield, Behnaz and John, Ann and Bellis, Mark A and Lyons, Ronan A and Farewell, Daniel and Long, Sara Jayne [The Lancet] . (2018) Risk of emergency hospital admission in children associated with mental disorders and alcohol misuse in the household: an electronic birth cohort study. Oxford. The Lancet Public Health, 3 (6) e279. DOI:

Bowden, Bethan and John, Ann and Trefan, Laszlo and Morgan, Jennifer and Farewell, Daniel and Fone, David [PLOS One] . (2018) Risk of suicide following an alcohol-related emergency hospital admission: An electronic cohort study of 2.8 million people. PLoS ONE, 13 (4)

Lester, Louise and Baker, Ruth and Coupland, Carol and Orton, Elizabeth . (2018) Alcohol misuse and injury outcomes in young people aged 10–24. Elsevier. Journal of Adolescent Health, 62 (4) 10 p.

Parkman, Tom and Neale, Joanne and Day, Ed and Drummond, Colin [Biomed Central] . (2017) Qualitative exploration of why people repeatedly attend emergency departments for alcohol-related reasons. BioMed Central. BMC Health Services Research, 17 (140) DOI: 10.1186/s12913-017-2091-9

Neale, Joanne and Parkman, Tom and Day, Ed and Drummond, Colin [Alcohol Research UK] . (2017) Socio-demographic characteristics and stereotyping of people who frequently attend accident and emergency departments for alcohol-related reasons: qualitative study. Taylor & Francis. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy, 24 (1) 7 p. DOI:10.1080/09687637.2016.1185091

[Drug and Alcohol Findings] (2016) Brief emergency unit alcohol advice nearly halves readmissions. London: Drug and Alcohol Findings. Drug and Alcohol Findings Bulletin (08 November 2016) 4 p.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. [EMCDDA] (2016) Hospital emergency presentations and acute drug toxicity in Europe — update from the Euro-DEN Plus research group and the EMCDDA. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. 20 p.

[Drug and Alcohol Findings] (2016) “Inconclusive” verdict on brief alcohol advice for young emergency patients. London: Drug and Alcohol Findings. Drug and Alcohol Findings Bulletin (8 June 2016)

Neale, Joanne and Parkman, Tom and Day, Ed and Drummond, Colin [Alcohol Research UK] . (2016) Frequent attenders to accident and emergency departments: a qualitative study of individuals who repeatedly present with alcohol-related health conditions. London: Alcohol Research UK. 5 p. Alcohol Insight Number 0134

Choo, Esther and Guthrie, K Morrow and Mello, Michael and Wetle, Terrie F and Ranney, Megan and Tapé, Chantal and Zlotnick, Caron [Pubmed Central] . (2016) "I need to hear from women who have 'been there'": Developing a woman-focused intervention for drug use and partner violence in the emergency department. Partner Abuse, 7 (2)

Currie, Claire and Davies, Alisha and Blunt, Ian and Ariti, Cono and Bardsley, Martin . (2015) Alcohol-specific activity in hospitals in England. London: Nuffield Trust. 52 p.

Health Service Executive. (2015) Health A-Z. Drug misuse. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

Strang, John [Public Health England] . (2015) Naloxone – preliminary advice from the working group updating Drug misuse and dependence: UK guidelines on clinical management. London: Public Health England. 3 p.

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine. (2015) Alcohol: a toolkit for improving care. London: The Royal College of Emergency Medicine. 47 p.

Novel Psychoactive Treatment UK Network. Abdulrahim, D and Bowden-Jones, O [Public Health England] . (2015) Guidance on the clinical management of acute and chronic harms of club drugs and novel psychoactive substances. London: NEPTUNE. 335 p.

Public Health England. (2014) Young people’s hospital alcohol pathways. Support pack for A&E departments. London: Public Health England. 13 p.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. [EMCDDA] (2014) Perspectives on drugs: Emergency health consequences of cocaine use in Europe. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. 5 p.

Scientific Advisory Committee of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre. [Health Protection Surveillance Centre] (2012) Guidelines for the emergency management of injuries (including needlestick and sharps injuries, sexual exposure and human bites) where there is a risk of transmission of bloodborne viruses and other infectious diseases. Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre and Health Service Executive. 108 p.

Epidemiology and Research Branch. [NSW Department of Health] (2012) Mental health, drug and alcohol - emergency department and ambulance monitoring. Sydney: NSW Department of Health. 6 p.

Cherpitel, Cheryl J. and Borges, Guilherme and Giesbrecht, Norman and Hungerford, Daniel and Peden, Margie and Poznyak, Vladimir and Room, Robin and Stockwell, Tim [WHO] . (2009) Alcohol and injuries: emergency department studies in an international perspective. Geneva: World Health Organization. 304 p.

Gillies, Cathie . (2002) Preventing overdose. Guidance for drug action teams on providing resuscitation training for drug teams. London: Department of Health. iv, 22.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] 711. Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan asked the Minister for Health the number of alcohol related hospital illness cases in Dublin central for each of the past five years, by the DCC areas of Cabra, Glasnevin and north inner city. [22660/11]. (21 Jul 2011)


Paton, Alex and Touquet, Robin, eds. (2005) ABC of alcohol. Oxford: Blackwell .

Conference or Workshop Item

O'Callaghan, B and Ogorman, S (2012) Patients who walk out from our emergency departments; is alcohol an issue? In: International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students 2011, 4-5 November 2011, Dublin.


NHS England. (2020) 1.8 Emergency admissions for alcohol related liver disease [England].

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