Welcome to the SIVUH Research Publications section


Please see below links to recent peer reviewed research from SIVUH Staff


Reinventing the wheal: A review of online misinformation and conspiracy theories in urticaria

Finnegan P, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Clin Exp Allergy. 2022 Oct 20. 



Dupilumab therapy following JAK inhibitor withdrawal in moderate-severe atopic dermatitis

Kiely L, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Dermatol Ther. 2022 Oct;35(10):e15750.



A qualitative review of misinformation and conspiracy theories in skin cancer

O'Connor C, Rafferty S, Michelle, M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Oct;47(10):1848-1852. 



Outputs from the first 5 years of research bursaries from the city of Dublin skin and cancer hospital charity

O'Connor C, Bourke JF, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Sep;47(9):1731-1734. 



Spotting fake news: a qualitative review of misinformation and conspiracy theories in acne vulgaris

O'Connor C, O'Grady C, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Sep;47(9):1707-1711. 



Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome: association with bilateral metachronous seminomas

Kiely LF, O'Connor C, Wakefield C, Fitzgibbon J, Murphy M.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Sep;36(9):e737-e738.

https://doi.org 10.1111/jdv.18264


Oral health in patients with severe inflammatory dermatologic and rheumatologic disease

Kiernan Y, O'Connor C, Ryan J, Murphy M.

Skin Health Dis. 2022;e156.



Tissue sealant versus surgical drain following paratoidectomy

O’Keeffe N., Brophy C., & Sheahan P.

Surgeon. 2022 Aug;20(4):e95-e99.



Retrospective national cohort study of pregnancy outcomes for women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Republic of Ireland

Heffernan M, Murphy M. et al.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2022 Jul;189:109947.



Vitamin D levels in children with recurrent acute tonsillitis in Jordan: A case-control study

Al-Rawashdeh BM, Altawil M, Khdair Ahmad F et al.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jul 18;19(14):8744.



Study protocol: assessing SleeP IN infants with early-onset atopic Dermatitis by Longitudinal Evaluation (The SPINDLE study)

O'Connor C, Irvine AD, Murray D, Murphy M, O'B Hourihane J, Boylan G.

BMC Pediatrics. 2022 Jun 18;22(1):352.



Burden of treatment in adult patients with atopic dermatitis

Nic Dhonncha EO'Connor C, Cosgrave N, Murphy M.

Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Jun;36(6):e467-e468.



Burden of treatment in vulval lichen sclerosus

O’Grady C, O’Connor C, Al Moosa A., Murphy M, Nic Dhonncha E.

Skin Health Dis. 2022 May 16;2(3):e125.



A qualitative analysis of online misinformation and conspiracy theories in psoriasis

Roche D, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 May;47(5):949-952. 



Comparison of royal college of pathologists and college of american pathologists definition for positive margins in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma

Brinkman DCallanan D, Jawad H, O'Sullivan R, O'Shea RDias A, Feeley L, Sheahan P.

Oral Oncology, 2022 April; 127.



"His first word was 'cream'." The burden of treatment in pediatric atopic dermatitis-A mixed methods study

O'Connor C, Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy M.

Dermatol Ther. 2022 Mar;35(3):e15273.



Predictive value of postoperative day 1 parathyroid hormone levels for early and late hypocalcaemia after thyroidectomy

Riordan F, Brophy C, Murphy MS, Sheahan P.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2022 Mar 5



Attitudes and advice-giving behaviours of pharmacists in relation to topical corticosteroid use for patients with lichen sclerosus

Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy, M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Jan;47(1):190-192.



Implementation of the Frailty Care Bundle (FCB) to promote mobilisation, nutrition and cognitive engagement in older people in acute care settings: protocol for an implementation science study

Naughton C, Cummins H, de Foubert M et al.

HRB Open Res 2022, 5:3.



Effectiveness of nurse-led clinics on healthcare delivery: An umbrella review

Connolly C, Cotter P. 

J Clin Nurs. 2021 Dec 30.



Systematic review of interventions targeting fundamental care to reduce hospital-associated decline in older patients

de Foubert M, Cummins H, McCullagh R, Brueton V, Naughton C.

J Adv Nurs. 2021 Dec;77(12):4661-4678.



Scratching the surface: a review of online misinformation and conspiracy theories in atopic dermatitis

O'Connor C, Murphy, M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Dec;46(8):1545-1547. 



The virtual Men's Shed: a pilot of online access to skin cancer education for a high-risk population during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lynch L, O'Connor C, Bennett M, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Oct 21.



Reactive infectious mucocutaneous eruption in children diagnosed with COVID-19

Bowe S, O'Connor C, Gleeson C, Murphy M.

Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 Sep 20.



Association between number of parathyroid glands identified during total thyroidectomy and functional parathyroid preservation

Riordan F, Murphy MS, Feeley L, Sheahan P.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2021 Aug 18.



Attitudes and advice-giving behaviours of pharmacists in relation to topical corticosteroid use for patients with lichen sclerosus

Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Aug 13. 



Altered skin and gut microbiome in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

McCarthy S, Barrett M, Kirthi S, Pellanda P, Vlckova K, Tobin AM, Murphy M, Shanahan F, O'Toole PW.

J Invest Dermatol. 2021 Aug 5:S0022-202X(21)01657-2.



Pre-operative testing for SARS-CoV-2 and outcomes in otolaryngology surgery during the pandemic: A multi-center experience

Kavanagh FG, Callanan D, Connolly C, Brinkman D, Fitzgerald C, Elsafty N, Thong G, Hintze J, Barry C, Kinsella J, Timon C, Lennon P, Dias AO'Brien DSheahan P.

Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2021 Jul 5;6(4):773-779.



Every cloud has a silver lining: the environmental benefit of teledermatology during the COVID‐19 pandemic

O'Connell G, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jun 11.



Regional analgesia for lower leg trauma and the risk of acute compartment syndrome: Guideline from the Association of Anaesthetists

Nathanson MH, Harrop-Griffiths W, Aldington DJ, Forward D, Mannion S et al.

Anaesthesia. 2021 Jun 6.



Bare necessities? The utility of full skin examination in the COVID-19 era

O'Connor C, Gallagher C, O'Connell M, Bourke J, Murphy M, Bennett M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021; Jun;46(4):720-722.



TikTok™ and dermatology: promises and pearls

Roche L, Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jun;46(4):737-739.



An Irish Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine in the COVID-19 Era

Moriarty D, O'Connor C, Bourke J, Murphy M, Horgan M, Cremin S. 

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 Jun;35(6):e353-e354.



A follow-up study of patients with natural rubber latex allergy

Dhonncha EN, McCarthy S, Roche L, Gallagher J, Bourke JF.

Contact Dermatitis. 2021 Jun;84(6):451-452.



Aplasia cutis congenita in dizygotic twin infants

Bowe S, O'Connor C, Kenosi M, Murphy LA.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 May 28.



Cytokeratin 7 and 19 expression in oropharyngeal and oral squamous cell carcinoma

Woods RSRCallanan D, Jawad H, Molony P, Werner R, Heffron C, Feeley L, Sheahan P.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 May 27. 



Reimbursement systems as a barrier to sunscreen use for organ transplant recipients:

A community pharmacist survey

O'Connell G, O'Connor C, Bourke J, Murphy M.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2021 May;37(3):263-265.



Ivermectin in dermatology: why it 'mite' be useless against COVID-19

Roche D, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Apr 25.



Risk of disease transmission from flexible nasoendoscopy during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic

Kavanagh FG, Connolly C, Farrell E, Callanan D, Brinkman D, Affendi A, Lang E, Sheahan P.

J Laryngol Otol. 2021 Mar;135(3):246-249. 



Sense and sensibility: an Irish dermatology department in the era of COVID-19

O'Connor C, O'Connell G, Nic Dhonncha E, Roche L,Quinlan C, Murphy LA, Gleeson CBennett M, Bourke J, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Mar;46(2): 375-377.



Novel agents for atopic dermatitis in patients over 50 years of age: A case series 

Kiely L, Bowe S, O'Connor C, Bennett M, Bourke J, Murphy M.

Dermatol Ther. 2021 Mar;34(2):e14890.



Failure rates for endotracheal tube placement using videolaryngoscopy in patients with a difficult airway

O’Mahony C, O’Sullivan MP, McBride I, Mannion S.

Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering. 2021; 49(2):1-8.



Harrington rods for periacetabular pathological lesion: is it an option?

Elhassan Y, Guerin J, Harty J.

Ir J Med Sci. 2021 Feb 15.  



Shedding light on the myths of ultraviolet radiation in the COVID-19 pandemic

O'Connor C, Courtney CMurphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jan;46(1):187-188.



Learning new ways of teaching and assessment: the impact of COVID-19 on undergraduate dermatology education

Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol.2021 Jan;46(1):170-171.



Use of intraoperative neural monitoring for prognostication of recovery of vocal mobility and reduction of permanent vocal paralysis after thyroidectomy

Thong G, Brophy C, Sheahan P

Head Neck. 2021 Jan;43(1):7-14. 



What is in? What is out? Updating the British Society for Cutaneous Allergy facial series

S Rolls, E Owen, C G Bertram, J F Bourke et al.

Br J Dermatol. 2021 Jan;184(1):151-155.



"Fake News'-5G mobile phones and skin cancer: A global analysis of concerns on social media

Rafferty S, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Skin Res Technol. 2021 Jan;27(1):113.


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