• Family planning and inflammatory bowel disease: the patient and the practitioner.

      Toomey, Desmond; Waldron, Brian; Department of Surgery, Kerry General Hospital Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland. toomey.des@gmail.com (2013-02)
      Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are commonly in their child-bearing years. Maintainance medication, as recommended by international guidelines, is an emotive topic and an anxiety source. This study measures the awareness of patients and primary practitioners of the issues involved.
    • Gastric cancer-related information on the Internet: incomplete, poorly accessible, and overly commercial.

      Killeen, Shane; Hennessey, Arthur; El Hassan, Yahear; Killeen, Kelvin; Clarke, Nick; Murray, Kevin; Waldron, Brian; Department of Surgery, Kerry General Hospital, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland. sdfkilleen@eircom.net (2011-02)
      Patients increasingly use the Internet for gastric cancer information. However, the quality of the information is questionable. We evaluated the accuracy, completeness, accessibility, reliability, and readability of gastric cancer websites.