Barbara Clyne

Cohort: 2009

Institution: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Thesis title: Effectiveness of medicines review with web-based pharmaceutical treatment algorithms in reducing potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people in primary care: a cluster randomized trial (OPTI-SCRIPT study)

Current affiliation: RCSI

Research interests:Intervention design, design and conduct of randomised controlled trials, older people and ageing, appropriate prescribing

Publications:
➢ Clyne, B. Bradley MC, Hughes CM, Clear D, McDonnnell R, Williams D, Fahey T, Smith, S. Addressing potentially inappropriate prescribing in older patients: development and pilot study of an intervention in primary care (the OPTI-SCRIPT study) BMC Health Services Research 2013 13(1): 307.

➢ Clyne B, Bradley MC, Smith SM, Hughes CM, Motterlini N, Clear D, et al. Effectiveness of medicines review with web-based pharmaceutical treatment algorithms in reducing potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people in primary care: a cluster randomized trial (OPTI-SCRIPT study protocol). Trials. 2013;14(1):72.

➢ Clyne B, Bradley MC, Hughes C, Fahey T, Lapane KL. Electronic Prescribing and Other Forms of Technology to Reduce Inappropriate Medication Use and Polypharmacy in Older People: A Review of Current Evidence. Clinics in geriatric medicine. 2012; 28(2):301-22.

Particular knowledge and skills Barbara is willing to share with SPHeRE Programme scholars:
NVivo
Writing skills
RCT development and design
Mentoring

Contact email address:Barbara.clyne@gmail.com