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Paediatric Emergency Medicine



Bolger Turlough Dr Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Koe Stan Dr Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Martin  Ciara Dr Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Walsh Sean  Professor Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Durnin Sheena  Dr Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Dr. Turlough Bolger
CLINICAL SENIOR LECTURER, School Office - Medicine

Dr. Stanley Koe
Clinical Lecturer, Paediatrics
Clinical Lecturer, School Office - Medicine

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

S Koe, O Callender, Using softcast to treat torus fractures in a paediatric emergency department, Irish Medical Journal, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

S Koe, E Fogarty, The Jedward vs the Mohawk; A prospective study on a paediatric distraction technique, Emerg Medical Journal, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

A Murphy, S Koe, Pre-hospital paediatric pain management, a prospective observational study, Emergency Medical journal, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

S Koe, A Nicholson, Medical, Social and societal issues in infants with abusive head trauma, Irish Medical Journal, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

S Koe, E Carolan, A Nicholson, Managing childhood infestion, Irish Medical Times, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

S Koe, A Nicholson, Use of complimentary and alternative medicine in children, Irish Medical Journal, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

S Koe, A Nicholson, Treating constipation and soiling in children, Forum, 2008 Journal Article, 2008

S Koe, B Elnazir, Case Studies, 2006 Case Study, 2006

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

S Koe, J Coveney, Impact of rotavirus vaccine on 3 paediatric ED, IPA, December 2018, 2018 Published Abstract, 2018

D Breslin, S Koe, Breaking the paper chains, shaping the future of electronic patient records in a paediatric ED, IPA, Kilkenny, 2017 Published Abstract, 2017

K Kavanagh, S koe, Evaluation of time interval from presentation to first nebuliser in children with asthma, IPERM, Dublin, 2015 Poster, 2015

C Macsweeney, S Koe, Adherance to croup protocol in the ED and potential for change, IPA, 2013, 2013 Published Abstract, 2013

O Ahmareen, S Koe, B Elnazir, Clinical asthma score as predictor for hospital admissions and duration of stay in paediatric ED, European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Barcelona, 2013 Published Abstract, 2013

E Fogarty, S Koe, The Jedward vs mohawk, IAEM, Kildare, Ireland, 2012 Poster, 2012

T Haque, S Koe, M McKay, Psychosocial presentation to a busy paediatric ED, IPA, Belfast, 2012 Published Abstract, 2012

S Koe, A Nicholson, Abusive Head Trauma, clinical, social and societal issues, Irish-welsh paediatric association, Cork, 2012 Poster, 2012

M Waheed, S Koe, Chest pain in a child, beware of a spontaneous pneumediastinum, IAEM, Kildare, 2012 Published Abstract, 2012

P Ellianti, S Koe, Epidemiology of bite injuries in children, Sylvester O'Halloran Scientific meeting, Limerick, 2006 Poster, 2006

l Glackin, S Koe, Diagnosis of UTI, Irish-american paediatric association, Cork, 2006 Poster, 2006



IPA 2016

IPERM 2014


CHI ED working Group 2017

Awards and Honours

Honours in 4th year medical school (Psychiatry) 1992


Fellow of Faculty of Paediatrics, RCPI July 2014

Paediatric Medical Advisor to PHECC (Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council). This council has governance over prehospital care group including ambulance 2017

Irish Paediatric Association, Member of organizing Commitee 2018

IPERM Advisor 2013 – 2019

Dr. Ciara Martin
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric E, Paediatrics
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric E, School Office - Medicine

Dr. Sean Walsh
Clinical Associate Professor, Paediatrics

Dr. Sheena Durnin
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Paediatrics

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Hartshorn S, Durnin S, Lyttle MD, Barrett MJ, PERUKI., Pain management in children and young adults with minor injury in emergency departments in the UK and Ireland: a PERUKI service evaluation, BMJ Paediatr Open, 6, (1), 2022, pe001273 Journal Article, 2022 TARA - Full Text DOI

Sheena Durnin, Validating clinical practice guidelines for the management of febrile infants presenting to the emergency department in the UK and Ireland, Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2021, pdoi: 10.1136/archdischild-2021 Journal Article, 2021

Durnin, Sheena, McGrath, Niamh, Bolger, Turlough, 995 Pilot study to evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of learning from excellence in a paediatric emergency department, 106, (Suppl 1), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Durnin S, Barrett MJ, Lyttle MD, Hartshorn S, PERUKI., Structures of paediatric pain management: a PERUKI service evaluation study., BMJ Paediatr Open, 5, (1), 2021, pe001159 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Durnin S, Jones J, Ryan E, Howard R, Walsh S, Dawkins I, Blackburn C, O'Donnell SM, Barrett MJ, The utility of ketones at triage: a prospective cohort study, Archives of Disease in Childhood, 105, (12), 2020, p1157 - 1161 Journal Article, 2020

Durnin S, Barrett MJ, Lyttle MD, Hartshorn S, Paediatric pain practices in Emergency Departments in the UK & Ireland: a PERUKI study, Welsh Paediatric Journal, vol 48, 2018, p51 - 51 Journal Article, 2018

Durnin S, Blackburn C, Ryan E, Dobos E, Conway B, O'Donnell SM, Walsh S, Barrett MJ, G297(P): The utility of ketones at triage, Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol 102 (Suppl 1), 2017, pA116 - A117 Journal Article, 2017

Durnin S, Farren M, Regan C, Miletin J, A case of blocking D phenomenon and mild haemolytic disease of newborn in a sensitised infant, Welsh Paediatric Journal, vol 40, 2014, p85- Journal Article, 2014

Durnin S, Barrett R, Weidenhammer A, Ahmed R, Murphy A, Ahmed H and Roche E, Frequency, duration and reason for hospitalisation in paediatric patients with type 1 diabetes, Evidence-Based Child Health: A Cochrane Review Journal, 5th EUROPAEDIATRICS CONGRESS, Vienna, 23rd - 26th June, Europaediatric Association (EPA/UNEPSA) , vol 6 (Suppl 1), 2011, pp80 - 80 Poster, 2011

Curtis O, Duignan D, Durnin S, Kenyon W, Thomas R, Trigg K, Trundle S, An audit of compliance of critical care discharge summaries with NICE guidelines, Journal of the Intensive Care Society, 11, (1), 2010, p70-71 Journal Article, 2010