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Dr. Sean Cournane
Clinical Lecturer, Clinical Medicine
Clinical Lecturer, School Office - Medicine

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Conway R, Byrne D, Cournane S, O'riordan D, Silke B, Socio-economic status and the clinical acuity of emergency medical admissions., Panminerva medica, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

McCarthy K, Conway R, Byrne D, Cournane S, O'Riordan D, Silke B, Hyponatraemia during an emergency medical admission as a marker of illness severity & case complexity., European journal of internal medicine, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Byrne D, Browne JG, Conway R, Cournane S, O'Riordan D, Silke B, Mortality outcomes and emergency department wait times - the paradox in the capacity limited sytem., Acute medicine, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Cournane, Sean, Conway, Richard, Byrne, Declan and O'Riordan, Deirdre and Silke, Bernard, Persons with disability, social deprivation and an emergency medical admission, Irish journal of medical science, 4, 2018, p593 - 600 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Beattie A, Cournane S, Finucane C, Walsh JB, Stassen LFA, Quantitative ultrasound of the mandible as novel screening approach for osteoporosis, Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 21, (1), 2018, p110 - 118 Journal Article, 2018

Byrne D, Conway R, Cournane S, O'Riordan D, Silke B, Admission and readmission rate incidences from deprived areas-impact of a classical or multi-dimensional model., Irish journal of medical science, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Richard Conway, Declan Byrne, Seán Cournane, Deirdre O"Riordan, Bernard Silke, Fifteen-year outcomes of an acute medical admission unit, Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971 -), 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Byrne, D., Conway, R., Cournane, S., O'Riordan, D., Silke, B., Rising Emergency Admission and Readmission Rates"a Retrospective Study of Demographic and Socio-economic Factors, Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2018, p1-3 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Akasheh N, Byrne D, Coss P, Conway R, Cournane S, O'Riordan D, Silke B, Lung function and outcomes in emergency medical admissions., Eur J Intern Med, 2018, p_S0953-6205(18)30371- Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Conway, R and Cournane, S and Byrne, D and O'Riordan, D and Coveney, S and Silke, B, Interaction of Broadband Access and Education Levels in Determining the Rate of Emergency Medical Admissions, Irish medical journal, 110, (9), 2017, p636 Journal Article, 2017

Cournane, S., Byrne, D., Conway, R., O'Riordan, D., Coveney, S., Silke, B., Effect of social deprivation on the admission rate and outcomes of adult respiratory emergency admissions, Respiratory Medicine, 125, 2017, p94-101 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Conway, R., Cournane, S., Byrne, D., O"Riordan, D., Silke, B., Improved mortality outcomes over time for weekend emergency medical admissions, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2017, p1-7 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Seán Cournane, Richard Conway, Declan Byrne, Deirdre O"Riordan, Seamus Coveney, Bernard Silke, Social Factors Determine the Emergency Medical Admission Workload, Journal of Clinical Medicine, 6, (6), 2017, p59 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

McCabe, J.J., McElroy, K., Cournane, S., Byrne, D., O'Riordan, D., Fitzgerald, B., Silke, B., Deprivation status and the hospital costs of an emergency medical admission, European Journal of Internal Medicine, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Cournane S, Conway R, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Coveney S, Silke B, High Risk Subgroups Sensitive to Air Pollution Levels Following an Emergency Medical Admission., Toxics, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Cournane, Sean and Conway, Richard and Byrne, Declan and O'Riordan, Deirdre and Silke, Bernard, Predicting Outcomes in Emergency Medical Admissions Using a Laboratory Only Nomogram, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2017, 2017, p5267864 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

McCabe, J.J., Cournane, S., Byrne, D., Conway, R., O'Riordan, D., Silke, B., Age and the economics of an emergency medical admission-what factors determine costs?, QJM, 110, (2), 2017, p83-88 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Byrne, D., O'Riordan, D., Conway, R., Cournane, S., Silke, B., The dynamics of the emergency medical readmission - The underlying fundamentals, European Journal of Internal Medicine, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Conway, R., Cournane, S., Byrne, D., O'Riordan, D., Silke, B., Survival analysis of weekend emergency medical admissions, QJM, 110, (5), 2017, p291-297 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Cournane S, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Fitzgerald B, Silke B, The Relationship between Resource Utilization, Clinical Risk and Hospital Costs for Emergency Medical Admissions., Acute medicine, 15, (1), 2016, p7-12 Journal Article, 2016

Conway, R., Cournane, S., Byrne, D., O'Riordan, D., Coveney, S., Silke, B., Broadband access, housing and car ownership as deprivation predictors of the emergency medical admission, European Journal of Internal Medicine, 35, 2016, pe25-e26 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Cournane S, Conway R, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Coveney S, Silke B, Social deprivation and the rate of emergency medical admission for older persons., QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Conway R, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Cournane S, Coveney S, Silke B, Influence of social deprivation, overcrowding and family structure on emergency medical admission rates., QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Conway, R., Cournane, S., Byrne, D., O'Riordan, D., Silke, B., Time patterns in mortality after an emergency medical admission; relationship to weekday or weekend admission, European Journal of Internal Medicine, 36, 2016, p44-49 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Conway R, Cournane S, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Coveney S, Silke B, The Relationship Between Social Deprivation and a Weekend Emergency Medical Admission., Acute medicine, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Jones S, Cournane S, Sheehy N, Hederman L, A Business Analytics Software Tool for Monitoring and Predicting Radiology Throughput Performance., Journal of digital imaging, 29, (6), 2016, p645 - 653 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Cournane S, Conway R, Creagh D, Byrne DG, Sheehy N, Silke B, Radiology imaging delays as independent predictors of length of hospital stay for emergency medical admissions., Clinical radiology, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Cournane S, Conway R, Byrne D, Silke B, Air Quality and Hospital Outcomes in Emergency Medical Admissions with Respiratory Disease., Toxics, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Conway R, O'Riordan D, Byrne D, Cournane S, Coveney S, Silke B, Deprivation influences the emergency admission rate of ambulatory care sensitive conditions., Clinical medicine (London, England), 16, (2), 2016, p119-23 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Cournane S, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Fitzgerald B, Silke B, Chronic disabling disease--impact on outcomes and costs in emergency medical admissions., QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, 108, (5), 2015, p387-96 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Cournane S, Byrne D, Conway R, O'Riordan D, Coveney S, Silke B, Social deprivation and hospital admission rates, length of stay and readmissions in emergency medical admissions., European journal of internal medicine, 26, (10), 2015, p766-71 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Cournane S, Conway R, Creagh D, Byrne DG, Silke B, Consultant duration of clinical practice as a cost determinant of an emergency medical admission., The European journal of health economics : HEPAC : health economics in prevention and care, 16, (5), 2015, p561-7 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Cournane S, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Silke B, Factors associated with length of stay following an emergency medical admission., European journal of internal medicine, 26, (4), 2015, p237-42 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Cournane S, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Sheehy N, Silke B, Pattern of Investigation Reflects Risk Profile in Emergency Medical Admissions., Journal of clinical medicine, 4, (5), 2015, p1113-25 Journal Article, 2015

Cournane S, Dalton A, Byrne D, Conway R, O'Riordan D, Coveney S, Silke B, Social deprivation, population dependency ratio and an extended hospital episode - Insights from acute medicine., European journal of internal medicine, 26, (9), 2015, p714-9 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Conway R, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Cournane S, Coveney S, Silke B, Deprivation index and dependency ratio are key determinants of emergency medical admission rates., European journal of internal medicine, 26, (9), 2015, p709-13 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Cournane S, Fagan AJ, Browne JE, An audit of a hospital-based Doppler ultrasound quality control protocol using a commercial string Doppler phantom., Physica medica : PM : an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology : official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB), 30, (3), 2014, p380-4 Journal Article, 2014

Cournane S, Creagh D, O'Hare N, Sheehy N, Silke B, MRI in acutely ill medical patients in an Irish hospital: influence on outcomes and length of hospital stay., Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 11, (7), 2014, p698-702 Journal Article, 2014

Cournane S, Sheehy N, Cooke J, The novel application of Benford's second order analysis for monitoring radiation output in interventional radiology., Physica medica : PM : an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology : official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB), 30, (4), 2014, p413-8 Journal Article, 2014

Coary R, Byrne D, O'Riordan D, Conway R, Cournane S, Silke B, Does admission via an acute medical unit influence hospital mortality? 12 years' experience in a large Dublin hospital., Acute medicine, 13, (4), 2014, p152-8 Journal Article, 2014

Lahiff C, Cournane S, Creagh D, Fitzgerald B, Conway R, Byrne D, Silke B, Factors predicting the hospital episode costs of emergency medical admissions., European journal of internal medicine, 25, (7), 2014, p633-8 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Cournane S, Browne JE, Fagan AJ, The effects of fatty deposits on the accuracy of the Fibroscan® liver transient elastography ultrasound system., Physics in medicine and biology, 57, (12), 2012, p3901-14 Journal Article, 2012

S. Cournane, A.J. Fagan and J.E. Browne, Review of ultrasound elastography quality control and training test phantoms, Ultrasound, 20, 2012, p16 - 23 Review Article, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Cournane S, Vintró LL, Mitchell PI, McMahon CA, Smith K, Long S, Modelling temporal trends of 137Cs and 99Tc concentrations in Fucus vesiculosus from the eastern Irish coastline., Marine pollution bulletin, 62, (11), 2011, p2337-44 Journal Article, 2011

Keogh SM, Cournane S, León Vintró L, McGee EJ, Mitchell PI, Modelling the biological half-life and seasonality of ¹"C in Fucus vesiculosus from the east coast of Ireland: implications for the estimation of future trends., Marine pollution bulletin, 62, (4), 2011, p696-700 Journal Article, 2011

Cournane S, León Vintró L, Mitchell PI, Modelling the reworking effects of bioturbation on the incorporation of radionuclides into the sediment column: implications for the fate of particle-reactive radionuclides in Irish Sea sediments., Journal of environmental radioactivity, 101, (11), 2010, p985-91 Journal Article, 2010

Cournane S, Cannon L, Browne JE, Fagan AJ, Assessment of the accuracy of an ultrasound elastography liver scanning system using a PVA-cryogel phantom with optimal acoustic and mechanical properties., Physics in medicine and biology, 55, (19), 2010, p5965-83 Journal Article, 2010