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Professor Geraldine Mc Mahon
CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Surgery
CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, School Office - Medicine

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Dunne, Pádraic J., Lynch, Julie, Prihodova, Lucia, O'Leary, Caoimhe, Ghoreyshi, Atiyeh, Basdeo, Sharee A., Cox, Donal J., Breen, Rachel, Sheikhi, Ali, Carroll, Áine, Walsh, Cathal, McMahon, Geraldine, White, Barry, Burnout in the emergency department: Randomized controlled trial of an attention-based training program, Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

O'Donnell, S. Monahan, P, Mc Kee, G. McMahon, G. Curtin, E. Farrell, S. Moser, D. , Towards prompt electrocardiogram acquisition in triage: Preliminary testing of a symptom-based clinical prediction rule for the Android tablet, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 18, (4), 2019, p289 - 298 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Lynch, Julie, Prihodova, Lucia, Dunne, Pádraic J., Carroll, Áine, Walsh, Cathal, McMahon, Geraldine, White, Barry, Mantra meditation for mental health in the general population: A systematic review, European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 23, 2018, p101-108 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Bhangu, Jaspreet, Hall, Patricia, Devaney, Naomi, Bennett, Kathleen, Carroll, Laura, Kenny, Rose-Anne, McMahon, C. Geraldine, The prevalence of unexplained falls and syncope in older adults presenting to an Irish urban emergency department, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2018, p1 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Lynch, Julie, Prihodova, Lucia, Dunne, Pádraic J., McMahon, Geraldine, Carroll, Aine, Walsh, Cathal, White, Barry, Impact of mantra meditation on health and wellbeing: A systematic review protocol, European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 18, 2018, p30-33 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Lynch, Julie, Prihodova, Lucia, Dunne, Pádraic J, O"Leary, Caoimhe, Breen, Rachel, Carroll, Áine, Walsh, Cathal, McMahon, Geraldine, White, Barry, Mantra meditation programme for emergency department staff: a qualitative study, BMJ Open, 8, (9), 2018, pe020685 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Appleby, N., Groarke, E., Crowley, M., Wahab, F. A., McCann, A. M., Egan, L., Gough, D., McMahon, G., O'Donghaile, D., O'Keeffe, D., O'Connell, N., Reversal of warfarin anticoagulation using prothrombin complex concentrate at 25 IU kg"1 : results of the RAPID study, Transfusion Medicine, 27, (1), 2017, p66-71 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Dunne, Padraic J., O'Leary, Caoimhe, Prihodova, Lucia, Breen, Rachel, Walsh, Cathal, Freeman, Laurence, Carroll, Aine, McMahon, Geraldine, White, Barry, Feasibility study protocol to examine the role of mantra meditation at reducing psychological distress in emergency department staff, International Journal of Clinical Trials, 4, (2), 2017, p88 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Bhangu J, McMahon C.G, Hall P, Bennett K, Rice C, Crean P, Sutton R, Kenny R.-A, Long-term cardiac monitoring in older adults with unexplained falls and syncope, Heart, 102, (9), 2016, p681 - 686 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Groarke, John D., Crean, Peter, Adams, Niamh, Farrell, Terence, Bennett, Kathleen, McMahon, C. Geraldine, Out-of-hours exercise treadmill testing reduces length of hospital stay for chest pain admissions, Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, 17, (9), 2016, p659-664 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

McMahon C.G, Power Foley M, Robinson D, O†Donnell K, Poulton M, Kenny R.A, Bennett K, High prevalence of frequent attendance in the over 65s, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Morgan, Roisin B., Daly, Caroline, McMahon, Geraldine, VARIATIONS IN MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITH RESULTANT COST IMPLICATIONS, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 65, (10), 2015, pA386 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Kenny RA, Brignole M, Dan GA, Deharo JC, van Dijk JG, Doherty C, Hamdan M, Moya A, Parry SW, Sutton R, Ungar A, Wieling W; External contributors to the Task Force:, Asgari M, Baron-Esquivias G, Blanc JJ, Casagranda I, Cunnigham C, Fedorowski A, Furlan R, Gall N, De Lange FJ, Mcmahon G, Mitro P, Pietrucha A, Podoleanu C, Raviele A, Benditt D, Krahn A, Morillo CA, Olshansky B, Raj S, Sheldon R, Shen WK, Sun B, Hachul D, Abe H, Furukawa T;, Syncope Unit: rationale and requirement - the European Heart Rhythm Association position statement endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society, Europace, 17, (9), 2015, p1328 - 1340 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text DOI

Lecky, Fiona, Benger, Jonathan, Mason, Suzanne, Cameron, Peter, Walsh, Chris, The International Federation for Emergency Medicine framework for quality and safety in the emergency department: Table 1, Emergency Medicine Journal, 31, (11), 2014, p926-929 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McMahon CG, Cahir CA, Kenny RA, Bennett K, Inappropriate prescribing in older fallers presenting to an Irish emergency department, Age and Ageing, 43, (1), 2014, p44 - 50 Journal Article, 2014

Hall Patricia, Bhangu Jaspreet, Rice Ciara, McMahon Geraldine, Kenny Rose Ann, Resource Utilisation in Older Patients Presenting with Falls to the Emergency Room , 2014, 183 , SPRINGER LONDON LTD 236 GRAYS INN RD, 6TH FLOOR, LONDON WC1X 8HL, ENGLAND , 2014, ppS308 - S308 Conference Paper, 2014

Morrissey B, Harmon M, McENiff N, McMahon CG, Inferior Epigastric Artery Injury Following Blunt Trauma Treated by Catheter Embolization, Journal of Vascular Medicine & Surgery, 2, (1), 2014, 1000124- Journal Article, 2014

Ian Roberts and CRASH TRIAL Collaborators, Effect of intravenous corticosteroids on death within 14 days in 10,008 adults with clinically significant head injury (MRC CRASH Trial): a randomised placebo-controlled trialThe CRASH Trial Collaborators, The Lancet, 364, (9442), 2014, p1321 - 1328 Journal Article, 2014

McMahon, C. G., Cahir, C. A., Kenny, R. A., & Bennett, K. , Inappropriate prescribing in older fallers presenting to an Irish emergency department.,  Age and ageing, 43, (1), 2014, p44 - 50 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Dunne G., Jooste R., McCabe C. & McMahon G. , The use of Action Learning as strategy for improving pain management in the Emergency Department, International Emergency Nursing Journal, In Press, 2014 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Bhangu Jaspreet, Hall Patricia, Rice Ciara, McMahon Geraldine, Crean Peter, Sutton Richard, Kenny Rose Ann, FUSE: Falls and Unexplained Syncope in the Elderly, The Utility of Implantable Loop Recorders , 2014, 183 , SPRINGER LONDON LTD 236 GRAYS INN RD, 6TH FLOOR, LONDON WC1X 8HL, ENGLAND , 2014, ppS326 - S326 Conference Paper, 2014

Robinson DJ, O'donnell K, Bennett K, Mcmahon G, 79characteristics Of Older Frequent Attenders To An Inner-city Hospital Emergency Department , Age and Ageing , 42 , (suppl_3 ), 2013, piii22 - iii24 Journal Article, 2013

Morley D, McNamara P, Kennelly S, McMahon G, Bergin C, Limitations to the identification of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders in clinical practice., HIV medicine, 14, (8), 2013, p497-502 Journal Article, 2013

O'Connor G, Doherty C, Meaney J, McMahon CG, Dangers of Cocaine Ingestion in MELAS Syndrome, Emergency Medicine: Open Access, 03, (04), 2013 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Morgan RB, Faller E, Fenelon A, Mahon C, Blennerhassett L, Curtin L, McMahon G, Murphy RT, Daly CA, Does the In-Patient Management of Atrial Fibrillation Differ Significantly Depending on Team of Care? , 2013, 182 , SPRINGER LONDON LTD 236 GRAYS INN RD, 6TH FLOOR, LONDON WC1X 8HL, ENGLAND , 2013, ppS374 - S374 Conference Paper, 2013

McDermott, Cian, O'Connor, Gabrielle, McGovern, Eilish, McMahon, Geraldine, Conservative Management of Azygous Vein Rupture in Blunt Thoracic Trauma, Case Reports in Critical Care, 2012, 2012, p1-3 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

McMahon CG, Kenny RA, Bennett K, Bouamra O, Lecky F., Diurnal variation in mortality in older nocturnal fallers., Age Ageing., 41, (1), 2012, p29 - 35 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

McCanny, Peter, Bennett, Kath, Staunton, Paul, McMahon, Geraldine, Venous vs arterial blood gases in the assessment of patients presenting with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 30, (6), 2012, p896-900 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Groarke, John, Adams, Niamh, Farrell, Terrance, Mulvihill, Niall, Murphy, Ross, Daly, Caroline, Foley, Brendan, McMahon, Geraldine, Crean, Peter, IMPACT OF OUT OF HOURS TREADMILL EXERCISE TESTING ON ADMISSION TIMES AND COSTS FOR EVALUATING PATIENTS WITH CHEST PAIN, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 59, (13), 2012, pE1957 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Mcmahon Geraldine, Mahoney Liam, Cahir Caitriona, Bennett Kathleen, the Prevalence of Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in Older Patients Presenting to an Emergency Department Following a Fall: 171. , Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety , 21 , 2012, p83 - Journal Article, 2012

Breslin TM, Ionmhain UN, Bergin C, Gallagher D, Collins N, Kinsella N, McMahon G, Malarial cases presenting to a European urban Emergency Department., European Journal of Emergency Medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

McMahon, C. Geraldine, Lamont, John V., Curtin, Elizabeth, McConnell, R. Ivan, Crockard, Martin, Kurth, Mary Jo, Crean, Peter, Fitzgerald, S. Peter, Diagnostic accuracy of heart-type fatty acid"binding protein for the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 30, (2), 2012, p267-274 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Ryan, Patrick, McMahon, Geraldine, Severe dental infections in the emergency department, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 19, (4), 2012, p208-213 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Morgan RB, Mahon C, Sugrue R, Lynch M, Blennerhassett L, Curtin E, McMahon G, Murphy RT, Mulvihill N, Foley B, Current Use of Oral Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation Patients , 2012, 181 , SPRINGER LONDON LTD 236 GRAYS INN RD, 6TH FLOOR, LONDON WC1X 8HL, ENGLAND , 2012, ppS332 - S333 Conference Paper, 2012

McMahon CG, Kenny R, Bennett K, Little R, Kirkman E., Effect of acute traumatic brain injury on baroreflex function., Shock, 35, 2011, p53 - 58 Journal Article, 2011

McMahon CG, Kenny RA, Bennett K, Little R, Kirman E., Effect of acute traumatic brain injury on baroreflexx function., Shock., 35, (1), 2011, p53 - 58 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

F McCarthy, S De Bhaldraithe, C Rice, CG McMahon, U Geary, PK Plunkett, P Crean, R Murphy, B Foley, N Mulvihill, RA Kenny, CJ Cunningham., Resource utilization for syncope presenting to an acute hospital Emergency Department., Irish Joural of Medical Science., 179, (4), 2010, p551 - 555 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Wilson P, Irwin WI, Lamont J, Fitzgerald E, McMahon CG, Measuring probabilistic performance in neural detection of heart attacks., Conference: http://qcite.qub.ac.uk/handle/123456789/141000, June 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Groarke J, Adams N, Phelan D, Burke D, Daly C, Murphy R, Mulvihill N, Foley B, McMahon G, Crean P, OUT-OF-HOURS EXERCISE STRESS TESTS-A SAFE AND COST SAVING PRACTICE , 2010, 179 , SPRINGER LONDON LTD 236 GRAYS INN RD, 6TH FLOOR, LONDON WC1X 8HL, ENGLAND , 2010, ppS398 - S398 Conference Paper, 2010

McCarthy F, De Bhladraithe S, Rice C, McMahon CG, Geary U, Plunkett PK, Crean P, Murphy R, Foley B, Mulvihill N, Kenny RA, Cunningham CJ, Resource utilisation for syncope presenting to an acute hospital Emergency Department., Irish journal of medical science, 179, (4), 2010, p551-5 Journal Article, 2010

McMahon, C. Geraldine, Kenny, RoseAnne, Bennett, Katherine, Little, Rod, Kirkman, Emrys, The Effect of Acute Traumatic Brain Injury on the Performance of Shock Index, The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, 69, (5), 2010, p1169-1175 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

McMahon CG, Kenny R, Bennett K, Little R, Kirkman E, The effect of acute traumatic brain injury on the performance of shock index., J Trauma., 69, 2010, p1169 - 1175 Journal Article, 2010

McEvoy, Sinead, Beddy, Peter, Brennan, Ian, McDermott, Ronan, McMahon, Geraldine, Aortic dissection: An unexpected ultrasound finding, European Journal of Radiology Extra, 72, (1), 2009, pe33-e35 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

McCarthy F, McMahon CG, Geary U, Plunkett PK, Kenny RA, Cunningham CJ, Management of syncope in the Emergency Department: a single hospital observational case series based on the application of European Society of Cardiology Guidelines, Europace, 11, (2), 2009, p216 - 224 Journal Article, 2009 URL DOI

McMahon CG, Kenny R, Bennett K, Kirkman E., Modification of acute cardiovascular homeostatic responses to hemorrhage following mild to moderate traumatic brain injury., CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 36, (1), 2008, p216-224 Journal Article, 2008 URL

MRC CRASH Trial Collaborators, Perel P, Arango M, Clayton T, Edwards P, Komolafe E, Poccock S, Roberts I, Shakur H, Steyerberg E, Yutthakasemsunt S, Predicting outcome after traumatic brain injury: practical prognostic models based on large cohort of international patients, BMJ, 336, (7641), 2008, p425 - 429 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

O'Connor, G, McMahon,G, Complications of heroin abuse, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 15, (2), 2008, p104-106 Journal Article, 2008

Geraldine McMahon, Yates, David W. Hollis, Sally., Unexpected mortality in patients discharged from the emergency department following an episode of non traumatic chest pain. , European Journal of Emergency Medicine. , 15, (1), 2008, p3-8 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

McCarthy F, McMahon CG, Geary U, PlunkettPK, Kenny RA, Cunningham C, Management of syncope in the Emergency Department: a single hospital observational case series based on the application of European Society of Cardiology Guidelines, Europace, 15, (1), 2008, p3-8 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

McDermott, Cian, O??Sullivan, Ronan, McMahon, Geraldine, An Unusual Cause of Headache: Pott??s Puffy Tumour, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 14, (3), 2007, p170-173 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

O'Connell B, McMahon G, Kelleher M, Rossney AS, Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus blood-stream infection among patients attending the emergency department of an urban tertiary-referral hospital., Irish Medical Journal, 100, (4), 2007, p433-5 Journal Article, 2007 URL

K. MURRAY-LILLIBRIDGE , J. BARRY, S. REAGAN , D. O'FLANAGAN , G. SAYERS , C. BERGIN , E. KEENAN , S. O'BRIAIN, P. PLUNKETT , G. MCMAHON, C. KEANE , P. O'SULLIVAN , D. IGOE, L. MULLEN, M. WARD , A. SMITH and M. FISCHER, Epidemiological findings and medical, legal, and public health challenges of an investigation of severe soft tissue infections and deaths among injecting drug users - Ireland, 2000., Epidemiology and Infection, 134, (4), 2006, p894 - 901 Journal Article, 2006 DOI URL

Murray-Lillibridge K, Barry J, Reagan S, O'flanagan D, Sayers G, Bergin C, Keenan E, O'briain S, Plunkett P, McMahon G, Keane C, O'sullivan P, Igoe D, Mullen L, Ward M, Smith A, Fischer M, Epidemiological findings and medical, legal, and public health challenges of an investigation of severe soft tissue infections and deaths among injecting drug users -- Ireland, 2000., Epidemiology and infection, 134, (4), 2006, p894-901 Journal Article, 2006

Edwards P, Arango M, Balica L et al, Final results of MRC CRASH, a randomised placebo-controlled trial of intravenous corticosteroid in adults with head injury-outcomes at 6 months., Lancet 9475 , 365, (9475), 2005, p1957 - 1959 Journal Article, 2005

O'Sullivan, Jean M., McMahon, Geraldine, Descending polyneuropathy in an intravenous drug user, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 12, (5), 2005, p248-250 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

McMahon CG, Mulvihill N, Curtin E, Plant L, Crean P, IV RAPID, SAFE, AND EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE CHEST PAIN IN A DEDICATED CHEST PAIN ASSESSMENT UNIT AT ST JAMES†S HOSPITAL, DUBLIN , Heart , 91 , 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Mulvihill N, McMahon G, Curtin E, Plant L, Crean P, Rapid, safe and effective management of acute chest pain in a dedicated chest pain assessment unit , 2005, 26 , OXFORD UNIV PRESS GREAT CLARENDON ST, OXFORD OX2 6DP, ENGLAND , 2005, pp721 - 721 Conference Paper, 2005

Deasy, Conor, Murphy, Diarmuid, McMahon, Geraldine C., Kelly, Ian P., Ankle fractures: emergency department management???is there room for improvement?, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 12, (5), 2005, p216-219 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

K. Murray- Lillibridge, J. Barry, S. Reagan, D. O'Flanagan, G. Sayers, C. Bergin, E. Keenan, S. O'Briain, P. Plunkett, G. McMahon, C. Keane, P. O'Sullivan, D. Igoe, L. Mullen, M. Ward, A. Smith and M. Fischer, Epidemiological findings and medical, legal, and public health challenges of an investigation of severe soft tissue infections and deaths among injecting drug users - Ireland, 2000, Epidemiological Infections, 2005, p1 - 8 Journal Article, 2005

, Effect of intravenous corticosteroids on death within 14 days in 10"008 adults with clinically significant head injury (MRC CRASH trial): randomised placebo-controlled trial, The Lancet, 364, (9442), 2004, p1321-1328 Journal Article, 2004 DOI

Chest Pain Assessment Units: their role in the Emergency Department in, editor(s)Walsh M, Shelley E, Murphy TM , Clinician's Guide to Angina, London, Oxford University Press, 2003, pp87 - 101, [McMahon G] Book Chapter, 2003

Clarke SM, McMahon CG, Plunkett, Pk, Bergin C, An outbreak of serious unexplained illness in injecting drug users in Europe - The experience of an Irish institution, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 33, (7), 2001, p1119 - 1119 Journal Article, 2001

, , The CRASH trial protocol (Corticosteroid randomisation after significant head injury) [74459797], BMC Emergency Medicine, 1, (1), 2001 Journal Article, 2001 DOI

Assessment and management of the trauma patient. in, editor(s)Bion J , Fundamentals of Intensive Care, London, BMJ publishing, 2000, [McMahon G, Yates DW. ] Book Chapter, 2000

McMahon, C. Geraldine, Yates, David W., Campbell, Fiona M., Hollis, Sally, Woodford, Maralyn, Unexpected Contribution of Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury to Death after Major Trauma, The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, 47, (5), 1999, p891 Journal Article, 1999 DOI

McMahon, G., Kirkman, E., Little, R., The effect of acute traumatic brain injury on neurocardiac interrelationships, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 5, (1), 1998, p111 Journal Article, 1998 DOI

McMahon G, Dreyer C, Driscoll P. , Assessment of the Dyspnoeic Patient: secondary survey., Student BMJ, (6), 1997, p185 - 187 Journal Article, 1997

McMahon G, Dreyer C, Driscoll P, Assessment of the Dyspnoeic Patient: primary survey. , Student BMJ, (5), 1997, p141 - 144 Journal Article, 1997

Trauma in, editor(s)Kirk R M, Mansfield AO , Clinical Surgery in General: Royal College of Surgeons Course Manual , Edinburgh, Churchill and Livingston, 1996, [Driscoll R, McMahon G] Book Chapter, 1996

Whyte, K F, McMahon, G, Wightman, A J, Cameron, E W, Bronchial compression as a result of lung herniation after pneumonectomy., Thorax, 46, (11), 1991, p855-857 Journal Article, 1991 DOI

Tsuji, Masasurni, McMahon, Geraldine, Reen, Denis, Puri, Prem, NEW INSICHTS INTO THE PATHOGENESIS OF APPENDICITIS BASED I.MUNOCYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF EARLY IMMUNE RESPONSE, Pediatric Research, 26, (5), 1989, p520-520 Journal Article, 1989 DOI

McMahon CG, Hickey N, Mulcahy R, Daly L. , Mortality from Coronary and Cerebrovascular Disease in EEC Countries. , Irish Medical Journal, 79, (5), 1986, p130 - 133 Journal Article, 1986

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Advanced Life Support Group, Manchester 1997. Contributing author., MediCals, Course manual, 1997 Book, 1997

Recognition

Representations

Emergency Medicine representative on the National Cardiac Strategy Programme work - ministerial appointment 2018

Executive member of the National Steering Group Committee for Hip Fracture Patient Care 2017

Member of the National Steering Group on the Prevention of Falls in Older People 2008

Member of the Academic Committee for the Diploma in Syncope RCPI 2014

Examiner on the Fellowship exam for the Royal College of Emergency Medicine 2006

Reviewer for Emergency Medicine Journal Reviewer for Age and Ageing Journal Current

Awards and Honours

Reuben Harvey Memorial Prize 1986

D. K. O'Donovan Medal - Medicine 1986

Magennis Medal in Clinical Medicine St Vincents Hospital 1986

John McGrath Memorial Prize for Pathology UCD 1984

Derek Dockery Award for Innovation in Acute Healthcare 2003

RCSI Charter Day Research Prize 1998

Award for Project on Hip Fracture Care at the RCPI Diploma in Quality and Leadership 2016

Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (EM) 1994 – 2019

Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine 1999 – 2019

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 2001 – 2019

Member of the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine 2000 – 2019

International Member of the American College of Emergency Medicine Physicians 2000 – 2019