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Cormac Breatnach

Clinical Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School Of Medicine

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Email: cormac.breatnach@ucd.ie

Biography

Dr Cormac Breatnach received his medical degree from University College Dublin in 2001. Following this he embarked on a career in paediatrics in Ireland, completing both the General Professional and Higher Specialist Training schemes. In 2007 he took up a Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine at Great Ormond Street Children¿s Hospital, London, in addition to operating with the Children¿s Acute Transport Service. In 2008 he moved on to a Fellowship in Critical Care at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, where he completed his sub-specialist training before returning home to take up a position as Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine at Our Lady¿s Children¿s Hospital, Dublin, in 2010. He is a lecturer at UCD and has a research interest in novel modes of mechanical ventilation, oxygen kinetics and systems of care.

 

Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine, Chair of the Hospital Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee, Chair of the Resuscitation Committee, Co-Director of Research, Dept. of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Critical Care, OLCHC

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Breatnach C, Conlon NP;Stack M;Healy M;O'Hare BP (2010) 'A prospective crossover comparison of neurally adjusted ventilatory assist and pressure-support ventilation in a pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit population'. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, 11 (1):7-11. [DOI] [Details]
Conlon NP, Breatnach C;O'Hare BP;Mannion DW;Lyons BJ (2009) 'Health-related quality of life after prolonged pediatric intensive care unit stay'. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, 10 (1):41-44. [DOI] [Details]