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18 July 2014
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ICGP Publications Prior to 2006

The full-text of the following ICGP publications prior to 2006 listed here are available by clicking on the title link to access via the Library Catalogue. Please note that some of these resources may require a login. 

Adolescent Health
[Members Only]
Dr Mary Favier & Dr Michael Boland February 1997
Alcohol and Growing Older [Members Only]
A Module for Primary Care
Quick Reference Guide
Patient Information Leaflet
Mr. Rolande Anderson; Sinead Quill; A joint initiative by the National Council on Ageing and Older People & the ICGP June 2005
Alcohol Aware Practice Service Initiative April 2005 - March 2006 ICGP and HSE August 2006
Alcohol Body and Soul - Patient Information Leaflet Developed by ICGP and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital November 2008
Asthma: Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management in General Practice
[Members Only - Superceded by Quick Reference Guide: Asthma Control in General Practice, 2013]
Dr. Reggie Spelman Published 1996, Updated January 2003
Cardiovascular Disease in Women - Quick Reference Guide
[Superceded by Quick Reference Guide: Cardiovascular Disease in General Practice, 2013]
Dr. Naoimh Kenny and Dr Ailis Ni Riain Published May 2007, Revised April 2009
Childhood Immunisation: How to Achieve a 95% Target
[Members Only]
Dr. Peter Harrington Published 1998, Updated 2002
Diabetes Care in the Community: Guidelines
[Members Only]
ICGP Diabetes Task Group Published 2000, Updated January 2003
Diabetes: Protocols for Community Care
[Members Only]
ICGP Diabetes Task Group 2000
Drug Related Deaths and Strategies for Prevention Report Caitriona Brady; Dr. Ide Delargy; Working Group convened by the ICGP Drug Misuse Programme June 2006
Epilepsy Management in General Practice
[Members Only]
Dr. Ray O'Connor Published 1992, Revised 1999, Updated October 2002
Gout: Clinical Guideline for Management
[Members Only]
Dr. Conor O'Toole Published 1997, Updated October 2002
Health Inequalities and Irish General Practice in Areas of Deprivation Dr Philip Crowley November 2005
ICGP Strategy for Research 2003-2008 Dr Velma Harkins, Chairman Research Committee March 2003
Immunisation: Practice Protocol
[Members Only]
Dr. Peter Harrington Amended August 2002
Interreferrals in General Practice
[Members Only]
Dr Brendan O'Shea Updated October 2002
Interreferrals Directory: East Midlands
[Members Only]
Dr Brendan O'Shea Updated 2002
Interreferrals Directory: Louth/Meath Region
[Members Only]
ICGP/Pfizer 2003
Locum Handbook: An ICGP/MIDOC Guide for Locums and Clinical Assistants
[Members Only]
Dr Alan Smith February 2004
Managing and Protecting the Privacy of Personal Health Information in Irish General Practice
[Members Only – Superceded by A Guide to the Data Protection Legislation for Irish General Practice, 2011]
ICGP and GPIT November 2003
Mental Health in Primary Care Report (Pilot) Mimi Copty December 2004
National Survey of Women's Healthcare Services in General Practice: 1998 Dr Ailis Ni Riain and Philomena Canning 1998
Prevention and Screening
[Members Only]
Dr. Mary Favier & Dr. Michael Boland November 1997
Primary Care Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Crisis Pregnancy
[Members Only - Superceded by Quick Reference Guide: Crisis Pregnancy: a Management Guide for General Practice, 2013]
ICGP/Crisis Pregnancy Agency April 2004
Quality in Action in Irish General Practice
(Selected entries from the ICGP Quality Improvement Award 2005 and 2006)
Quality in Practice Committee, Editor Dr. Margaret O'Riordan November 2006
Realising the Potential Prof John Howie and Mr Fionan O'Cuinneagain, AUDGPI 2002
Referrals: Crossing the Boundaries
[Members Only]
Dr Mary Favier and Dr Michael Boland April 1996
Research Techniques in General Practice
[Members Only]
Dr Niall Maguire Updated October 2002
Smear Takers Resource Manual
[Superceded by Guide for Smeartakers (2nd Ed), 2011]
Developed by the ICGP and the Irish Cervical Screening Programme September 2003
Smear Takers Guide
[Superceded by Guide for Smeartakers (2nd Ed), 2011]
ICGP Women's Health Programme, Cervical Check and National Cancer Screening Service October 2008
Smoking Cessation: The Management of Smoking Cessation in General Practice
[Members Only]
Dr. Mark Rowe Updated January 2003
Sore Throat: Management in General Practice
[Members Only]
Dr. Mark Rowe Updated November 2002
The Future Organisation of General Practice in Ireland
[Also known as the Blue Book]
ICGP 1988
Traveller Health: Clinical Guide
[Members Only]
Dr. Mary Favier & Dr. Michael Boland July 1995
Women's Health Services in General Practice: 2004
Ailis ni Riain, Rita Galimberti, Sinead Burke, Claire Collins and Mary Dillon May 2006

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