James McElnay

Professor

  • Room 03.022 - Pharmacy & MCI

    United Kingdom

1978 …2019
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Research Output 1978 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of Antibiotic Cycling Policy on Incidence of Healthcare-Associated MRSA and Clostridioides difficile Infection in Secondary Healthcare Settings

Conlon-Bingham, G. M., Aldeyab, M., Scott, M., Kearney, M. P., Farren, D., Gilmore, F. & McElnay, J., 01 Jan 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Disease journal. 25, 1, p. 52-62 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Coinfection
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Delivery of Health Care
Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination
2 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Ensuring continuity of patient care across the healthcare interface Telephone follow-up post-hospitalization

Odeh, M., Scullin, C., Fleming, G., Scott, M. G., Horne, R. & McElnay, J. C., 18 Feb 2019, In : British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 85, 3, p. 616-625

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Continuity of Patient Care
Telephone
Hospitalization
Delivery of Health Care
Confidence Intervals
61 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of primary care antibiotic prescribing on incidence rates of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in hospitalised patients

Alnajjar, M. S., Aldeyab, M. A., Scott, M. G., Kearney, M. P., Fleming, G., Glimore, F., Farren, D. & McElnay, J. C., 07 May 2019, In : Infection. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Gram-Negative Bacteria
Primary Health Care
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Incidence
Fluoroquinolones
1 Citation (Scopus)

The future and me: Imagining the future and the future self in adolescent decision making

McCue, R., McCormack, T., McElnay, J., Alto, A. & Feeney, A., 09 May 2019, In : Cognitive Development. 50, p. 142-156

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Impulsive Behavior
Emotions
Thinking
2018
11 Citations (Scopus)
247 Downloads (Pure)

Mobile direct observation of therapy (MDOT) - A rapid systematic review and pilot study in children with asthma

Shields, M. D., ALQahtani, F., Rivey, M. P. & McElnay, J. C., 05 Feb 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 2, p. e0190031

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Nebulizers and Vaporizers
systematic review
asthma
sickle cell anemia
Asthma
3 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Predictors of nonadherence in children and adolescents with epilepsy: A multimethod assessment approach

Alsous, M., Hamdan, I., Saleh, M., McElnay, J., Horne, R. & Masri, A., Aug 2018, In : Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 85, p. 205-211 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Epilepsy
Odds Ratio
Medicine
Confidence Intervals
Self Report
7 Citations (Scopus)
Amlodipine
High performance liquid chromatography
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Mass spectrometry
Blood
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)
173 Downloads (Pure)

Adherence to 6-Mercaptopurine in children and adolescents with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Alsous, M., Abu Farha, R., Alefishat, E., Al Omar, S., Momani, D., Gharabli, A., McElnay, J., Horne, R. & Rihani, R., 06 Sep 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 9, 12 p., e0183119.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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6-Mercaptopurine
lymphocytic leukemia
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Blood
Metabolites
Hydrogel
Methotrexate
Skin
Drug Delivery Systems
Juvenile Arthritis
194 Downloads (Pure)

Provision of pharmaceutical care by community pharmacists across Europe: Is it developing and spreading?

Costa, F. A., Scullin, C., Al-Taani, G., Hawwa, A. F., Anderson, C., Bezverhni, Z., Binakaj, Z., Cordina, M., Foulon, V., Garcia de Bikuña, B., de Gier, H., Granås, A. G., Grinstova, O., Griese-Mammen, N., Grinceviciene, J., Grinceviciene, S., Kaae, S., Kubiliene, L., Mariño, E. L., Martins, S. & 9 others, Modamio, P., Nadin, G., Nørgaard, L. S., Obarcanin, E., Tadic, I., Tasic, L., Mcelnay, J. C., Hersberger, K. E. & Westerlund, T., 01 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Pharmaceutical Services
Pharmacists
Pharmacies
Remuneration
Denmark
10 Citations (Scopus)
458 Downloads (Pure)

Reliability and validity of Arabic translation of Medication Adherence Report Scale (MARS) and Beliefs about Medication Questionnaire (BMQ)-specific for use in children and their parents

Alsous, M., Alhalaiqa, F., Abu Farha, R., Abdel Jalil, M., McElnay, J. & Horne, R., 13 Feb 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Medication Adherence
Reproducibility of Results
translation (genetics)
drug therapy
questionnaires
2016
Open Access
Juvenile Arthritis
Hydrogel
Methotrexate
Alcohols
Therapeutics

Evaluation of past and present implementation of Telemonitoring NI

McElnay, J., Clarke, M., Hughes, C., Agus, A., Gardner, E., O'Reilly, D., Hart, N., Ferrett, A., Cole, J., Faith, V., Al-Azzam, S. & Wilson, J., 15 Apr 2016, Queen's University Belfast.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

25 Citations (Scopus)
214 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrogel-forming microneedle arrays: Potential for use in minimally-invasive lithium monitoring

Eltayib, E., Brady, A. J., Caffarel-Salvador, E., Gonzalez Vazquez, P., Zaid Alkilani, A., McCarthy, H. O., McElnay, J. C. & Donnelly, R. F., May 2016, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 102, p. 123-131 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hydrogel
Lithium
Maleic Anhydrides
Lithium Carbonate
Skin
4 Citations (Scopus)
868 Downloads (Pure)

Quantitative analysis of methyl and propyl parabens in neonatal DBS using LC–MS/MS

Yakkundi, S., Mulla, H., Pandya, H., Turner, M. A. & McElnay, J., Jun 2016, In : Bioanalysis. 8, 11, p. 1173-1182 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Parabens
Excipients
Chemical analysis
Medicine
Propylparaben

Risk Assessment of Extemporaneous Products

McCague, P., McElnay, J. & Donnelly, R., 2016, Purchasing for Safety : (Educational Handbook). 1 ed. Hospital Pharmacy Europe, p. 10-13

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2015
23 Citations (Scopus)
402 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Cystic Fibrosis
Depression
Thorax
Parents
Vitamins
20 Citations (Scopus)

An Observational Study of Blood Concentrations and Kinetics of Methyl- and Propyl-Parabens in Neonates

Mulla, H., Yakkundi, S., McElnay, J., Lutsar, I., Metsvaht, T., Varendi, H., Nellis, G., Nunn, A., Duncan, J., Pandya, H. & Turner, M., Mar 2015, In : Pharmaceutical Research. 32, 3, p. 1084-1093 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propylparaben
Parabens
Observational Studies
Blood
Newborn Infant
5 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced clinical pharmacy service targeting tools: risk-predictive algorithms

El Hajji, F. W. D., Scullin, C., Scott, M. G. & McElnay, J. C., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 21, 2, p. 187-197 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Pharmacy Services
Mortality
Morbidity
Patient Readmission
Risk Reduction Behavior
32 Citations (Scopus)
190 Downloads (Pure)

High variability in the dosing of commonly used antibiotics revealed by a Europe-wide point prevalence study: implications for research and dissemination

Metsvaht, T., Nellis, G., Varendi, H., Nunn, A. J., Graham, S., Rieutord, A., Storme, T., McElnay, J., Mulla, H., Turner, M. A. & Lutsar, I., 16 Apr 2015, In : BMC Pediatrics. 15, 1, 10 p., 41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Cross-Sectional Studies
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Pharmacopoeias
Research
Newborn Infant
38 Citations (Scopus)
467 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrogel-Forming Microneedle Arrays Allow Detection of Drugs and Glucose In Vivo: Potential for Use in Diagnosis and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Caffarel-Salvador, E., Brady, A. J., Eltayib, E., Meng, T., Alonso-Vicente, A., Gonzalez-Vazquez, P., Torrisi, B. M., Vicente-Perez, E. M., Mooney, K., Jones, D. S., Bell, S. E. J., McCoy, C. P., McCarthy, H. O., McElnay, J. C. & Donnelly, R. F., 30 Dec 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 12, 21 p., e0145644.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Drug Monitoring
Hydrogel
hydrocolloids
skin (animal)
Skin
16 Citations (Scopus)
206 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Juvenile Arthritis
Methotrexate
Cross-Sectional Studies
Therapeutics
methotrexate polyglutamate
6 Citations (Scopus)
Technology
Pediatrics
Pediatricians
Newborn Infant
Pain
5 Citations (Scopus)
Blood
Parents
Sampling
Monitoring
Interviews
8 Citations (Scopus)
160 Downloads (Pure)

Pharmacogenetics and the print media: what is the public told?

Almomani, B., Hawwa, A. F., Goodfellow, N. A., Millership, J. S. & McElnay, J. C., 09 May 2015, In : BMC Medical Genetics. 16, 10 p., 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Newspapers
Pharmacogenetics
Precision Medicine
Central Nervous System Diseases
Pharmaceutical Preparations
28 Citations (Scopus)

Potentially harmful excipients in neonatal medicines: A pan-European observational study

Nellis, G., Metsvaht, T., Metsvaht, T., Varendi, H., Toompere, K., Lass, J., Mesek, I., Nunn, A. J., Turner, M. A., Lutsar, I., Graham, S., Duncan, J., Shah, U., Mulla, H., Pandya, H., McElnay, J., Millership, J., Yakkundi, S., Rieutord, A., Storme, T. & 21 others, Vaconsin, P., Resch, B., Cock, P. D., Jekova, N., Iyore, E., Sarafidis, K., Vegso, A., O'Callaghan, N., Agostino, R., Kviluna, D., Tameliene, R., Kornelisse, R. F., Bratlid, D., Pereira, A., Ognean, M. L., Bajcetic, M., Paro, D., Valls, E., Nydert, P., Bucher, H. U. & Cordina, M., 2015, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 100, 7, p. 694-699 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Excipients
Observational Studies
Parabens
Prescriptions
Saccharin
32 Citations (Scopus)

Potential of hydrogel-forming and dissolving microneedles for use in paediatric populations

Caffarel-Salvador, E., Tuan-Mahmood, T-M., McElnay, J. C., McCarthy, H. O., Mooney, K., Woolfson, A. D. & Donnelly, R. F., 15 Jul 2015, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 489, 1-2, p. 158-169 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogel
Caffeine
Pediatrics
Lidocaine
Technology
3 Citations (Scopus)
1073 Downloads (Pure)
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Third Pregnancy Trimester
Obstetrics
Population
Economics
Mothers
7 Citations (Scopus)

Tackling the problem of blood culture contamination in the intensive care unit using an educational intervention

Alahmadi, Y. M., McElnay, J. C., Kearney, M. P., Aldeyab, M. A., Magee, F. A., Hanley, J., Bailie, R., Donaldson, W., Johnston, K., Kinoulty, S., Tate, A., Doherty, A. & Scott, M. G., Jul 2015, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 143, 9, p. 1964-1971 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive Care Units
Length of Stay
Cost Savings
Hospital Costs
Microbiology
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

A modified method for measuring antibiotic use in healthcare settings: implications for antibiotic stewardship and benchmarking

Aldeyab, M. A., McElnay, J. C., Scott, M. G., Lattyak, W. J., Darwish Elhajji, F. W., Aldiab, M. A., Magee, F. A., Conlon, G. & Kearney, M. P., 2014, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 69, 4, p. 1132-1141 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benchmarking
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Delivery of Health Care
Comorbidity
Diagnosis-Related Groups
4 Citations (Scopus)

An audit of antimicrobial treatment of lower respiratory and urinary tract infections in a hospital setting

Maripuu, H., Aldeyab, M. A., Kearney, M. P., McElnay, J. C., Conlon, G., Magee, F. A. & Scott, M. G., 2014, In : European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy: Science and Practice. 21, 3, p. 139-144 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Infections
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics
Documentation
9 Citations (Scopus)
318 Downloads (Pure)

A Novel Dried Blood Spot-LCMS Method for the Quantification of Methotrexate Polyglutamates as a Potential Marker for Methotrexate Use in Children

Hawwa, A. F., AlBawab, A., Rooney, M., Wedderburn, L. R., Beresford, M. W. & McElnay, J. C., Feb 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 2, 11 p., e89908.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Dried Blood Spot Testing
methotrexate
Methotrexate
Blood
blood
5 Citations (Scopus)
Patient monitoring
Physiologic Monitoring
Blood
Sampling
Monitoring

Hospital antibiotic use and its relationship to age-adjusted comorbidity and alcohol-based hand rub consumption

ALDEYAB, M. A., McELNAY, J. C., SCOTT, M. G., ELHAJJI, F. W. D. & KEARNEY, M. P., Feb 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 2, p. 404-408

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comorbidity
Hand
Alcohols
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Infection Control
25 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogel-Forming Microneedles Increase in Volume During Swelling in Skin, but Skin Barrier Function Recovery is Unaffected

Donnelly, R. F., Mooney, K., McCrudden, M. T. C., Vicente-Pérez, E. M., Belaid, L., González-Vázquez, P., McElnay, J. C. & Woolfson, A. D., May 2014, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 103, 5, p. 1478-1786 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogel
Recovery of Function
Skin
Volunteers
Maleic Anhydrides
11 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of an enhanced antibiotic stewardship on reducing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in primary and secondary healthcare settings

Aldeyab, M. A., Scott, M. G., Kearney, M. P., Alahmadi, Y. M., Magee, F. A., Conlon, G. & McElnay, J. C., Mar 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 3, p. 494-500 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Primary Health Care
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Fluoroquinolones
Incidence
41 Citations (Scopus)

Microneedle-Mediated Minimally Invasive Patient Monitoring

Donnelly, R. F., Mooney, K., Caffarel-Salvador, E., Torrisi, B. M., Eltayib, E. & McElnay, J. C., Feb 2014, In : THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING. 36, 1, p. 10-17 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physiologic Monitoring
Literature
Patents
Extracellular Fluid
Vaccines
8 Citations (Scopus)
308 Downloads (Pure)

Online health information - what the newspapers tell their readers: a systematic content analysis

McCaw, B. A., McGlade, K. J. & McElnay, J. C., 23 Dec 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 9 p., 1316.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
25 Citations (Scopus)

Population pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetic analysis of tacrolimus in paediatric liver transplant patients

Abdel Jalil, M. H., Hawwa, A. F., McKiernan, P. J., Shields, M. D. & McElnay, J. C., Jan 2014, In : British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 77, 1, p. 130-140 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tacrolimus
Pharmacokinetics
Pediatrics
Transplants
Liver
9 Citations (Scopus)

Public knowledge and perceptions of connected health

Barr, P. J., Brady, S. C., Hughes, C. M. & McElnay, J. C., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 20, 3, p. 246-254 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Northern Ireland
Personal Health Records
Delivery of Health Care
Medical Informatics
24 Citations (Scopus)

Risk assessment of neonatal excipient exposure: Lessons from food safety and other areas

Turner, M. A., Duncan, J. C., Shah, U., Metsvaht, T., Varendi, H., Nellis, G., Lutsar, I., Yakkundi, S., McElnay, J. C., Pandya, H., Mulla, H., Vaconsin, P., Storme, T., Rieutord, A. & Nunn, A. J., 30 Jun 2014, In : Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 73, p. 89–101 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Safety
Excipients
Newborn Infant
Drug Compounding
Poisons
3 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors associated with Clostridium difficile infection severity in hospitalized patients

Aldeyab, M. A., Cliffe, S., Scott, M., Flanagan, P., Kearney, M., McElnay, J. & Aldiab, M., Jun 2014, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 42, 6, p. 689-690 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2013

A cross-sectional evaluation of factors influencing adherence in children with cystic fibrosis

Goodfellow, N., McElnay, J., Hawwa, A., Shields, M. & Reid, A., Jun 2013, p. S11.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Cystic Fibrosis

Adherence to antiepileptic medicines in children: A multiple-methods assessment involving dried blood spot sampling

Shah, N. M., Hawwa, A. F., Millership, J. S., Collier, P. S., Ho, P., Tan, M. L., Peake, D., Tirupathi, S., Bothwell, J., Bailie, N., Shepherd, C., Craig, J. & McElnay, J. C., Jun 2013, In : Epilepsia. 54, 6, p. 1020-1027 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anticonvulsants
Epilepsy
Seizures
Parents
Odds Ratio
47 Citations (Scopus)
456 Downloads (Pure)

A simple bioanalytical method for the quantification of antiepileptic drugs in dried blood spots

Mohamed Shah, N., Hawwa, A. F., Millership, J. S., Collier, P. S. & McElnay, J. C., 01 Apr 2013, In : JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY B-ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE BIOMEDICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES. 923-924, p. 65-73 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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etiracetam
Anticonvulsants
Blood
Carbamazepine
Phenobarbital
9 Citations (Scopus)
140 Downloads (Pure)

Can Certain Genotypes Predispose to Poor Asthma Control in Children? A Pharmacogenetic Study of 9 Candiate Genes in Children with Difficult Asthma

Almomani, B., Hawwa, A. F., Millership, J. S., Heaney, L., Douglas, I., McElnay, J. C. & Shields, M. D., 03 Apr 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 4, 8 p., e60592.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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pharmacogenomics
asthma
Polymorphism
Asthma
Genes
37 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacokinetics of melatonin in preterm infants

Merchant, N. M., Azzopardi, D. V., Hawwa, A. F., Mcelnay, J. C., Middleton, B., Arendt, J., Arichi, T., Gressens, P. & Edwards, A. D., Nov 2013, In : British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 76, 5, p. 725-733 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melatonin
Premature Infants
Pharmacokinetics
Half-Life
Maternal Exposure
4 Citations (Scopus)

Potassium canrenoate treatment in paediatric patients: a population pharmacokinetic study using novel dried blood spot sampling

Suyagh, M., Hawwa, A. F., Collier, P. S., Millership, J. S., Kole, P., Millar, M., Shields, M. D., Halliday, H. L. & McElnay, J. C., 10 Jul 2013, In : Journal of Hypertension. 31, 9, p. 1901-1908 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Canrenoic Acid
Canrenone
Pharmacokinetics
Pediatrics
Weights and Measures

Product standardisation as a tool to control prescribing costs a case study of alginate liquid preparations

Ahmed Alahdab Albannay, O., Crealey, G., Scott, M. G., Mairs, J. & McElnay, J. C., 01 Apr 2013, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 21, 2, p. 73-81

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost Control
Northern Ireland
Standardization
Liquids
Primary Health Care