Dr Duygu Sezgin

B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD

Contact Details

Lecturer above the bar
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Aras Moyola
NUI Galway
T: 091 493344
E: duygu.sezgin@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr. Duygu Sezgin is the Programme Director for the Wound Healing and Tissue Repair MSc/PGDip, and the Programme Coordinator for the Postgraduate Professional Credit Award in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. 

Dr. Sezgin has MSc and PhD degrees in Public Health Nursing from Istanbul University. She has clinical nursing experience in cardiology, neurology and newborn care as well as experience in home care nursing. Prior to joining NUIG, Dr. Sezgin had research and lecturing experience in two universities in Istanbul. Since moving to Ireland in 2016, she was involved in the EU co-funded ADVANTAGE Joint Action for Frailty Prevention project (based in NUIG, 2018-2019), and the HSE-funded Quality Care Metrics project (based in UL, 2016-2018). Her research background includes frailty, ageing, transitional and intermediate care, quality care metrics, and occupational health and safety. She has publications and research interest in Delphi methodology, model based interventions, experimental study designs, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses.   

Research Interests

Older people services, geriatrics, intermediate care, transitional care, integrated care, models of care, dementia, frailty, pre-frailty, chronic wounds, wound care, diabetes, diabetic foot ulcers, older workers, ergonomics, ergonomic risk assessment, occupational health and safety, workplace safety, quality care metrics, care metrics, care indicators, healthcare services, health research, nursing research. 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2020) 'The Importance of Taking a Patient-Centered, Community-Based Approach to Preventing and Managing Frailty: A Public Health Perspective'
Kadjo Yves Cedric Adja, Jacopo Lenzi, Duygu Sezgin, Rónán O’Caoimh, Mara Morini, Gianfranco Damiani, Alessandra Buja and Maria Pia Fantini (2020) 'The Importance of Taking a Patient-Centered, Community-Based Approach to Preventing and Managing Frailty: A Public Health Perspective'. Frontiers In Public Health, [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'The effectiveness of intermediate care including transitional care interventions on function, healthcare utilisation and costs: A scoping review'
Duygu Sezgin, Rónán O’Caoimh, Aaron Liew, Mark R. O’Donovan, Maddelena Illario, Mohamed A. Salem, Siobhán Kennelly, Ana María Carriazo, Luz Lopez Samaniego, Cristina Arnal Carda, Rafael Rodriguez-Acuña, Marco Inzitari, Teija Hammar, Anne Hendry, on behalf of all EU ADVANTAGE Joint Action Work Package 7 partners (2020) 'The effectiveness of intermediate care including transitional care interventions on function, healthcare utilisation and costs: A scoping review'. European Geriatric Medicine, [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'Prevalence of frailty in 62 countries across the world: a systematic review and meta-analysis of population-level studies'
O'Caoimh R;Sezgin D;O'Donovan MR;Molloy DW;Clegg A;Rockwood K;Liew A; (2020) 'Prevalence of frailty in 62 countries across the world: a systematic review and meta-analysis of population-level studies'. Age And Ageing, [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'Assessing Global Frailty Scores: Development of a Global Burden of Disease-Frailty Index (GBD-FI)'
O'Donovan M;Sezgin D;Kabir Z;Liew A;O'Caoimh R; (2020) 'Assessing Global Frailty Scores: Development of a Global Burden of Disease-Frailty Index (GBD-FI)'. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 17 (16) [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'Transitional palliative care interventions for older adults with advanced non-malignant diseases and frailty: a systematic review'
Duygu Sezgin, Anne Hendry, Aaron Liew, Mark O'Donovan, Mohamed Salem, Ana María Carriazo, Luz López-Samaniego, Rafael Rodríguez-Acuña, Siobhan Kennelly, Maddalena Illario, Cristina Arnal Carda, Marco Inzitari, Teija Hammar, Rónán O'Caoimh (2020) 'Transitional palliative care interventions for older adults with advanced non-malignant diseases and frailty: a systematic review'. Journal of Integrated Care, [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'Defining the characteristics of intermediate care models including transitional care: an international Delphi study'
Duygu Sezgin · Rónán O’Caoimh · Mark R. O’Donovan · Mohamed A. Salem · Siobhán Kennelly · Luz Lopez Samaniego · Cristina Arnal Carda · Rafael Rodriguez‑Acuña6 · Marco Inzitari · Teija Hammar · Claire Holditch · Janet Prvu Bettger · Martin Vernon · Áine Carroll · Felix Gradinger · Gaston Perman · Martin Wilson · Antoine Vella · Antonio Cherubini · Helen Tucker · Maria Pia Fantini · Graziano Onder · Regina Roller‑Wirnsberger · Luis Miguel Gutiérrez‑Robledo · Matteo Cesari · Paula Bertoluci · Magdalena Kieliszek · Wilma van der Vlegel‑Brouwer · Michelle Nelson · Leocadio Rodríguez Mañas · Eleftheria Antoniadou · François Barriere · Sebastian Lindblom · Grace Park · Isidoro Pérez · Dolores Alguacil · Douglas Lowdon · Maria Eugenia Alkiza · Cristina Alonso Bouzon · John Young · Ana Carriazo · Aaron Liew · Anne Hendry on behalf of European Union Advantage Joint Action Work Package 7 partners in collaboration with the International Foundation for Integrated Care Special Interest Group on Intermediate Care (2020) 'Defining the characteristics of intermediate care models including transitional care: an international Delphi study'. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, [Details]
(2019) 'Use of the Omaha System to identify musculoskeletal problems in intensive care unit nurses: a case study'
Sezgin D;Esin MN; (2019) 'Use of the Omaha System to identify musculoskeletal problems in intensive care unit nurses: a case study'. British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), 28 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Pre-frailty as a multi-dimensional construct: A systematic review of definitions in the scientific literature'
Sezgin D;Liew A;O'Donovan MR;O'Caoimh R; (2019) 'Pre-frailty as a multi-dimensional construct: A systematic review of definitions in the scientific literature'. Geriatric Nursing (New York, N.Y.), [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'The development of Nursing Quality Care Process Metrics and Indicators for use in Older Persons Care Settings: A Delphi-Consensus Study'
Murphy, F;Doody, O;Lyons, R;Gallen, A;Nolan, M;Killeen, A;Kavanagh, P;Donegan, J;Sezgin, D (2019) 'The development of Nursing Quality Care Process Metrics and Indicators for use in Older Persons Care Settings: A Delphi-Consensus Study'. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Development of nursing quality care process metrics and indicators for intellectual disability services: a literature review and modified Delphi consensus study'
Doody O;Murphy F;Lyons R;Gallen A;Ryan J;Downey J;Sezgin D; (2019) 'Development of nursing quality care process metrics and indicators for intellectual disability services: a literature review and modified Delphi consensus study'. BMC Health Services Research, 19 (1) [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Interventions to Promote Early Discharge and Avoid Inappropriate Hospital (Re)Admission: A Systematic Review'
Coffey A;Leahy-Warren P;Savage E;Hegarty J;Cornally N;Day MR;Sahm L;O'Connor K;O'Doherty J;Liew A;Sezgin D;O'Caoimh R; (2019) 'Interventions to Promote Early Discharge and Avoid Inappropriate Hospital (Re)Admission: A Systematic Review'. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 16 (14) [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'A guidance framework to aid in the selection of nursing and midwifery care process metrics and indicators'
Murphy, F;Doody, O;Lyons, R;Brenner, M;O'Connor, L;Hunter, A;Devane, D;Sezgin, D (2019) 'A guidance framework to aid in the selection of nursing and midwifery care process metrics and indicators'. Nursing Open, 6 :948-958 [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Integrated Care Models for Managing and Preventing Frailty: A Systematic Review for the European Joint Action on Frailty Prevention (ADVANTAGE JA)'
Hendry A;Vanhecke E;Carriazo AM;López-Samaniego L;Espinosa JM;Sezgin D;O'Donovan M;Hammar T;Ferry P;Vella A;Bacaicoa OA;Braga M;Ciutan M;Velivasi A;Lamprini Koula M;Van der Heyden J;Liew A;O'Caoimh R; (2019) 'Integrated Care Models for Managing and Preventing Frailty: A Systematic Review for the European Joint Action on Frailty Prevention (ADVANTAGE JA)'. Translational Medicine At Unisa, 19 [Details]
(2019) 'Non-pharmacological treatments for sleep disturbance in mild cognitive impairment and dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis'
O'Caoimh R;Mannion H;Sezgin D;O'Donovan MR;Liew A;Molloy DW; (2019) 'Non-pharmacological treatments for sleep disturbance in mild cognitive impairment and dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis'. Maturitas, 127 [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Burden of disease, disability-adjusted life years and frailty prevalence'
O'Donovan MR;Sezgin D;Liew A;O'Caoimh R; (2019) 'Burden of disease, disability-adjusted life years and frailty prevalence'. Qjm-An International Journal Of Medicine, 112 (4) [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Defining frailty for healthcare practice and research: A qualitative systematic review with thematic analysis'
Sezgin D;O'Donovan M;Cornally N;Liew A;O'Caoimh R; (2019) 'Defining frailty for healthcare practice and research: A qualitative systematic review with thematic analysis'. International Journal Of Nursing Studies, 92 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Effects of a PRECEDE-PROCEED model based ergonomic risk management programme to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms of ICU nurses'
Sezgin D;Esin MN; (2018) 'Effects of a PRECEDE-PROCEED model based ergonomic risk management programme to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms of ICU nurses'. Intensive And Critical Care Nursing, 47 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Predisposing factors for musculoskeletal symptoms in intensive care unit nurses'
Sezgin D;Esin MN; (2015) 'Predisposing factors for musculoskeletal symptoms in intensive care unit nurses'. International Nursing Review, 62 (1) [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Intensive Care Unit Workforce: Occupational Health and Safety'
Esin, M.N, Sezgin, D. (2017) 'Intensive Care Unit Workforce: Occupational Health and Safety' In: Intensive Care. E-book: IntechOpen. [DOI] [Details]

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2019-2020 Advanced Research Methods NU502
2019-2020 Clinical Practice V & VI NU350
2019-2020 Applied Health 1 NU1113