Dr Petrina Sweeney

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant (Dental School)

telephone: 01412119724
email: Margaret.Sweeney@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Biography

Petrina Sweeney graduated with a BDS from the University of Glasgow in July 1980. She graduated MSc(MedSci) in 1996 and DDS (Hons) in 2000. She worked initially in both primary care and hospital dentistry, particularly with elderly patients, those with cancer and patients with psychiatric illness.

In 2000, Dr Sweeney was appointed as a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Adult Special Care Dentistry at the University of Glasgow. She holds an Honorary Consultant contract with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.


Research interests

Dr Sweeney has long standing interest in oral disease and delivery of oral care among the elderly, terminally ill cancer patients, patients with haematological malignancy and adults with intellectual disability.

Xerostomia and its link to oral infection in medically compromised adults is of particular interest. She is also involved in looking at oral health risk assessment of adults with intellectual disability.



Publications

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Number of items: 16.

2015

Beacher, N., Sweeney, M.P. and Bagg, J. (2015) Dentists, antibiotics and Clostridium difficile-associated disease. British Dental Journal, 219(6), pp. 275-279. (doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.720) (PMID:26404991)

Beacher, N. and Sweeney, M. P. (2015) The francis report – implications for oral care of the elderly. Dental Update, 42(4), pp. 318-323. (doi:10.12968/denu.2015.42.4.318) (PMID:26062255)

2010

Davies, A., Bagg, J. , Laverty, D., Sweeney, M.P., Filbet, M., Newbold, K., de Andres, J. and Mercadante, S. (2010) Salivary gland dysfunction ('dry mouth') in patients with cancer: a consensus statement. European Journal of Cancer Care, 19(2), pp. 172-177. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2354.2009.01081.x)

2009

Kerr, G., Sellars, C., Bowie, L., Bagg, J., Sweeney, M., Langhorne, P. and Stott, D.J. (2009) Xerostomia after acute stroke. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 28(6), pp. 624-626. (doi:10.1159/000253147)

White, V.A.A., Edwards, M., Sweeney, M.P. and Macpherson, L.M.D. (2009) Provision of oral healthcare and support in care homes in Scotland. Journal of Disability and Oral Health, 10(3), pp. 99-106.

2008

Turner, S., Sweeney, M., Kennedy, C. and Macpherson, L. (2008) The oral health of people with intellectual disability participating in the UK Special Olympics. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52(1), pp. 29-36. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2007.00971.x)

2007

Kennedy, C., Macpherson, L., Manton, S., Sweeney, M. and Turner, S. (2007) Provision of domiciliary dental care by Scottish dentists: a national survey. British Dental Journal, 202, (doi:10.1038/bdj.2007.79)

Sellars, C., Bowie, L., Bagg, J. , Sweeney, M.P., Miller, H., Tilston, J., Langhorne, P. and Stott, D.J. (2007) Risk factors for chest infection in acute stroke: a prospective cohort study. Stroke, 38(8), pp. 2284-2291. (doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.106.478156)

Sweeney, M.P., Williams, C., Kennedy, C., Macpherson, L.M.D., Turner, S. and Bagg, J. (2007) Oral health care and status of elderly care home residents in Glasgow. Community Dental Health, 24(1), pp. 37-42.

2005

McCann, P.J., Sweeney, M.P., Gibson, J. and Bagg, J. (2005) Training in oral disease, diagnosis and treatment for medical students and doctors in the United Kingdom. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 43(1), 61 -64. (doi:10.1016/j.bjoms.2004.08.023)

Bagg, J., Sweeney, M., Davies, A., Jackson, M. and Brailsford, S. (2005) Voriconazole susceptibility of yeasts isolated from the mouths of patients with advanced cancer. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 54, pp. 959-964. (doi:10.1099/jmm.0.45720)

Nicol, R., Sweeney, M.P., McHugh, E.S. and Bagg, J. (2005) Effectiveness of health care worker training on the oral health of elderly residents of nursing homes. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 33(2), 115 -124. (doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2004.00212.x)

2003

Smith, A.J., Sweeney, M.P. and Bagg, J. (2003) Prion diseases and dental treatment: principles and practice of patients with/suspected or at-risk of CJD: case reports. British Dental Journal, 195(6), pp. 319-321. (doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.4810542)

Bagg, J., Sweeney, M., Lewis, M., Coleman, D., Al Mosaid, A., Baxter, W., McEndrick, S. and McHugh, S. (2003) High prevalence of non-albicans yeasts and detection of anti-fungal resistance in the oral flora of patients with advanced cancer. Palliative Medicine, 17, pp. 477-481. (doi:10.1191/0269216303pm793oa)

Bagg, J. , Sweeney, M.P., Lewis, M.A.O., Coleman, D., Al Mosaid, A., Baxter, W., McEndrick, S. and McHugh, E.S. (2003) High prevalence of non-albicans yeasts and detection of anti- fungal resistance in the oral flora of patients with advanced cancer. Palliative Medicine, 17(6), 477 -481.

2002

Sweeney, M., Creanor, S.L., Smith, R.A. and Foye, R.H. (2002) The release of mercury from dental amalgam and potential neurotoxicological effects. Journal of Dentistry, 30(5-6), 243 -250. (doi:10.1016/S0300-5712(02)00040-4)

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Jump to: Articles
Number of items: 16.

Articles

Beacher, N., Sweeney, M.P. and Bagg, J. (2015) Dentists, antibiotics and Clostridium difficile-associated disease. British Dental Journal, 219(6), pp. 275-279. (doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.720) (PMID:26404991)

Beacher, N. and Sweeney, M. P. (2015) The francis report – implications for oral care of the elderly. Dental Update, 42(4), pp. 318-323. (doi:10.12968/denu.2015.42.4.318) (PMID:26062255)

Davies, A., Bagg, J. , Laverty, D., Sweeney, M.P., Filbet, M., Newbold, K., de Andres, J. and Mercadante, S. (2010) Salivary gland dysfunction ('dry mouth') in patients with cancer: a consensus statement. European Journal of Cancer Care, 19(2), pp. 172-177. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2354.2009.01081.x)

Kerr, G., Sellars, C., Bowie, L., Bagg, J., Sweeney, M., Langhorne, P. and Stott, D.J. (2009) Xerostomia after acute stroke. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 28(6), pp. 624-626. (doi:10.1159/000253147)

White, V.A.A., Edwards, M., Sweeney, M.P. and Macpherson, L.M.D. (2009) Provision of oral healthcare and support in care homes in Scotland. Journal of Disability and Oral Health, 10(3), pp. 99-106.

Turner, S., Sweeney, M., Kennedy, C. and Macpherson, L. (2008) The oral health of people with intellectual disability participating in the UK Special Olympics. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52(1), pp. 29-36. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2007.00971.x)

Kennedy, C., Macpherson, L., Manton, S., Sweeney, M. and Turner, S. (2007) Provision of domiciliary dental care by Scottish dentists: a national survey. British Dental Journal, 202, (doi:10.1038/bdj.2007.79)

Sellars, C., Bowie, L., Bagg, J. , Sweeney, M.P., Miller, H., Tilston, J., Langhorne, P. and Stott, D.J. (2007) Risk factors for chest infection in acute stroke: a prospective cohort study. Stroke, 38(8), pp. 2284-2291. (doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.106.478156)

Sweeney, M.P., Williams, C., Kennedy, C., Macpherson, L.M.D., Turner, S. and Bagg, J. (2007) Oral health care and status of elderly care home residents in Glasgow. Community Dental Health, 24(1), pp. 37-42.

McCann, P.J., Sweeney, M.P., Gibson, J. and Bagg, J. (2005) Training in oral disease, diagnosis and treatment for medical students and doctors in the United Kingdom. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 43(1), 61 -64. (doi:10.1016/j.bjoms.2004.08.023)

Bagg, J., Sweeney, M., Davies, A., Jackson, M. and Brailsford, S. (2005) Voriconazole susceptibility of yeasts isolated from the mouths of patients with advanced cancer. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 54, pp. 959-964. (doi:10.1099/jmm.0.45720)

Nicol, R., Sweeney, M.P., McHugh, E.S. and Bagg, J. (2005) Effectiveness of health care worker training on the oral health of elderly residents of nursing homes. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 33(2), 115 -124. (doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2004.00212.x)

Smith, A.J., Sweeney, M.P. and Bagg, J. (2003) Prion diseases and dental treatment: principles and practice of patients with/suspected or at-risk of CJD: case reports. British Dental Journal, 195(6), pp. 319-321. (doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.4810542)

Bagg, J., Sweeney, M., Lewis, M., Coleman, D., Al Mosaid, A., Baxter, W., McEndrick, S. and McHugh, S. (2003) High prevalence of non-albicans yeasts and detection of anti-fungal resistance in the oral flora of patients with advanced cancer. Palliative Medicine, 17, pp. 477-481. (doi:10.1191/0269216303pm793oa)

Bagg, J. , Sweeney, M.P., Lewis, M.A.O., Coleman, D., Al Mosaid, A., Baxter, W., McEndrick, S. and McHugh, E.S. (2003) High prevalence of non-albicans yeasts and detection of anti- fungal resistance in the oral flora of patients with advanced cancer. Palliative Medicine, 17(6), 477 -481.

Sweeney, M., Creanor, S.L., Smith, R.A. and Foye, R.H. (2002) The release of mercury from dental amalgam and potential neurotoxicological effects. Journal of Dentistry, 30(5-6), 243 -250. (doi:10.1016/S0300-5712(02)00040-4)

This list was generated on Thu Jun 20 08:23:09 2019 BST.