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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), van der Heijden, P.G.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To study the effect of increased folic acid intake on the prevalence of neural tube defects (NTD) in The Netherlands. Study design: Using the capture-recapture method, the prevalence of NTD was estimated on the basis of five different registries on births affected by NTD. Results: Total prevalence over the 1988-1998 period varied...
article 2003
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To describe the incidence and the expected clinical picture of neural tube defects (NTD) in years when periconceptional folic acid use increased. Design. Descriptive. Method. Data on the prevalence of NTD in the Netherlands in 1994-1998 and on the prognosis at the time of the report obtained from the Nederlands Signalerings Centrum...
article 2000
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Brugman, E. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Drenthen, A.J.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To establish to what extent general practitioners (GP's) are familiar with the folic acid campaign of the Netherlands Bureau for Food and Nutrition Education, display a positive attitude regarding use of folic acid tablets by women who would like to become pregnant and factually provide information on folic acid. Design. Cross...
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