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van Dommelen, P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, H.L. (author)
Objective To gain insight into health and related costs associated with very preterm births, one needs accurate information about the prevalence of the disabling conditions, including neonatal hearing loss (NHL). Study design We assessed the prevalence of NHL by week of gestation and categories of birth weight in very preterm neonates. Results...
article 2015
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van Dommelen, P. (author), Schonbeck, Y. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Background: Monitoring overweight in risk groups is necessary. Our aim is to assess the trend in overweight and obesity in Turkish and Moroccan children in the Netherlands since 1997 and to monitor the levels of lifestyle-related behaviours in 2009. Methods: We selected cross-sectional data of Turkish and Moroccan children aged 2-18 years from...
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van Dommelen, P. (author), Deurloo, J.A. (author), Gooskens, R.H. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author)
Background Increased head circumference is often the first and main sign leading to the diagnosis of hydrocephalus. Our aim is to investigate the diagnostic accuracy of referral criteria for head circumference to detect hydrocephalus in the first year of life. Methods A reference group with longitudinal head circumference data (n = 1938) was...
article 2015
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van Dommelen, P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author)
conference paper 2014
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van Dommelen, P. (author), Boer, S. (author), Unal, S. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author)
BACKGROUND: Most breast-fed newborns get the milk they need. However, very rarely milk intake is insufficient mostly as a result of poor breastfeeding techniques. Dramatic weight loss and hypernatremic dehydration may occur. Our aim was to construct charts for weight loss. METHODS: A case-control study was performed. Charts with standard...
article 2014
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Lanting, C.I. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Bennebroek Gravenhorst, J. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author)
Background and aims Alcohol consumption during pregnancy is associated with several adverse outcomes for the developing child, of which fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most well-known. In The Netherlands it is recommended not to drink any alcohol while pregnant. Our objective was to describe the prevalence and pattern of alcohol consumption...
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van Dommelen, P. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, S.M. (author), Bennebroek Gravenhorst, J. (author), Walther, F.J. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), van der Pal, K.M. (author)
Aim: To study the effect of catch-up growth in the 1st year on cognition, health-related quality of life (HRQoL), problem behavior and growth in young adults. Methods: We included individuals without severe complications and born small for gestational age (SGA; n = 228 for weight, n = 203 for length) or with a low head circumference (HC, n = 178...
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van Dommelen, P. (author), Schönbeck, Y. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Hirasing, R. (author)
Background: Morbid obesity can be a life threatening condition. The aim of our study is to assess the trend in morbid obesity in The Netherlands among children of Dutch origin since 1980, and among children of Turkish and Moroccan origin since 1997. Methods and Findings: Cross-sectional height and weight data of children of Dutch, Turkish and...
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Hulzebos, C.V. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Dijk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author)
Background:Severe unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia may cause deafness. In the Netherlands, 25% lower total serum bilirubin (TSB) treatment thresholds were recently implemented for preterm infants.Objective:To determine the rate of hearing loss in jaundiced preterms treated at high or at low TSB thresholds.Design/Methods:In this retrospective...
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Obenhuijsen, N.H. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The main goal of this guideline for preventive child health care (PCHC) is to improve early detection of disorders that induce short stature. Based on research, evidence-based referral criteria for children aged 0-10 years with a short stature were formulated. These criteria are important for all professionals working with children, such as PCHC...
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