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Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), Buitenijk, S.E. (author), Bilardo, C.M. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author)
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to evaluate trends in prevalence of Down syndrome (DS) births in the Netherlands over an 11-year period and how they have been affected by maternal age and introduction of prenatal screening.METHOD: Nationwide data of an 11-year birth cohort (1997-2007) from the Netherlands Perinatal Registry were analyzed. First...
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Hafkamp-De Groen, E. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Landgraf, J.M. (author), de Jongste, J.C. (author), Duijts, L. (author), Moll, H.A. (author), Jaddoe, V.W.V. (author), Hofmane, A. (author), Raat, H. (author)
We assessed whether dynamic preschool wheezing patterns affect health-related quality of life (HRQOL) at age 4 years. The study included 3878 children participating a prospective cohort study. Information on preschool wheezing was obtained by questionnaire and children were categorised into: never, early, late and persistent wheezing. At age 4...
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Liebrechts-Akkerman, G. (author), Lao, O. (author), Liu, F. (author), van Sleuwen, B.E. (author), Engelberts, A.C. (author), L'Hoir, M.P. (author), Tiemeier, H.W. (author), Kayser, M. (author)
Background: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the unexpected death of an infant that remains unexplained after a thorough investigation of the circumstances, family history, paediatric investigation and complete autopsy. In Western society, it is the leading cause of post-neonatal death below 1 year of age. In the Netherlands, the SIDS...
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Op De Coul, E.L.M. (author), van Weert, J.W.M. (author), Oomen, P.J. (author), Smit, C. (author), van der Ploeg, C.P.B. (author), Hahné, S.J.M. (author), Notermans, D.W. (author), van der Sande, M.A.B. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Doel Evaluatie van de effectiviteit van prenatale screening op hiv, hepatitis B en syfilis ter voorkoming van moeder-op-kindtransmissie in Nederland. Opzet Descriptief. Methoden De uitslagen uit 2006-2008 van de prenatale screening op hiv, hepatitis B-virus (HBV) en syfilis zijn vergeleken met gegevens van zwangeren en pasgeborenen uit andere...
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Rozendaal, A.M. (author), Luijsterburg, A.J.M. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Ongkosuwito, E.M. (author), de Vries, E. (author), Vermeij-Keers, C. (author)
Objective: Since 1997, common oral clefts in the Netherlands have been recorded in the national oral cleft registry using a unique descriptive recording system. This study validates data on the topographic-anatomical structure, morphology, and side of individual anomalies of the primary palate and secondary palate that form the oral cleft....
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Vernooij-Van Langen, A.M.M. (author), Loeber, J.G. (author), Elvers, B. (author), Triepels, R.H. (author), Gille, J.J.P. (author), van der Ploeg, C.P.B. (author), Reijntjens, S. (author), Dompeling, E. (author), Dankert-Roelse, J.E. (author)
Context: Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) is included in many routine programmes but current strategies have considerable drawbacks, such as false-positive tests, equivocal diagnosis and detection of carriers. Objective: To assess the test performance of two newborn screening strategies for CF. Design, setting and participants: In 2008...
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Boelen, A. (author), van Veen, M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Diependaal, G. (author), Loeber, G. (author), Elvers, B. (author), Endert, E. (author)
The Dutch neonatal screening scheme for Congenital Hypothyroidism (CH) is primarily based on the determination of thyroxine (T4) in filter paper blood spots. In the lowest 5% of T4 values, thyroxine binding globulin (TBG) is measured in order to be able to correct for occasional low TBG levels. However, because the commercial TBG kit has been...
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Kist-van Holthe, J.E. (author), Bulk-Bunschoten, A.M.W. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), L’Hoir, M. (author), Kuijpers, T. (author), HiraSing, R.A. (author)
Uit de ‘5e Landelijke Groeistudie’ blijkt dat het percentage kinderen met overgewicht in Nederland van 9-12% in 1997 gestegen is tot 13-15% in 2009. De jeugdgezondheidszorg heeft een unieke setting om de ontwikkeling, de groei en het gedrag van kinderen te bevorderen en biedt preventieve zorg op maat. Het signaleren en interveniëren door de...
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Cronie, D. (author), Rijnders, M.E.B. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
INTRODUCTION: Not all midwives in the Netherlands are independent practitioners. One in 4 midwives registered to practice is employed in the hospital setting, where 67% of all births occur. There has not yet been an in-depth examination of hospital-based midwives' practice in the Netherlands, in the context of care in a higher-risk environment....
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Chorus, A. (author), Jacobusse, G. (author), Ruetten, A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Background: Many questionnaires for measuring physical activity (PA) exist. This complicates the comparison of outcomes. Methods: In 8 European countries, PA was measured in random samples of 600 persons, using the IPAQ as a 'bridge' to historical sets of country-specific questions. We assume that a unidimensional scale of PA ability exists on...
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Ramwadhdoebe, S. (author), van Merode, G.G. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author), Sakkers, R.J.B. (author), Buskens, E. (author)
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Offerhaus, P.M. (author), de Jonge, A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Hukkelhoven, C.W.P.M. (author), Scheepers, P.L.H. (author), Lgero-Jansen, A.L.M. (author)
OBJECTIVE: to study whether an increase in intrapartum referrals in primary midwife-led care births in the Netherlands is accompanied by an increase in caesarean sections. DESIGN: nationwide descriptive study. SETTING: the Netherlands Perinatal Registry. PARTICIPANTS: 789,795 births of nine year cohorts of women with low risk pregnancies in...
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Kocken, P.L. (author), Theunissen, M.H.C. (author), Schönbeck, Y. (author), Henneman, L. (author), Janssens, A.C.J.W. (author), Detmar, S.B. (author)
The objective of this paper is to assess parental beliefs and intentions about genetic testing for their children in a multi-ethnic population with the aim of acquiring information to guide interventions for obesity prevention and management. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in parents of native Dutch children and children from a large...
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Heerdink, N. (author), de Angula, L.R. (author)
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Wieske, R.C.N. (author), Nijnuis, M.G. (author), Carmiggelt, B.C. (author), Wagenaar-Fischer, M.M. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author)
Objective To systematically identify similarities and differences in the way preventive youth health care (YHC) is organized in 11 European countries. Method Questionnaire survey to EUSUHM (European Union for School and University Health and Medicine) representatives. Results The greatest similarities were found in the age range of the YHC...
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Kocken, P. (author), Eeuwijk, J. (author), van Kesteren, N.M.C. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Buijs, G. (author), Dafesh, Z. (author), Snel, J. (author)
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Vink, J.M. (author), Boomsma, D.I. (author), Medland, S.E. (author), de Moor, H.M. (author), Stubbe, J.H. (author), Corner, B.K. (author), Martin, N.G. (author), Skytthea, A. (author), Kyvik, K.O. (author), Rose, R.J. (author), Kujala, U.M. (author), Kaprio, J. (author), Harris, J.R. (author), Pedersen, N.L. (author), Cherkas, L. (author), Spector, T.D. (author), Geus, E.J. (author)
Physical activity is influenced by genetic factors whose expression may change with age. We employed an extension to the classical twin model that allows a modifier variable, age, to interact with the effects of the latent genetic and environmental factors. The model was applied to self-reported data from twins aged 19 to 50 from seven countries...
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Le, T.M. (author), Zijlstra, W.T. (author), van Opstal, E.Y. (author), Knol, M.J. (author), L'Hoir, M.P. (author), Knulst, A.C. (author), Pasmans, S.G.M.A. (author)
Background: Many children in the general population avoid food because of self-reported adverse food reactions (AFR). Food avoidance can have negative consequences for well-being and nutritional status. This study aimed to investigate which factors are related to avoidance behavior in children (10-13 yr old) from the general population. Methods:...
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Diderich, H.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Oudesluys-Murphy, A.M. (author), Dechesne, M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Fekkes, M. (author)
Introduction We aimed to assess the number of “missed cases” in the detection of child abuse based on the Hague Protocol. This protocol considers 3 parental characteristics of ED adult patients to identify child abuse: (1) domestic violence, (2) intoxication, and (3) suicide attempt or auto-mutilation. Methods This study focuses on parents whose...
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Lunenburg, A. (author), van der Pal, S.M. (author), van der Dommelen, P. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Bennebroek Gravenhorst, J. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author)
It is important to know the impact of Very Preterm (VP) birth or Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW). The purpose of this study is to evaluate changes in Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) of adults born VP or with a VLBW, between age 19 and age 28. Methods The 1983 nationwide Dutch Project On Preterm and Small for gestational age infants (POPS)...
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