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Aaronson, N.K. (author), Muller, M. (author), Cohen, P.D.A. (author), Essink-Bot, M.-L. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Sanderman, R. (author), Sprangers, M.A.G. (author), te Velde, A. (author), Verrips, E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The primary objectives of this research were to translate, validate, and generate normative data on the SF-36 Health Survey for use among Dutch- speaking residents of the Netherlands. Translation of the SF-36 into Dutch followed the stepwise, iterative procedures developed by the IQOLA Project. Following extensive pilot testing, the SF-36 was...
article 1998
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid NIA TNO (author), Miedema, H.S. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Wevers, C.W.J. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Study Design. A follow-up study of a cohort of 444 patients aged 16 to 59 years who consulted with their general practitioners (GPs) in 1987-1988 for an incident episode of back pain. Objectives. To determine the proportion of patients with back pain in whom chronic back problems develop after a follow-up of 7 years, to compare health outcomes...
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van Water, H.P.A.D.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
During the past century, the developed world has not only witnessed a dramatic increase in life expectancy (ageing), but also a concomitant rise in chronic disease and disability. Consequently, the tension between 'living longer' on the one hand and health-related 'quality of life' on the other has become an increasingly important health policy...
article 1997
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Kraaimaat, F.W. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study examines the quality of life (QOL) of community living elderly people aged 55-74 with chronic, episodic or sporadic pain in the hip or knee and of a reference group without pain (total n = 306). Firstly, it was hypothesized that the experienced QOL is lower in people with more chronic pain. Secondly, the potential mediating and...
article 1997
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Aardoom, H.A. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Rona, R.J. (author), Sanavro, F.L. (author), van den Heuvel, E.W. (author), Leeuwenburg, J. (author)
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of food intolerance (FI) in Dutch 5- and 6-year-old children and its association with chronic ailments with a survey among parents by questionnaire. Based on parents' perception the prevalence of 'probable' FI was 3.8%. FI was associated with asthma, wheezing, eczema, hay fever, chronic rhinitis,...
article 1997
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Mutafova, M. (author), van de Water, H.P.A. (author), Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author), Maleshkov, C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This article presents health expectancy calculations from Bulgaria for 1976-1992. The calculations are based on mortality statistics and data from a national information system from the Expert Medical Commissions on Working Capacity about loss of working capacity. Following internationally accepted terminology, the most appropriate term for the...
article 1996
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van de Water, H.P.A. (author), Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Due to epidemiological transitions in population health both an increase in life expectancy and in chronic morbidity and disability have been observed in many countries. Consequently the tension between 'living longer' on the one hand and the 'quality of life' on the other has become a central health policy problem. The introduction of the...
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Grootenhuis, P.A. (author), Westenbrink, S. (author), Sie, C.M.T.L. (author), de Neeling, J.N.D. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Bouter, L.M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
A self-administered semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire including 75 food items and providing information on the habitual intake of 31 nutritional parameters, based on the intake of protein, fat, carbohydrate, fiber and 11 vitamins and minerals, was developed for use in epidemiologic research on chronic disease among the elderly, such...
article 1995
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), Aardoom, H.A. (author), van den Heuvel, E.W. (author), Sanavro, F.L. (author), Leeuwenburg, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To establish the prevalence of chronic diseases reported by parents among a random population of Dutch children. Furthermore, to establish how often these children visited a physician because of a chronic disease, and used drugs for its treatment. Setting. Dordrecht and environs. Design. Descriptive. Method. In the school year 1990...
article 1995
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Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author)
Objectives - This paper examines the relationship between work stressors and the following health indicators: psychosomatic complaints, health behavior, and musculoskeletal problems. Methods - Secondary analyses were performed on data from the National Work and Living Condition Survey, which provides a representative sample of the working...
article 1994
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de Geus, B. (author), Hogenesch, H. (author), de Heer, E. (author), Bruijn, J.A. (author), van den Enden, M. (author), Rozing, J. (author), Instituut voor Verouderings- en Vaatziekten Onderzoek TNO (author)
This study was performed to characterize the intestinal lesions in chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in mice and to determine a possible role of intestinal intraepithelial lymphocytes (iIEL) in the development of these lesions. Chronic GVHD was induced by transfer of DBA/2 lymphocytes into non-irradiated (C57BL/10 x DBA/2)F1 (BDF1)...
article 1993
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Instituut voor verouderings- en vaatziekten onderzoek TNO (author), HogenEsch, H. (author), Gijbels, M.J.J. (author), Offerman, E. (author), van Hooft, J. (author), van Bekkum, D.W. (author), Zurcher, C. (author)
Chronic proliferative dermatitis is a new spontaneous mutation in C57BL/Ka mice. Breeding results suggest an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance. Mutant mice develop skin lesions at the age of 5 to 6 weeks. The lesions occur in the ventral and dorsal skin of the body, whereas ears, footpads, and tail are not involved. The lesions are...
article 1993
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Medisch Biologisch Laboratorium TNO (author), Mol, M.A.E. (author), Nanninga, P.B. (author), van Eendenburg, J.P. (author), Westerhof, W. (author), Mekkes, J.R. (author), van Ginkel, C.J.W. (author)
Skin equivalents that consisted of a noncontracted collagen gel populated with allogeneic fibroblasts and covered with autologous cultured keratinocytes were used for grafting venous leg ulcers. The results were compared in the same patient with those obtained with a routinely used standard method of grafting with autologous full-thickness punch...
article 1991
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Tans, J.T.J. (author), Poortvliet, D.C.J. (author), Instituut voor Gezondheidstechniek TNO Medisch Biologisch Laboratorium TNO (author)
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