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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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Samoocha, D. (author), Bruinvels, D.J. (author), Anema, R.J. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), Beek, A.J.V.D. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Individuals claiming a disability benefit after long-term sickness absence, have to undergo medical disability assessments. These assessments, often carried out by specialized physicians, can be complicated by wrong expectations or defensive attitudes of disability benefit claimants. It is hypothesized that empowerment of these...
article 2009
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de Boer, W.E.L. (author), Donceel, P. (author), Brage, S. (author), Rus, M. (author), Willems, J.H.B.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Decisions on disability pensions are based, among others, on medical reports. The way these medical assessments are performed is largely unclear. The aim of the study was to determine which grounds are used by social insurance physicians (SIPs) in these assessments and to determine if the identification of these grounds can help...
article 2008
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Post, M.W.M. (author), de Witte, L.P. (author), Reichrath, E. (author), Verdonschot, M.M. (author), Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: IMPACT-S is the screener part of the ICF Measure of Participation and ACTivities questionnaire. IMPACT-S consists of 33 items in 9 scales, reflecting the 9 activity and participation chapters of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). The reliability and validity of IMPACT-S as an independent...
article 2008
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Kerstholt, J.H. (author), de Boer, W.E.L. (author), Jansen, N.J.M. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose. To what extent response mode and experience affect the assessment of disability was investigated. Method. An experiment was conducted in which 34 medical doctors (17 inexperienced and 15 experienced) were required to assess disability of a videotaped client. Participants either gave a probability assessment after each piece of...
article 2006
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van Oyen, H. (author), Heyden, J. (author), Perenboom, R. (author), Jagger, C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To evaluate a single item instrument, the Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI), to measure long-standing health related activity limitations, against several health indicators: a composite morbidity indicator, instruments measuring mental health (SCL-90R, GHQ-12), physical co-morbidity and physical limitations (ADLs, SF-36)....
article 2006
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Elders, L.A.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The number of native Dutch and Turkish workers receiving a permanent disability pension in the Netherlands is still rising. To assess ethnic differences in disability risk between Dutch and Turkish scaffolders, a retrospective study was conducted within a large scaffolding company. Medical files for the period 1981-2000 were used to gather...
article 2004
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Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), van Herten, L.M. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author), van den Bos, G.A.M. (author)
Purpose: To assess trends in Disability-Free Life Expectancy, in life expectancy with disabilities according to levels of severity and in Disability-Adjusted Life Expectancy in the Netherlands between 1989 and 2000. Method: The disability-free life expectancy, a composite population health status measure, was calculated with data on long-term...
article 2004
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Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Purpose of this study was to report which existing survey instruments assess participation according to the International Classification of Functioning. Disability and Health (ICF). A literature search for relevant survey instruments was conducted. Subsequently, survey instruments were evaluated of which the complete questionnaire, published in...
article 2003
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de Kleijn-Vrankrijker, M.W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 2003
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van Buuren, S. (author), Eyres, S. (author), Tennant, A. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background: Comparability of health data is a major challenge within the context of the Health Monitoring Programme of the European Commission. A common problem in surveys is that many variations of essentially the same question exist. Methods: Response conversion is a new method for improving comparability by scaling the data onto a common...
article 2003
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Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), Ooijendijk, W. (author)
Purpose: In 1981, eight countries and the World Health Organization (WHO) reached consensus about applying a similar disability questionnaire in their health surveys that was related to the ICIDH. In 1992 a revised version, the WHO-disability questionnaire, was recommended. In this paper the concurrent validity of 10 items of the questionnaire...
article 1999
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Kraaimaat, F.W. (author), Odding, E. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To investigate the use of pain coping strategies by community-living older people with pain in the hip or knee and the mediating role of coping with pain in the relationship between the chronicity of pain and physical disability. Methods. A group of 157 people with pain 'in the last month' was identified. Coping with pain was assessed...
article 1998
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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), Odding, E. (author), Hofman, A. (author), Kraaimaat, F.W. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To determine physical and psychosocial disability in subjects aged 55 to 74 years living in the community, in relation to pain in the hip and/or knee, and to explore the relationships between pain, physical and psychosocial disability, and selected background variables. Methods. A subsample from a community based study on pain,...
article 1996
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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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Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Veen, S. (author), Ens-Dokkum, M.H. (author), Schreuder, A.M. (author), Brand, R. (author), Ruys, J.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between sex and disabilities or handicaps at 5 years of age in infants born at less than 32 weeks gestation. Design. From the nationwide collaborative survey starting in 1983, including perinatal data obtained during routine perinatal care and follow-up assessments by the...
article 1994
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Bauer, L. (author), van den Oudenrijn, C. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
To assess the impact of both perinatal disorders and developmental problems identified at preschool age on school performance, we followed a virtually complete birth cohort of very premature (<32 completed weeks of gestation) and very low birth weight infants until they were 9 years of age. In 84% of the survivors (n = 813), data on school...
article 1994
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Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 1993
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