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Kocken, P.L. (author), Zwanenburg, E.J.-v. (author), de Hoop, T. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: : The effectiveness of use of migrant health educators in the general practitioners' care for female migrants with psychosomatic problems was evaluated to contribute to the improvement of the care for these patients. Methods: : A randomised controlled trial (RCT) design was used. A total of 104 patients (75%) agreed to take part in...
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de Pal van der-Bruin, K.M. (author), le Cessie, S. (author), Elsinga, J. (author), Jong de-Potjer, L.C. (author), van Haeringen, A. (author), Knuistingh Neven, A. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Assendelft, P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The outcome of pregnancy can be influenced by several risk factors. Women who are informed about these risks during pre-conception counselling (PCC) have an opportunity to take preventive measures in time. Several studies have shown that high-risk populations have a high prevalence of such risk factors. However, prevalence in the general...
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Einhorn, R. (author), van Eekhof, J.A.H. (author), Engelberts, A.C. (author), Groeneveld, Y. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: In the Netherlands, preventive child health service (CHS) screening plays an important role in the early detection of congenital, developmental, physical, and mental disorders. Objective: To obtain insight into the referral patterns of children from CHS to general practitioners and from general practitioners to medical specialists....
article 2007
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de Jong-Potjer, L.C. (author), Elsinga, J. (author), le Cessie, S. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Knuistingh Neven, A. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Assendelft, W.J.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Preconception counselling (PCC) can reduce adverse pregnancy outcome by addressing risk factors prior to pregnancy. This study explores whether anxiety is induced in women either by the offer of PCC or by participation with GP-initiated PCC. Methods: Randomised trial of usual care versus GP-initiated PCC for women aged 18-40, in 54...
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Buijs, P. (author), Anema, H. (author), Evers, M. (author), van Dijk, F. (author), van der Klink, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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Weevers, H.J.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Wal, G. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives. The objective was to answer the following questions: What is the prevalence of potentially work-related diseases in the general practice population? What is the incidence of consulting a GP for a potentially work-related disease? What is the relationship between diseases seen in general practice and work ability? Methods. Cochrane...
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de Jong-Potjer, L.C. (author), de Bock, G.H. (author), Zaadstra, B.M. (author), de Jong, O.R.W. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Springer, M.P. (author)
Background. Pre-conception counselling has the potential to reduce pregnancy complications and congenital disorders. The timing of counselling, before conception, is crucial to maximize the benefit. As many couples are unaware of their risk status and the fact that the first period of pregnancy is crucial, they do not seek information before...
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Rosendal, H. (author), Vondeling, H. (author), de Witte, L.P. (author), Hutubessy, R.C.W. (author), van Beekum, W.T. (author), Heine, R.J. (author)
Objective. Assessing whether the initiation of insulin therapy in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 can be delivered as effectively in a structured transmural care model as in the more usual outpatients structure. Design. Retrospective comparative cohort study. Method. In 1997 data were collected from 52 patients with diabetes mellitus type...
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Anema, J.R. (author), van der Giezen, A.M. (author), Buijs, P.C. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
The aim of this article is to determine obstacles for return-to-work in disability management of low back pain patients sicklisted for three till four months. A cohort of 467 low back pain patients was recruited. A questionnaire was sent to their occupational physicians (OPs) concerning the medical management, obstacles to return-to-work, and...
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Tak, E.C.P.M. (author), Staats, P.G.M. (author), Jonker, C. (author), Wind, A.W. (author)
Aim of the study was the development and validation of a short observation list of possible early signs of dementia (OLD) for use in general practice. A stepwise development was carried out using reviews of publications and expert consensus. Experimental observations were carried out by 22 general practitioners in 19 Dutch practices. A field...
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Reijneveld, S. (author), Verheij, R. (author), van Herten, L. (author), de Bakker, D. (author)
Aims: Violence and economic hardship cause many people to go to industrialized countries, often without obtaining a residence permit. The aim of this study is to gain insight into the factors that determine the occurrence of contacts in primary health care with such illegal immigrants. Methods: Data were analysed on contacts with illegal...
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Tak, E.C.P.M. (author), Staats, P.G.M. (author)
Objective: Development and validation of a short Observation List of possible early signs of Dementia (OLD) for use in general practice. Design: Stepwise development using reviews of publications and expert consensus. Field study for evaluation of reliability. Validation study (interviews, family forms) using existing valid and reliable measures...
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Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van den Berg, R. (author), Douwes, M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To determine the effectiveness of a special form of exercise therapy ('Cesar therapy') on self reported recovery and improvement of posture amongst patients with chronic aspecific lower back pain. Design. Prospective randomized controlled and blinded investigation. Method. After informed consent had been obtained, patients with...
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Fleuren, M. (author), van der Meulen, M. (author), Wijkel, D. (author)
Objective - To assess the relative contribution of patient and care provider characteristics to the adherence of general practitioners (GPs) and midwives to two specific recommendations in the Dutch national guidelines on imminent miscarriage. The study focused on performing physical examinations at the first contact and making a follow up...
article 2000
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Janssen, H.A.M. (author), Borghouts, J.A.J. (author), Muris, J.W.M. (author), Metsemakers, J.F.M. (author), Koes, B.W. (author), Knottnerus, J.A. (author)
Background. While chronic non-specific abdominal complaints are common in general practice, data on patients' perspective and management of these complaints are lacking. Knowledge of these data is important for the development of guidelines for management and assessment of the burden of chronic non-specific abdominal complaints on society. Aim....
article 2000
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Buijs, P. (author), van Amstel, R. (author), van Dijk, F. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
Objectives - To investigate cooperation between occupational physicians (OPs) and general practitioners (GPs). Methods - Literature review; structured interviews; questionnaires sent to randomised samples of OPs (n = 232) and GPs (n = 243). Results - Actual cooperation is poor. However, more than 80% of both groups responded that they want to...
article 1999
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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...
article 1997
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Versluis, R.G.J.A. (author), de Waal, M.W.M. (author), Opmeer, C. (author), Petri, H. (author), Springer, M.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To determine the prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in general practice. Design. Descriptive. Setting. General practice and primary health care centres in Leyden region, the Netherlands. Method. RNUH-LEO is a computerized database which contains the anonymized patient information of one general practice (with two...
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Ruwaard, D. (author), Gijsen, R. (author), Bartelds, A.I.M. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Verkleij, H. (author), Kromhout, D. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
OBJECTIVE - To assess possible changes in the incidence of diabetes in all age-groups in The Netherlands during a 10-year period (1980-1983/1990-1992). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS - Since 1970, a network of sentinel stations (the Dutch Sentinel Practice Network) consisting of ∼1% of the Dutch population has been in operation to gain insight into...
article 1996
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Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), Davidse, W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background. To increase the coverage of influenza vaccination in groups of patients at risk, an experiment was conducted in 1993, aimed at logistic support of general practitioners (GPs). Methods. Support was given to 56 GPs with 133 000 patients to select and invite patients at risk. The coverage of vaccination as a result of this experiment...
article 1996
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