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Versluis, A. (author), Knulst, A.C. (author), Michelsen-Huisman, A.D. (author), Houben, G.F. (author), Blom, W.M. (author), Le, T.M. (author), van Os-Medendorp, H. (author)
article 2021
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van Til, J.A. (author), Groothuis-Oudshoorn, C.G.M. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author)
Objective. As part of the Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA) project, this study aimed to answer the following research questions: 1) How do European citizens perceive the quality of primary health care provided for children? And 2) What are their priorities with respect to quality assessment of primary health care aimed at satisfying...
article 2019
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Hartman, L. (author), van Dongen, J.M. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Strijk, J.E. (author)
Purpose: To examine the mediating effect of vitality in the relationship between healthy lifestyle characteristics and health-care and productivity-related costs. Design: Observational prospective cohort study with 2 measurements. Online questionnaires were filled out in 2013 (T0) and 2014 (T1). Setting: A random sample of a Dutch online...
article 2016
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Eekhout, I. (author), Geuze, E. (author), Vermetten, E. (author)
Health care providers need to be aware that stress complaints that result from deployment can emerge even after many years. This has important implications for health care policies. The main aim of this study is to investigate the relation between the development of posttraumatic stress and other mental health complaints and the burden on ...
article 2016
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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 Dongen, J.M. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), Tompa, E. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author)
To allocate available resources as efficiently as possible, decision makers need information on the relative economic merits of occupational health and safety (OHS) interventions. Economic evaluations can provide this information by comparing the costs and consequences of alternatives. Nevertheless, only a few of the studies that consider the...
article 2014
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Geraedts, A.S. (author), Kleiboer, A.M. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Cuijpers, P. (author)
Background: Depressive disorders are highly prevalent in the working population and are associated with excessive costs for both society and companies. Effective treatment for employees with depressive symptoms in occupational health care is limited. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an...
article 2013
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author)
Summary: This systematic review summarizes the current evidence on the financial return of worksite health promotion programmes aimed at improving nutrition and/or increasing physical activity. Data on study characteristics and results were extracted from 18 studies published up to 14 January 2011. Two reviewers independently assessed the risk...
article 2011
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Fleuren, M. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), van den Bergh, S. (author), Vlek, H. (author), Wildschut, J. (author), van den Akker, E. (author), Wijkel, D. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To determine the effect of the implementation of a shared care guideline for the lumbosacral radicular syndrome (LRS) on unnecessary early referrals and the duration of the total diagnostic procedure. Design: Introduction of shared care guideline in November 2005. Pre-test in 2005 (April to October), a first post-test in 2006 (April...
article 2010
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Driessen, M.T. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Low back pain (LBP) and neck pain (NP) are a major public health problem with considerable costs for individuals, companies and society. Therefore, prevention is imperative. The Stay@Work study investigates the (cost-)effectiveness of Participatory Ergonomics (PE) to prevent LBP and NP among workers. Methods. In a randomised...
article 2008
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van Buuren, S. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Guidelines for screening and subsequent treatment of hypertension vary widely between countries. Part of this variation can be attributed to systematic differences between populations, but little is known about the way in which guidelines should be targeted to the population of interest. Optimal guidelines should have high yield and...
article 2006
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Bongers, P.M. (author), IJmker, S. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Work related neck and upper limb symptoms have a multi-factorial origin. Possible risk factors are of a physical, psychosocial or personal origin. These factors can reinforce each other and their influence can also be mediated by cultural or societal factors. Initially, most research on neck and upper limb symptoms focused on work-related...
article 2006
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of a return to work (RTW) program for workers on sick-leave due to low back pain (LBP), comparing a workplace intervention implemented between 2 to 8 weeks of sick-leave with usual care, and a clinical intervention after 8 weeks of sick-leave with usual care. Design: Economic...
article 2006
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Heuts, P.H.T.G. (author), de Bie, R. (author), Drietelaar, M. (author), Aretz, K. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Bastiaenen, C.H.G. (author), Metsemakers, J.F.M. (author), van Weel, C. (author), van Schayck, O.C.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To assess in a primary healthcare setting the efficacy of a self-management program in middle-aged patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Methods. This was a 2-group randomized controlled trial, with 273 patients aged 40 to 60 years with OA of the hip(s) and/or knee(s). The experimental intervention was compared with care-as-usual....
article 2005
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van der Greef, J. (author), McBurney, R.N. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The pharmaceutical industry is currently beleaguered by close scrutiny from the financial community, regulators and the general public. Productivity, in terms of new drug approvals, has generally been falling for almost a decade and the safety of a number of highly successful drugs has recently been brought into question. Here, we discuss...
article 2005
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van den Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), Rijnders, M.E.B. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Amelink-Verburg, M.P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author)
Objective: To estimate the costs and effects of different treatment strategies with intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent early-onset group B streptococcal (GBS) disease in the Netherlands. The treatment strategies include a risk-based strategy, a screening-based strategy, a combined screening/risk-based strategy and the current Dutch...
article 2005
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Bousquet, J. (author), Demarteau, N. (author), Mullol, J. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), van Ganse, E. (author), Bachert, C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background: Allergic rhinitis was recently classified by the ARIA guidelines as persistent or intermittent. Levocetivizine was shown to improve symptoms and health-related quality of life of patients with persistent allergic rhinitis in the XPERT™ study, a 6-month randomized double blind placebo-controlled trial. Objective: To assess the total...
article 2005
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de Raad, J. (author), Nijhuis, F.J.N. (author), Willems, J.H.B.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In 1998, the Royal Netherlands Army introduced a new examination system (abbreviated as BMEKL), which was based on the "workload-capability" model, to replace the old system (abbreviated as PULHEEMS), which focused on diagnosis and was based solely on the detection of diseases and infirmities. To discern differences under operational conditions...
article 2005
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Heymans, M.W. (author), de Vet, H.C. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Koes, B.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
To describe the design of a randomized controlled trial (RCT), including a cost-effectiveness analysis, comparing high-intensity and low-intensity back schools with usual care in occupational health care. RCT and cost-effectiveness analysis. Employees sick-listed for a period of 3 to 6 weeks because of nonspecific low back pain. High-intensity...
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Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Leerdam, F.J.M. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), HiraSing, R.A. (author)
As part of government policy, the 'Youth healthcare' prevention programme is offered free of charge to all children aged 0 to 19 years who are resident in the Netherlands. It consists of a programme of primary prevention (including vaccinations, information and advice) and secondary prevention (screening, surveillance, early diagnosis) and...
article 2003
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