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Bongers, C.C.W.G. (author), de Korte, J.Q. (author), Zwartkruis, M. (author), Levels, K. (author), Kingma, B.R.M. (author), Eijsvogels, T.M.H. (author)
The combination of an exacerbated workload and impermeable nature of the personal protective equipment (PPE) worn by COVID-19 healthcare workers increases heat strain. We aimed to compare the prevalence of heat strain symptoms before (routine care without PPE) versus during the COVID-19 pandemic (COVID-19 care with PPE), identify risk factors...
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Bongers, C.C.W.G. (author), de Korte, J.Q. (author), Catoire, M. (author), Greefhorst, J. (author), Hopman, M.T.E. (author), Kingma, B. (author), Eijsvogels, T.M.H. (author)
COVID-19 healthcare personnel (HCP) use personal protective equipment (PPE; ie, isolation gowns, eye protection, facemasks and respirators) to safely perform their medical duties. However, PPE creates a microenvironment around the skin due to a higher thermal resistance and lower water vapour permeability of the materials being used compared...
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Niks, I.M.W. (author), Gevers, J.M.P. (author), de Jonge, J. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Effective interventions to prevent work stress and to improve health, well-being, and performance of employees are of the utmost importance. This quasi-experimental intervention study presents a specific method for diagnosis of psychosocial risk factors at work and subsequent development and implementation of tailored work stress interventions,...
article 2018
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Havermans, B.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
BACKGROUND: Health care workers are exposed to psychosocial work factors. Autonomy and social support are psychosocial work factors that are related to stress, and are argued to largely result from the psychosocial safety climate within organisations. This study aimed to assess to what extent the relation between psychosocial safety climate and...
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DunnGalvin, A. (author), Chun-Han, C. (author), Crevel, R. (author), Grimshaw, K. (author), Poms, R. (author), Schnadt, S. (author), Taylor, S.L. (author), Turner, P. (author), Allen, K.J. (author), Austin, M. (author), Baka, A. (author), Baumert, J.L. (author), Baumgartner, S. (author), Beyer, K. (author), Bucchini, L. (author), Fernández-Rivas, M. (author), Grinter, K. (author), Houben, G.F. (author), Hourihane, J. (author), Kenna, F. (author), Kruizinga, A.G. (author), Lack, G. (author), Madsen, C.B. (author), Mills, E.N. (author), Papadopoulos, N.G. (author), Alldrick, A. (author), Regent, L. (author), Sherlock, R. (author), Wal, J.M. (author), Roberts, G. (author)
Precautionary allergen labelling (PAL) was introduced by the food industry to help manage and communicate the possibility of reaction from the unintended presence of allergens in foods. However, in its current form, PAL is counter-productive for consumers with food allergies. This review aims to summarise the perspectives of all the key...
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de Jong, T. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author), Kivit-Schwengle, L. (author)
article 2014
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Hafkamp-de Groen, E. (author), van der Valk, R.J.P. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author), van der Wouden, J.C. (author), Duijts, L. (author), Jaddoe, V.W. (author), Hofman, A. (author), de Koning, H.J. (author), de Jongste, J.C. (author), Raat, H. (author)
Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of systematic assessment of asthma-like symptoms and environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure during regular preventive well-child visits between age 1 and 4 years by wellchild professionals. Methods: Sixteen well-child centres in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, were randomised into 8...
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Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Jacobusse, G.W. (author), Hoekstra, F. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Crone, M. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To assess whether differences between individual Preventive Child Health Care (PCH) professionals in the percentage of children they identify as having psychosocial problems are larger than expected based on chance and whether such differences can be explained by differences in parent-reported problems or risk indicators. Study Design...
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Dousma, M. (author), Wierdsma, N. (author), van Ede, J. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Heijmans, H.S.A. (author), de Vries, T.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2007
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Younger children in a school class have higher rates of mental health problems if admission to primary school occurs once a year. This study examines whether this relative age effect also occurs if children are admitted to school continuously throughout the year. Methods: We assessed mental health problems based on parent-reports ...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W. (author)
Background: Younger children in a school class have higher rates of mental health problems if admission to primary school occurs once a year. This study examines whether this relative age effect also occurs if children are admitted to school continuously throughout the year. Methods: We assessed mental health problems based on parent-reports ...
article 2006
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), de Boer, J.B. (author), Bean, T. (author), Korfker, D.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
We assessed the effects of a stringent reception policy on the mental health of unaccompanied adolescent asylum seekers by comparing the mental health of adolescents in a restricted campus reception setting and in a setting offering more autonomy (numbers [response rates]: 69 [93%] and 53 [69%], respectively; mean age, 16 years). Unaccompanied...
article 2005
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Parati, G. (author), Mendis, S. (author), Abegunde, D. (author), Asmar, R. (author), Mieke, S. (author), Murray, A. (author), Shengelia, B. (author), Steenvoorden, G. (author), van Montfrans, G. (author), O'Brien, E. (author), Technisch Physische Dienst TNO - TH (author)
This paper, which summarizes the conclusions of a WHO Expert meeting, is aimed at proposing indications to develop technical specifications for an accurate and affordable blood pressure measuring device for office/ clinic use in low resource settings. Blood pressure measuring devices to be used in low resource settings should be accurate,...
article 2005
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Fekkes, M. (author), Pijpers, F.I.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Bullying victimization is associated with several health issues. Prevention of bullying is therefore an important goal for health and education professionals. In the present study, 2766 children from 32 Dutch elementary schools participated by completing a questionnaire on bullying behavior, and the involvement of teachers, parents and...
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Verheijden, M.W. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Community-based interventions have increasingly received attention since researchers and public health professionals have come to acknowledge the importance of an environment that makes the healthy choice the easy choice. All stakeholders including the target community are involved to achieve changes in legislation, in people's social and...
article 2005
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Koopman, F.S. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Kat, E. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Information on prognostic factors for duration of sick leave due to low-back pain (LBP) is growing. In this prospective cohort study, prognostic factors for duration of sick leave and course of disability were identified at a very early stage of sick leave due to LBP. A total of 615 workers calling in sick from work due to LBP at an occupational...
article 2005
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Fekkes, M. (author), Pijpers, F.I.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives: To assess the association between bullying behavior and a wide variety of psychosomatic health complaints and depression. Study design: In a cross-sectional study, 2766 elementary school children age 9 to 12 years filled out a questionnaire on bullying behavior and health complaints. Three groups - bullied children, active bullies,...
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Crone, M.R. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Willemsen, M.C. (author), Sing, R.A.H. (author)
Background: Passive smoking is harmful to young children. A protocol has been developed to allow health care workers to communicate with parents about preventing passive smoking. The main message was to refrain from smoking in the presence of the child. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of this education programme. Method: The...
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Palamas, S. (author), Kalivas, D. (author), Panou-Diamandi, O. (author), Zeelenberg, C. (author), van Nimwegen, C. (author)
Background: The MEDICOM (Medical Products Electronic Commerce) Portal provides the electronic means for medical-equipment manufacturers to communicate online with their customers while supporting the Purchasing Process and Post Market Surveillance. The Portal offers a powerful Internet-based search tool for finding medical products and...
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Stouten, H. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author)
As part of a health-hazard survey on the health risk of hospital cleaning workers from exposure to Lyorthol, a hazard assessment of o-phenylphenol (and its sodium salt), one of the constituents of Lyorthol, has been prepared, In this paper, the physical and chemical characteristics, kinetics and effects of o-phenylphenol and its sodium salt are...
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