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Koopmans, L. (author), Damen, N. (author), Wagner, C. (author)
Objectives Many European countries face challenges in long-term care for older people, such as the growing number of older people requiring care, the increasing complexity of their health care problems, and a decreasing workforce that is inadequately prepared. Optimizing the staff and skill mix of health care teams may offer part of the solution...
article 2018
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Kuunders, T.J.M. (author), Jacobs, M.A.M. (author), van de Goor, I.A.M. (author), van Bon-Martens, M.J.H. (author), van Oers, H.A.M. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author)
Background. Previous evaluation showed insufficient use of a national guideline for integrated local health policy by Regional Health Services (RHS) in the Netherlands. The guideline focuses on five health topics and includes five checklists to support integrated municipal health policies. This study explores the determinants of guideline use by...
article 2017
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Raiten, D.J. (author), Sakr Ashour, F.A. (author), Ross, A.C. (author), Meydani, S.N. (author), Dawson, H.D. (author), Stephensen, C.B. (author), Brabin, B.J. (author), Suchdev, P.S. (author), van Ommen, B. (author), Ahluwalia, N. (author), Ahmed, T. (author), Allen, L. (author), Beck, M. (author), Blanchard, H. (author), Brindle, E. (author), Brown, K. (author), Calder, P. (author), Checkley, W. (author), Claycombe, K. (author), Coles, C. (author), Esamai, F. (author), Friis, H. (author), Gardner, E. (author), Grinspoon, S. (author), Guerrant, R. (author), Hellerstein, M. (author), Hunt, J. (author), King, J. (author), Klasing, K. (author), Kramer, B. (author), Koski, K. (author), Northrop-Clewes, C. (author), Pfeiffer, C. (author), Prentice, A. (author), Ramirez-Zea, M. (author), van Rheenan, P. (author), Rink, L. (author), Srinivasa, S. (author), Benn, C.S. (author), Stephensen, C. (author), Suchdev, P. (author), Sullivan, K. (author), Thurnham, D. (author), Varadhan, R. (author), Van Der Ven, A. (author), Walston, J. (author), Xia, J. (author)
An increasing recognition has emerged of the complexities of the global health agenda-specifically, the collision of infections and noncommunicable diseases and the dual burden of over- and undernutrition. Of particular practical concern are both 1) the need for a better understanding of the bidirectional relations between nutritional status and...
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Dumay, A.C.M. (author), Haaker, T.I. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: A locum practitioner is an out-of-hours general practitioner who needs access to the electronic health record of visiting patients. The electronic locum record is a summary of the electronic health record available to the locum practitioner and includes the most significant health problems, the most recent records of the patient's...
article 2010
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Schaafsma, G. (author), Kroese, E.D. (author), Tielemans, E.L.J.P. (author), van de Sandt, J.J.M. (author), van Leeuwen, C.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The objectives of REACH cannot be achieved under the current risk assessment approach. A change in mind set among all the relevant stakeholders is needed: risk assessment should move away from a labor-intensive and animal-consuming approach to intelligent and pragmatic testing, by combining exposure and hazard data effectively and trying to...
article 2009
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Gaisser, S. (author), Vignola-Gagné, E. (author), Hüsing, B. (author), Enzing, C. (author), van der Valk, T. (author)
Against the background of a number of first drug-diagnostic co-products developed and introduce into the European market, European decision-makers feel impelled to react and position themselves in the field of personalized medicine. Their reactions cover a broad range, from the analysis of knowledge requirements for market approval to the need...
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Senker, J. (author), Enzing, C. (author), Reiss, T. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This paper assesses how far ten Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries have 'caught up' in biotechnology on the basis of information about the policies and funding for biotechnology research and commercialisation from 2002-2005 and on the research and commercialisation performance of these countries. The countries that are covered are...
article 2008
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Ashwell, M. (author), Lambert, J.P. (author), Alles, M.S. (author), Branca, F. (author), Bucchini, L. (author), Brzozowska, A. (author), de Groot, L.C.P.G.M. (author), Dhonukshe-Rutten, R.A.M. (author), Dwyer, J.T. (author), Fairweather-Tait, S. (author), Koletzko, B. (author), Pavlovic, M. (author), Raats, M.M. (author), Serra-Majem, L. (author), Smith, R. (author), van Ommen, B. (author), Veer, P.V. (author), Von Rosen, J. (author), Pijls, L.T.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: There is considerable variation in the recommended micronutrient intakes used by countries within Europe, partly due to different methodologies and concepts used to determine requirements and different approaches used to express the recommendations. As populations become more mobile and multi-national, and more traditional foods...
article 2008
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Bottini, A.A. (author), Alepee, N. (author), Phillips, B. (author), Gribaldo, L. (author), de Silva, O. (author), Hartung, T. (author), Hendriksen, C. (author), Kuil, J. (author), Pazos, P. (author), Rhein, C. (author), Schiffelers, M.-J. (author), Stokes, W. (author), Theobald, A. (author), Vidal, J.-M. (author), van de Sandt, H. (author), Breier, S. (author), Sintes, J.R. (author), Blaauboer, B. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2008
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Money, C.D. (author), van Hemmen, J.J. (author), Vermeire, T.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The primary process established by the European Commission to address the science needed to define key REACH concepts and to help rationally implement REACH's ambitions is enshrined in a series of activities known as the REACH Implementation Projects (RIPs). These are projects that aim to define the methodology that could be used, and present...
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Adan, O.C.G. (author), Ng-A-Tham, J. (author), Hanke, W. (author), Sigsgaard, T. (author), van den Hazel, P. (author), Wu, F. (author), TNO Bouw en Ondergrond TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
Increasingly, policymakers in Europe and around the world are realizing the importance of healthy indoor environments for public health. Certain member states of the European Union (EU) have already achieved successes in improving indoor environmental quality, such as controlling certain contaminants (e.g., environmental tobacco smoke) or...
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Grenier, D. (author), Elliott, E.J. (author), Zurynski, Y. (author), Rodrigues Pereira, R. (author), Preece, M. (author), Lynn, R. (author), von Kries, R. (author), Zimmermann, H. (author), Dickson, N.P. (author), Virella, D. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Paediatric Surveillance Units (PSUs) have been established in 14 countries and facilitate national, prospective, active surveillance for a range of conditions, with monthly reporting by child health specialists. The International Network of Paediatric Surveillance Units (INoPSU) was established in 1998 and facilitates international collaboration...
article 2007
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Meijster, T. (author), Fransman, W. (author), van Hemmen, J. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), Heederik, D. (author), Tielemans, E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: The main goal was to investigate the potential of a probabilistic approach for exposure assessment and use this information to evaluate the impact of a complex of policy actions/interventions on dermal exposure to antineoplastic agents among oncology nurses. The central theme of this study was to make optimal use of existing data,...
article 2006
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Bemelmans, W.J.E. (author), van Lenthe, F. (author), Hoogenveen, R. (author), Kunst, A. (author), Deeg, D.J.H. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Verschuren, W.M.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background and Objective: To estimate the effects of reducing the prevalence of smoking in lower educated groups on educational differences in life expectancy. Methods: A dynamic Markov-type multistate transition model estimated the effects on life expectancy of two scenarios. A "maximum scenario" where educational differences in prevalence of...
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Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective.: This study describes the total physical activity and the contribution of work to total physical activity among Dutch workers. The study was conducted in the Netherlands in the years 2000-2002. Methods.: 2,417 respondents of a cross-sectional survey representing the Dutch adult working population were included. Physical activity was...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Banta, H.D. (author)
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article 2003
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Elferink-Stinkens, P.M. (author), Brand, R. (author), Amelink-Verburg, M.P. (author), Merkus, J.M.W.M (author), Ouden, A.L den (author), Hemel, O.J.S van (author)
The project 'Obstetric Peer Review Interventions' (Verloskundige Onderlinge Kwaliteitsspiegeling Interventies, VOKSINT) was set-up in The Netherlands in 1994. It provided annual comparison data (quality ranking, league tables) for secondary care obstetric departments adjusted for population differences, based on the data registered in the...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Banta, H.D. (author), Hatziandreu, E. (author), Dauben, H.P. (author), Førde, O.H. (author), Loud, M.L. (author), Isacsson, S.O. (author), Paccaud, F. (author), Sanchez, E. (author), Steiger, T.S. (author)
The aim of Working Group 1 has been to assess health promotion and disease prevention activities in terms of benefits, risks, and economic, social, and ethical implications as a complement to community health indicators. Objectives: The objectives delineated for Working Group 1 were: 1) to analyze current initiatives to assess health promotion...
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van Herten, L.M. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Gunning-Schepers, L.J. (author)
Objective - It is generally accepted that a wide range of factors determine the health of a population, many of which are beyond the remit of the Ministry of Health. The aim of intersectoral health policy is to influence these factors. Success depends on a multi-stage process. This paper aims to provide support for the first stage of this...
article 2001
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Jonsson, E. (author), David Banta, H. (author), Scherstén, T. (author)
Objectives: To describe health technology assessment (HTA) and policies concerning three screening procedures in Sweden. Methods: The main source of information was reports from the Swedish Council for Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU) and other governmental reports, supplemented by the professional literature. Results: Prevention is...
article 2001
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