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Zdunek, K. (author), Schröder-Bäck, P. (author), Alexander, D. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), Kocken, P. (author), Rigby, M. (author), Blair, M.. (author)
Background. Evidence-based policies should underpin successful implementation of innovations within child health care. The EU-funded Models of Child Health Appraised project enabled research into effective methods to communicate research evidence. The objective of this study was to identify and categorize methods to communicate evidence-based...
article 2021
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Michaud, P.A. (author), Vervoort, J.P.M. (author), Visser, A. (author), Baltag, V. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Kocken, P. (author), Jansen, D.E.M.C. (author)
Background: School health services (SHS) can be defined as health services provided to enrol pupils by health professionals and/or allied professions. The aim of this study was to explore the current state of the governance, organization and workforce of SHS and their provision of preventive activities in European countries. Methods:...
article 2021
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Michaud, P.A. (author), Visser, A. (author), Vervoort, J.P.M. (author), Kocken, P. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Jansen, D.E.M.C. (author)
BACKGROUND: Mental health problems in adolescence can profoundly jeopardize adolescent current and future health and functioning. We aimed to describe existing recommendations and services regarding the delivery of primary mental health care for adolescents in 31 European countries. METHODS: Data on the availability and accessibility of primary...
article 2020
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Jansen, D. (author), Vervoort, J.P.M. (author), Visser, A. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Kocken, P. (author), de Lijster, G. (author), Michaud, P.A. (author)
MOCHA defines school health services as those that exist due to a formal arrangement between educational institutions and primary health care. School health services are unique in that they are designed exclusively to address the needs of children and adolescents in this age group and setting. We investigated school health services have been...
bookPart 2019
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Kocken, P. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), de Lijster, G. (author), Wells, H. (author), van Kesteren, N. (author), van Zoonen, R. (author), Zdunek, K. (author), Blair, M. (author), Alexander, D. (author)
There is considerable heterogeneity between primary care systems that have evolved in individual national cultural environments. MOCHA studied how the transfer of models or their individual components can be achieved across nations, using examples of combinations of settings, functions, target groups and tracer conditions. There are many factors...
bookPart 2019
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Hitzert, M. (author), Boesveld, I.C. (author), Hermus, M.A.A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), Steegers, E.A.P. (author), Meijboom, B.R. (author), Akkermans, H.A. (author)
Rationale, aims and objectives. Handovers within and between health care settings are known to affect quality of care. Health care organizations, struggle how to guarantee best care during handovers. The aim of this paper is to evaluate handover practices in Dutch birth centres from a process perspective, to identify obstacles and opportunities...
article 2018
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Bezem, J. (author), Heinen, D. (author), Reis, R. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Numans, M.E. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author)
Background The organisation of health assessments by preventive health services focusing on children’s health and educational performance needs to be improved due to evolving health priorities such as mental health problems, reduced budgets and shortages of physicians and nurses. We studied the impact on the school professionals’ perception of...
article 2017
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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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van Dijk, D.J. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Assendelft, W.J. (author), Middelkoop, B.J. (author)
An aging population is associated with an increased prevalence of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and depression. Important aspects of programmes targeted at older people are: to reach those at risk, effective screening, optimising advice, and referral to local interventions. We examined the effect of a preventive health consultation (PRIMUS),...
article 2017
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Bezem, J. (author), van der Ploeg, C. (author), Numans, M. (author), Buitendijk, S. (author), Kocken, P. (author), van der Akker, E. (author)
Background. Triage in Preventive Child Health Care (PCH) assessments could further the efficient use of human resources and budgets and therefore make extra care possible for children with specific needs. We assessed the costs of routine PCH assessments with and without triage for children aged 5/6 years and 10/11 years. In a triage approach,...
article 2017
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Bezem, J. (author)
We studied a novel triage approach to the organisation of routine assessments by Preventive Child Health care (PCH), including task-shifting among professionals. In the triage approach, access to PCH, and the detection of the health problems studied, were comparable with the usual approach. The efficient deployment of PCH professionals using...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Andersen, L.L. (author), Fishwick, D. (author), Robinson, E. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Mockałło, Z. (author), Grosjean, V. (author)
Aim: Workers who are satisfied with their job are the cornerstones of healthy and productive companies. This study investigated factors associated with job satisfaction in the general working population. Methods: From the 2010 round of the Danish Work Environment Cohort Study, currently employed wage earners (N=10,427) replied to questions about...
article 2017
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Bezem, J. (author), Kocken, P. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author), Theunissen, M.H.C. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Numans, M.E. (author)
Objectives A novel triage approach to routine assessments was introduced to improve the efficiency of Preventive Child Healthcare (PCH): PCH assistants carried out pre-assessments of all children and sent the children with suspected health problems to follow-up assessments conducted by a physician or nurse. This two-step approach differed from...
article 2017
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van Vilsteren, M. (author), Boot, C. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Schaardenburg, D. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), Voskuyl, A.E. (author), Anema, J.R. (author)
Purpose: In this manuscript, we evaluated the effectiveness of an intervention programme consisting of integrated care and a participatory workplace intervention on supervisor support, work instability and at-work productivity after 6 months of follow-up among workers with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods: We conducted a randomized controlled...
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Konijnendijk, A.A.J. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author), Fleuren, M.A.H. (author), Haasnoot, M.E. (author), Need, A. (author)
Guidelines to support health care professionals in early detection of, and responses to, suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) have become increasingly widely available. Yet little is known about professionals' adherence to these guidelines or the determinants that affect their uptake. This study used a cross-sectional design to assess the...
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Deurloo, J.A. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author)
Objectives: Over the years, there has been much debate about the desirability and efficacy of screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. To analyse the current evidence from a public health point of view a renewed evaluation of the literature was performed. Study design: Literature review. Methods: We performed two literature searches: from...
article 2015
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Bessems, K.M.H.H. (author), van Assema, P. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author)
Strategies to promote implementation of school-based health promotion (HP) programmes should be designed to suit determinants of implementation and continuation. This study explored determinants of completeness of teachers' implementation of a healthy diet promotion programme and of their intention to continue the programme. Strategies for...
article 2014
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Coffeng, J.K. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Duijts, S.F.A. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effectiveness of a worksite social and physical environment intervention on need for recovery (i.e., early symptoms of work-related mental and physical fatigue), physical activity and relaxation. Also, the effectiveness of the separate interventions was investigated. METHODS: In this 2×2 factorial design study, 412...
article 2014
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Bezem, J. (author), Theunissen, M. (author), Buitendijk, E.S. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author)
Background The coverage of preventive health assessments for children is pivotal to the system of preventive health screening. A novel method of triage was introduced in the Preventive Youth Health Care (PYHC) system in the Netherlands with an associated shift of tasks of professionals. Doctor’s assistants carried out pre-assessments to identify...
article 2014
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Gagnon, A.J. (author), DeBruyn, R. (author), Essén, B. (author), Gissler, M. (author), Heaman, M. (author), Jeambey, Z. (author), Korfker, D. (author), McCourt, C. (author), Roth, C. (author), Zeitlin, J. (author), Small, R. (author), Alexander, S. (author), Racapé, J. (author), Arntzen, A. (author), Barros, H. (author), Blondel, B. (author), Merry, L. (author), Glazier, R. (author), Kirby, R. (author), Mohangoo, A. (author), Macfarlane, A. (author), Dattani, N. (author), Nybo Andersen, A.M. (author), Mortensen, L. (author), Villadsen, S. (author), Davey, M.A. (author), Sievers, E. (author), Stray-Pedersen, B. (author), Urquia, M. (author), Janevic, T. (author), Guendelman, S. (author), Bolumar, F. (author), Río Sánchez, M.I. (author), Hjern, A. (author), Vangen, S. (author)
Background: Through the World Health Assembly Resolution, 'Health of Migrants', the international community has identified migrant health as a priority. Recommendations for general hospital care for international migrants in receiving-countries have been put forward by the Migrant Friendly Hospital Initiative; adaptations of these...
article 2014
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