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van der Beek, E.J. (author), Wedel, M. (author), van de Zedde, A. (author), Bovens, M. (author), Leep, B.J. (author), Hermus, R.J.J. (author), Schouten, J.A. (author), van der Veen, E.A. (author), Instituut CIVO-Toxicologie en Voeding TNO (author)
Twenty seven male patients, with Type-I diabetes mellitus were studied, all from the Outpatient Clinic of the Department of Internal Medicine, the Free University Hospital, Amsterdam. In comparison with healthy subjects and as regards age, total cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol levels were within normal limits, although HDL-cholesterol and...
article 1984
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Gizdulich, P. (author), Imholz, B.P.M. (author), van den Meiracker, A.H. (author), Parati, G. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
Objective. Arterial pressure waveforms distort between brachial and finger arteries, causing differences mainly in systolic pressure. Distortion, reportedly, can be removed by applying a waveform filter to the finger pressure. Design. We analysed the data from two studies that detected discrepancies in systolic tracking between Finapres and...
article 1996
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de Jong-de Vos Van Steenwijk, C.C.E. (author), Wieling, W. (author), Harms, M.P.M. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
1. Fainting is a common phenomenon in young subjects, but the final events before the actual faint are not well known. The aim of the present study was to study the inter-individual variability of haemodynamic events associated with near-fainting in children and teenagers. 2. Sixty-eight healthy subjects (aged 6-16 years) performed a 70°tilt-up...
article 1997
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Gezondheidsorganisatie TNO Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Geneeskunde TNO (author), Stouten, J.T.J. (author), Feron, V.J. (author), Beems, R.B. (author), Boleij, J.S.M. (author), Brokamp, J.J.A.M. (author), Heederik, D.J.J. (author), Henderson, P.T. (author), de Jong, G. (author), de Mik, G. (author), Molier-Bloot, J. (author), Noordam, P.C. (author), Roelfzema, H. (author), Smid, T. (author), Swaen, G.M.H. (author), Verschuuren, H.G. (author), Wibowo, A.A.E. (author), de Wit, F. (author), Bouwman, C.A. (author), van der Burght, A.S.A.M. (author)
book 1997
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Laman, J.D. (author), Thompson, E.J. (author), Kappos, L. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The need for reliable markers of disease activity in multiple sclerosis (MS) to better guide basic research, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of therapy is well-recognized. A recent European Charcot Foundation Symposium (Body fluid markers for course and activity of disease in multiple sclerosis (Madrid, Spain, October 2-4, 1997) organized...
article 1998
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Kal, H.B. (author), Centrum voor Stralingsbescherming en Dosimetrie TNO (author)
In januari 1997 publiceerde de Gezondheidsraad een vernieuwd rapport inzake de invloed van radiofrequente elektromagnetische velden op de gezondheid. In dit artikel wordt een overzicht gegeven van de inhoud van het rapport, waarbij aan de orde komen: aard van de bronnen van elektromagnetische velden, effecten bij mens en dier, resultaten van...
article 1998
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van Delft, J.H.M. (author), Steenwinkel, M-J.S.T. (author), van Asten, J.G. (author), van Es, J. (author), Kraak, A. (author), Baan, R.A. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
An investigation is presented of occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in a carbon-electrode manufacturing plant, as assessed by three monitoring methods, viz, environmental monitoring of the external dose by analysis of personal air samples, biological monitoring of the internal dose by analysis of urinary 1...
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Harms, M.P.M. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), Pott, F. (author), Jenstrup, M. (author), van Goudoever, J. (author), Secher, N.H. (author), van Lieshout, J.J. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
The relationship between aortic flow and pressure is described by a three-element model of the arterial input impedance, including continuous correction for variations in the diameter and the compliance of the aorta (Modelflow). We computed the aortic flow from arterial pressure by this model, and evaluated whether, under orthostatic stress,...
article 1999
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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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Verhoeff, F.H. (author), Brabin, B.J. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Chimsuku, L. (author), Kazembe, P. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Broadhead, R.L. (author)
Objective: (1) To describe the sex-specific, birth weight distribution by gestational age of babies born in a malaria endemic, rural area with high maternal HIV prevalence; (2) to assess the contribution of maternal health, nutritional status and obstetric history on intra-uterine growth retardation (IUGR) and prematurity. Methods: Information...
article 2001
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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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Kamphuis, M. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Zwinderman, K.H. (author), van der Wall, E.E. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To discuss the need for continuing cardiac surveillance in adults with hemodynamically insignificant congenital cardiac disease. Methods: In 82 patients with mild congenital cardiac malformations, aged from 17 to 32 years, we investigated the subjective health status, the health-related quality of life, any difficulties encountered in...
article 2002
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Preller, L. (author), Burstyn, I. (author), de Pater, N. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Objectives: To determine which exposure metrics are sufficient to characterize 'peak' inhalation exposure to organic solvents (OS) during spraying operations. Methods: Personal exposure measurements (n = 27; duration 5-159 min) were collected during application of paints, primers, resins and glues in 15 companies. A MiniRAE Photolonization...
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Leerdam, F.J.M. (author), Sukhai, R.N. (author), van Capelle, J.W. (author), Froeling, F.M.J.A. (author), Vijverberg, M.A.W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
To achieve dryness in children who suffer from persistent bedwetting, it is important to find out which factors play a role in their bedwetting and why previous treatment has failed. The use of a micturition diary is essential. - The child's problems and needs have to be identified and treated individually. The enuresis alarm, with the proper...
article 2004
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van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Zandwijken, G.R.J. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The goal of this study is to assess whether a growth curve model approach will lead to a more precise detection of Turner sydnrome (TS) than conventional referral criteria for growth monitoring. The Jenss-Bayley growth curve model was used to describe the process of growth over time. A new screening rule is defined on the parameters of this...
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van Wendel de Joode, B. (author), Tielemans, E. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Wegh, H. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Charcoal cloth pads have been used to assess volatile chemicals on the skin in a laboratory setting; however, they have not yet been applied to measure dermal exposure in occupational settings. This study aimed at evaluating whether charcoal pads can be used to assess dermal exposure to benzene and toluene in workers of a petrochemical plant....
article 2005
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van Exel, N.J.A. (author), Koopmanschap, M.A. (author), van den Berg, B. (author), Brouwer, W.B.F. (author), van den Bos, G.A.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background: We assessed the objective and subjective burden of caregiving for stroke patients and investigated which characteristics of the patient, the informal caregiver and the objective burden contribute most to subjective burden and to the condition of feeling substantially burdened. Methods: We studied a sample of 151 stroke survivors and...
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Grote, F.K. (author), Oostdijk, W. (author), de Muinck Keizer-Schrama, S.M.P.F. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), KvL (author)
Background/Aims: Growth monitoring is almost universally performed, but few data are available on which referral criteria and diagnostic work-up are used worldwide for children with short stature. Methods: A short questionnaire, containing questions on auxological screening and on diagnostic criteria for short stature, was sent to all members of...
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Jacobusse, G. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author)
Measurement of development is often less precise than that of height and weight. Developmental scores are typically based on passing one or more developmental markers, but do not have interval scale so calculating differences between scores can be nonsensical. Age-specific standardized scores are sometimes used, but fail to have a common metric...
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Pronk, A. (author), Tielemans, E. (author), Skarping, G. (author), Bobeldijk, I. (author), van Hemmen, J. (author), Heederik, D. (author), Preller, L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
As part of a large-scale epidemiological study, occupational isocyanate exposure was assessed in spray-painting environments. The aim was to assess which compounds contribute to isocyanate exposure in car body repair shops and industrial painting companies, and to identify tasks with high risk of isocyanate exposure. Mainly personal task-based...
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