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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
STUDY DESIGN. Exploratory subgroup analysis in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). OBJECTIVE. To detect possible moderators in the effectiveness of a workplace intervention in a population of workers with sick leave due to sub acute nonspecific low back pain. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA. In a recently published RCT, a workplace intervention was...
article 2009
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van Peppen, R.P.S. (author), Maissan, F.J.F. (author), van Genderen, F.R. (author), van Dolder, R. (author), van Meeteren, N.L.U. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective. To investigate physiotherapists' self-reported use of outcome measures as recommended in the Dutch Clinical Practice Guideline on Physiotherapy Management of Patients with Stroke (CPGPS) and to assess perceived barriers to and facilitators for the use of outcome measures in everyday practice. Method. A 41-item survey, including the...
article 2008
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Post, M.W.M. (author), de Witte, L.P. (author), Reichrath, E. (author), Verdonschot, M.M. (author), Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: IMPACT-S is the screener part of the ICF Measure of Participation and ACTivities questionnaire. IMPACT-S consists of 33 items in 9 scales, reflecting the 9 activity and participation chapters of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). The reliability and validity of IMPACT-S as an independent...
article 2008
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Driessen, M.T. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), der Beek, A.J.van (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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Molkenboer, J.F.M. (author), Vencken, P.M.L.H. (author), Sonnemans, L.G.J. (author), Roumen, F.J.M.E. (author), Smits, F. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Nijhuis, J.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective. To compare the difference in neonatal mortality and morbidity between breech and cephalic presentations at term. Methods. This was a retrospective matched cohort study in two centers between July 1998 and April 2000, including all breech deliveries between 37+0 and 41+6 weeks, except cases with multiple gestations and antepartum...
article 2007
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Bernaards, C.M. (author), Ariëns, G.A.M. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study assessed the effectiveness of a single intervention targeting work style and a combined intervention targeting work style and physical activity on the recovery from neck and upper limb symptoms. Computer workers with frequent or long-term neck and upper limb symptoms were randomised into the work style group (WS, n = 152), work style...
article 2007
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Heymans, M.W. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author)
Background. Missing data is a challenging problem in many prognostic studies. Multiple imputation (MI) accounts for imputation uncertainty that allows for adequate statistical testing. We developed and tested a methodology combining MI with bootstrapping techniques for studying prognostic variable selection. Method. In our prospective cohort...
article 2007
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Genkinger, J.M. (author), Hunter, D.J. (author), Spiegelman, D. (author), Anderson, K.E. (author), Arslan, A. (author), Beeson, W.L. (author), Buring, J.E. (author), Fraser, G.E. (author), Freudenheim, J.L. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Hankinson, S.E. (author), Jacobs Jr., D.R. (author), Koushik, A. (author), Lacey Jr., J.V. (author), Larsson, S.C. (author), Leitzmann, M. (author), McCullough, M.L. (author), Miller, A.B. (author), Rodriguez, C. (author), Rohan, T.E. (author), Scheuten, L.J. (author), Shore, R. (author), Smit, E. (author), Wolk, A. (author), Zhang, S.M. (author), Smith-Warner, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Dairy foods and their constituents (lactose and calcium) have been hypothesized to promote ovarian carcinogenesis. Although case-control studies have reported conflicting results for dairy foods and lactose, several cohort studies have shown positive associations between skim milk, lactose, and ovarian cancer. Methods: A pooled...
article 2006
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Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Poelman, J. (author), Linthorst, M. (author), Vanwesenbeeck, I. (author), van Wijngaarden, J.C.M. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study examines the effects of a systematically designed innovation strategy on teachers' implementation of a sex education curriculum and its related determinants. A quasi-experimental group design was used to assess the effectiveness of the innovation strategy. Teachers filled in questionnaires on the determinants of curriculum...
article 2005
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Sluijs, E.M.F. (author), van Poppel, M.N.M. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Brug, J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
PACE (Physician-based Assessment and Counseling for Exercise) is an individualized theory-based minimal intervention strategy aimed at the enhancement of regular physical activity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a PACE intervention applied by general practitioners (GPs) on potential determinants of physical activity....
article 2005
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Engels, Y. (author), Verheijen, N. (author), Fleuren, M. (author), Mokkink, H. (author), Grol, R. (author)
Objective: To study the effects of small group continuous quality improvement (CQI) on the clinical practice of midwives in the Netherlands. Design: Randomised pre-/post-test (balanced block). Intervention: The CQI groups were assigned to either the set of peer review topics including 'perineal repair' and 'artificial rupture of the membranes ...
article 2003
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van Straaten, H.L.M. (author), Hille, E.T.M. (author), Kok, J.H. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Baerts, W. (author), Bunkers, C.M. (author), Smink, E.W.A. (author), van Elburg, R.M. (author), de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), Maingay-Visser, A.P.G.F. (author), de Vries, L.S. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author)
Aim: As part of a future national neonatal hearing screening programme in the Netherlands, automated auditory brainstem response (AABR) hearing screening was implemented in seven neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). The objective was to evaluate key outcomes of this programme: participation rate, first stage success rate, pass/referral rates,...
article 2003
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Peters, J.W.B. (author), Koot, H.M. (author), Grunau, R.E. (author), de Boer, J. (author), van Druenen, M.J. (author), Tibboel, D. (author), Duivenvoorden, H.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: The objectives of this study were to: (1) evaluate the validity of the Neonatal Facial Coding System (NFCS) for assessment of postoperative pain and (2) explore whether the number of NFCS facial actions could be reduced for assessing postoperative pain. Design: Prospective, observational study. Patients: Thirty-seven children (0-18...
article 2003
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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...
article 2002
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TNO Arbeid (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Staal, B.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
This paper systematically reviews the literature on the effectiveness of physical activity programs at worksites with respect to work-related outcomes. A computerized literature search, a reference search, and a manual search of personal databases were performed using the following inclusion criteria: randomized controlled or controlled trial,...
article 2002
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Staats, P.G.M. (author), Tak, E.C.P.M. (author), Dröes, R.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives. To test the effects of the Psychomotor Activation Programme (PAP) on the behaviour and cognition of demented elderly people. Design. Randomized controlled trial with an experimental group and a control group. Post-test after 6 months. Setting. Group care projects for demented elderly people living in 11 different homes for the...
article 1999
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Ens-Dokkum, M.H. (author), Schreuder, A.M. (author), Veen, S. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Brand, R. (author), Ruys, J.H. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
Since the introduction of neonatal intensive care in the 1960s, mortality in very preterm and very low birthweight infants has been decreasing steadily. Consequently, interest in the outcome of surviving infants is growing. Restriction of health care resources has stressed the need for information concerning the effect of individual treatment...
article 1992
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Banta, H.D. (author), Engel, G.L. (author), Schersten, T. (author), TNO/WHO, Program on Health Tech. Assessment Centre for Medical Technology/TNO Instituut voor verouderings- en vaatziekten onderzoek TNO (author)
In general, technically demanding medical procedures are associated with better outcomes when they are carried out in institutions and by physicians with higher volumes of practice. This paper examines the evidence for a volume-outcome relationship in the case of organ transplantation. Although few studies have been done on this subject,...
article 1992
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