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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...
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Grote, F.K. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Oostdijk, W. (author), de Muinck Keizer-Schrama, S.M.P.F. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To establish evidence based guidelines for growth monitoring on a population basis. Study design: Several auxological referral criteria were formulated and applied to longitudinal growth data from four different patient groups, as well as three samples from the general population. Results: Almost 30% of pathology can be detected by...
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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...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Grote, F.K. (author), Oostdijk, W. (author), de Muinck Keizer-Schrama, S.M.P.F. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), Ketel, A.G. (author), Moll, H.A. (author), Wit, J.M. (author)
Background: As abnormal growth might be the first manifestation of undetected diseases, it is important to have accurate referral criteria and a proper diagnostic work-up. In the present paper we evaluate the diagnostic work-up in secondary health care according to existing consensus guidelines and study the frequency of underlying medical...
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Kerstholt, J.H. (author), Paashuis, R. (author), Sjerps, M. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
As trace evidence is becoming more and more important in legal cases it has to be ascertained that accurate judgments are made. In the present study we investigated how expectations and complexity affect shoe print examinations and to what extent differences exist between beginners and experienced examiners. Twelve examiners assessed similarity...
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Maguire, C.M. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Walther, F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The effect of a short-term intervention with parents in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) on their knowledge of infant behavioral cues and confidence in caregiving was examined. Ten sets of parents with a total of 22 premature infants born < 32 weeks gestational age admitted to a NICU were enrolled in a time-lag control trial over an 8...
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de Jonge, A. (author), van Sluisveld, I. (author), Rijnders, M. (author), Peeters, L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction: The Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement (CBO) and the Association of Physicians in Internal Medicine (NIV) have revised their guideline on diabetes and pregnancy. One chapter deals with the question of whether it is useful to screen for diabetes in pregnancy. The complications of gestational diabetes, the effect of treatment...
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Buijs, P.C. (author), van Dijk, F.J.H. (author), Evers, M. (author), van de Klink, J.J.L. (author), Anema, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Increasingly, workers have psychological work-related complaints, endangering their work ability and causing considerable economic losses. Many employees consult their general practitioner (GP). He, however, often pays insufficient attention to work-relatedness or to coordination with occupational physicians (OPs). Appropriate guidelines are...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Grote, F.K. (author), Oostdijk, W. (author), de Muinck Keizer-Schrama, S.M.P.F. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Lodder-van der Kooij, A.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Wit, J.M. (author)
Background. To promote early diagnosis and treatment of short stature, consensus meetings were held in the mid nineteen nineties in the Netherlands and the UK. This resulted in guidelines for referral. In this study we evaluate the referral pattern of short stature in primary health care using these guidelines, comparing it with cut-off values...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Oostrom, S.H. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Terluin, B. (author), Venema, A. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background. To date, mental health problems and mental workload have been increasingly related to long-term sick leave and disability. However, there is, as yet, no structured protocol available for the identification and application of an intervention for stress-related mental health problems at the workplace. This paper describes the...
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Vink, P. (author), Koningsveld, E.A.P. (author), Molenbroek, J.F. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Ergonomics sometimes has a negative connotation, as it is seen to be connected to illness or guidelines that limit innovations. This paper is focused on the positive aspects of ergonomics in improvement of the working environment. It consists of a part that studies the literature on success factors in the process towards higher productivity and...
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van Buuren, S. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Guidelines for screening and subsequent treatment of hypertension vary widely between countries. Part of this variation can be attributed to systematic differences between populations, but little is known about the way in which guidelines should be targeted to the population of interest. Optimal guidelines should have high yield and...
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Heerdink-Obenhuijsen, N. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author), Fleuren, M.A.H. (author), van Velzen-Mol, H.W.M. (author), de Wilde, J.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The Dutch Child Health Care guideline on the early detection of congenital heart disease was developed according to the principles for evidence-based guideline development and contains recommendations for the conduct of the examination during routine check-ups and for referral criteria. Most congenital heart diseases can be detected in the first...
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Kremer, A.M. (author), Pal, T.M. (author), Keimpema, A.R.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: The aim was to gain insight into work experiences and problems of subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to develop more effective guidelines for preventing work disability and work loss. Methods: A total of 617 patients aged 45-60, recruited from pulmonary outpatient clinics and general practices, completed a...
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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...
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Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Due to ever-improving medical technology over the course of the last century, the limit of viability has been lowered from around 32 weeks of gestation, first to 28 weeks and, in recent decades, to as low as less than 24 weeks. Long-term follow-up studies (Project on Preterm and Small-for- Gestational-Age Infants, Leiden Follow-up Project on...
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Buijs, P. (author), Anema, H. (author), Evers, M. (author), van Dijk, F. (author), van der Klink, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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Meuling, W.J. (author), Ravensberg, L.C. (author), Roza, L. (author), van Hemmen, J.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: The methods and results are described of a study on the dermal absorption of chlorpyrifos (CPF) in humans established via urinary excretion of the metabolite 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCP). Methods: Two dermal, single, doses of CPF were applied in two study groups (A and B) each comprising three apparently healthy male volunteers...
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Boshuizen, H.C. (author), Stemmerik, L. (author), Westhoff, M.H. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Elderly participants experiencing difficulty in chair rising and with a maximum knee-extensor torque below 87.5 N ยท m were randomized to different versions of a strength-training program for the knee-extensors: to a high-guidance group (HG; two group sessions supervised by a physical therapist and one unsupervised home session per week, n = 17),...
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Vos, J.J. (author), van Norren, D. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
Background: The ACGIH guidelines for protection against retinal damage by optical radiation are often difficult to apply due to their lack of transparency. The less known guidelines by the Netherlands Health Council (HCN), dating from 1978 and updated in 1993, might offer a way out in many cases. Methods: A comparison is made of these guidelines...
conference paper 2005
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