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van der Veen, D.J. (author), Döpp, C.M. (author), Siemonsma, P.C. (author), Nijhuis-van der Sanden, M.W.G. (author), de Swart, B.J.M. (author), Steultjens, E.M. (author)
Background: Stroke has a major impact on survivors and their social environment. Care delivery is advocated to become more client-centered and home-based because of their positive impact on client outcomes. The objective of this study was to explore professionals' perspectives on the provision of Home-Based Stroke Rehabilitation (HBSR) in the...
article 2019
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Fransson, E.I. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Heikkilä, K. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Goldberg, M. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Joensuu, M. (author), Jokela, M. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Koskinen, A. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Leineweber, C. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Madsen, I.E.H. (author), Hanson, L.L.M. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Pejtersen, J.H. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Salo, P. (author), Shipley, M.J. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Toppinen-Tanner, S. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Väänänen, A. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Zins, M. (author), Britton, A. (author), Brunner, E.J. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Kivimäki, M. (author)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Psychosocial stress at work has been proposed to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, its role as a risk factor for stroke is uncertain. METHODS: We conducted an individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 196 380 males and females from 14 European cohort studies to investigate the association between...
article 2015
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Kivimäki, M. (author), Jokela, M. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Fransson, E.I. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Casini, A. (author), Clays, E. (author), de Bacquer, D. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Erbel, R. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Jöckel, K.H. (author), Kittel, F. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Madsen, I.E. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pejtersen, J.H. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Salo, P. (author), Shipley, M.J. (author), Siegrist, J. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), O'Reilly, D. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Ferrie, J.E. (author), Virtanen, M. (author)
Background: Long working hours might increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, but prospective evidence is scarce, imprecise, and mostly limited to coronary heart disease. We aimed to assess long working hours as a risk factor for incident coronary heart disease and stroke. Methods: We identified published studies through a systematic review...
article 2015
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Siemonsma, P. (author), Dopp, C. (author), Alpay, L. (author), Tak, E. (author), van Meeteren, N. (author), Chorus, A. (author)
Purpose: Home-based rehabilitation is a promising alternative to regular center-based stroke rehabilitation. The objective of this study was to identify what is currently known about determinants that influence the implementation of home-based stroke rehabilitation (HBSR) in clinical practice. Methods: A systematic review of determinants of HBSR...
article 2014
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Leurs, L.J. (author), Schouten, L.J. (author), Mons, M.N. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
BACKGROUND: Conflicting results on the relationship between the hardness of drinking water and mortality related to ischemic heart disease (IHD) or stroke have been reported. OBJECTIVES: We investigated the possible association between tap water calcium or magnesium concentration and total hardness and IHD mortality or stroke mortality. METHODS:...
article 2010
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de Lau, L.M.L. (author), Cheung, E.Y.L. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Leebeek, F.W.G. (author), Meijer, P. (author), Laterveer, R. (author), Dippel, D.W.J. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Ischemic stroke is associated with leucocyte activation. Activated leucocytes release elastase, an enzyme that can degrade fibrinogen. Fibrinogen elastase degradation products (FgEDP) may serve as a specific marker of elastase proteolytic activity. In a case-control study of 111 ischemic stroke patients and 119 controls, significantly higher...
article 2008
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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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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Timmers, L. (author), Sluijter, J.P.G. (author), van Keulen, J.K. (author), Hoefer, I.E. (author), Nederhoff, M.G.J. (author), Goumans, M.J. (author), Doevendans, P.A. (author), van Echteld, C.J.A. (author), Joles, J.A. (author), Quax, P.H. (author), Piek, J.J. (author), Pasterkamp, G. (author), de Kleijn, D.P.V. (author)
article 2008
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Beulens, J.W.J. (author), Rimm, E.B. (author), Ascherio, A. (author), Spiegelman, D. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Mukamal, K.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Heavy alcohol consumption increases risk for hypertension, which is in itself a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, data on the association between alcohol consumption and CVD among individuals with hypertension are scarce. Objective: To assess whether alcohol consumption is inversely associated with CVD...
article 2007
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van Vliet, P. (author), Mooijaart, S.P. (author), de Craen, A.J.M. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), van Heemst, D. (author), Westendorp, R.G.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Recently, high plasma apoE levels have been shown to be related to increased cardiovascular mortality, independent of APOE genotype. Here we studied the association of plasma apoE levels with risk of stroke. Within the Leiden 85-plus Study, a prospective population-based study of 561 subjects aged 85 years, we measured plasma apoE level and...
bookPart 2007
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Jellema, W.T. (author), Groeneveld, A.B.J. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), Thijs, L.G. (author), Westerhof, N. (author), van Lieshout, J.J. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To establish the heterogeneity of hemodynamic responses to dobutamine in patients with septic shock and to identify the predictive factors of these hemodynamic responses. DESIGN: Prospective study. SETTING AND PATIENTS: A total of 12 patients with septic shock in a tertiary medical intensive care unit. INTERVENTIONS: A 20-min...
article 2006
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Daanen, H.A.M. (author), van Es, E.M. (author), de Graaf, J.L. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
The maximal power that muscles can generate is reduced at low muscle temperatures. However, in prolonged heavy exercise in the heat, a high core temperature may be the factor limiting performance. Precooling has been shown to delay the attainment of hyperthermia. It is still unclear if the whole body should be cooled or if the active muscles...
article 2006
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Rijkeboer, R.C. (author), Bremmers, D.A.C.M. (author), Samaras, Z. (author), Ntziachristos, L. (author), TNO Industrie en Techniek (author)
Although interest in particulate emissions has increased considerably during recent years, the subject of particulate matter (PM) emissions from small two-stroke engines used in road vehicles is still largely unexplored. This paper presents the results of an investigation, which examined the typical emission level and the typical characteristics...
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...
article 2005
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Gisolf, J. (author), Westerhof, B.E. (author), van Dijk, N. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), Wieling, W. (author), Karemaker, J.M. (author), TNO Industrie (author)
Objectives We set out to determine the effect of sublingual nitroglycerin (NTG), as used during routine tilt testing in patients with unexplained syncope, on hemodynamic characteristics and baroreflex control of heart rate (HR) and systemic vascular resistance (SVR). Background Nitroglycerin is used in tilt testing to elicit a vasovagal response...
article 2004
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van Lieshout, J.J. (author), Toska, K. (author), van Lieshout, E.J. (author), Eriksen, M. (author), Walløe, L. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
The proper understanding of the cardiovascular mechanisms involved in complaints of short-lasting dizziness and the evaluation of unexplained recurrent syncope requires continuous monitoring of cardiac stroke volume (SV) in addition to blood pressure and heart rate. The primary aim of the present study was to evaluate a pulse wave analysis...
article 2003
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Rijkeboer, R.C. (author), Bremmers, D.A.C.M. (author), Samaras, Z. (author), Ntziachristos, L. (author), TNO Wegtransportmiddelen (author)
report 2003
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TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author), Kingma, R. (author), Voorde, B.J.ten (author), Scheffer, G.J. (author), Karemaker, J.M. (author), Mackaay, A.J.C. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), Lange, J.J.de (author)
Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy at T2-T4 is an effective and safe treatment for primary axillary and palmar hyperhidrosis and facial blushing refractory to conventional treatment. T2 and T4 ganglia however are in the direct pathway of sympathetic innervation of the heart and part of the vasomotor nerves. In this study we investigate possible...
article 2002
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TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author), Jellema, W.T. (author), Groeneveld, A.B.Johan (author), van Goudoever, J. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), Westerhof, N. (author), Lubbers, M.J. (author), Kesecioglu, J. (author), van Lieshout, J.J. (author)
OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this study were to investigate the hemodynamic changes induced by intermittent manual lung hyperinflation (MHI) and to assess if these changes are adverse enough to warrant prohibition of MHI as a routine procedure in the care of patients with septic shock. DESIGN: The study's design was experimental prospective....
article 2000
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Jellema, W.T. (author), Imholz, B.P.M. (author), Oosting, H. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), van Lieshout, J.J. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
Objective: The aim of this study was to compare beat-to-beat changes in stroke volume (SV) estimated by two different pressure wave analysis techniques during orthostatic stress testing: pulse contour analysis and Modelflow, ie, simulation of a three-element model of aortic input impedance. Methods: A reduction in SV was introduced in eight...
article 1999
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