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van der Ploeg, C.P.B. (author), Grevinga, M. (author), Eekhout, I. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), Lanting, C.I. (author), van Minderhout, H.M. (author), Dijk-van der Poel, J. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author)
Background: Little is known about costs and effects of vision screening strategies to detect amblyopia. Aim of this study was to compare costs and effects of conventional (optotype) vision screening, photoscreening or a combination in children aged 3-6 years. Methods: Population-based, cross-sectional study in preventive child health care in The...
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van der Ploeg, C.P.B. (author), Grevinga, M. (author), Eekhout, I. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), Lanting, C.I. (author), van Minderhout, H.M. (author), Dijk-van der Poel, J. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author)
Comment on the article: Costs and effects of conventional vision screening and photoscreening in the Dutch preventive child health care system. We thank professor Simonsz for his comments, since it gives us the opportunity to clarify some of our findings. Indeed, with the price for the photoscreening device of €2.29 per child as calculated in...
article 2021
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van Driessche, A. (author), van Stel, H.F. (author), Vink, R. (author), Staal, I.I.E. (author)
Many adverse situations for parenting and healthy child development can be detected before a child’s birth. The aim of this project was to develop and test an instrument to use in prenatal home visits, to improve the identification of adverse situations and care needs during pregnancy. The preSPARK is based on a valid and reliable broad-scope...
article 2021
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van Til, J.A. (author), Groothuis-Oudshoorn, C.G.M. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author)
Objective. As part of the Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA) project, this study aimed to answer the following research questions: 1) How do European citizens perceive the quality of primary health care provided for children? And 2) What are their priorities with respect to quality assessment of primary health care aimed at satisfying...
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Blanson Henkemans, O.A. (author), Keij, M. (author), Grootjen, M. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author), Dijkshoorn, A. (author)
Background: The StartingTogether program (in Dutch SamenStarten) is a family-centred method for early identification of social-emotional and behavioural problems in young children. Nurses in preventive child health care find it challenging to: determine family issues and need for care; provide education; refer to social services; increase parent...
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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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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,...
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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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Iyer, V. (author), Waldram-Nienhuis, A. (author), Boland, N. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author)
The Dutch Youth Act (2015) has to resolve serious problems among young people, prevent inappropriate medicalisation, and realise efficiency. Participation and empowerment are terms often used. At the moment Dutch youth healthcare doctors monitor children on a regular basis and assess situations based on the national Public Health Status and...
article 2014
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Obenhuijsen, N.H. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The main goal of this guideline for preventive child health care (PCHC) is to improve early detection of disorders that induce short stature. Based on research, evidence-based referral criteria for children aged 0-10 years with a short stature were formulated. These criteria are important for all professionals working with children, such as PCHC...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), de Meer, G. (author), Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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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), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (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...
article 2008
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), de Meer, G. (author), Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), KvL (author)
Background. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence in the general population of parents' concerns about the development of their child, to identify groups at risk and to assess the association between parents' concerns and professional judgement. Methods. We obtained cross-sectional data on a Dutch nationally representative sample of...
article 2008
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Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Jacobusse, G.W. (author), Hoekstra, F. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Crone, M. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To assess whether differences between individual Preventive Child Health Care (PCH) professionals in the percentage of children they identify as having psychosocial problems are larger than expected based on chance and whether such differences can be explained by differences in parent-reported problems or risk indicators. Study Design...
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van der Pal, S.M. (author), Maguire, C.M. (author), Bruil, J. (author), le Cessie, S. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Walther, F.J. (author), Veen, S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: In the context of a growing interest in developmental care (DC) this study explores the effect of the basic elements of DC and the additional effect of the individual approach of the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of very preterm infants at 1...
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Hosli, E. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Raat, H. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Verrips, E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)-87-item child and adolescent self-report (CF87) is an increasingly used health-related quality-of-life instrument for measuring the self-perceived physical and psychosocial well-being of children aged 10 years and older. The aims of this study were to evaluate structure, reliability and validity of the Dutch...
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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), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (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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van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
article 2006
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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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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Harland, P. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background This study aims to examine a) the prevalence of psychosocial problems and b) the association between parent-reported problems and the identification by doctors and nurses (child health professionals, CHP) working in preventive child health care, among immigrant and non-immigrant children. Methods CHPs examined 4,098 children aged 5...
article 2005
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