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Bongers, C.C. (author), de Korte, J.Q. (author), Catoire, A.C. (author), Greefhorst, J. (author), Hopman, M.T.E. (author), Kingma, B.R.M. (author), Eijsvogels, T.M.H. (author)
COVID-19 healthcare personnel (HCP) use personal protective equipment (PPE; ie, isolation gowns, eye protection, facemasks and respirators) to safely perform their medical duties. However, PPE creates a microenvironment around the skin due to a higher thermal resistance and lower water vapour permeability of the materials being used compared...
article 2020
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Theunissen, M.H.C. (author), de Wolff, M.S. (author), Deurloo, J.A. (author), Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
BACKGROUND: Questionnaires to detect emotional and behavioral problems (EBP) in Preventive Child Healthcare (PCH) should be short which potentially affects validity and reliability. Simulation studies have shown that Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) could overcome these weaknesses. We studied the applicability (using the measures...
article 2020
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Raaijmakers, F. (author), Klein Velderman, M. (author)
This article presents results of an evaluation of two local initiatives to support preventive youth healthcare services. Youth mental health specialists were appointed by the municipalities of Nijmegen and Renkum with the aim of 1) strengthening collaboration within the social domain (i.e., school, youth mental healthcare, social team, general...
article 2020
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Michaud, P.A. (author), Visser, A. (author), Vervoort, J.P.M. (author), Kocken, P. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Blair, M. (author), Rigby, M. (author), Weber, M. (author), Jansen, D. (author)
Background and objectives Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are of particular relevance given their potential short-term or long-term health consequences. This study evaluates recommendations and policies regarding access to care in this area in 31 European countries (European Union (EU) plus Iceland, Norway and...
article 2020
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van der Burg, L. (author), Sepriano, A. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ottenheijm, R.P.G. (author), Dinant, G.J. (author), Boonen, A. (author)
Objectives: To compare the construct validity of three presenteeism instruments, using health and economic outcomes as external references, among working persons reporting musculoskeletal complaints. Methods: Data from the prospective Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation were used. Presenteeism measurement comprised a...
article 2020
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Hommes, D. (author), Klatte, D. (author), Otten, W. (author), Beltman, M. (author), Klass, G. (author), Zand, A. (author), Sprangers, R. (author)
Background. Alongside a clinical and research setting, whole body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) is increasingly offered as a direct-to-consumer screening service. Data is needed on the clinical relevance of findings and associated psychological impact of such screening. Therefore, we conducted a prospective follow-up study to provide...
article 2020
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Diepeveen, F.B. (author)
Specific language impairment (SLI), or developmental language disorder, is the most prevalent development disorder in childhood. However, most children with SLI are detected late. Predictive properties of language milestones and risk factors for having SLI later in life were investigated in a nested case-control study. The outcomes showed that...
doctoral thesis 2019
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van Genabeek, J. (author), van der Zwaan, L. (author), Niks, I. (author), van der Gulden, J. (author), Schers, H. (author)
In recent years, various forms of work-related healthcare in primary care have been tested in practice. Nevertheless, until now an effective, widely-used approach for this type of care is still lacking. In the project ‘Work-related healthcare in primary care’, an integrated intervention for work-related healthcare is developed, implemented and...
article 2018
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Moreira, J. (author), Ferreira Pires, L. (author), Sinderen, M.V. (author), Daniele, L. (author)
Recently, a number of ontology-driven healthcare systems have been leveraged by the Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies, which offer opportunities to improve patient monitoring and abnormal situation detection with support of medical wearables and cloud infrastructure. Usually, these systems rely on IoT ontologies to represent sensor data...
conference paper 2018
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Havermans, B.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Heerkens, Y.F. (author), Zijlstra-Vlasveld, M.C. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives Healthcare workers frequently deal with work stress. This is a risk factor for adverse mental and physical health effects. The objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a digital platform-based implementation strategy – compared to a control group – on stress, work stress determinants (ie. psychosocial work...
article 2018
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Noben, C. (author), Evers, S. (author), Genabeek, J.V. (author), Nijhuis, F. (author), de Rijk, A. (author)
Purpose The purpose of this study is to improve web-based employability interventions for employees with work-related health problems for both intervention content and study design by means of a pilot economic evaluation. Methods Uptake rate analysis for the intervention elements, cost effectiveness, cost utility and subgroup analyses were...
article 2017
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Sleiman, H.A. (author), Hempel, S. (author), Traversari, A.A.L. (author), Bruinenberg, S. (author)
Energy efficiency in buildings is one of the main goals of many governmental policies due to their high impact on the carbon dioxide emissions in Europe. One of these targets is to reduce the energy consumption in healthcare buildings, which are known to be among the most energy-demanding building types. Although design decisions made at early...
article 2017
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Hoek, R.J.A. (author), Havermans, B.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Heerkens, Y.F. (author), Zijlstra-Vlasveld, M.C. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
Background. Adequate implementation of work-related stress management interventions can reduce or prevent work-related stress and sick leave in organizations. We developed a multifaceted integral stress-prevention strategy for organizations from several sectors that includes a digital platform and collaborative learning network. The digital...
article 2017
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Smailhodzic, E. (author), Boonsta, A. (author), Langley, D.J. (author)
Social media enable patients to communicate with a large number of their peers, share experiences, and provide each other with emotional and informational support. In this way, social media using patients develop a new logic in healthcare, which we propose as social media logic. This raises the question what this social media logic means and how...
conference paper 2016
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Smailhodzic, E. (author), Boonstra, A. (author), Langley, D.J. (author)
Social media represent specific types of technologies that are end-user driven and end-users are able to drive disruptive change giving little time to organizations to react. With rapid and powerful emergence of social media communities in healthcare, this sector is faced with new and alternative avenues to the traditional healthcare provision....
conference paper 2016
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van Empelen, P. (author), Otten, W. (author), Molema, H. (author), Keijsers, J. (author), Mooij, R. (author)
Digital health is considered the ‘holy grail’ of effective and sustainable health(care). It uses the latest technology, apps and data to support and improve health. Digital health tools can benefit both patients and healthy individuals, with support and advice. But healthcare professionals, policymakers and scientist can also benefit from the ...
report 2016
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Smailhodzic, E. (author), Hooijsma, W. (author), Boonstra, A. (author), Langley, D.J. (author)
Background: Since the emergence of social media in 2004, a growing percentage of patients use this technology for health related reasons. To reflect on the alleged beneficial and potentially harmful effects of social media use by patients, the aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the extant literature on the effects of social media use...
article 2016
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Velikova, M. (author), Lucas, P.J.F. (author), van der Heijden, M. (author)
Cost-effective mobile healthcare must consider not only technological performance but also the division of responsibilities between the patient and care provider, the context of the patient’s condition, and ways to implement patient decision support and tailored interaction.
article 2015
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Langley, D.J. (author), Wijn, R. (author), Epskamp, S. (author), van Bork, R. (author)
This paper explores the suitability of social media networks (SMNs) as a means of influencing the public’s decision-making process regarding vaccinations, specifically a vaccination to protect girls against HPV, a virus associated with cervical cancer. Parents of girls in the target cohort were invited to online discussion forums where they...
bookPart 2015
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Fleuren, M.A.H. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Objective. To develop a short instrument to measure determinants of innovations that may affect its implementation. Design. We pooled the original data from eight empirical studies of the implementation of evidence-based innovations. The studies used a list of 60 potentially relevant determinants based on a systematic review of empirical studies...
article 2014
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