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van Dommelen, P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, H.L. (author)
Objective To gain insight into health and related costs associated with very preterm births, one needs accurate information about the prevalence of the disabling conditions, including neonatal hearing loss (NHL). Study design We assessed the prevalence of NHL by week of gestation and categories of birth weight in very preterm neonates. Results...
article 2015
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van den Hurk, K. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), HiraSing, R.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children living in the Netherlands and compare the findings with the Third and Fourth National Growth Studies carried out in 1980 and 1997, respectively. Design and methods: Data were obtained from the child health care system. International cut-off points for body mass index (BMI)...
article 2007
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, I. (author), Verkerk, P. (author), Hille, E. (author), Baerts, W. (author), Bunkers, C. (author), Smink, E. (author), van Elburg, R. (author), de Kleine, M. (author), Kok, J.H. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), Visser, D. (author), Steiner, K. (author), de Vries, L.S. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author), Sprij, A. (author), Lopriori, E. (author), Brokx, J. (author), Gavilanes, D. (author), Geven, W. (author), Bos, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aim: To determine the prevalence and independent relationship between hearing loss and risk factors in a representative neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) population. Methods: Automated auditory brainstem response (AABR) hearing screening has been introduced since 1998 in the Dutch NICUs. After a second AABR failure, diagnostic ABR was used to...
article 2007
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Lanting, C.I. (author), van Tijn, D.A. (author), Loeber, J.G. (author), Vulsma, T. (author), de Vijlder, J.J.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Context. Since the introduction of screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in 1974, the optimal laboratory strategy has been the subject of debate. Objective. To assess the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of various types of thyroxine (T4)-based strategies to screen for CH. Design, Setting, and Participants. In the Netherlands...
article 2005
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 2004
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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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Verkerk, P.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. Evaluation of the Dutch national screening programme for phenylketonuria (PKU). Design. Descriptive. Setting. Nationwide. Methods. Data on the screening were obtained from the laboratories, from the registration offices of vaccination and screening results and from the paediatricians to whom infants with positive screening values were...
article 1995
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Reerink, J.D. (author), Herngreen, W.P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Ruys, J.H. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 1993
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Verkerk, P.H. (author), Derksen-Lubsen, G. (author), Vulsma, T. (author), Loeber, J.G. (author), de Vijlder, J.J.M. (author), Verbrugge, H.P. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
Doel. Evaluatie van de Nederlandse screening op congenitale hypothyreoïdie (CHT). Opzet. Descriptief. Plaats. Landelijk. Methoden. Gegevens over de screening in de periode 1 januari 1981-31 december 1990 werden verkregen van de entadministraties, van laboratoria en van kinderartsen naar wie kinderen met afwijkende uitslagen verwezen werden....
article 1993
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Verkerk, P.H. (author), Vaandrager, G.J. (author), Sengers, R.C.A. (author)
In the period 1st September 1974 to 1st Januari 1989 2,511,000 infants (99.3 of all livebirths) were screened for PKU. Treatment was required in 158 of the 330 referred infants. The diagnosis of these 158 patients was PKU (137), hyperphenylalaninaemia (HPA) (19) and malignant HPA (2). Three cases had a false-negative screening result. The...
article 1990
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