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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), Kocken, P. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author), Theunissen, M.H.C. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Numans, M.E. (author)
Objectives A novel triage approach to routine assessments was introduced to improve the efficiency of Preventive Child Healthcare (PCH): PCH assistants carried out pre-assessments of all children and sent the children with suspected health problems to follow-up assessments conducted by a physician or nurse. This two-step approach differed from...
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Diderich, H.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Oudesluys-Murphy, A.M. (author), Dechesne, M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Fekkes, M. (author)
Introduction We aimed to assess the number of “missed cases” in the detection of child abuse based on the Hague Protocol. This protocol considers 3 parental characteristics of ED adult patients to identify child abuse: (1) domestic violence, (2) intoxication, and (3) suicide attempt or auto-mutilation. Methods This study focuses on parents whose...
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Martijn, L.L.M. (author), Jacobs, A.J.E. (author), Maassen, I.I.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.S.E. (author), Wensing, M.M. (author)
Objective: to describe the incidence and characteristics of patient safety incidents in midwifery-led care for low-risk pregnant women. Design: multi-method study. Setting: 20 midwifery practices in the Netherlands; 1,000 patient records. Population: low-risk pregnant women. Methods: prospective incident reporting by midwives during 2 weeks;...
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van Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Sijmen, A. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Oudesluys-Murphy, A.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
Survival of children with Down syndrome (DS) has improved considerably, but insight into their level of daily functioning upon entering adulthood is lacking. We collected cross-sectional data from a Dutch nationwide cohort of 322 DS adolescents aged 16-19 (response 62.8%) to assess the degree to which they master various practical and social...
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Schönbeck, Y. (author), Talma, H. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Bakker, B. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Background: Records show that mean height in The Netherlands has increased since 1858. This study looks at whether this trend in the world's tallest nation is continuing. We consider the influence of the geographical region, and of the child and parental education, on changes in height.Methods:We compared the height of young Dutch people aged 0...
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Cronie, D. (author), Rijnders, M.E.B. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
INTRODUCTION: Not all midwives in the Netherlands are independent practitioners. One in 4 midwives registered to practice is employed in the hospital setting, where 67% of all births occur. There has not yet been an in-depth examination of hospital-based midwives' practice in the Netherlands, in the context of care in a higher-risk environment....
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Rozendaal, A.M. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Ongkosuwito, E.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Bakker, M.K. (author), Vermeij-Keers, C. (author)
The Eurocat registry Northern Netherlands (NNL) has been used in regional context, as well as in national/international context, to describe the epidemiology of oral clefts (OC). However, the region NNL seems to have prevalence data different from Dutch national registries and certain other European areas. This may be due to differences in...
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Korfker, D.G. (author), Reis, R. (author), Rijnders, M.E.B. (author), Meijer-van Asperen, S. (author), Read, L. (author), Sanjuan, M. (author), Herschderfer, K. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
Objectives: To determine the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in women giving birth in 2008 in the Netherlands. Method: A retrospective questionnaire study was conducted.The study covered all 513 midwifery practices in the Netherlands. The data were analysed with SPSS 17.0. Results: The response from midwifery practices was 93%(n =...
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Achterberg, P.W. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
article 2012
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van Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Schönbeck, Y. (author), Oudesluys-Murphy, A. (author), van Wouwen, J.P. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
Prevalence of overweight in children is increasing, causing various health problems. This study aims to establish growth references for weight and to assess the prevalence rates of overweight and obesity in a nationwide sample of Dutch children with Down syndrome (DS), taking into account the influence of comorbidity. METHODS: In 2009,...
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van Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Oudesluys-Murphy, A.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author)
Objective: To provide cross-sectional height and head circumference (HC) references for healthy Dutch children with Down syndrome (DS), while considering the influence of concomitant disorders on their growth, and to compare growth between children with DS and children from the general population. Study design: Longitudinal growth and medical...
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van Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Bruil, J. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author)
Objective: Children with Down syndrome (DS) have delayed psychomotor development. We investigated levels of development, problem behavior, and Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in a population sample of Dutch eight-year-old children with DS. Developmental outcomes were compared with normative data of eight-year-old children from the general...
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Buitendijk, S. (author)
Worldwide, there are two conceptual models of pregnancy and child birth. In the first, 'male' model, pregnancy and the birth of a baby are biomedical processes. In the second, 'female' model, pregnancy and child birth are major psychosocial events for the woman. The research agenda of obstetricians is based on the biomedical model. It mainly...
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de Jonge, A. (author), Rijnders, M. (author), Agyemang, C. (author), van der Stouwe, R. (author), van den Muijsenbergh, M.E.T.C. (author), Buitendijk, S. (author)
Background: Ethnic minority women in Western countries have poorer pregnancy outcomes compared to majority populations, and undocumented women are particularly vulnerable. We intended to assess whether midwives adjust their care if women are undocumented and have no health insurance. Methods: A retrospective matched cohort study in primary...
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Buitendijk, S.E. (author), van der Post, J.A.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Audit is een instrument om kwaliteitsverbetering van zorg te bewerkstelligen. Een audit maakt duidelijk hoe vaak professionals zich houden aan de afspraken die zij zelf hebben gemaakt. Auditresultaten kunnen zo een prikkel vormen voor zorgverleners om richtlijnen die de kwaliteit van de zorg ten goede komen, in de praktijk ook echt na te leven....
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Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Szamotulska, K. (author), Chalmers, J. (author), Irgens, L.M. (author), Bolumar, F. (author), Nijhuis, J.G. (author), Zeitlin, J. (author)
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Buitendijk, S. (author), Corda, D. (author), Flodström, A. (author), Holdcroft, A. (author), Hunter, J. (author), Pollitzer, E. (author), Rees, T. (author), Rice, C. (author), Schiebinger, L. (author), Schraudner, M. (author), Sjørup, K. (author), Tarrach, R. (author)
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Gasanova, N. (author), Jansen, Y.J.F.M. (author), Korfker, D. (author), Mookhoek, M. (author), Baran-Kor, R. (author), Broerse, A. (author), Aalhuizen, I. (author), Buitendijk, S. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author)
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