Naomi van der Linden
Affiliation: University of Technology
van der Linden M, Van Loon M, Feenstra N, van der Linden N. Assessing bottlenecks in Emergency Department flow of patients with abdominal pain. Int Emerg Nurs. 2018;40:1-5 pubmed publisher
..The optimization of ED flow for patients with abdominal pain depends on coordinated efforts between ED staff, medical specialists, radiology and laboratory staff, staff from inpatient units, and hospital supporting services. ..
van der Linden M, Van Loon M, Gaakeer M, Richards J, Derlet R, van der Linden N. A different crowd, a different crowding level? The predefined thresholds of crowding scales may not be optimal for all emergency departments. Int Emerg Nurs. 2018;41:25-30 pubmed publisher
..Determining a cut-off level at which a specific ED can be identified as crowded is important, because the predefined mNEDOCS categories may not be optimal for all EDs. ..
van der Linden N, Flach G, de Bree R, Uyl de Groot C. Cost-utility of sentinel lymph node biopsy in cT1-T2N0 oral cancer. Oral Oncol. 2016;53:20-6 pubmed publisher
..SLNB is the preferred strategy in a 5- or 10-year time horizon. From a lifetime horizon, END may be preferred. SLNB may become the optimal strategy from all time horizons if its sensitivity can be slightly improved. ..
van der Linden N, Bongers M, Coupé V, Smit E, Groen H, Welling A, et al
. Treatment Patterns and Differences in Survival of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Between Academic and Non-Academic Hospitals in the Netherlands. Clin Lung Cancer. 2017;18:e341-e347 pubmed publisher
..This difference may be caused by residual confounding since the estimates were not adjusted for performance status. A wide variety of surgical, radiotherapeutic, and systemic treatments is prescribed. ..