F Dobbels

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after kidney transplantation: the bright side of life?
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:370-8. 2007
  2. pmc Explorative study on patient's perceived knowledge level, expectations, preferences and fear of side effects for treatment for allergic rhinitis
    Peter W Hellings
    Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Kapucijnevoer 33, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:9. 2012
  3. pmc Patient-reported physical activity questionnaires: a systematic review of content and format
    Kate Williams
    Patient Reported Outcomes Centre of Excellence, Global Market Access, Primary Care Business Unit, Pfizer Ltd, Walton Oaks, Surrey, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:28. 2012
  4. pmc A comprehensive systematic review of the development process of 104 patient-reported outcomes (PROs) for physical activity in chronically ill and elderly people
    Anja Frei
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:116. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Should we retransplant a patient who is non-adherent? A literature review and critical reflection
    F Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Transplant 16:4-11. 2012
  6. pmc Validity of instruments to measure physical activity may be questionable due to a lack of conceptual frameworks: a systematic review
    Elena Gimeno-Santos
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:86. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Pretransplant predictors of posttransplant adherence and clinical outcome: an evidence base for pretransplant psychosocial screening
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 87:1497-504. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Depressive disorder in renal transplantation: an analysis of Medicare claims
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:819-28. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver versus cardiothoracic transplant candidates and their pretransplant psychosocial and behavioral risk profiles: good neighbors or complete strangers?
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 20:1020-30. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life, treatment adherence, symptom experience and depression in adolescent renal transplant patients
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Transplant 14:216-23. 2010

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after kidney transplantation: the bright side of life?
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:370-8. 2007
    ..The ultimate goal of this review was to identify the gaps in the state-of-the-art evidence and to provide some guidelines for conduct of research in the future...
  2. pmc Explorative study on patient's perceived knowledge level, expectations, preferences and fear of side effects for treatment for allergic rhinitis
    Peter W Hellings
    Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Kapucijnevoer 33, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:9. 2012
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  3. pmc Patient-reported physical activity questionnaires: a systematic review of content and format
    Kate Williams
    Patient Reported Outcomes Centre of Excellence, Global Market Access, Primary Care Business Unit, Pfizer Ltd, Walton Oaks, Surrey, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:28. 2012
    ..This systematic review evaluates the content and format of patient-reported outcome (PRO) questionnaires that measure physical activity in elderly and chronically ill populations...
  4. pmc A comprehensive systematic review of the development process of 104 patient-reported outcomes (PROs) for physical activity in chronically ill and elderly people
    Anja Frei
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:116. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to assess the development process of patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments including their initial validation to measure physical activity in chronically ill or elderly patient populations...
  5. doi request reprint Should we retransplant a patient who is non-adherent? A literature review and critical reflection
    F Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Transplant 16:4-11. 2012
    ..Examples of good practice are discussed, favoring prevention over cure...
  6. pmc Validity of instruments to measure physical activity may be questionable due to a lack of conceptual frameworks: a systematic review
    Elena Gimeno-Santos
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:86. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Pretransplant predictors of posttransplant adherence and clinical outcome: an evidence base for pretransplant psychosocial screening
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 87:1497-504. 2009
    ..We examined which pre-TX psychosocial factors predict post-TX nonadherence with immunosuppression (NA) and clinical outcomes in heart, liver, and lung TX...
  8. doi request reprint Depressive disorder in renal transplantation: an analysis of Medicare claims
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:819-28. 2008
    ..Little is known about depression after kidney transplantation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver versus cardiothoracic transplant candidates and their pretransplant psychosocial and behavioral risk profiles: good neighbors or complete strangers?
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 20:1020-30. 2007
    ..Instead of performing the pretransplant psychosocial and behavioral screening in an organ-specific fashion, our data support the use of a more general screening protocol...
  10. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life, treatment adherence, symptom experience and depression in adolescent renal transplant patients
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Transplant 14:216-23. 2010
    ..Our results underscore the need for regular screening and adequate treatment of the above-mentioned aspects...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of perceived health status among solid organ transplant candidates
    Fabienne Dobbels
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Transplant 24:660-8. 2010
    ..For patients on TX waiting lists, PHS information is limited. The aim of this study was therefore to compare PHS of heart, liver, lung, and renal TX candidates...
  12. doi request reprint Should the law on anonymity of organ donation be changed? The perception of liver transplant recipients
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Transplant 23:375-81. 2009
    ..Belgian politicians submitted a proposal to rescind the law on anonymity of organ donation and transplantation and facilitate contact between donor families and recipients. It remains uncertain if recipients support this proposal...
  13. doi request reprint Adherence to the immunosuppressive regimen in pediatric kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review
    F Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Transplant 14:603-13. 2010
    ..The results of this systematic review identify the gaps in the present evidence-based information regarding NA and can be used as a tool to pursue future adherence research in pediatric populations...
  14. doi request reprint The psychometric properties and practicability of self-report instruments to identify medication nonadherence in adult transplant patients: a systematic review
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Department of Public Health, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research and Heart Transplantation Programme, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 90:205-19. 2010
    ..However, no systematic review currently exists to determine which instrument(s) are most appropriate for use in transplant populations...
  15. doi request reprint Measuring symptom experience of side-effects of immunosuppressive drugs: the Modified Transplant Symptom Occurrence and Distress Scale
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 21:764-73. 2008
    ..The MTSOSD-59R is an instrument with established content and discriminant validity for assessing transplant patients' symptom experience of side-effects stemming from currently available immunosuppressive regimens...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of self-reported pretransplant nonadherence with medication in heart, liver, and lung transplant candidates
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 79:1588-95. 2005
    ..Evidence on prevalence and correlates of pretransplant medication nonadherence (MNA) is limited. The present study explored self-reported prevalence and correlates of MNA before heart, liver, and lung transplantation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral selection criteria for solid organ transplantation
    F Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Leuven, Belgium
    Prog Transplant 11:121-30; quiz 131-2. 2001
    ..There is a definite need for more longitudinal research to strengthen the scientific basis of the psychosocial and behavioral dimension of transplantation...
  18. doi request reprint Return to work and social participation: does type of organ transplantation matter?
    Christa De Baere
    Kidney Transplantation Program, University Hospitals of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 89:1009-15. 2010
    ..These outcomes have never been compared with the general population...
  19. ncbi request reprint To transplant or not? The importance of psychosocial and behavioural factors before lung transplantation
    F Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Chron Respir Dis 3:39-47. 2006
    ..Identification of modifiable risk factors for poor outcome before transplantation is a first step in developing interventions...
  20. pmc Patient-reported outcomes (PRO's) in glaucoma: a systematic review
    S Vandenbroeck
    Department of Public Health, Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, Leuven, Belgium
    Eye (Lond) 25:555-77. 2011
    ..Psychometric characteristics were mostly tested using classical validation techniques...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health professionals' perceptions of health status after renal transplantation: a comparison with transplantation candidates' expectations
    Irina Cleemput
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 76:176-82. 2003
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Pharmacologic pain treatment in a multidisciplinary pain center: do patients adhere to the prescription of the physician?
    Susan Broekmans
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin J Pain 26:81-6. 2010
    ..In chronic noncancer pain, medication is often used as an important cornerstone of the treatment. Studies on medication nonadherence in this population, however, are scarce...
  23. ncbi request reprint Growing pains: non-adherence with the immunosuppressive regimen in adolescent transplant recipients
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Transplant 9:381-90. 2005
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Interventions to improve medication-adherence after transplantation: a systematic review
    Leentje De Bleser
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 22:780-97. 2009
    ..Utilizing an RCT design and adhering to the CONSORT guidelines can lead to higher quality studies and possibly more effective intervention studies to enhance medication-adherence...
  25. doi request reprint Medication adherence in patients with chronic non-malignant pain: is there a problem?
    Susan Broekmans
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Pain 13:115-23. 2009
    ..This review highlights some important gaps in the adherence literature in a chronic non-malignant pain population and sets the stage for future research...
  26. doi request reprint Determinants of medication underuse and medication overuse in patients with chronic non-malignant pain: a multicenter study
    Susan Broekmans
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1408-17. 2010
    ..In patients with chronic non-malignant pain, medication non-adherence ranges between 8% and 53%. Two types of non-adherence can be identified: underuse and overuse of pain medication...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depression symptoms at 10 years after heart transplantation: continuous attention required
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 17:424-31. 2004
    ..e. training patients who are using passive coping to use problem-solving capacities instead and motivating them to engage in social life and sports activities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Noncompliance with immunosuppressive regimen in organ transplantation: is it worth worrying about?
    Ariane Desmyttere
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 68:347-52. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Depression and the heart: a systematic overview of definition, measurement, consequences and treatment of depression in cardiovascular disease
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit, University Hospital of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:45-55. 2002
    ..In addition, a step-by-step guide is provided in order to help non-psychiatric healthcare providers in dealing with depressed patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of late medication non-compliance on outcome after heart transplantation: a 5-year follow-up
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Leuven, Belgium
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:1245-51. 2004
    ..The current prospective HTX cohort study explores the predictive value of late non-compliance (>1 year after HTX) during a 5-year follow-up using the Medication Event Monitoring System (MEMS) for compliance assessment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Is preoperative anxiety and depression associated with onset of delirium after cardiac surgery in older patients? A prospective cohort study
    Elke Detroyer
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2278-84. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of preoperative anxiety and depressive symptoms and their relationship with the occurrence of postcardiac delirium and to describe the evolution of these symptoms from preoperative admission until discharge...
  32. doi request reprint Effect of creatine supplementation as a potential adjuvant therapy to exercise training in cardiac patients: a randomized controlled trial
    V A Cornelissen
    Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rehabil 24:988-99. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of oral creatine supplementation in conjunction with an exercise programme on physical fitness in patients with coronary artery disease or chronic heart failure...
  33. doi request reprint Impact of corticosteroid-related symptoms in patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura: results of a survey of 985 patients
    Dana Berti
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Ther 30:1540-52. 2008
    ..Corticosteroid (CS) therapy is effective in many patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), although it is associated with adverse effects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity and correlates of alcohol use in adult renal transplant recipients
    Katharina Fierz
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Transplant 20:171-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to determine the prevalence, severity and correlates of alcohol use in renal transplant recipients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Report of the Psychosocial Outcomes Workgroup of the Nursing and Social Sciences Council of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: present status of research on psychosocial outcomes in cardiothoracic transplantation: review and rec
    Sandra Cupples
    Heart Transplant Program, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:716-25. 2006
    ..Implementing these changes in research design and substantive focus will ensure that psychosocial outcomes research will have maximum impact on transplant recipients' clinical care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nonadherence with immunosuppressive drugs: U.S. compared with European kidney transplant recipients
    Kris Denhaerynck
    University of Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 16:206-14. 2006
    ..System factors increasingly are suggested as important yet understudied correlates of nonadherence...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the therapeutic regimen in heart, lung, and heart-lung transplant recipients
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 20:S88-98. 2005
    ..The current state of the-art on adherence-enhancing interventions is reported. Priorities for future research are outlined...
  38. pmc Adherence to the medical regimen during the first two years after lung transplantation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 85:193-202. 2008
    ..Whether adherence levels differ in lung versus other types of transplant recipients is unknown...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tailoring support to the individual parent of a pediatric transplant recipient
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Pediatr Transplant 11:699-701. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: tenth official pediatric lung and heart/lung transplantation report--2007
    Paul Aurora
    International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Addison, Texas, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1223-8. 2007
    ..All figures and tables included in this report and additional supplementary slides are available from the ISHLT website (www.ishlt.org/registries)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, consequences, and determinants of nonadherence in adult renal transplant patients: a literature review
    Kris Denhaerynck
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Transpl Int 18:1121-33. 2005
    ..Because the evidence summarized in this review is based on older immunosuppressive regimens, further research should focus on prevalence, determinants and consequences of nonadherence with newer immunosuppressive regimens...
  42. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient-reported outcomes in solid organ transplant recipients: an overview of instruments developed to date
    Irina Cleemput
    Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre KCE, Brussels, Belgium
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:269-86. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: tenth official pediatric heart transplantation report--2007
    Mark M Boucek
    International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Addison, Texas, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:796-807. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and consequences of nonadherence to hemodialysis regimens
    Kris Denhaerynck
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Crit Care 16:222-35; quiz 236. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to validate measurement methods and to establish clinically relevant operational definitions of nonadherence...