C Suetens

Summary

Affiliation: Scientific Institute of Public Health
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Charlson's comorbidity index in elderly living in nursing homes
    F Buntinx
    Department of General Practice KUL, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Blok J, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1144-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint European surveillance of ICU-acquired infections (HELICS-ICU): methods and main results
    C Suetens
    HELICS ICU data Centre, Epidemiology Unit, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hosp Infect 65:171-3. 2007
  3. pmc Epidemiological support for a multifactorial aetiology of Kashin-Beck disease in Tibet
    C Suetens
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Orthop 25:180-7. 2001
  4. pmc Kashin-Beck disease and iodine deficiency in Tibet
    R Moreno-Reyes
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hĵpital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Orthop 25:164-6. 2001
  5. pmc Effects of physical therapy on patients with Kashin-Beck disease in Tibet
    F Mathieu
    Médecins Sant Frontières, Département médical, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Orthop 25:191-3. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint The ICU-HELICS programme: towards European surveillance of hospital-acquired infections in intensive care units
    C Suetens
    HELICS ICU secretariat, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Euro Surveill 7:127-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Nation-wide prospective surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections in hospitals in Belgium, July 2007-June 2008
    M L Lambert
    National Surveillance of Infections in Hospitals NSIH, Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Euro Surveill 14:2-4. 2009
  8. pmc A one-year survey of candidemia in Belgium in 2002
    D Swinne
    Mycology Section, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Epidemiol Infect 132:1175-80. 2004
  9. pmc A 4-year study of the mycological aspects of Kashin-Beck disease in Tibet
    C Chasseur
    Section of Mycology, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Louis Pasteur, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Orthop 25:154-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Implementation of antibiotic management teams in Belgian hospitals
    L Sourdeau
    Institut scientifique de Santé publique, Rue J Wystman 14 1050 Bruxelles
    Acta Clin Belg 61:58-63. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Charlson's comorbidity index in elderly living in nursing homes
    F Buntinx
    Department of General Practice KUL, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Blok J, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1144-7. 2002
    ..These results support its use as a measure for introducing comorbidity as a covariable in longitudinal studies with a geriatric population...
  2. ncbi request reprint European surveillance of ICU-acquired infections (HELICS-ICU): methods and main results
    C Suetens
    HELICS ICU data Centre, Epidemiology Unit, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hosp Infect 65:171-3. 2007
  3. pmc Epidemiological support for a multifactorial aetiology of Kashin-Beck disease in Tibet
    C Suetens
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Orthop 25:180-7. 2001
    ..Another mechanism that may coexist is bone remodelling stimulated by thyroid hormones whose actions can be blocked by certain mycotoxins...
  4. pmc Kashin-Beck disease and iodine deficiency in Tibet
    R Moreno-Reyes
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hĵpital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Orthop 25:164-6. 2001
    ..The results suggest that in areas where severe selenium deficiency is endemic, iodine deficiency is a risk factor for Kashin-Beck disease...
  5. pmc Effects of physical therapy on patients with Kashin-Beck disease in Tibet
    F Mathieu
    Médecins Sant Frontières, Département médical, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Orthop 25:191-3. 2001
    ..The patients were followed for 4 years. This study suggested a beneficial effect of physical treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint The ICU-HELICS programme: towards European surveillance of hospital-acquired infections in intensive care units
    C Suetens
    HELICS ICU secretariat, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Euro Surveill 7:127-8. 2002
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  7. ncbi request reprint Nation-wide prospective surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections in hospitals in Belgium, July 2007-June 2008
    M L Lambert
    National Surveillance of Infections in Hospitals NSIH, Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Euro Surveill 14:2-4. 2009
    ..Remaining challenges are to define and monitor targets for the control of CDI, and to improve the individual feed-back of data at hospital level...
  8. pmc A one-year survey of candidemia in Belgium in 2002
    D Swinne
    Mycology Section, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Epidemiol Infect 132:1175-80. 2004
    ..glabrata isolates in the elderly. We conclude that the frequency of C. albicans infection is decreasing in Belgium and this is associated with the emergence of other species, most notably, C. glabrata...
  9. pmc A 4-year study of the mycological aspects of Kashin-Beck disease in Tibet
    C Chasseur
    Section of Mycology, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Louis Pasteur, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Orthop 25:154-8. 2001
    ..On this basis, measures to prevent KBD were suggested and a preventive program has been set up since 1998 in 20 new villages...
  10. ncbi request reprint Implementation of antibiotic management teams in Belgian hospitals
    L Sourdeau
    Institut scientifique de Santé publique, Rue J Wystman 14 1050 Bruxelles
    Acta Clin Belg 61:58-63. 2006
    ..Extension to all Belgian hospitals appears warranted. The impact of AMTs and AMs on the quality of use of antibiotics and trends of antibiotic resistance and cost will be monitored based on standardized indicators...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hospitals in Europe Link for Infection Control through Surveillance (HELICS). Inter-country comparison of rates of surgical site infection--opportunities and limitations
    J Wilson
    Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance Department, Centre for Infection, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 65:165-70. 2007
    ..This rich dataset provides a unique opportunity to explore variation in rates of SSI and improve understanding of factors that impact on inter-country comparisons...
  12. ncbi request reprint Update of Clostridium difficile-associated disease due to PCR ribotype 027 in Europe
    E J Kuijper
    National Reference Laboratory for Clostridium difficile, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 12:E1-2. 2007
    ..Preliminary data indicated that type 027 was already present in historical isolates collected in Sweden between 1997 and 2001...