Johan Buffels

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Office spirometry significantly improves early detection of COPD in general practice: the DIDASCO Study
    Johan Buffels
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Chest 125:1394-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Spirometry and smoking cessation advice in general practice: a randomised clinical trial
    Johan Buffels
    Department of General Practice, Academisch Centrum voor Huisartsgeneeskunde, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33 Blok J, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 100:2012-7. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis in a primary care population with presumed airway obstruction: a real-life study
    Johan Buffels
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Respiration 84:44-54. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Diagnostic certainty, co-morbidity and medication in a primary care population with presumed airway obstruction: the DIDASCO2 study
    Johan Buffels
    Department of General Practice, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Prim Care Respir J 18:34-40. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Continuous versus on-demand pharmacotherapy of allergic rhinitis: evidence and practice
    Gert Laekeman
    Research Centre for Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmaco economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Onderwijs en Navorsing 2, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 104:615-25. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Technical and functional assessment of 10 office spirometers: A multicenter comparative study
    Giuseppe Liistro
    Pneumology Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Chest 130:657-65. 2006

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Office spirometry significantly improves early detection of COPD in general practice: the DIDASCO Study
    Johan Buffels
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Chest 125:1394-9. 2004
    ..To determine if spirometry is essential for the early detection of COPD in general practice, compared to the screening value of a short questionnaire...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spirometry and smoking cessation advice in general practice: a randomised clinical trial
    Johan Buffels
    Department of General Practice, Academisch Centrum voor Huisartsgeneeskunde, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33 Blok J, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 100:2012-7. 2006
    ..To assess the success rate of smoking cessation with the "minimal intervention strategy" in general practice, and to determine the influence of spirometry on this success rate...
  3. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis in a primary care population with presumed airway obstruction: a real-life study
    Johan Buffels
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Respiration 84:44-54. 2012
    ..Objectives: To determine the diagnostic accuracy for asthma and COPD of a series of diagnostic steps in a population older than 40 years with probable obstructive airway disease (OAD) in primary care...
  4. doi request reprint Diagnostic certainty, co-morbidity and medication in a primary care population with presumed airway obstruction: the DIDASCO2 study
    Johan Buffels
    Department of General Practice, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Prim Care Respir J 18:34-40. 2009
    ..To document the rate of diagnostic certainty, co-morbidity and use of medication in patients with presumed obstructive airway disease (OAD) in a primary care setting...
  5. doi request reprint Continuous versus on-demand pharmacotherapy of allergic rhinitis: evidence and practice
    Gert Laekeman
    Research Centre for Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmaco economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Onderwijs en Navorsing 2, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 104:615-25. 2010
    ..With regard to the cost and cost-effectiveness implications of continuous therapy versus on-demand therapy, more studies are necessary before definitive conclusions may be made...
  6. ncbi request reprint Technical and functional assessment of 10 office spirometers: A multicenter comparative study
    Giuseppe Liistro
    Pneumology Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Chest 130:657-65. 2006
    ..To investigate the technical properties and user friendliness of 10 office spirometers devoted for use in general practice, and to compare the results with standard diagnostic spirometers...