Bianca M Buurman

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc A randomised clinical trial on a comprehensive geriatric assessment and intensive home follow-up after hospital discharge: the Transitional Care Bridge
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Room F4 108, PO, Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:296. 2010
  2. pmc Geriatric conditions in acutely hospitalized older patients: prevalence and one-year survival and functional decline
    Bianca M Buurman
    Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e26951. 2011
  3. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcomes of hospitalized older patients with distinct risk profiles for functional decline: a prospective cohort study
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e29621. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Variability in measuring (instrumental) activities of daily living functioning and functional decline in hospitalized older medical patients: a systematic review
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:619-27. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Risk for poor outcomes in older patients discharged from an emergency department: feasibility of four screening instruments
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Emerg Med 18:215-20. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Coping with serious events at work: a study of traumatic stress among nurses
    Bianca M Buurman
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 17:321-9. 2011
  7. pmc Systematic comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly patients on chronic dialysis: a cross-sectional comparative and feasibility study
    Juliette L Parlevliet
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Room F4 108, Meibergdreef 9, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Nephrol 13:30. 2012
  8. pmc The value of a comprehensive geriatric assessment for patient care in acutely hospitalized older patients with cancer
    Marije E Hamaker
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 16:1403-12. 2011
  9. pmc Prognostication in acutely admitted older patients by nurses and physicians
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1883-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Urinary incontinence and indwelling urinary catheters in acutely admitted elderly patients: relationship with mortality, institutionalization, and functional decline
    A M Jikke Bootsma
    Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:147.e7-12. 2013

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Publications18

  1. pmc A randomised clinical trial on a comprehensive geriatric assessment and intensive home follow-up after hospital discharge: the Transitional Care Bridge
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Room F4 108, PO, Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:296. 2010
    ..This paper presents the design of a randomised controlled clinical trial concerning the effect of a pro-active, multi-component, nurse-led transitional care program following patients for six months after hospital admission...
  2. pmc Geriatric conditions in acutely hospitalized older patients: prevalence and one-year survival and functional decline
    Bianca M Buurman
    Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e26951. 2011
    ..To study the prevalence of eighteen geriatric conditions in older patients at admission, their reporting rate in discharge summaries and the impact of these conditions on mortality and functional decline one year after admission...
  3. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcomes of hospitalized older patients with distinct risk profiles for functional decline: a prospective cohort study
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e29621. 2012
    ..The aim of this research was to study the clinical characteristics and mortality and disability outcomes of patients who present distinct risk profiles for functional decline at admission...
  4. doi request reprint Variability in measuring (instrumental) activities of daily living functioning and functional decline in hospitalized older medical patients: a systematic review
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:619-27. 2011
    ..To study instruments used and definitions applied in order to measure (instrumental) activities of daily living (I [ADL]) functioning and functional decline in hospitalized older medical patients...
  5. doi request reprint Risk for poor outcomes in older patients discharged from an emergency department: feasibility of four screening instruments
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Emerg Med 18:215-20. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Coping with serious events at work: a study of traumatic stress among nurses
    Bianca M Buurman
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 17:321-9. 2011
    ..Nurses often encounter serious events during their work, which can lead to traumatic stress...
  7. pmc Systematic comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly patients on chronic dialysis: a cross-sectional comparative and feasibility study
    Juliette L Parlevliet
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Room F4 108, Meibergdreef 9, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Nephrol 13:30. 2012
    ..The CGA is used more frequently in the assessment of elderly cancer patients, and we therefore compared the outcomes to this group...
  8. pmc The value of a comprehensive geriatric assessment for patient care in acutely hospitalized older patients with cancer
    Marije E Hamaker
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 16:1403-12. 2011
    ..A comprehensive geriatric assessment systematically collects information on geriatric conditions and is propagated in oncology as a useful tool when assessing older cancer patients...
  9. pmc Prognostication in acutely admitted older patients by nurses and physicians
    Bianca M Buurman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1883-9. 2008
    ..The process of prognostication has not been described for acutely hospitalized older patients...
  10. doi request reprint Urinary incontinence and indwelling urinary catheters in acutely admitted elderly patients: relationship with mortality, institutionalization, and functional decline
    A M Jikke Bootsma
    Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:147.e7-12. 2013
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  11. pmc Comprehensive geriatric assessment, multifactorial interventions and nurse-led care coordination to prevent functional decline in community-dwelling older persons: protocol of a cluster randomized trial
    Jacqueline J Suijker
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:85. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate whether functional decline in community-dwelling older persons can be delayed or prevented by a comprehensive geriatric assessment, multifactorial interventions and nurse-led care coordination...
  12. pmc Self-Report of Healthcare Utilization among Community-Dwelling Older Persons: A Prospective Cohort Study
    Marlies T van Dalen
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e93372. 2014
    ..Self-reported data are often used for estimates on healthcare utilization in cost-effectiveness studies...
  13. pmc Association between acute geriatric syndromes and medication-related hospital admissions
    Peter C Wierenga
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Drugs Aging 29:691-9. 2012
    ..Elderly patients are at a 4-fold higher risk of adverse drug events (ADEs) and drug-related hospitalization. Hospitalization of an elderly patient is often preceded by geriatric syndromes, like falls or delirium...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Mortality and disability after hospital admission: risk assessment of acutely admitted elderly patients]
    Bianca M Buurman
    afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5053. 2012
    ..To study the clinical characteristics, mortality and loss of function in acutely admitted elderly patients who had been assigned to various risk categories for functional decline...
  15. doi request reprint Insulin-dependent diabetic patients with macrovascular complications suffer from many geriatric conditions
    Lieke Rijnen
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Intern Med 24:52-8. 2013
    ..Current diabetic care guidelines focus mainly on managing metabolic control and macro- and microvascular comorbidities. This focus may be too narrow given the number of geriatric conditions present in these often aged patients...
  16. doi request reprint Failure to regain function at 3 months after acute hospital admission predicts institutionalization within 12 months in older patients
    Erja Portegijs
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:569.e1-7. 2012
    ..To study the effects of functional decline on admission to long-term institutionalized care within 12 months from acute hospital admission...
  17. ncbi request reprint Functional decline of older patients 1 year after cardiothoracic surgery followed by intensive care admission: a prospective longitudinal cohort study
    Annerike C Govers
    Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22660, Amsterdam 1100 DD, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 43:575-80. 2014
    ..there is a growing demand for cardiothoracic surgery in patients' aged ≥65 years...
  18. doi request reprint Reduction of unnecessary use of indwelling urinary catheters
    Jolien Janzen
    Division Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:984-8. 2013
    ..The most effective way to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CA-UTIs) is to avoid unnecessary urinary catheterisation and to minimise the duration of catheterisation...