Sophia E de Rooij

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Iron-deficiency anaemia in patients in their 80s]
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, onderafdeling Geriatrie Ouderengeneeskunde, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5236. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Cytokines and acute phase response in delirium
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 62:521-5. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint [Admission of elderly patients to intensive care]
    S E J A de Rooij
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Postbus 22 660, DD Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2215-20. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term and long-term mortality in very elderly patients admitted to an intensive care unit
    S E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 32:1039-44. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Delirium subtype identification and the validation of the Delirium Rating Scale--Revised-98 (Dutch version) in hospitalized elderly patients
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:876-82. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Co-morbidity in acutely hospitalised older patients as a risk factor for death in hospital or within 3 months after discharge]
    S E de Rooij
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Postbus 22 700, 1100 DE Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1987-93. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical subtypes of delirium and their relevance for daily clinical practice: a systematic review
    S E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:609-15. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive, functional, and quality-of-life outcomes of patients aged 80 and older who survived at least 1 year after planned or unplanned surgery or medical intensive care treatment
    Sophia E J A de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:816-22. 2008
  9. pmc Factors that predict outcome of intensive care treatment in very elderly patients: a review
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Crit Care 9:R307-14. 2005
  10. pmc Risk factors for delirium in acutely admitted elderly patients: a prospective cohort study
    Johanna C Korevaar
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, Univ of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 5:6. 2005

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint [Iron-deficiency anaemia in patients in their 80s]
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, onderafdeling Geriatrie Ouderengeneeskunde, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5236. 2012
    ..The haemoglobin level should have risen at least 0.7 mmol/l. If there has been no effect, supplemental (endoscopic) examinations may be considered, provided they meet a therapeutic goal...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cytokines and acute phase response in delirium
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 62:521-5. 2007
    ..This study aimed to examine the expression patterns of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in elderly patients with and without delirium who were acutely admitted to the hospital...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Admission of elderly patients to intensive care]
    S E J A de Rooij
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Postbus 22 660, DD Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2215-20. 2005
    ..New prognostic models should be developed specifically to predict both survival and functional outcome in individual elderly patients after admission to ICU...
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term and long-term mortality in very elderly patients admitted to an intensive care unit
    S E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 32:1039-44. 2006
    ..To report short-term and long-term mortality of very elderly ICU patients and to determine independent risk factors for short-term and long-term mortality..
  5. ncbi request reprint Delirium subtype identification and the validation of the Delirium Rating Scale--Revised-98 (Dutch version) in hospitalized elderly patients
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:876-82. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the validity and reliability of the DRS-R-98 and to study clinical subtypes of delirium using the DRS-R-98...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Co-morbidity in acutely hospitalised older patients as a risk factor for death in hospital or within 3 months after discharge]
    S E de Rooij
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Postbus 22 700, 1100 DE Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1987-93. 2007
    ..To study the presence of co-morbidity and delirium and to determine whether these factors are predictors of hospital and shortterm mortality in elderly patients acutely admitted to a department of internal medicine...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical subtypes of delirium and their relevance for daily clinical practice: a systematic review
    S E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:609-15. 2005
    ..The investigation and exploration of clinical subtypes of delirium may provide information concerning the etiology, the pathogenesis, and the prognosis of delirium, but also may have therapeutic consequences...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive, functional, and quality-of-life outcomes of patients aged 80 and older who survived at least 1 year after planned or unplanned surgery or medical intensive care treatment
    Sophia E J A de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:816-22. 2008
    ..To investigate long-term cognitive, functional, and quality-of-life outcomes in very elderly survivors at least 1 year after planned or unplanned surgery or medical intensive care treatment...
  9. pmc Factors that predict outcome of intensive care treatment in very elderly patients: a review
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Crit Care 9:R307-14. 2005
    ..This report reviews available data on factors that determine outcome, on the value of prognostic models, and on preferences regarding life-sustaining treatments in (very) elderly intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  10. pmc Risk factors for delirium in acutely admitted elderly patients: a prospective cohort study
    Johanna C Korevaar
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, Univ of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 5:6. 2005
    ..Knowledge of potential risk factors is important. The aim of the current study is to determine factors associated with the occurrence of a prevalent delirium among elderly patients acutely admitted to an internal medicine ward...
  11. doi request reprint Assessing the prevalence of modifiable risk factors in older patients visiting an ED due to a fall using the CAREFALL Triage Instrument
    Roos C van Nieuwenhuizen
    Department of Traumatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Emerg Med 28:994-1001. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Time-course of cytokines during delirium in elderly patients with hip fractures
    Barbara C van Munster
    Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1704-9. 2008
    ..To compare the time-course of cytokine levels in patients with and without delirium and investigate differences in cytokine concentrations in delirium subtypes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Charlson Comorbidity Index in acutely hospitalized elderly adults: a prospective cohort study
    Wijnanda J Frenkel
    Geriatrics Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:342-6. 2014
    ..To determine whether the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) predicts short- and long-term mortality...
  14. doi request reprint Serum S100B in elderly patients with and without delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:234-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the serum level of S100B of patients with and without delirium and investigate the possible associations with different subtypes of delirium...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Adverse drug events in older hospitalized patients: results and reliability of a comprehensive and structured identification strategy
    Joanna E Klopotowska
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e71045. 2013
    ..However, data on preventable ADEs (pADEs) occurring during hospitalization in older patients are scarce, and no 'gold standard' for the identification of ADEs exists...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc The effect of an active on-ward participation of hospital pharmacists in Internal Medicine teams on preventable Adverse Drug Events in elderly inpatients: protocol of the WINGS study (Ward-oriented pharmacy in newly admitted geriatric seniors)
    Joanna E Klopotowska
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:124. 2011
    ..Detailed information about the performance of the treating physicians in ADE recognition is scarce...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. doi request reprint How nurses and physicians judge their own quality of care for deteriorating patients on medical wards: self-assessment of quality of care is suboptimal*
    Jeroen Ludikhuize
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 40:2982-6. 2012
    ..To describe how nurses and physicians judge their own quality of care for deteriorating patients on medical wards compared with the judgment of independent experts...
  25. pmc Effect of changes over time in the performance of a customized SAPS-II model on the quality of care assessment
    Lilian Minne
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Room J1b 124, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 38:40-6. 2012
    ..The prognostic model (rSAPS-II) was a recalibrated Simplified Acute Physiology Score-II model developed for very elderly Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients...
  26. doi request reprint Studies pertaining to the ACOVE quality criteria: a systematic review
    Marjan Askari
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:80-7. 2012
    ..To identify and uniformly describe studies employing the Assessing Care Of Vulnerable Elders (ACOVE) quality indicators within a comprehensive thematic model that reflects how the indicators were used...
  27. pmc Identification of high-risk subgroups in very elderly intensive care unit patients
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 11:R33. 2007
    ..Aside from having good overall performance, the model was designed to reliably and specifically identify subgroups at very high risk of dying...
  28. doi request reprint Assessing severity of delirium by the Delirium Observation Screening Scale
    Alice C Scheffer
    Department of Internal and Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:284-91. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to validate a scale developed to assess symptoms of delirium during regular nursing care, the Delirium Observation Screening (DOS) Scale, for monitoring severity of delirium...
  29. pmc Reviewing the definition of crisis in dementia care
    Janet Macneil Vroomen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 13:10. 2013
    ..This article systematically reviews existing definitions of crisis in dementia care literature to create a standardized definition that can be utilized for research, policy and clinical practice...
  30. doi request reprint Insufficient cross-cultural adaptations and psychometric properties for many translated health assessment scales: a systematic review
    Ozgül Uysal-Bozkir
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:608-18. 2013
    ..We focused on the scales that were adapted for use with Turkish, Arab, and Surinamese (Creole and Hindi) individuals aged 65 years and older...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint The tryptophan depletion theory in delirium: not confirmed in elderly hip fracture patients
    Annemarieke de Jonghe
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 53:236-43. 2012
    ....
  33. 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
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Cortisol, insulin, and glucose and the risk of delirium in older adults with hip fracture
    Peter H Bisschop
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1692-6. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship between perioperative delirium and cortisol, glucose, and insulin in older adults acutely admitted for hip fracture...
  35. doi request reprint Proteomic profiling of plasma and serum in elderly patients with delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:284-91. 2009
    ..Taking both groups together, three discriminating peaks of 7.97, 15.9, and 16.0 kDa were found in delirious patients. These peaks presumably correspond to hemoglobin-beta, its doubly charged ion, and its glycosylated form...
  36. ncbi request reprint The association between delirium and the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele in the elderly
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Genet 17:261-6. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between APOE epsilon4-allele and delirium in elderly patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Medication associated with recurrent falls in the elderly]
    Marjan Askari
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 158:A7289. 2014
    ..To investigate which medications are associated with recurrent falls in elderly patients who attend the accident and emergency department following a fall...
  38. doi request reprint Co-prescription of gastroprotective agents and their efficacy in elderly patients taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a systematic review of observational studies
    Stephanie Medlock
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1259-1269.e10. 2013
    ..We systematically reviewed evidence from observational studies on the use of gastroprotective agents in elderly patients and their ability to prevent NSAID-related ulcers in this population...
  39. pmc Risk factors associated with visiting or not visiting the accident & emergency department after a fall
    Alice C Scheffer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:286. 2013
    ....
  40. pmc Recognition of adverse drug events in older hospitalized medical patients
    Joanna E Klopotowska
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:75-85. 2013
    ..To assess medical teams' ability to recognize adverse drug events (ADEs) in older inpatients...
  41. pmc Inappropriateness of medication prescriptions to elderly patients in the primary care setting: a systematic review
    Dedan Opondo
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e43617. 2012
    ..Inappropriate medication prescription is a common cause of preventable adverse drug events among elderly persons in the primary care setting...
  42. doi request reprint Statistical process control for validating a classification tree model for predicting mortality--a novel approach towards temporal validation
    Lilian Minne
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Medical Informatics, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biomed Inform 45:37-44. 2012
    ..The study underlies the importance of continuous validation of prognostic models over time using statistical tools and the timely recalibration of tree models...
  43. doi request reprint Identification of deteriorating patients on general wards; measurement of vital parameters and potential effectiveness of the Modified Early Warning Score
    Jeroen Ludikhuize
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Crit Care 27:424.e7-13. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the current practice in measurement and documentation of vital signs and the possible usefulness of the Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) to identify deteriorating patients on hospital wards...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. pmc From assessment to improvement of elderly care in general practice using decision support to increase adherence to ACOVE quality indicators: study protocol for randomized control trial
    Saeid Eslami
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:81. 2014
    ..We describe a clinical decision support system to improve general practitioner (GP) adherence to ACOVE quality indicators and a protocol for investigating impact on GPs' adherence to the rules...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint The consequences of seniors seeking health information using the internet and other sources
    Stephanie Medlock
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 192:457-60. 2013
    ..g. discussing the information with their doctor). Encouraging the translation of knowledge into action represents an opportunity for empowerment in this population. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and experience of Dutch general practitioners regarding computerized clinical decision support
    Stephanie Medlock
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 186:56-60. 2013
    ..Dutch general practices have a high adoption rate for computerized patient records and clinical decision support. We sought to measure the attitudes and experience of Dutch general practitioners towards clinical decision support...
  50. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of serum anticholinergic activity in delirium of the elderly
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1339-45. 2012
    ..We assessed the association of serum anticholinergic activity with delirium and its risk factors in a longitudinal study on elderly hip fracture patients...
  51. 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...
  52. pmc Differential changes in QTc duration during in-hospital haloperidol use
    Marieke T Blom
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e23728. 2011
    ..To evaluate changes in QT duration during low-dose haloperidol use, and determine associations between clinical variables and potentially dangerous QT prolongation...
  53. doi request reprint The CAREFALL Triage instrument identifying risk factors for recurrent falls in elderly patients
    Pieter Boele van Hensbroek
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
    Am J Emerg Med 27:23-36. 2009
    ..To validate the CAREFALL Triage Instrument (CTI), a self-administered questionnaire concerning modifiable risk factors for recurrent falls in elderly patients who experienced fall...
  54. pmc Markers of cerebral damage during delirium in elderly patients with hip fracture
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 9:21. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the level of S100B and NSE of patients before, during and after delirium with patients without delirium and investigate the possible associations with different subtypes of delirium...
  55. ncbi request reprint The role of genetics in delirium in the elderly patient
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:187-95. 2009
    ..This review describes the barriers of this field of research and the implications for our current knowledge of delirium...
  56. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for in-hospital pharmaceutical care of Dutch elderly patients: development and validation of an ACOVE-based quality indicator set
    Peter C Wierenga
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Drugs Aging 28:295-304. 2011
    ..Therefore, they need to be adapted when used in a non-US hospital setting. In addition, the ACOVE QIs depend on patient and caretaker interviews to assess the quality of care...
  57. pmc Assessing quality of care of elderly patients using the ACOVE quality indicator set: a systematic review
    Marjan Askari
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e28631. 2011
    ..Care of the elderly is recognized as an increasingly important segment of health care. The Assessing Care Of Vulnerable Elderly (ACOVE) quality indicators (QIs) were developed to assess and improve the care of elderly patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Melatonin deficiency hypothesis in delirium: a synthesis of current evidence
    Sophia E de Rooij
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rejuvenation Res 16:273-8. 2013
    ..Finally, this review examines the therapeutic benefit of melatonin treatment in disorders related to delirium and dementia, including the placebo-controlled randomized clinical trials addressing this topic...
  59. 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...
  60. pmc Comparing Dutch case management care models for people with dementia and their caregivers: The design of the COMPAS study
    Janet Macneil Vroomen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:132. 2012
    ..Clinical and cost outcomes are investigated while care processes and the facilitators and barriers for implementation of these models are considered...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Nonreferral of nursing home patients with suspected breast cancer
    Marije E Hamaker
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Diakonessenhuis Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:464-9. 2012
    ..People with suspected breast cancer who are not referred for diagnostic testing remain unregistered and are not included in cancer statistics. Little is known about the extent of and motivation for nonreferral of these patients...
  63. pmc The effects of melatonin versus placebo on delirium in hip fracture patients: study protocol of a randomised, placebo-controlled, double blind trial
    Annemarieke de Jonghe
    Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics section F4 218, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 11:34. 2011
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Genetic variations in the interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 genes and the interleukin-6 receptor gene in delirium
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rejuvenation Res 14:425-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether genetic polymorphisms in the interleukin-6 gene (IL6), the IL-6 receptor gene (IL6R), and the IL-8 gene (IL8) were associated with delirium in a population of acutely admitted older patients...
  65. doi request reprint Fear of falling: measurement strategy, prevalence, risk factors and consequences among older persons
    Alice C Scheffer
    Department of Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 37:19-24. 2008
    ....
  66. pmc Factors associated with posttraumatic stress symptoms in a prospective cohort of patients after abdominal sepsis: a nomogram
    Kimberly R Boer
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 34:664-74. 2008
    ..To determine to what extent patients who have survived abdominal sepsis suffer from symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression, and to identify potential risk factors for PTSD symptoms...
  67. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms related to delirium tremens: a systematic review
    Barbara C van Munster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:177-84. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to give an overview of all studied genetic polymorphisms in the diverse candidate genes related to DT and to summarize what these studies contribute to insights into the pathophysiology of DT...
  68. doi request reprint LERM (Logical Elements Rule Method): a method for assessing and formalizing clinical rules for decision support
    Stephanie Medlock
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 80:286-95. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to create a step-by-step method for transforming clinical rules for use in decision support, and to validate this method for usability and reliability...
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    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Academic Medical Center, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Drug Saf 32:663-73. 2009
    ..The aim of our project was to study the usefulness of the Bow-Tie model in the hospital setting for prospective analysis of risks in the medication process in order to develop a practicable method...
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    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Section, Academic Medical Center, P, O, Box 22660, Amsterdam, 1100 DD, The Netherlands
    Trials 15:10. 2014
    ..Our objective is to investigate whether acetaminophen is effective in treating self-reported sleep disorders in older people...