Maarten J M Merkx
Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands
- Predictive validity of treatment allocation guidelines on drinking outcome in alcohol-dependent patientsMaarten J M Merkx
Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Addict Behav 38:1691-8. 2013..9% vs. 38.3% success). Based on these results, we suggest ways to improve the algorithm for allocating patients to treatment...
- Guidelines for allocating outpatient alcohol abusers to levels of care: Predictive validityMaarten J M Merkx
Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Addict Behav 36:570-5. 2011..The a priori allocation guidelines were followed for only a minority of the patients, and using them did not improve treatment outcome. Further work is needed to improve the content of the treatment allocation guidelines...
- Feasibility and validity of low-budget telephonic follow-up interviews in routine outcome monitoring of substance abuse treatmentSuzan C C Oudejans
Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 5, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
Addiction 104:1138-46. 2009..However, follow-up interviews are time-consuming and costly. This study examines the feasibility and validity of low-budget telephonic follow-up interviews for ROM in a substance abuse treatment centre (SATC)...
- Allocation of substance use disorder patients to appropriate levels of care: feasibility of matching guidelines in routine practice in Dutch treatment centresMaarten J M Merkx
Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Addiction 102:466-74. 2007..To examine the feasibility of implementing evidence-based guidelines for patient-treatment-matching to levels of care in two Dutch substance abuse treatment centres...