Nynke Smidt

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Reproducibility of the STARD checklist: an instrument to assess the quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:12. 2006
  2. ncbi Lateral epicondylitis in general practice: course and prognostic indicators of outcome
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 33:2053-59. 2006
  3. ncbi The quality of diagnostic accuracy studies since the STARD statement: has it improved?
    N Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 67:792-7. 2006
  4. pmc Attribution of physical complaints to the air disaster in Amsterdam by exposed rescue workers: an epidemiological study using historic cohorts
    Pauline Slottje
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:142. 2006
  5. ncbi Use of health care and drugs by police officers 8.5 years after the air disaster in Amsterdam
    Pauline Slottje
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute and Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:92-4. 2008
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life of firefighters and police officers 8.5 years after the air disaster in Amsterdam
    Pauline Slottje
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:239-52. 2007
  7. ncbi Post-disaster physical symptoms of firefighters and police officers: role of types of exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms
    Pauline Slottje
    EMGO Institute, Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 13:327-42. 2008
  8. ncbi Quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 235:347-53. 2005
  9. ncbi Epidemiologic study of the autoimmune health effects of a cargo aircraft disaster
    Pauline Slottje
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:2278-85. 2005
  10. ncbi Effectiveness of physiotherapy for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 35:51-62. 2003

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Reproducibility of the STARD checklist: an instrument to assess the quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:12. 2006
    ..We designed a study to investigate the inter-assessment reproducibility, and intra- and inter-observer reproducibility of the items in the STARD statement...
  2. ncbi Lateral epicondylitis in general practice: course and prognostic indicators of outcome
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 33:2053-59. 2006
    ..To investigate the course of lateral epicondylitis and identify prognostic indicators associated with short- and longterm outcome of pain intensity...
  3. ncbi The quality of diagnostic accuracy studies since the STARD statement: has it improved?
    N Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 67:792-7. 2006
    ..To assess whether the quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies has improved since the publication of the Standards for the Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy studies (STARD statement)...
  4. pmc Attribution of physical complaints to the air disaster in Amsterdam by exposed rescue workers: an epidemiological study using historic cohorts
    Pauline Slottje
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:142. 2006
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  5. ncbi Use of health care and drugs by police officers 8.5 years after the air disaster in Amsterdam
    Pauline Slottje
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute and Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:92-4. 2008
    ..Thus, even after years, police officers involved in disaster work may use more self-initiated health care...
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life of firefighters and police officers 8.5 years after the air disaster in Amsterdam
    Pauline Slottje
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:239-52. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the long-term impact of this disaster on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of professional assistance workers...
  7. ncbi Post-disaster physical symptoms of firefighters and police officers: role of types of exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms
    Pauline Slottje
    EMGO Institute, Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 13:327-42. 2008
    ..To examine the relationships between exposure to the air disaster in Amsterdam and multiple physical symptoms among firefighters and police officers, and to explore the role of post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) herein...
  8. ncbi Quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 235:347-53. 2005
    ..To evaluate quality of reporting in diagnostic accuracy articles published in 2000 in journals with impact factor of at least 4 by using items of Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy (STARD) statement published later in 2003...
  9. ncbi Epidemiologic study of the autoimmune health effects of a cargo aircraft disaster
    Pauline Slottje
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:2278-85. 2005
    ..In the aftermath of a cargo aircraft crash in Amsterdam in 1992, indications of autoimmune disorders appeared in some of the affected population...
  10. ncbi Effectiveness of physiotherapy for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 35:51-62. 2003
    ..To evaluate the available evidence of the effectiveness of physiotherapy for lateral epicondylitis of the elbow...
  11. ncbi Cost effectiveness of interventions for lateral epicondylitis: results from a randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Ingeborg B C Korthals-de Bos
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:185-95. 2004
    ..The Dutch College of General Practitioners in The Netherlands has issued guidelines that recommend a wait-and-see policy. However, these guidelines are not evidence based...
  12. ncbi Corticosteroid injections for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Faculty of Medicine, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 96:23-40. 2002
    ..No beneficial effects were found for intermediate or long-term follow-up. More, better designed, conducted and reported RCTs with intermediate and long-term follow-up are needed...
  13. ncbi Interobserver reproducibility of the assessment of severity of complaints, grip strength, and pressure pain threshold in patients with lateral epicondylitis
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1145-50. 2002
    ..To evaluate the interobserver reproducibility of the assessment of severity of complaints, grip strength, and pressure pain threshold in patients with lateral epicondylitis in primary care...
  14. pmc Evidence of bias and variation in diagnostic accuracy studies
    Anne W S Rutjes
    Deptartment of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    CMAJ 174:469-76. 2006
    ..We sought to determine and compare the direction and magnitude of the effects of a number of potential sources of bias and variation in studies on estimates of diagnostic accuracy...
  15. ncbi Corticosteroid injections, physiotherapy, or a wait-and-see policy for lateral epicondylitis: a randomised controlled trial
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 359:657-62. 2002
    ..Lateral epicondylitis is generally treated with corticosteroid injections or physiotherapy. Dutch clinical guidelines recommend a wait-and-see policy. We compared the efficacy of these approaches...
  16. pmc Epidemiological study air disaster in Amsterdam (ESADA): study design
    Pauline Slottje
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 5:54. 2005
    ..Starting in 2000, the Epidemiological Study Air Disaster in Amsterdam (ESADA) aimed to assess the long-term health effects of occupational exposure to this disaster on professional assistance workers...
  17. ncbi Is the diagnosis important for the treatment of patients with shoulder complaints?
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU Medical Centre, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 362:1867-8. 2003
  18. pmc Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Dutch Cochrane Centre and Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 149:889-97. 2008
    ..Challenges that remain are the poor reporting of original diagnostic test accuracy studies and difficulties with the interpretation of the results of diagnostic test accuracy research...
  19. pmc Tennis elbow in primary care
    Nynke Smidt
    BMJ 333:927-8. 2006
  20. pmc Epidemiological disaster research: the necessity to include representative samples of the involved disaster workers. Experience from the epidemiological study air disaster Amsterdam-ESADA
    Anja C Huizink
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine and Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:887-9. 2006
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  21. pmc Applied analysis of recurrent events: a practical overview
    Jos W R Twisk
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO institute, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, vd Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:706-10. 2005
    ..The purpose of this paper is to give an overview and comparison of different easily applicable statistical techniques to analyse recurrent event data...
  22. pmc Tennis elbow
    Willem Assendelft
    Dutch College of General Practitioners, Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 327:329. 2003
  23. ncbi Endorsement of the STARD Statement by biomedical journals: survey of instructions for authors
    Nynke Smidt
    Clin Chem 53:1983-5. 2007
  24. ncbi Systematic review of the efficacy and safety of shock wave therapy for lateral elbow pain
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1351-63. 2006
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for lateral elbow pain...