Gerben Ter Riet

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc All that glitters isn't gold: a survey on acknowledgment of limitations in biomedical studies
    Gerben Ter Riet
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e73623. 2013
  2. pmc Publication bias in laboratory animal research: a survey on magnitude, drivers, consequences and potential solutions
    Gerben Ter Riet
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e43404. 2012
  3. pmc Asthma control cost-utility randomized trial evaluation (ACCURATE): the goals of asthma treatment
    Persijn J Honkoop
    Dept of Medical Decision Making Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 11:53. 2011
  4. pmc Serum screening with Down's syndrome markers to predict pre-eclampsia and small for gestational age: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rachel K Morris
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:33. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Lactobacilli vs antibiotics to prevent urinary tract infections: a randomized, double-blind, noninferiority trial in postmenopausal women
    Mariëlle A J Beerepoot
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 172:704-12. 2012
  6. pmc Morbidity and doctor characteristics only partly explain the substantial healthcare expenditures of frequent attenders: a record linkage study between patient data and reimbursements data
    Frans T Smits
    Department of General Practice Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:138. 2013
  7. pmc The effect of two lottery-style incentives on response rates to postal questionnaires in a prospective cohort study in preschool children at high risk of asthma: a randomized trial
    Lonneke B van der Mark
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:186. 2012
  8. pmc Impact of dizziness on everyday life in older primary care patients: a cross-sectional study
    Jacquelien Dros
    Department of Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:44. 2011
  9. pmc Women with symptoms of uncomplicated urinary tract infection are often willing to delay antibiotic treatment: a prospective cohort study
    Bart J Knottnerus
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:71. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Two simple strategies (adding a logo or a senior faculty's signature) failed to improve patient participation rates in a cohort study: randomized trial
    Karina E van Wonderen
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:971-7. 2008

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Publications35

  1. pmc All that glitters isn't gold: a survey on acknowledgment of limitations in biomedical studies
    Gerben Ter Riet
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e73623. 2013
    ..Acknowledgment of all serious limitations to research evidence is important for patient care and scientific progress. Formal research on how biomedical authors acknowledge limitations is scarce...
  2. pmc Publication bias in laboratory animal research: a survey on magnitude, drivers, consequences and potential solutions
    Gerben Ter Riet
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e43404. 2012
    ..Publication bias jeopardizes evidence-based medicine, mainly through biased literature syntheses. Publication bias may also affect laboratory animal research, but evidence is scarce...
  3. pmc Asthma control cost-utility randomized trial evaluation (ACCURATE): the goals of asthma treatment
    Persijn J Honkoop
    Dept of Medical Decision Making Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 11:53. 2011
    ..sufficiently controlled asthma2. strictly controlled asthma3. strictly controlled asthma based on exhaled nitric oxide as an additional disease marker..
  4. pmc Serum screening with Down's syndrome markers to predict pre-eclampsia and small for gestational age: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rachel K Morris
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:33. 2008
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to determine the accuracy of five serum analytes used in Down's serum screening for prediction of pre-eclampsia and/or small for gestational age...
  5. doi request reprint Lactobacilli vs antibiotics to prevent urinary tract infections: a randomized, double-blind, noninferiority trial in postmenopausal women
    Mariëlle A J Beerepoot
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 172:704-12. 2012
    ..Growing antibiotic resistance warrants studying nonantibiotic prophylaxis for recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs). Use of lactobacilli appears to be promising...
  6. pmc Morbidity and doctor characteristics only partly explain the substantial healthcare expenditures of frequent attenders: a record linkage study between patient data and reimbursements data
    Frans T Smits
    Department of General Practice Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:138. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc The effect of two lottery-style incentives on response rates to postal questionnaires in a prospective cohort study in preschool children at high risk of asthma: a randomized trial
    Lonneke B van der Mark
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:186. 2012
    ..Evidence on the effect of non-monetary incentives on response rates in observational longitudinal research is scarce...
  8. pmc Impact of dizziness on everyday life in older primary care patients: a cross-sectional study
    Jacquelien Dros
    Department of Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:44. 2011
    ..We therefore studied dizziness-related impairment in older primary care patients and aimed to identify indicators related to this impairment...
  9. pmc Women with symptoms of uncomplicated urinary tract infection are often willing to delay antibiotic treatment: a prospective cohort study
    Bart J Knottnerus
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:71. 2013
    ..It is not known how many women are prepared to delay antibiotic treatment. We investigated how many women presenting with UTI symptoms were willing to delay antibiotic treatment when asked by their general practitioner (GP)...
  10. doi request reprint Two simple strategies (adding a logo or a senior faculty's signature) failed to improve patient participation rates in a cohort study: randomized trial
    Karina E van Wonderen
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:971-7. 2008
    ..Given the paucity of evidence on interventions aimed at improving patient participation, we conducted a randomized trial...
  11. pmc Toward a simple diagnostic index for acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections
    Bart J Knottnerus
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 11:442-51. 2013
    ..We wanted to determine the value of history and urine tests for diagnosis of uncomplicated UTIs, taking into account their mutual dependencies and information from preceding tests...
  12. pmc A systematic review with attempted network meta-analysis of asthma therapy recommended for five to eighteen year olds in GINA steps three and four
    Lonneke B van der Mark
    Division of Clinical Methods and Public Health, Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, P, O, Box 22700, Amsterdam, 1100 DD, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 12:63. 2012
    ..Our objective is to assess all randomized trial-based evidence specifically pertaining to 5-18 year olds with moderate persistent asthma. Rank the different drug treatments of GINA guideline steps 3&4 in terms of effectiveness...
  13. pmc Profiling dizziness in older primary care patients: an empirical study
    Jacquelien Dros
    Department of Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e16481. 2011
    ..In the literature this has been done, but based on pathophysiological reasoning only...
  14. pmc Causes of persistent dizziness in elderly patients in primary care
    Otto R Maarsingh
    Department of Family Practice and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 8:196-205. 2010
    ..Our objective was to describe subtypes of dizziness in elderly patients in primary care and to assess contributory causes of dizziness...
  15. pmc Upper gastrointestinal symptoms, psychosocial co-morbidity and health care seeking in general practice: population based case control study
    Linda E Bröker
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 10:63. 2009
    ..In addition, we investigated whether the prevalence of psychological and social problems is part of a broader pattern of illness related health care use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Towards better triage of infants suspected of cow's milk allergy: development of a preliminary multivariable diagnostic index
    Anders van Thuijl
    Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine and Allergy, Emma Children s Hospital, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 172:385-91. 2013
    ..Large prospective studies are needed to validate these findings and provide additional precision...
  17. pmc Predictability of persistent frequent attendance in primary care: a temporal and geographical validation study
    Frans T Smits
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e73125. 2013
    ..Scientifically it is useful for the selection of high-risk populations for trials. We previously developed a model to predict which frequent attenders become persistent...
  18. doi request reprint Predicting asthma in preschool children at high risk presenting in primary care: development of a clinical asthma prediction score
    Lonneke B van der Mark
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 23:52-9. 2014
    ..A setting-specific asthma prediction score for preschool children with wheezing and/or dyspnoea presenting in primary healthcare is needed since existing indices are mainly based on general populations...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Characteristics of Dutch and Swiss primary care COPD patients - baseline data of the ICE COLD ERIC study
    Lara Siebeling
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Epidemiol 3:273-83. 2011
    ..This paper describes the characteristics of the cohorts at baseline...
  21. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of antibiotics for uncomplicated urinary tract infections: network meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Bart J Knottnerus
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 29:659-70. 2012
    ..However, for clinical decisions, we need to know the effectiveness of each possible treatment in comparison with all relevant alternatives, not with just one...
  22. pmc Cost-Effectiveness of Cranberries vs Antibiotics to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections in Premenopausal Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Judith E Bosmans
    Department of Health Sciences and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e91939. 2014
    ..Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common and result in an enormous economic burden. The increasing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms has stimulated interest in non-antibiotic agents to prevent UTIs...
  23. doi request reprint Definitions of asthma exacerbations
    Rik J B Loymans
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 11:181-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the consequences of using different definitions and to propose possible solutions...
  24. pmc Validity and reproducibility of a physical activity questionnaire for older adults: questionnaire versus accelerometer for assessing physical activity in older adults
    Lara Siebeling
    Department of General Practice, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Epidemiol 4:171-80. 2012
    ..We examined reproducibility and validity of the self-administered Longitudinal Ageing Study Amsterdam Physical Activity Questionnaire (LAPAQ) against a triaxial accelerometer (ACTR) (Sensewear(®) Pro) in older adults...
  25. doi request reprint A protocol improves GP recording of long-term sickness absence risk factors
    Paul Van Dijk
    Division of Clinical Methods and Public Health, Department of General Practice and Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:257-62. 2008
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  26. pmc Epidemiology of frequent attenders: a 3-year historic cohort study comparing attendance, morbidity and prescriptions of one-year and persistent frequent attenders
    Frans Th M Smits
    Division of Clinical Methods and Public Health, Department of General Practice Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:36. 2009
    ..Typical characteristics of persistent frequent attenders, as opposed to 1-year frequent attenders and non-frequent attenders, may generate hypotheses regarding modifiable factors on which new randomized trials may be designed...
  27. pmc Ordering blood tests for patients with unexplained fatigue in general practice: what does it yield? Results of the VAMPIRE trial
    Helen Koch
    Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Division of Clinical Methods and Public Health, Department of General Practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e93-100. 2009
    ..Unexplained fatigue is frequently encountered in general practice. Because of the low prior probability of underlying somatic pathology, the positive predictive value of abnormal (blood) test results is limited in such patients...
  28. pmc Optimizing the diagnostic work-up of acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections
    Bart J Knottnerus
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:64. 2008
    ..Consequently, after suitable validation, an easy to use, multivariable diagnostic rule (clinical index) will be derived...
  29. pmc Prediction and treatment of asthma in preschool children at risk: study design and baseline data of a prospective cohort study in general practice (ARCADE)
    Karina E van Wonderen
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 9:13. 2009
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  30. pmc ICE COLD ERIC--International collaborative effort on chronic obstructive lung disease: exacerbation risk index cohorts--study protocol for an international COPD cohort study
    Lara Siebeling
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 9:15. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to develop and validate a practical COPD disease risk index that predicts the clinical course of COPD in primary care patients with GOLD stages 2-4...
  31. doi request reprint Two prognostic indicators of the publication rate of clinical studies were available during ethical review
    Jean Philippe de Jong
    Division of Clinical Methods and Public Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1342-50. 2010
    ..To identify prognostic indicators of the publication rate of clinical studies, available to research ethics committees (RECs) during review...
  32. doi request reprint Cranberries vs antibiotics to prevent urinary tract infections: a randomized double-blind noninferiority trial in premenopausal women
    Mariëlle A J Beerepoot
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 171:1270-8. 2011
    ..The increasing prevalence of uropathogens resistant to antimicrobial agents has stimulated interest in cranberries to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs)...
  33. pmc Comparative effectiveness of long term drug treatment strategies to prevent asthma exacerbations: network meta-analysis
    Rik J B Loymans
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1105 DE, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 348:g3009. 2014
    ..To determine the comparative effectiveness and safety of current maintenance strategies in preventing exacerbations of asthma...
  34. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic ultrasound for acute ankle sprains
    Michel Pj van den Bekerom
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22660, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1100 DD
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD001250. 2011
    ..Ultrasound is used in the treatment of a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders, which include acute ankle sprains. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 1999, and previously updated in 2004...
  35. ncbi request reprint Individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnostic studies: opportunities and challenges
    Gerben Ter Riet
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evid Based Med 18:165-9. 2013
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