B W Koes

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based management of acute low back pain
    Bart W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Centre, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 370:1595-6. 2007
  2. pmc Outcome of knee injuries in general practice: 1-year follow-up
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:56-63. 2010
  3. pmc PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Stephanie Mathieson
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Trials 14:213. 2013
  4. pmc Current management and prognostic factors in physiotherapy practice for patients with shoulder pain: design of a prospective cohort study
    Yasmaine H J M Karel
    Faculty of Health, Research Group Diagnostics, AVANS University of Applied Sciences, PO Box 90, 1164800, RA, Breda, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:62. 2013
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of minimal interventional procedures for chronic mechanical low back pain: design of four randomised controlled trials with an economic evaluation
    Esther T Maas
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:260. 2012
  6. pmc Determinants of (sustained) overweight and complaints in children and adolescents in primary care: the DOERAK cohort study design
    Winifred D Paulis
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 20403000, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:70. 2012
  7. pmc Triggers for an episode of sudden onset low back pain: study protocol
    Daniel Steffens
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint [Manual therapy for neck pain: increasing evidence for effectiveness]
    Bart W Koes
    Erasmus MC, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4599. 2012
  9. pmc Course and prognosis of recovery for chronic non-specific low back pain: design, therapy program and baseline data of a prospective cohort study
    Karin Verkerk
    Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:252. 2011
  10. pmc Cost-effectiveness of exercise therapy versus general practitioner care for osteoarthritis of the hip: design of a randomised clinical trial
    Pauline P van Es
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:232. 2011

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Publications182 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based management of acute low back pain
    Bart W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Centre, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 370:1595-6. 2007
  2. pmc Outcome of knee injuries in general practice: 1-year follow-up
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:56-63. 2010
    ..Knee injuries may lead to pain and to functional limitations in the activities of daily living. Patients with knee injuries are frequently seen in general practice; however, the outcome and management in these patients is not known...
  3. pmc PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Stephanie Mathieson
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Trials 14:213. 2013
    ..Our objectives are to determine the efficacy of pregabalin on reducing leg pain intensity and its cost-effectiveness in patients with sciatica...
  4. pmc Current management and prognostic factors in physiotherapy practice for patients with shoulder pain: design of a prospective cohort study
    Yasmaine H J M Karel
    Faculty of Health, Research Group Diagnostics, AVANS University of Applied Sciences, PO Box 90, 1164800, RA, Breda, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:62. 2013
    ..Also, to assess the usual physiotherapy care for shoulder pain and examine the inter-rater reliability of musculoskeletal ultrasound between radiologists and physiotherapists for patients with shoulder pain...
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of minimal interventional procedures for chronic mechanical low back pain: design of four randomised controlled trials with an economic evaluation
    Esther T Maas
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:260. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Determinants of (sustained) overweight and complaints in children and adolescents in primary care: the DOERAK cohort study design
    Winifred D Paulis
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 20403000, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:70. 2012
    ..be influenced by the type of complaint? What is the activity level of overweight children compared to non-overweight children? And is (sustained) overweight of children associated with parameters related to the energy balance equation?..
  7. pmc Triggers for an episode of sudden onset low back pain: study protocol
    Daniel Steffens
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to quantify the transient increase in risk of a sudden episode of low back pain associated with acute exposure to a range of common physical and psychological factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Manual therapy for neck pain: increasing evidence for effectiveness]
    Bart W Koes
    Erasmus MC, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4599. 2012
    ..Manual therapy is a rational treatment option for patients with neck pain persisting longer than 2 weeks...
  9. pmc Course and prognosis of recovery for chronic non-specific low back pain: design, therapy program and baseline data of a prospective cohort study
    Karin Verkerk
    Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:252. 2011
    ..We present the design of a cohort study that aims to determine the course and prognostic factors for recovery in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain...
  10. pmc Cost-effectiveness of exercise therapy versus general practitioner care for osteoarthritis of the hip: design of a randomised clinical trial
    Pauline P van Es
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:232. 2011
    ..Therefore, this randomised controlled trial is designed to investigate the cost-effectiveness of exercise therapy in conjunction with the general practitioner's (GP) care, compared to GP care alone, for patients with hip OA...
  11. pmc Back complaints in the elders (BACE); design of cohort studies in primary care: an international consortium
    Jantine Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:193. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the course of back complaints and identify prognostic factors for the transition from acute back complaints to chronic back complaints in older people who visit a primary health care physician...
  12. pmc Design of the Verbiest trial: cost-effectiveness of surgery versus prolonged conservative treatment in patients with lumbar stenosis
    Gijsbert M Overdevest
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:57. 2011
    ..We present the design of a randomized controlled trial on (cost-) effectiveness of surgical decompression versus prolonged conservative treatment in patients with neurogenic intermittent claudication caused by lumbar stenosis...
  13. pmc Conservative treatment in patients with an acute lumbosacral radicular syndrome: design of a randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN68857256]
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    General Practice, University Medical Center Rotterdam Erasmus MC, PO Box 1736, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:39. 2004
    ....
  14. pmc Knee complaints seen in general practice: active sport participants versus non-sport participants
    Marienke van Middelkoop
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:36. 2008
    ..Further, differences in the initial policy of the GP, medical consumption, and outcome at one-year follow-up were also investigated...
  15. pmc The Felix-trial. Double-blind randomization of interspinous implant or bony decompression for treatment of spinal stenosis related intermittent neurogenic claudication
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:100. 2010
    ..This protocol describes the design of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) on (cost-) effectiveness of the use of interspinous process implants versus conventional decompression surgery in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis...
  16. pmc The NEtherlands Cervical Kinematics (NECK) trial. Cost-effectiveness of anterior cervical discectomy with or without interbody fusion and arthroplasty in the treatment of cervical disc herniation; a double-blind randomised multicenter study
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:122. 2010
    ..We present the design of the NECK trial, a randomised study on cost-effectiveness of anterior cervical discectomy with or without interbody fusion and arthroplasty in patients with cervical disc herniation...
  17. pmc Reproducibility of cervical range of motion in patients with neck pain
    Jan Lucas Hoving
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:59. 2005
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the intra-rater and inter-rater reproducibility of the measurement of active Range of Motion (ROM) in patients with neck pain using the Cybex Electronic Digital Inclinometer-320 (EDI-320)...
  18. pmc Effectiveness of diclofenac versus acetaminophen in primary care patients with knee osteoarthritis: [NTR1485], DIPA-trial: design of a randomized clinical trial
    Saskia P J Verkleij
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:7. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Effectiveness of percutaneous laser disc decompression versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation; design of a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Patrick A Brouwer
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:49. 2009
    ..We present the design of a randomized controlled trial, studying the cost-effectiveness of PLDD versus conventional open discectomy in patients with sciatica from lumbar disc herniation...
  20. pmc Prolonged conservative treatment or 'early' surgery in sciatica caused by a lumbar disc herniation: rationale and design of a randomized trial [ISRCT 26872154]
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:8. 2005
    ..The design of a randomized multicenter trial is presented on the effectiveness of a prolonged conservative treatment strategy compared with surgery in patients with persisting intense sciatica (lumbosacral radicular syndrome)...
  21. pmc Cost-effectiveness of microendoscopic discectomy versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation: a prospective randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN51857546]
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:42. 2006
    ..We present the design of a randomised controlled trial on cost-effectiveness of microendoscopic discectomy versus conventional open discectomy in patients with lumbar disc herniation...
  22. pmc Kinesiophobia in patients with non-traumatic arm, neck and shoulder complaints: a prospective cohort study in general practice
    Anita Feleus
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:117. 2007
    ....
  23. pmc Incidence and prevalence of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders. A systematic appraisal of the literature
    Bionka M A Huisstede
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:7. 2006
    ....
  24. pmc The PEX study - Exercise therapy for patellofemoral pain syndrome: design of a randomized clinical trial in general practice and sports medicine [ISRCTN83938749]
    Robbart van Linschoten
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:31. 2006
    ..The research will address to both effectiveness and cost effectiveness of supervised exercise therapy in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)...
  25. pmc Knee disorders in primary care: design and patient selection of the HONEUR knee cohort
    Edith M Heintjes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:45. 2005
    ..This paper describes the methods used for data collection, and discusses potential selectiveness of patient recruitment...
  26. pmc Effectiveness of behavioural graded activity compared with physiotherapy treatment in chronic neck pain: design of a randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN88733332]
    Frieke Vonk
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:34. 2004
    ....
  27. pmc Effect of corticosteroid injection for trochanter pain syndrome: design of a randomised clinical trial in general practice
    Aaltien Brinks
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:95. 2007
    ..The cost effectiveness of the corticosteroid injection therapy will also be assessed. Secondly, the role of co-morbidity in relation to the efficacy of local corticosteroid injections will be investigated...
  28. pmc The effect of glucosamine sulphate on osteoarthritis: design of a long-term randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN54513166]
    Rianne M Rozendaal
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:20. 2005
    ..This trial is ongoing and will finish in March 2006...
  29. pmc Adverse effects of extra-articular corticosteroid injections: a systematic review
    Aaltien Brinks
    Department of General Practice Erasmus Medical Center PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:206. 2010
    ..To estimate the occurrence and type of adverse effects after application of an extra-articular (soft tissue) corticosteroid injection...
  30. pmc Cost-effectiveness of decompression according to Gill versus instrumented spondylodesis in the treatment of sciatica due to low grade spondylolytic spondylolisthesis: a prospective randomised controlled trial [NTR1300]
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:128. 2008
    ..A comparative cost-effectiveness study has not been performed yet. We present the design of a randomised controlled trial on cost-effectiveness of decompression according to Gill versus instrumented spondylodesis...
  31. pmc Measurement properties of translated versions of neck-specific questionnaires: a systematic review
    Jasper M Schellingerhout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:87. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to critically appraise the quality of the translation process, cross-cultural validation and the measurement properties of translated versions of neck-specific questionnaires...
  32. pmc Age, gender and disability predict future disability in older people: the Rotterdam Study
    Umit Tas
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 11:22. 2011
    ..To develop a prediction model that predicts disability in community-dwelling older people. Insight in the predictors of disability is needed to target preventive strategies for people at increased risk...
  33. pmc The effect of Tai Chi Chuan in reducing falls among elderly people: design of a randomized clinical trial in the Netherlands [ISRCTN98840266]
    Petra E M Zeeuwe
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 6:6. 2006
    ..In this article the design of a randomized clinical trial is presented. The trial evaluates the effect of Tai Chi Chuan on fall prevention and physical and psychological function in older adults...
  34. pmc Duration of fever and serious bacterial infections in children: a systematic review
    Gijs Elshout
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:33. 2011
    ..Longer duration of fever has been related to increased risk for serious bacterial infections (SBI). However, the evidence for this association remains controversial. We assessed the predictive value of duration of fever for SBI...
  35. pmc Chronic non-specific abdominal complaints in general practice: a prospective study on management, patient health status and course of complaints
    Henriëtte A M van den Heuvel-Janssen
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:12. 2006
    ..Aim of this study was to present a primary care based profile of these chronic complaints including health care involvement, health status and clinical course...
  36. pmc Association between skin diseases and severe bacterial infections in children: case-control study
    Robbert S A Mohammedamin
    Department of General Practice, Room FF 304, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:52. 2006
    ..If our hypothesis is true the GP could reduce the risk of sepsis or bacteraemia by managing skin diseases appropriately...
  37. pmc Increasing incidence of skin disorders in children? A comparison between 1987 and 2001
    Robbert S A Mohammedamin
    Department of General Practice, Room FF 304, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Dermatol 6:4. 2006
    ..Only limited information is available about the frequency of specific skin diseases. We aimed to compare incidence rates of skin diseases in children in general practice between 1987 and 2001...
  38. pmc An updated overview of clinical guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care
    Bart W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 19:2075-94. 2010
    ..The implementation of these clinical guidelines remains a challenge for clinical practice and research...
  39. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of sciatica
    B W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 334:1313-7. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have an instability of the shoulder or a labrum lesion?
    Jolanda J Luime
    The Netherlands Expert Centre for Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Erasmus, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 292:1989-99. 2004
    ..History taking and clinical tests are commonly used to diagnose shoulder pain. Unclear is whether tests and history accurately diagnose instability or intra-articular pathology (IAP)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Trend in methodological quality of randomised clinical trials in low back pain
    B W Koes
    ErasmusMC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of General Practice, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:529-39. 2005
    ..There were no improvements in median overall methodological quality over time from 1960 to 2004. Improvements were apparent for a few validity criteria only...
  42. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of low back pain
    B W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 332:1430-4. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint Incidence of non-traumatic complaints of arm, neck and shoulder in general practice
    A Feleus
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 13:426-33. 2008
    ..When estimating morbidity in primary care, based on diagnostic codes, one should be aware of possible underestimation of morbidity and corresponding workload, when excluding codes not specific for that region or disease...
  44. doi request reprint Development of radiological knee osteoarthritis in patients with knee complaints
    B M de Klerk
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:905-10. 2012
    ..This study examines the determinants for developing OA pathology on x-ray in patients with knee complaints but no radiological OA at baseline in the painful knee...
  45. doi request reprint Prognostic factors in adults with knee pain in general practice
    J N Belo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 61:143-51. 2009
    ..To predict the 1-year outcome of incident nontraumatic knee symptoms in adults presenting in general practice...
  46. ncbi request reprint Social and psychological factors influenced the course of arm, neck and shoulder complaints
    C H Karels
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:839-48. 2007
    ..To investigate the clinical course and prognostic factors of complaints of arm, neck, and shoulder...
  47. doi request reprint The prognostic value of the clinical ACR classification criteria of knee osteoarthritis for persisting knee complaints and increase of disability in general practice
    J N Belo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:1288-92. 2009
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Pain severity and catastrophising modify treatment success in neck pain patients in primary care
    A P Verhagen
    Dept of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre University, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 15:267-72. 2010
    ..Increased pain severity or catastrophising at baseline increased the chance of treatment success after manual therapy compared to physiotherapy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Course of back complaints in older adults: a systematic literature review
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:379-86. 2012
    ..Back pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint seen in older people. It is important to get an insight in the course of back complaints and to identify factors associated with a chronic course...
  50. doi request reprint Association between spinal morning stiffness and lumbar disc degeneration: the Rotterdam Study
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:982-7. 2012
    ..To explore the associations between spinal morning stiffness and lumbar disc degeneration (LDD)...
  51. doi request reprint Longitudinal and cross-sectional validity of the DynaPort Knee Test in adults with nontraumatic knee complaints in general practice
    J N Belo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1271-8. 2008
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Effect of glucosamine sulphate on joint space narrowing, pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis; subgroup analyses of a randomized controlled trial
    R M Rozendaal
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:427-32. 2009
    ..The aim of this present study was to investigate whether there are subgroups of patients with hip OA for whom GS might be an effective therapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Insights in the use of health care services in chronic benign pain in childhood and adolescence
    C W Perquin
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 94:205-13. 2001
    ..Prospective studies are needed to test causality of coping on care-seeking behavior...
  54. ncbi request reprint Does hand osteoarthritis predict future hip or knee osteoarthritis?
    S Dahaghin
    Dept of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3520-7. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of hip pain in general practice: a prospective followup study
    Annet M Lievense
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1368-74. 2007
    ..In this prospective followup study, we wanted to determine which patients with hip pain show disease progression, and what the incidence of total hip replacement (THR) is in this group of patients after 3 and 6 years of followup...
  56. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors associated with chronic pain in adolescents
    Vivian P B M Merlijn
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 101:33-43. 2003
    ..Furthermore, we also found evidence that gender differences have to be taken into account...
  57. doi request reprint Characteristics of older patients with back pain in general practice: BACE cohort study
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 18:279-87. 2014
    ..Although back pain is common among older people, limited information is available about the characteristics of these patients in primary care. Earlier research suggests that the severity of back symptoms increases with older age...
  58. pmc Multidisciplinary consensus on the terminology and classification of complaints of the arm, neck and/or shoulder
    B M A Huisstede
    Department of General Practice, Netherlands Expert Center for Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 64:313-9. 2007
    ..There is no universally accepted way of labelling or defining upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders. A variety of names are used and many different classification systems have been introduced...
  59. pmc Do metabolic factors add to the effect of overweight on hand osteoarthritis? The Rotterdam Study
    S Dahaghin
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:916-20. 2007
    ..Overweight might be associated with the occurrence of OA through other metabolic factors...
  60. pmc Prevalence and pattern of radiographic hand osteoarthritis and association with pain and disability (the Rotterdam study)
    S Dahaghin
    Department of General Practice, Room Ff 325, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:682-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the prevalence and pattern of radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) of the hand joints and its association with self reported hand pain and disability...
  61. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of history taking and physical examination for assessing anterior cruciate ligament lesions of the knee in primary care
    Harry P Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1452-9. 2010
    ..To assess the diagnostic accuracy of history taking and physical examination for assessing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) lesions in primary care...
  62. doi request reprint Individual advice in addition to standard guideline care in patients with acute non-specific low back pain: a survey on feasibility among physiotherapists and patients
    Eric W P Bakker
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 14:68-74. 2009
    ..In patients, the absence of LBP during the follow-up period and in physiotherapists 'lack of time' were identified as factors that could potentially threaten the feasibility in 24HS-advice...
  63. pmc Physical therapy plus general practitioners' care versus general practitioners' care alone for sciatica: a randomised clinical trial with a 12-month follow-up
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 17:509-17. 2008
    ..There are indications that PT is especially effective regarding GPE in patients reporting severe disability at presentation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Changing morbidity patterns in children in Dutch general practice: 1987-2001
    Hanneke B M Otters
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 11:17-22. 2005
    ..To examine the presentation and pattern of childhood morbidity in general practice compared with 14 years ago...
  65. ncbi request reprint MRI follow-up of posttraumatic bone bruises of the knee in general practice
    Simone S Boks
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:556-62. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to study the natural course of bone bruises in posttraumatic knees and to describe possible determinants of this course...
  66. doi request reprint Limited evidence for a protective effect of unopposed oestrogen therapy for osteoarthritis of the hip: a systematic review
    B M de Klerk
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:104-12. 2009
    ..However, there is some evidence of a protective effect of unopposed oestrogen use for hip OA...
  67. ncbi request reprint Ergonomic and physiotherapeutic interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adults. A Cochrane systematic review
    A P Verhagen
    Erasmus MC, University Mediacal Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Eura Medicophys 43:391-405. 2007
    ..We pooled data or, in the event of clinical heterogeneity or lack of data, we used a rating system to assess levels of evidence. Main..
  68. doi request reprint Risk factors for lower extremity injuries among male marathon runners
    M van Middelkoop
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:691-7. 2008
    ..Other training characteristics appear to have little or no effect on future injuries...
  69. doi request reprint A systematic review on changed biomechanics of lower extremities in obese individuals: a possible role in development of osteoarthritis
    J Runhaar
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:1071-82. 2011
    ..These altered biomechanics could be related to the initiation of osteoarthritis by a change in the load-bearing regions of the articular cartilage in the weight-bearing joints...
  70. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors of progression of osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review of observational studies
    J N Belo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 57:13-26. 2007
    ..To provide an overview of prognostic factors of knee osteoarthritis (OA) progression...
  71. doi request reprint Lysholm scale and WOMAC index were responsive in prospective cohort of young general practice patients
    E M Heintjes
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, P O Box 1738, 3000DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:481-8. 2008
    ..To determine the construct validity and responsiveness of the Lysholm knee scoring scale and the WOMAC osteoarthritis index in adolescents and young adults with knee complaints in general practice...
  72. pmc Supervised exercise therapy versus usual care for patellofemoral pain syndrome: an open label randomised controlled trial
    R van Linschoten
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 339:b4074. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of supervised exercise therapy compared with usual care with respect to recovery, pain, and function in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome...
  73. pmc Practical aspects of conducting a pragmatic randomised trial in primary care: patient recruitment and outcome assessment
    D A van der Windt
    Department of General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 50:371-4. 2000
    ..Conducting a pragmatic randomised trial in primary care is often accompanied by practical problems. Such problems are seldom reported and may constitute useful lessons for researchers planning future trials...
  74. pmc Prevalence and determinants of one month hand pain and hand related disability in the elderly (Rotterdam study)
    S Dahaghin
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:99-104. 2005
    ..To study the prevalence of hand pain and hand disability in an open population, and the contribution of their potential determinants...
  75. ncbi request reprint A new view on adduction-related groin pain
    Jan Mens
    Division Low Back Pain Research, Rehabilitation Medicine, Erasmus Medical Centre Faculty, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin J Sport Med 16:15-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the hypothesis that groin pain at isometric hip adduction may not be caused by adductor tendinitis...
  76. pmc Dutch general practitioners' referral of children to specialists: a comparison between 1987 and 2001
    Hanneke Otters
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 54:848-52. 2004
    ..Although children are frequently referred to specialists, detailed information on referral patterns of them is scarce. Even less information is available on how referral patterns evolve over time...
  77. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of history-taking and physical examination for assessing meniscal tears of the knee in general practice
    Harry Pa Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin J Sport Med 18:24-30. 2008
    ..To assess the diagnostic value of history-taking and physical examination of meniscal tears in general practice...
  78. pmc Incidence and determinants of lower extremity running injuries in long distance runners: a systematic review
    R N van Gent
    Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 41:469-80; discussion 480. 2007
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Pain Attitudes and Beliefs Scale for Physiotherapists: a systematic review
    J H A M Mutsaers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 17:213-8. 2012
    ..Attitudes and beliefs of care providers can be measured with the Pain Attitude and Beliefs Scale for Physiotherapists (PABS-PT). This study evaluates the measurement properties of the PABS-PT...
  80. doi request reprint Impact of different descriptions of the Kellgren and Lawrence classification criteria on the diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis
    D Schiphof
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:1422-7. 2011
    ..This study identifies the impact of the use of alternative versions of the K&L criteria and evaluates which description has the highest association with knee complaints...
  81. doi request reprint Cost-utility of exercise therapy in adolescents and young adults suffering from the patellofemoral pain syndrome
    S S Tan
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:568-79. 2010
    ..8722 vs 0.8617). With a cost effectiveness ratio of -euro 14,738 per quality adjusted life year, exercise therapy appears to be cost effective as compared with "usual care."..
  82. ncbi request reprint Clinical burden of radiographic hand osteoarthritis: a systematic appraisal
    S Dahaghin
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 55:636-47. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint [High level of satisfaction among patients despite persistent symptoms in the mid-long-term following surgery for lumbosacral radicular syndrome]
    P A J Luijsterburg
    afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1516-20. 2005
    ..To determine the mid-long-term outcomes after surgery in patients with lumbosacral radicular syndrome (LRS) and to identify prognostic factors for persisting LRS symptoms...
  84. ncbi request reprint Perinatal characteristics and obstetric complications as risk factors for asthma, allergy and eczema at the age of 6 years
    R M D Bernsen
    The Netherlands Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1135-40. 2005
    ..Considerable effort has been put into identifying early determinants for atopic disorders. Many studies have evaluated the role of fetal development and obstetric complications. However, the results are not unequivocal...
  85. pmc Role of radiography in predicting progression of osteoarthritis of the hip: prospective cohort study
    Max Reijman
    Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 330:1183. 2005
    ..To investigate which variables identify people at high risk of progression of osteoarthritis of the hip...
  86. ncbi request reprint Acetabular dysplasia predicts incident osteoarthritis of the hip: the Rotterdam study
    M Reijman
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 52:787-93. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between acetabular dysplasia and the incidence of radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip in a population-based sample of elderly subjects...
  87. ncbi request reprint In a controlled trial training general practitioners and occupational physicians to collaborate did not influence sickleave of patients with low back pain
    E Faber
    Netherlands Expert Centre for Workrelated Musculoskeletal Disorders, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:75-82. 2005
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint A new marker for osteoarthritis: cross-sectional and longitudinal approach
    M Reijman
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 50:2471-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between urinary concentrations of C-telopeptide fragments of type II collagen (CTX-II) and the prevalence and progression of radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and hip...
  89. ncbi request reprint Do neurosurgeons subscribe to the guideline lumbosacral radicular syndrome?
    P A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 106:313-7. 2004
    ..The guideline was issued in 1996 by the Netherlands Institute of Quality Health Care and this is the first attempt to evaluate the implementation of this guideline...
  90. pmc Validity, reliability, and applicability of seven definitions of hip osteoarthritis used in epidemiological studies: a systematic appraisal
    M Reijman
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:226-32. 2004
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of shoulder pain in the general population; a systematic review
    J J Luime
    The Netherlands Expert Centre for Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorder, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:73-81. 2004
    ..To investigate the incidence and prevalence of shoulder complaints in the general population...
  92. pmc Validity and reliability of three definitions of hip osteoarthritis: cross sectional and longitudinal approach
    M Reijman
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1427-33. 2004
    ....
  93. pmc Influence of hip dysplasia on the development of osteoarthritis of the hip
    A M Lievense
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, Room WK 131, Post Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:621-6. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that in some patients with primary hip osteoarthritis (OA), the disease occurs as a consequence of acetabular dysplasia or hip dysplasia (HD)...
  94. doi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions of specific complaints of the arm, neck, and/or shoulder: 3 musculoskeletal disorders of the hand. An update
    Bionka M Huisstede
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:298-314. 2010
    ..To provide an evidence-based overview of the effectiveness of conservative and surgical interventions for trigger finger, Dupuytren's, and De Quervain's diseases...
  95. doi request reprint Is the disability of arm, shoulder, and hand questionnaire (DASH) also valid and responsive in patients with neck complaints
    Bionka M A Huisstede
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E130-8. 2009
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  96. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of history taking and physical examination to assess effusion of the knee in traumatic knee patients in general practice
    Marlous Kastelein
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:82-6. 2009
    ..In addition, to determine the association between effusion seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and internal derangement of the knee...
  97. doi request reprint Associations between work-related factors and specific disorders at the elbow: a systematic literature review
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:528-36. 2009
    ..To assess the exposure-response relationships between work-related physical and psychosocial factors and lateral epicondylitis, medial epicondylitis, cubital tunnel syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome in occupational populations...
  98. doi request reprint Categorizing continuous variables resulted in different predictors in a prognostic model for nonspecific neck pain
    Jasper M Schellingerhout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:868-74. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether different categorization strategies for introducing continuous variables in multivariable logistic regression analysis results in prognostic models that differ in content and performance...
  99. doi request reprint Foot problems in children presented to the family physician: a comparison between 1987 and 2001
    Marjolein Krul
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room Ff304, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 26:174-9. 2009
    ..In recent decades, studies on the management of common foot problems in children have suggested that in many cases, there is no indication for treatment. It is not known whether these studies have changed daily practice...
  100. doi request reprint Explanatory variables for adult patients' self-reported recovery after acute lateral ankle sprain
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Room Wk 109, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 91:77-84. 2011
    ..Patients with an acute ankle sprain often experience no pain or functional disability following treatment, yet report not being fully recovered, or vice versa...
  101. ncbi request reprint Associations between work-related factors and the carpal tunnel syndrome--a systematic review
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, Room Wk 109, PO Box 2040, NL 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:19-36. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to make a quantitative assessment of the exposure-response relationships between work-related physical and psychosocial factors and the occurrence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in occupational populations...