Ida Joanna Korfage

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint How distressing is referral to colposcopy in cervical cancer screening?: A prospective quality of life study
    Ida J Korfage
    Dept of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Gynecol Oncol 132:142-8. 2014
  2. pmc Facilitators and barriers to screening for child abuse in the emergency department
    Eveline C F M Louwers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 12:167. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Effects of systematic screening and detection of child abuse in emergency departments
    Eveline C F M Louwers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 130:457-64. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Having a Pap smear, quality of life before and after cervical screening: a questionnaire study
    I J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:936-44. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Informed choice on Pap smear still limited by lack of knowledge on the meaning of false-positive or false-negative test results
    Ida J Korfage
    Dept of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 85:214-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Deciding on PSA-screening - Quality of current consumer information on the Internet
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:3073-81. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Anxiety and borderline PAP smear results
    Ida J Korfage
    Dept of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room Ae 108, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:134-41. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and mental health in a general population of older men
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 6:505-12. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in cervical cancer survivors: a population-based survey
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1501-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Does "normal" aging imply urinary, bowel, and erectile dysfunction? A general population survey
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Urology 72:3-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint How distressing is referral to colposcopy in cervical cancer screening?: A prospective quality of life study
    Ida J Korfage
    Dept of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Gynecol Oncol 132:142-8. 2014
    ..Referral for colposcopy because of abnormal Pap test results is likely to be distressing, but the extent and duration of these effects are unknown. We aimed to fill this gap...
  2. pmc Facilitators and barriers to screening for child abuse in the emergency department
    Eveline C F M Louwers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 12:167. 2012
    ..To identify facilitators of, and barriers to, screening for child abuse in emergency departments (ED) through interviews with ED staff, members of the hospital Board, and related experts...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of systematic screening and detection of child abuse in emergency departments
    Eveline C F M Louwers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 130:457-64. 2012
    ..This study investigates whether introducing screening, and training of emergency department nurses, increases the detection rate of child abuse...
  4. doi request reprint Having a Pap smear, quality of life before and after cervical screening: a questionnaire study
    I J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:936-44. 2012
    ..To assess the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) impact of cervical cancer screening in women with normal test results...
  5. doi request reprint Informed choice on Pap smear still limited by lack of knowledge on the meaning of false-positive or false-negative test results
    Ida J Korfage
    Dept of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 85:214-8. 2011
    ..Screening for cervical cancer may have favourable or unfavourable effects at the individual level. This study assesses whether invitees in The Netherlands made an informed choice about screen uptake...
  6. doi request reprint Deciding on PSA-screening - Quality of current consumer information on the Internet
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:3073-81. 2010
    ..We assessed the quality of consumer information available through the Internet per November 2009 and its possible contribution to informed decision-making by potential screenees...
  7. doi request reprint Anxiety and borderline PAP smear results
    Ida J Korfage
    Dept of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room Ae 108, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:134-41. 2010
    ..We compared quality of life and anxiety in women with BMD and a reference group of screening participants who were awaiting smear taking...
  8. doi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and mental health in a general population of older men
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 6:505-12. 2009
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) is more prevalent with increasing age. Previous studies showed that ED was negatively associated with mental health (MH) in specific patient groups...
  9. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in cervical cancer survivors: a population-based survey
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1501-9. 2009
    ..In a population-based sample of cervical cancer survivors, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was assessed 2-10 years postdiagnosis...
  10. doi request reprint Does "normal" aging imply urinary, bowel, and erectile dysfunction? A general population survey
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Urology 72:3-9. 2008
    ..We assessed if urinary, bowel, and sexual dysfunction and associated bother were part of the "normal" aging process in the general male Dutch population...
  11. pmc Response shift due to diagnosis and primary treatment of localized prostate cancer: a then-test and a vignette study
    Ida J Korfage
    Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:1627-34. 2007
    ..Whether a prostate cancer diagnosis induces response shift has not been established so far. Therefore, we assessed response shift in men who were diagnosed with localized prostate cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of the side-effects of prostate cancer treatment--a qualitative interview study
    Ida Joanna Korfage
    Department of Public Health, ErasmusMC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 63:911-9. 2006
    ..By presenting these findings we want to draw attention to issues that complicate QoL assessments in general and in prostate cancer patients in particular...
  13. pmc Anxiety and depression after prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment: 5-year follow-up
    I J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 94:1093-8. 2006
    ..STAI-State can be a useful screening tool but needs further development...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer diagnosis: the impact on patients' mental health
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 42:165-70. 2006
    ..The methodological implication is that considering a post-diagnosis assessment as 'baseline' may lead to an underestimation of the patient's mental health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Five-year follow-up of health-related quality of life after primary treatment of localized prostate cancer
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 116:291-6. 2005
    ..Scores of both patient groups remained above those of norm populations. Innovative graphs describing disease-specific and generic functions after treatment can help patients and physicians in their treatment choices...
  16. ncbi request reprint Including the quality-of-life effects in the evaluation of prostate cancer screening: expert opinions revisited?
    M L Essink-Bot
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 92:101-5. 2003
    ..g. the EQ-5D) and linking these descriptions to utility estimates using the standard preference-based algorithm, combining them with the appropriate duration into quality-adjusted life years, and sensitivity analysis...
  17. ncbi request reprint A cluster-randomised trial of screening for language disorders in toddlers
    H J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Screen 11:109-16. 2004
    ..To assess the screening performance of a specific language-screening instrument at 18 and 24 months of age and to assess its effect on the early detection and prognosis of language delay...
  18. ncbi request reprint Measuring disease specific quality of life in localized prostate cancer: the Dutch experience
    I J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 12:459-64. 2003
    ..We aimed at developing and testing a Dutch health-related quality of life measure for localized prostate cancer patients...