Suzanne Polinder

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in incidence and costs of injuries to the shoulder, arm and wrist in The Netherlands between 1986 and 2008
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:531. 2013
  2. pmc Cost-effectiveness of laser Doppler imaging in burn care in the Netherlands
    M Jenda Hop
    Association of Dutch Burn Centres, Red Cross Hospital, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    BMC Surg 13:2. 2013
  3. pmc Systematic review of general burden of disease studies using disability-adjusted life years
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Popul Health Metr 10:21. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiological burden of minor, major and fatal trauma in a national injury pyramid
    S Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 99:114-21. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and quality assessment of economic evaluation studies of injury prevention
    Suzanne Polinder
    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 45:211-21. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Measuring the population burden of fatal and nonfatal injury
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Rev 34:17-31. 2012
  7. pmc Functional treatment versus plaster for simple elbow dislocations (FuncSiE): a randomized trial
    Jeroen de Haan
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, AR Hoorn, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:263. 2010
  8. pmc A systematic review of studies measuring health-related quality of life of general injury populations
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:783. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The measurement of long-term health-related quality of life after injury: comparison of EQ-5D and the health utilities index
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, ErasmusMC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Inj Prev 16:147-53. 2010
  10. pmc Cost study of metal stent placement vs single-dose brachytherapy in the palliative treatment of oesophageal cancer
    S Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 90:2067-72. 2004

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc Trends in incidence and costs of injuries to the shoulder, arm and wrist in The Netherlands between 1986 and 2008
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:531. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess population-based trends in the incidence of upper extremity injuries in the Dutch population between 1986 and 2008, and to give a detailed overview of the associated health care costs...
  2. pmc Cost-effectiveness of laser Doppler imaging in burn care in the Netherlands
    M Jenda Hop
    Association of Dutch Burn Centres, Red Cross Hospital, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    BMC Surg 13:2. 2013
    ..Before we decide to implement LDI in Dutch burn care, a study on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of LDI is necessary...
  3. pmc Systematic review of general burden of disease studies using disability-adjusted life years
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Popul Health Metr 10:21. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiological burden of minor, major and fatal trauma in a national injury pyramid
    S Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 99:114-21. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the total health impact of fatal and non-fatal unintentional injury in the Netherlands...
  5. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and quality assessment of economic evaluation studies of injury prevention
    Suzanne Polinder
    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 45:211-21. 2012
    ..To review and assess the quality of economic evaluation studies on injury prevention measures...
  6. doi request reprint Measuring the population burden of fatal and nonfatal injury
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Rev 34:17-31. 2012
    ..Recommendations are given for methodological refinements to improve the validity and comparability of future burden of injury studies...
  7. pmc Functional treatment versus plaster for simple elbow dislocations (FuncSiE): a randomized trial
    Jeroen de Haan
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, AR Hoorn, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:263. 2010
    ..The primary aim of this randomized controlled trial is to compare early functional treatment versus plaster immobilization following simple dislocations of the elbow...
  8. pmc A systematic review of studies measuring health-related quality of life of general injury populations
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:783. 2010
    ..We performed a systematic review of studies measuring HRQL in general injury populations with a generic health state measure to summarize existing knowledge...
  9. doi request reprint The measurement of long-term health-related quality of life after injury: comparison of EQ-5D and the health utilities index
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, ErasmusMC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Inj Prev 16:147-53. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Cost study of metal stent placement vs single-dose brachytherapy in the palliative treatment of oesophageal cancer
    S Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 90:2067-72. 2004
    ..Therefore, cost considerations should not play an important role in decision making on the appropriate palliative treatment strategy for patients with malignant dysphagia...
  11. doi request reprint International variation in clinical injury incidence: exploring the performance of indicators based on health care, anatomical and outcome criteria
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Ae 128, P B 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 40:182-91. 2008
    ..To analyse international variation in clinical injury incidence, and explore the performance of different injury indicators in cross-country comparisons...
  12. pmc Burden of injury in childhood and adolescence in 8 European countries
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:45. 2010
    ..We have assessed variation in the burden of injuries in childhood and adolescence in eight European countries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and prognostic factors of disability after childhood injury
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 116:e810-7. 2005
    ..To assess the prevalence and the prognostic factors of disabilities after minor and major childhood injuries and to analyze which sociodemographic and injury-related factors are predictive for suboptimal functioning in the long term...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost estimation of injury-related hospital admissions in 10 European countries
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 59:1283-90; discussion 1290-1. 2005
    ..Injuries are a major cause of total health care costs. Cost estimations may help identify injuries and high risk-groups to be considered for potential intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome at 2.5, 5, 9, and 24 months after injury in the Netherlands
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, ErasmusMC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 62:133-41. 2007
    ..The collection of empirical data on the frequency, severity, and duration of functioning is a prerequisite to identify patient groups with long term or permanent disability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a mild compared with a standard strategy for IVF: a randomized comparison using cumulative term live birth as the primary endpoint
    S Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 50, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 23:316-23. 2008
    ..It is unlikely, over a wide range of society's willingness-to-pay, that the standard treatment strategy is cost-effective, compared with the mild strategy...
  17. doi request reprint Societal consequences of falls in the older population: injuries, healthcare costs, and long-term reduced quality of life
    Klaas A Hartholt
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 71:748-53. 2011
    ..The aim of this cohort study was to determine the incidence, costs, and quality of life for fall-related injuries in the older Dutch population presenting at the emergency department...
  18. doi request reprint Costs of falls in an ageing population: a nationwide study from the Netherlands (2007-2009)
    Klaas A Hartholt
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Injury 43:1199-203. 2012
    ..Falls are a common mechanism of injury in the older population, putting an increasing demand on scarce healthcare resources. The objective of this study was to determine healthcare costs due to falls in the older population...
  19. pmc End of the spectacular decrease in fall-related mortality rate: men are catching up
    Klaas A Hartholt
    Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 102:S207-11. 2012
    ..We determined time trends in numbers and rates of fall-related mortality in an aging population, for men and women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Increase in fall-related hospitalizations in the United States, 2001-2008
    Klaas A Hartholt
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands k hartholt erasmusmc nl
    J Trauma 71:255-8. 2011
    ..The objective was to determine secular trends in unintentional fall-related hospitalizations in people aged 65 years and older in the United States...
  21. pmc Prevalence rate, predictors and long-term course of probable posttraumatic stress disorder after major trauma: a prospective cohort study
    Juanita A Haagsma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, CA, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:236. 2012
    ..The second aim was to assess the long-term course of probable PTSD following injury...
  22. doi request reprint How adequate are emergency department home and leisure injury surveillance systems for cross-country comparisons in Europe?
    Willem Jan Meerding
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 17:13-22. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, the observed variation in the healthcare utilisation and injury incidence, particularly among children and older people, indicates the potential to reduce the burden of HLI in Europe...
  23. ncbi request reprint A mild treatment strategy for in-vitro fertilisation: a randomised non-inferiority trial
    Esther M E W Heijnen
    Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 369:743-9. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Beyond the neglect of psychological consequences: post-traumatic stress disorder increases the non-fatal burden of injury by more than 50%
    Juanita A Haagsma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Inj Prev 17:21-6. 2011
    ..Psychological consequences such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are currently neglected in burden-of-injury calculations...
  25. pmc Posttraumatic stress symptoms and health-related quality of life: a two year follow up study of injury treated at the emergency department
    Juanita A Haagsma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:1. 2012
    ..This study examined the association between PTSD symptoms and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a comprehensive population of injury patients of all severity levels and external causes...
  26. doi request reprint Prevalence and prognostic factors of disability after major trauma
    Akkie N Ringburg
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 70:916-22. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Cost comparison study of two different follow-up protocols after surgery for oesophageal cancer
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 45:2110-5. 2009
    ..We therefore randomised 109 patients to standard outpatient clinic follow-up by a surgeon (n=55) or home visits by a specialist nurse (n=54) and compared costs between these two strategies...
  28. pmc Primary hemiarthroplasty versus conservative treatment for comminuted fractures of the proximal humerus in the elderly (ProCon): a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Dennis den Hartog
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:97. 2010
    ..Secondary aims include effects on functional outcome, pain, complications, quality of life, and cost-effectiveness...
  29. doi request reprint Rapid increase in hospitalizations resulting from fall-related traumatic head injury in older adults in The Netherlands 1986-2008
    Klaas A Hartholt
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurotrauma 28:739-44. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint [Prognostic factors of disability after major trauma]
    Akkie N Ringburg
    Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3245. 2011
    ..To assess the health-related quality of life and prognostic factors of disability in survivors of severe trauma one year after injury...
  31. pmc The effect of comorbidity on health-related quality of life for injury patients in the first year following injury: comparison of three comorbidity adjustment approaches
    Juanita A Haagsma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P, O, Box 1738, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Popul Health Metr 9:10. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  32. pmc Assessing the burden of injury in six European countries
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 85:27-34. 2007
    ..To assess injury-related mortality, disability and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in six European countries...
  33. doi request reprint Systematic review of foodborne burden of disease studies: quality assessment of data and methodology
    Juanita A Haagsma
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Food Microbiol 166:34-47. 2013
    ..This harmonization can be achieved by identifying substantial data gaps and uncertainty and establish which sequelae of foodborne disease agents should be included in BoD calculations. ..
  34. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a long-term Internet-delivered worksite health promotion programme on physical activity and nutrition: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Suzan J W Robroek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 27:399-410. 2012
    ..In conclusion, no additional benefits were found in effects or cost savings. Therefore, the programme in its current form cannot be recommended for implementation...
  35. pmc [Cost] effectiveness of withdrawal of fall-risk increasing drugs versus conservative treatment in older fallers: design of a multicenter randomized controlled trial (IMPROveFALL-study)
    Klaas A Hartholt
    Department of Internal Medicine Section Geriatric Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 11:48. 2011
    ....
  36. pmc The ACCOMPLISH study. A cluster randomised trial on the cost-effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention to improve hand hygiene compliance and reduce healthcare associated infections
    Vicki Erasmus
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:721. 2011
    ..This study aims to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a multicomponent implementation strategy aimed at the reduction of healthcare associated infections in Dutch hospital care, by promotion of hand hygiene...
  37. ncbi request reprint Societal discounting of health effects in cost-effectiveness analyses: the influence of life expectancy
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:791-802. 2005
    ..Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that societal time preference for health is related to perceived future life expectancy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Individualized cost-effective conventional ovulation induction treatment in normogonadotrophic anovulatory infertility (WHO group 2)
    Marinus J C Eijkemans
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 20:2830-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to devise a patient-tailored, cost-effective treatment algorithm involving the above-mentioned treatment modalities, based on individual patient characteristics...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and quality-of-life analysis of physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical services
    A N Ringburg
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 96:1365-70. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the cost-effectiveness of HEMS assistance compared with emergency medical services (EMS)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Costs of burn care: A systematic review
    M Jenda Hop
    Association of Dutch Burn Centers, Burn Center, Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, MOVE Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Wound Repair Regen 22:436-50. 2014
    ..We recommend that cost studies and economic evaluations employ a standard approach to improve the quality and harmonization of economic evaluation studies, optimize comparability, and improve insight into burn care costs and efficiency. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Cost comparison of gastrojejunostomy versus duodenal stent placement for malignant gastric outlet obstruction
    S M Jeurnink
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gastroenterol 45:537-43. 2010
    ..As health economic aspects have only been studied in general terms, we estimated the cost of GJJ and that of stent placement in such patients...
  42. doi request reprint Capsule endoscopy for the detection of oesophageal mucosal disorders: a comparison of two different ingestion protocols
    Pieter J F de Jonge
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:870-7. 2008
    ..To assess the accuracy of a new ingestion protocol for capsule endoscopy (CE) in evaluating patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)...
  43. doi request reprint Outcome and medical costs of patients with invasive aspergillosis and acute myelogenous leukemia-myelodysplastic syndrome treated with intensive chemotherapy: an observational study
    Lennert Slobbe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1507-12. 2008
    ..Management of IA is expensive, which makes prevention desirable. Because hospital resources are limited, prevention costs have to be compared with treatment costs and outcome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Surgical gastrojejunostomy or endoscopic stent placement for the palliation of malignant gastric outlet obstruction (SUSTENT study): a multicenter randomized trial
    Suzanne M Jeurnink
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:490-9. 2010
    ..Both gastrojejunostomy (GJJ) and stent placement are commonly used palliative treatments of obstructive symptoms caused by malignant gastric outlet obstruction (GOO)...
  45. doi request reprint Cost study of dermal substitutes and topical negative pressure in the surgical treatment of burns
    M Jenda Hop
    Association of Dutch Burn Centres, Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, MOVE Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Burns 40:388-96. 2014
    ..In the current study, medical and non-medical costs were investigated, to comprehensively assess the benefits of this new treatment...
  46. pmc HUMeral Shaft Fractures: MEasuring Recovery after Operative versus Non-operative Treatment (HUMMER): a multicenter comparative observational study
    Kiran C Mahabier
    Trauma Research Unit Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:39. 2014
    ..The main hypothesis is that operative treatment will result in faster recovery...
  47. pmc Nurse-led follow-up of patients after oesophageal or gastric cardia cancer surgery: a randomised trial
    E M L Verschuur
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 100:70-6. 2009
    ..This type of care is very likely to be more cost effective than physician-led follow-up...
  48. doi request reprint Alternative approaches to derive disability weights in injuries: do they make a difference?
    Juanita A Haagsma
    Institute for Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 18:657-65. 2009
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in comparing injury incidence across countries
    R A Lyons
    Centre for Health Improvement through Research and Evaluation CHIRAL, The School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, UK
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:63-70. 2006
    ..These methodological considerations and developments will be further refined and tested and should prove useful tools for those who need to compare injury incidence data across countries...
  50. doi request reprint Novel empirical disability weights to assess the burden of non-fatal injury
    J A Haagsma
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Inj Prev 14:5-10. 2008
    ..The original global burden of disease approach to deriving disability weights ignores temporary consequences of injury...