Ed F van Beeck

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc A hand hygiene intervention to decrease infections among children attending day care centers: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:259. 2013
  2. pmc Developing process guidelines for trauma care in the Netherlands for severely injured patients: results from a Delphi study
    Elisabeth Maria Hoogervorst
    Department of Anaesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:79. 2013
  3. pmc Determinants of within-country variation in traffic accident mortality in Italy: a geographical analysis
    Giuseppe La Torre
    Institute of Hygiene, Catholic University Rome, Italy
    Int J Health Geogr 6:49. 2007
  4. pmc 'BeSAFE', effect-evaluation of internet-based, tailored safety information combined with personal counselling on parents' child safety behaviours: study design of a randomized controlled trial
    Mirjam E J van Beelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:466. 2010
  5. pmc A new definition of drowning: towards documentation and prevention of a global public health problem
    E F Van Beeck
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 83:853-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the conduction of follow-up studies measuring injury-related disability
    Ed F van Beeck
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 62:534-50. 2007
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications47

  1. pmc A hand hygiene intervention to decrease infections among children attending day care centers: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:259. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the design of a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of this intervention...
  2. pmc Developing process guidelines for trauma care in the Netherlands for severely injured patients: results from a Delphi study
    Elisabeth Maria Hoogervorst
    Department of Anaesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:79. 2013
    ..Because monitoring and improving the performance of a trauma system is complex, this study aimed to develop consensus-based process guidelines for trauma care in the Netherlands for severely injured patients...
  3. pmc Determinants of within-country variation in traffic accident mortality in Italy: a geographical analysis
    Giuseppe La Torre
    Institute of Hygiene, Catholic University Rome, Italy
    Int J Health Geogr 6:49. 2007
    ..To identify determinants of regional differences in traffic accident mortality in Italy...
  4. pmc 'BeSAFE', effect-evaluation of internet-based, tailored safety information combined with personal counselling on parents' child safety behaviours: study design of a randomized controlled trial
    Mirjam E J van Beelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:466. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of this safety information combined with personal counselling on parents' child safety behaviours...
  5. pmc A new definition of drowning: towards documentation and prevention of a global public health problem
    E F Van Beeck
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 83:853-6. 2005
    ..Its use should support future activities in drowning surveillance worldwide, and lead to more reliable and comprehensive epidemiological information on this global, and frequently preventable, public health problem...
  6. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the conduction of follow-up studies measuring injury-related disability
    Ed F van Beeck
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 62:534-50. 2007
    ..During the past decade, a variety of measures have been used at various moments in different study populations. Guidelines are needed to increase comparability between studies...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Sociocognitive determinants of observed and self-reported compliance to hand hygiene guidelines in child day care centers
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Division of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 41:862-7. 2013
    ..We assessed sociocognitive determinants of caregivers' HH behavior in child day care centers (DCCs) to develop an effective HH intervention...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Vitamin D and physical performance in older men and women visiting the emergency department because of a fall: data from the improving medication prescribing to reduce risk of falls (IMPROveFALL) study
    Nicole D A Boyé
    Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1948-52. 2013
    ..To investigate whether serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) is associated with physical performance in men and women...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Circumstances leading to injurious falls in older men and women in the Netherlands
    Nicole D A Boyé
    Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Injury 45:1224-30. 2014
    ..Fall-induced injuries in persons aged 65 years and older are a major public health problem. Data regarding circumstances leading to specific injuries, such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and hip fractures in older adults are scarce...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. pmc Adverse drug reactions related hospital admissions in persons aged 60 years and over, The Netherlands, 1981-2007: less rapid increase, different drugs
    Klaas A Hartholt
    Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e13977. 2010
    ..Because of raised awareness of ADR, a decrease in ADR might be expected. The aim of this study was to determine trends in ADR-related hospitalizations in the older Dutch population...
  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 The epidemic of hip fractures: are we on the right track?
    Klaas A Hartholt
    Department of Internal Medicine Section of Geriatric Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e22227. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine time trends in numbers and incidence rates of hip fracture-related hospitalizations and admission duration in the older Dutch population...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Incidence and costs of injuries in The Netherlands
    Willem Jan Meerding
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 16:272-8. 2006
    ..We therefore estimated the number of emergency department (ED) attendances and health care costs as a result of injury...
  29. ncbi request reprint Distribution and determinants of health and work status in a comprehensive population of injury patients
    Willem Jan Meerding
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 56:150-61. 2004
    ..We report on a large follow-up study in a comprehensive population of injury patients...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. doi 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...
  32. doi request reprint Why older people refuse to participate in falls prevention trials: a qualitative study
    Annemijn B M Elskamp
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Gerontol 47:342-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore reasons why older people refuse to participate in falls prevention trials...
  33. 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:..
  34. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Dutch version of the American Burn Association/Shriners Hospital for Children Burn Outcomes Questionnaire (5-18 years of age)
    Margriet E van Baar
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Burn Care Res 27:790-802. 2006
    ..The Dutch BOQ can be used to evaluate functional outcome after burns in children aged 5 years and older. Our study showed that the Dutch BOQ is a feasible instrument with good reliability and validity...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Hand hygiene compliance and environmental determinants in child day care centers: an observational study
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Infect Control 41:497-502. 2013
    ..The study objectives were to assess caregivers' compliance to HH guidelines in DCCs and to identify environmental determinants of HH behavior...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Mortality and life expectancy in homeless men and women in Rotterdam: 2001-2010
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e73979. 2013
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to describe mortality patterns within a cohort of homeless adults in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) and to assess excess mortality as compared to the general population in that city...
  41. pmc Health care consumption and costs due to foot and ankle injuries in the Netherlands, 1986-2010
    A Siebe De Boer
    Trauma Research Unit Department of Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:128. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess population-based trends in attendances due to foot and ankle injuries in the Netherlands since 1986, and to provide a detailed analysis of health care costs in these patients...
  42. pmc Assessing the optimal location for alcohol-based hand rub dispensers in a patient room in an intensive care unit
    Matthijs C Boog
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P, O, Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:510. 2013
    ..In this paper we describe a method to determine the optimal location for alcohol-based hand rub dispensers in patient rooms...
  43. ncbi request reprint Education was associated with injuries requiring hospital admission
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:945-53. 2004
    ..We describe educational inequalities in the incidence of injuries resulting in hospital admission and explore the contribution of exposure variables and chronic diseases, alcohol consumption, and sedative use to the observed inequalities...
  44. doi request reprint Willingness to pay for lives saved by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services
    Akkie N Ringburg
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:37-43. 2009
    ..For this, the preferences of the general public towards both the positive effects and negative consequences of HEMS should be taken into account. Therefore, the willingness to pay (WTP) for lives saved by HEMS was calculated...
  45. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of hand injuries in The Netherlands and Denmark
    Claus Falck Larsen
    University Hospital Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:323-7. 2004
    ..Data recording on the backgrounds of accidents and their long term consequences should be improved...
  46. pmc Addressing the growing burden of trauma and injury in low- and middle-income countries
    Lois A Fingerhut
    Am J Public Health 95:1089-90. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Injuries associated with inline skating in the European region
    Saakje Mulder
    Consumer Safety Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 34:65-70. 2002
    ..To gain greater awareness and understanding of the circumstances leading to injuries associated with inline skating and to provide indices for determining preventive measures...