Johannes C van der Wouden

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Survey among 78 studies showed that Lasagna's law holds in Dutch primary care research
    Johannes C van der Wouden
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:819-24. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination in asthmatic children: effects on quality of life and symptoms
    H J Bueving
    Dept of General Practice, room Ff305, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box, 1738, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 24:925-31. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Preventing influenza: an overview of systematic reviews
    J C van der Wouden
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 99:1341-9. 2005
  4. pmc Reported incidence and treatment of dermatophytosis in children in general practice: a comparison between 1987 and 2001
    R S A Mohammedamin
    Department of General Practice, Room Ff304, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Mycopathologia 164:271-8. 2007
  5. pmc Adequate use of asthma inhalation medication in children: more involvement of the parents seems useful
    Johannes Hjm Uijen
    Department of General Practice, room Ff305, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 2:129. 2009
  6. pmc Prescription of respiratory medication without an asthma diagnosis in children: a population based study
    Mira G P Zuidgeest
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences UIPS, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:16. 2008
  7. pmc Management of children's urinary tract infections in Dutch family practice: a cohort study
    Mirjam Harmsen
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 8:9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A cognitive-behavioural program for adolescents with chronic pain-a pilot study
    Vivian P B M Merlijn
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 59:126-34. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Asthma-like symptoms in the first year of life and health-related quality of life at age 12 months: the Generation R study
    Ashna D Mohangoo
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 21:545-54. 2012
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Survey among 78 studies showed that Lasagna's law holds in Dutch primary care research
    Johannes C van der Wouden
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:819-24. 2007
    ..Lasagna's Law states that medical investigators overestimate the number of patients available for a research study. We aimed to assess factors related to success or failure of recruitment in general practice research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination in asthmatic children: effects on quality of life and symptoms
    H J Bueving
    Dept of General Practice, room Ff305, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box, 1738, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 24:925-31. 2004
    ..Influenza vaccination was found to have a moderately beneficial effect on quality of life in influenza-positive weeks of illness in children with asthma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Preventing influenza: an overview of systematic reviews
    J C van der Wouden
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 99:1341-9. 2005
    ..Many options are available for preventing people from getting infected by influenza virus, with vaccination being the most widely used...
  4. pmc Reported incidence and treatment of dermatophytosis in children in general practice: a comparison between 1987 and 2001
    R S A Mohammedamin
    Department of General Practice, Room Ff304, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Mycopathologia 164:271-8. 2007
    ..Although the epidemiology is relatively unknown it is becoming a major health problem in some countries. We determine the incidence and management of dermatophytosis in Dutch general practice in 1987 and 2001...
  5. pmc Adequate use of asthma inhalation medication in children: more involvement of the parents seems useful
    Johannes Hjm Uijen
    Department of General Practice, room Ff305, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 2:129. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Dutch children make essential mistakes related to inhaler use that are easy to avoid. We recommend a better explanation and demonstration of the technique, and recommend involvement of the parents during instruction...
  6. pmc Prescription of respiratory medication without an asthma diagnosis in children: a population based study
    Mira G P Zuidgeest
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences UIPS, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:16. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between prescribing of asthma medication and doctor-diagnosed asthma in children age 0-17...
  7. pmc Management of children's urinary tract infections in Dutch family practice: a cohort study
    Mirjam Harmsen
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 8:9. 2007
    ..Our aim was to describe the clinical management of young children's UTIs in Dutch primary care and to compare this to the national guideline recommendations...
  8. ncbi request reprint A cognitive-behavioural program for adolescents with chronic pain-a pilot study
    Vivian P B M Merlijn
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 59:126-34. 2005
    ..Further, the preliminary data showed an effect on pain and quality of life in the expected direction. The results underline the need for a definitive study with a larger sample size and a random controlled design...
  9. doi request reprint Asthma-like symptoms in the first year of life and health-related quality of life at age 12 months: the Generation R study
    Ashna D Mohangoo
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 21:545-54. 2012
    ..This study compares HRQOL among subgroups of infants with asthma-like symptoms to a subgroup without such symptoms and examines independent associations between asthma-like symptoms during the first year of life and HRQOL at age 12 months...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Organizing cardiovascular preventive care in general practice: determinants of a successful intervention
    Claudia M Lobo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 35:430-6. 2002
    ..In this study we investigate the determinants of success of an intervention for optimizing cardiovascular preventive care in general practice...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does influenza vaccination exacerbate asthma in children?
    Herman J Bueving
    Department of General Practice, Room FF 305, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 23:91-6. 2004
    ..The risks of influenza vaccination in asthmatic children are still being discussed. Especially, the risk that influenza vaccination may exacerbate asthma is an issue in this debate...
  14. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of a multifaceted intervention to improve cardiovascular disease prevention in general practice
    Claudia M Lobo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 9:77-83. 2003
    ..To perform a process evaluation of a multifaceted intervention to improve cardiovascular and diabetes care in general practice...
  15. pmc Low hospital admission rates for respiratory diseases in children
    Johannes Hjm Uijen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:76. 2010
    ..This study examined hospital admissions in relation to the preceding consultations in general practice in this age group...
  16. doi request reprint Duration of fever and course of symptoms in young febrile children presenting with uncomplicated illness
    Marijke Kool
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:445-52. 2013
    ..To provide evidence-based, safety-net advice for young febrile children, we studied the risk of complications, the occurrence of alarm symptoms, the duration of fever...
  17. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescription in febrile children: a cohort study during out-of-hours primary care
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:810-8. 2012
    ..We determined how often antibiotics were prescribed in children presenting with fever at a family physicians' out-of-hours service and established the children's signs and symptoms related to antibiotic prescriptions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Organisational determinants of cardiovascular prevention in general practice
    Claudia M Lobo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 21:99-105. 2003
    ..To assess organisational determinants in the prevention of cardiovascular disease...
  19. pmc Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of sublingual immunotherapy in children with house dust mite allergy in primary care: study design and recruitment
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:59. 2008
    ..Described here are the methodology, recruitment phases, and main characteristics of the recruited children...
  20. pmc Characteristics of children consulting for cough, sore throat, or earache
    Johannes H J M Uijen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 58:248-54. 2008
    ..GPs are often consulted for respiratory tract symptoms in children...
  21. pmc Incidence rates and management of urinary tract infections among children in Dutch general practice: results from a nation-wide registration study
    Wing Yee Kwok
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 6:10. 2006
    ..We aimed to investigate incidence rates of urinary tract infections in Dutch general practice and their association with gender, season and urbanisation level, and to analyse prescription and referral in case of urinary tract infections...
  22. doi request reprint Sensitisation patterns and association with age, gender, and clinical symptoms in children with allergic rhinitis in primary care: a cross-sectional study
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 22:155-60. 2013
    ..Polysensitisation is a frequent phenomenon in patients with allergic rhinitis. However, few studies have investigated the characteristics of polysensitised children, especially in primary care...
  23. doi request reprint Sublingual immunotherapy not effective in house dust mite-allergic children in primary care
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:150-8. 2012
    ..However, the efficacy of SLIT with house dust mite extract is not well established...
  24. doi request reprint Self-reported prevalence of warts in children and GP consultation
    Robbert S A Mohammedamin
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 14:34-6. 2008
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Childhood nonspecific abdominal pain in family practice: incidence, associated factors, and management
    Marieke J Gieteling
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 9:337-43. 2011
    ..This discrepancy calls for a better understanding of NSAP in family practice...
  27. pmc Epidemiology of unintentional injuries in childhood: a population-based survey in general practice
    Hanneke Otters
    General Practitioner, Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam
    Br J Gen Pract 55:630-3. 2005
    ..58). Unintentional injury is a significant health problem in children in general practice, accounting for 9% of all new health problems in children. In all age groups, boys in rural areas are especially at risk to experience an injury...
  28. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide measures allergy not symptoms in children with allergic rhinitis in primary care: a prospective cross-sectional and longitudinal cohort study
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 22:44-50. 2013
    ..Allergic rhinitis (AR) and asthma are both inflammatory diseases and are often associated. Relationships between fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and asthma, atopy, and quality of life have been shown...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Asthma prescription patterns for children: can GPs do better?
    Johannes H J M Uijen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 17:109-15. 2011
    ..The aim was to explore prescription patterns in children with physician-diagnosed asthma and its determinants in general practice...
  31. ncbi request reprint The natural course of chronic benign pain in childhood and adolescence: a two-year population-based follow-up study
    Christel W Perquin
    Department of General Practice Room Ff 325, Erasmus MC University Medical Center P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 7:551-9. 2003
    ..To assess the course of chronic benign pain in childhood and adolescence longitudinally.Setting. Cohort of children with chronic pain recruited from the open population...
  32. pmc Early detection and counselling intervention of asthma symptoms in preschool children: study design of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:555. 2010
    ..Early detection and counselling is expected to reduce the prevalence of asthma symptoms and improve health-related quality of life at age 6 years...
  33. doi request reprint Quality of life measurement and its relationship to disease severity in children with atopic dermatitis in general practice
    Rosalinda W C van Valburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Derm Venereol 91:147-51. 2011
    ..67-0.73). In conclusion, disease severity and disease-related quality of life are different aspects of AD and must be taken into consideration when evaluating treatment or investigating new dermatological therapies in trials...
  34. ncbi request reprint Birth order and sibship size as independent risk factors for asthma, allergy, and eczema
    Roos M D Bernsen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 14:464-9. 2003
    ..For allergy and eczema no such trend was observed. In conclusion, birth order is inversely related to the risk of allergy, independent of the size of the sibship...
  35. ncbi request reprint Trends in prescribing antibiotics for children in Dutch general practice
    Hanneke B M Otters
    Department of General Practice, Ff305, P O Box 1738, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    J Antimicrob Chemother 53:361-6. 2004
    ..To assess changes in antibiotic prescribing patterns for children between 1987 and 2001, and to identify general practice characteristics associated with higher antibiotic prescribing rates...
  36. doi request reprint Acute non-traumatic hip pathology in children: incidence and presentation in family practice
    Marjolein Krul
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room Ff304, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:166-70. 2010
    ....
  37. pmc Musculoskeletal problems in overweight and obese children
    Marjolein Krul
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 7:352-6. 2009
    ..Because musculoskeletal problems can influence physical activity, we compared the frequency of musculoskeletal problems in overweight and obese children with that in normal-weight children...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Evaluation of systematic assessment of asthma-like symptoms and tobacco smoke exposure in early childhood by well-child professionals: a randomised trial
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e90982. 2014
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Determinants of regional differences in the incidence of impetigo
    R Ghotb Razmjou
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, room Ff305, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Res 109:590-3. 2009
    ..This study examined whether there is a relationship with the numbers of bovines, pigs, sheep, and poultry per km2, and temperature, which could explain the observed regional gradient in the incidence of impetigo...
  41. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination in children with asthma: randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Herman J Bueving
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:488-93. 2004
    ..Additional studies are warranted to justify routine influenza vaccination of children with asthma...
  42. 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?..
  43. pmc ENT problems in Dutch children: trends in incidence rates, antibiotic prescribing and referrals 2002-2008
    Johannes Hjm Uijen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 29:75-9. 2011
    ..CONCLUSIONS. This study showed remarkably stable trends in incidence rates, antibiotic prescribing, and referrals of common ENT problems. The low proportion of antibiotic treatment in ENT problems did not show negative consequences...
  44. ncbi request reprint Diphtheria tetanus pertussis poliomyelitis vaccination and reported atopic disorders in 8-12-year-old children
    Roos M D Bernsen
    Department of General Practice, Room FF 305, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 24:2035-42. 2006
    ..Evidence for the relationship between the diphtheria tetanus pertussis (DTP) vaccination and atopic disorders is inconclusive, because the available studies that constitute the evidence are liable to confounding by indication...
  45. pmc Severity of nonbullous Staphylococcus aureus impetigo in children is associated with strains harboring genetic markers for exfoliative toxin B, Panton-Valentine leukocidin, and the multidrug resistance plasmid pSK41
    Sander Koning
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 41:3017-21. 2003
    ..The identification of these microbial genetic markers, which are predictive of the severity and the course of the disease, will facilitate guided individualized antimicrobial therapy in the future...
  46. doi request reprint Interventions for impetigo
    Sander Koning
    Department of General Practice, ErasmusMedical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD003261. 2012
    ..Treatment options include many different oral and topical antibiotics as well as disinfectants. This is an updated version of the original review published in 2003...
  47. pmc Population-based childhood overweight prevention: outcomes of the 'Be active, eat right' study
    Amy van Grieken
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e65376. 2013
    ..Effects of the protocol on child BMI and waist circumference at age 7 years were evaluated...
  48. doi request reprint Difference between parental perception and actual weight status of children: a systematic review
    Marloes Rietmeijer-Mentink
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Matern Child Nutr 9:3-22. 2013
    ..Because appropriate treatment starts with the correct perception of overweight, health care professionals should be aware of the frequent parental misperception of the overweight status of their children...
  49. 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...
  50. doi request reprint Sublingual immunotherapy in children with allergic rhinitis: quality of systematic reviews
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:548-58. 2011
    ..Although more reviews have become available, the methodological quality could be improved. SLIT for children could be promising, but methodological flaws in the reviews and individual studies are too serious to draw definite conclusions...
  51. doi request reprint Allergic rhinitis in children: incidence and treatment in Dutch general practice in 1987 and 2001
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:571-7. 2009
    ..The results show an increased incidence in the past decades of allergic rhinitis in children in Dutch general practice. The shift to a smaller spectrum of prescriptions in 2001 may be a result of the 1996 clinical guideline...
  52. pmc Triage of febrile children at a GP cooperative: determinants of a consultation
    Miriam Monteny
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 58:242-7. 2008
    ..Most febrile children contacting a GP cooperative are seen by a GP, although the incidence of serious illness is low. The guidelines for triage might not be suitable in primary care...
  53. ncbi request reprint Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccination and reported atopic disorders in 8-12-year-old children
    Roos M D Bernsen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:463-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, in the Dutch population, there is no indication for a higher risk of reported physician-diagnosed atopic disorders at primary schools age after Hib vaccination in the first year of life, in addition to other vaccinations...
  54. doi request reprint A comparison of parent-reported wheezing or shortness of breath among infants as assessed by questionnaire and physician-interview: The Generation R study
    Ashna D Mohangoo
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:500-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare parent-reported wheezing or shortness of breath among infants as assessed by questionnaire and physician-interview...
  55. doi request reprint Measles, mumps and rubella infections and atopic disorders in MMR-unvaccinated and MMR-vaccinated children
    Roos M D Bernsen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:544-51. 2008
    ..This study shows no evidence for any protective effects from MMR diseases for the development of atopy and therefore supports conclusions found elsewhere that childhood vaccinations do not cause atopy...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Incidence of influenza and associated illness in children aged 0-19 years: a systematic review
    Herman J Bueving
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Med Virol 15:383-91. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint What is the role of virus vaccination in patients with asthma?
    Herman J Bueving
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of General Practice, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 7:72-6. 2007
    ..Meanwhile, clinicians and patients should aim for an optimal treatment with the currently available asthma medication...
  59. ncbi request reprint Improving quality of organizing cardiovascular preventive care in general practice by outreach visitors: a randomized controlled trial
    Claudia M Lobo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 35:422-9. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess whether the quality of cardiovascular preventive care in general practice can be improved through a comprehensive intervention implemented by an educational outreach visitor...
  60. ncbi request reprint Nursemaid's elbow: Its diagnostic clues and preferred means of reduction
    Marjolein Krul
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands E mail
    J Fam Pract 59:E2. 2010
    ..Reserve radiography for uncertain cases in which you need to exclude more severe injuries. Consider reducing nursemaid's elbow by rapid pronation of the forearm, which has been shown to be less painful and more effective than supination...
  61. pmc Prescribing antibiotics for respiratory tract infections by GPs: management and prescriber characteristics
    Annemiek E Akkerman
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 55:114-8. 2005
    ..Due to clinical and non-clinical factors, considerable variation exists in the prescribing of antibiotics for respiratory tract infections (RTIs) by GPs based in the Netherlands...
  62. doi request reprint Manipulative interventions for reducing pulled elbow in young children
    Marjolein Krul
    Department of General Practice, ErasmusMedical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD007759. 2012
    ..Most textbooks recommend supination of the forearm, as opposed to pronation and other approaches. It is unclear which manoeuvre is most successful. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2009...
  63. ncbi request reprint Reported pertussis infection and risk of atopy in 8- to 12-yr-old vaccinated and non-vaccinated children
    Roos M D Bernsen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:46-52. 2008
    ..There was a positive association between pertussis infection and atopic disorders in the pertussis vaccinated group only. From the present study, it cannot be concluded whether this association is causal or due to reverse causation...
  64. pmc Primary prevention of overweight in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis of the effectiveness of interventions aiming to decrease sedentary behaviour
    Amy van Grieken
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, P, O, Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:61. 2012
    ..Studies need to increase follow-up time to estimate the sustainability of the intervention effects found...
  65. pmc Determining the severity of atopic dermatitis in children presenting in general practice: an easy and fast method
    Marjolein G Willemsen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Dermatol Res Pract 2009:357046. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the TIS is an easy and fast method to score AD. Because of the moderate to good interobserver agreement and the high correlation with the SCORAD, we recommend the TIS to determine the severity of AD in general practice...
  66. pmc Vitamin D supplementation for nonspecific musculoskeletal pain in non-Western immigrants: a randomized controlled trial
    Ferdinand Schreuder
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 10:547-55. 2012
    ..We studied the effect of high-dose vitamin D(3) on nonspecific persistent musculoskeletal complaints in vitamin D-deficient non-Western immigrants and assessed correlation of pain patterns with benefit...
  67. pmc Fusidic acid cream in the treatment of impetigo in general practice: double blind randomised placebo controlled trial
    Sander Koning
    Department of General Practice, University Hospital Rotterdam, Room Ff325, PO Box 1738, Erasmus University, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 324:203-6. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that fusidic acid would not increase the treatment effect of disinfecting with povidone-iodine alone in children with impetigo...
  68. ncbi request reprint Physically unexplained chronic pain and its impact on children and their families: the mother's perception
    Joke A M Hunfeld
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Netherland Institute of Health Sciences NIHES, Department of General Practice, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Psychother 75:251-60. 2002
    ..Longitudinal research should determine whether shifts occur in pain experience and locations from childhood and adulthood and in different dimensions of functional status and, more broadly, in quality of life resulting from pain...