J A H Eekhof

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Interventions for ingrown toenails: a Cochrane review summary]
    Just A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health and Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5403. 2012
  2. pmc Design of the Verbiest trial: cost-effectiveness of surgery versus prolonged conservative treatment in patients with lumbar stenosis
    Gijsbert M Overdevest
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:57. 2011
  3. pmc Prolonged conservative treatment or 'early' surgery in sciatica caused by a lumbar disc herniation: rationale and design of a randomized trial [ISRCT 26872154]
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:8. 2005
  4. pmc Follow-up study on health care use of patients with somatoform, anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care
    Margot W M de Waal
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for hearing and visual loss among elderly with questionnaires and tests: which method is the most convincing for action?
    J A Eekhof
    Department of General Practice, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 18:203-7. 2000
  6. pmc A quasi-randomised controlled trial of water as a quick softening agent of persistent earwax in general practice
    J A Eekhof
    Department of General Practice, Leiden University Medical Centre, Postbus 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 51:635-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint [A snail leaves trails--how delayed provision of information affects the general practitioner and patient]
    Just A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2895. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Vaginal discharge' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice]
    J A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1327-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Minor derm ailments: how good is the evidence for common treatments?
    J A H Eekhof
    Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Fam Pract 58:E2. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [Determining the haemoglobin concentration in general practice using the HemoCue method: useful but not completely reliable]
    J A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2294-7. 2008

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint [Interventions for ingrown toenails: a Cochrane review summary]
    Just A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health and Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5403. 2012
    ..To provide a systematic overview of the effectiveness of conservative and surgical treatments aimed at preventing the regrowth or a recurrence of an ingrown toenail...
  2. pmc Design of the Verbiest trial: cost-effectiveness of surgery versus prolonged conservative treatment in patients with lumbar stenosis
    Gijsbert M Overdevest
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:57. 2011
    ..We present the design of a randomized controlled trial on (cost-) effectiveness of surgical decompression versus prolonged conservative treatment in patients with neurogenic intermittent claudication caused by lumbar stenosis...
  3. pmc Prolonged conservative treatment or 'early' surgery in sciatica caused by a lumbar disc herniation: rationale and design of a randomized trial [ISRCT 26872154]
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:8. 2005
    ..The design of a randomized multicenter trial is presented on the effectiveness of a prolonged conservative treatment strategy compared with surgery in patients with persisting intense sciatica (lumbosacral radicular syndrome)...
  4. pmc Follow-up study on health care use of patients with somatoform, anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care
    Margot W M de Waal
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:5. 2008
    ..Our objective was to investigate the use of primary care for undifferentiated somatoform disorders, other somatoform disorders, anxiety and depressive disorders prospectively...
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for hearing and visual loss among elderly with questionnaires and tests: which method is the most convincing for action?
    J A Eekhof
    Department of General Practice, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 18:203-7. 2000
    ..To examine the extent to which self-report and performance-based measures identify the same people, and also whether one of these methods any more than the other induces the general practitioner (GP) to offer a patient help?..
  6. pmc A quasi-randomised controlled trial of water as a quick softening agent of persistent earwax in general practice
    J A Eekhof
    Department of General Practice, Leiden University Medical Centre, Postbus 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 51:635-7. 2001
    ..Earwax is a common problem in general practice. The incidence of complaints owing to earwax in general practice in the Netherlands is 39.3 per 1000 patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint [A snail leaves trails--how delayed provision of information affects the general practitioner and patient]
    Just A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2895. 2010
    ..In both cases the medical specialist did not follow the guidelines for mutual communication established by the professional associations of GPs and medical specialists...
  8. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Vaginal discharge' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice]
    J A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1327-9. 2007
    ..In all other cases microscopic investigation is inevitable. This does not reflect an inadequacy of the NHG guideline but is a consequence of the limited diagnostic possibilities to arrive at a precise diagnosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Minor derm ailments: how good is the evidence for common treatments?
    J A H Eekhof
    Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Fam Pract 58:E2. 2009
    ..Betadine is effective for minor infections following partial thickness burns. Terbinafine is effective against fungal infections of the nail. Miconazole is effective against oral thrush...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Determining the haemoglobin concentration in general practice using the HemoCue method: useful but not completely reliable]
    J A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2294-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether the HemoCue haemoglobin value measured in fingertip skin puncture blood corresponds to the reference value measured in venous blood...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Sore throat' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice]
    J A H Eekhof
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:418-20. 2008
    ..It is hoped that this guideline will act as a backup for practicing GPs to enforce critical prescription behaviour...
  12. pmc Prolonged conservative care versus early surgery in patients with sciatica from lumbar disc herniation: cost utility analysis alongside a randomised controlled trial
    Wilbert B Van Den Hout
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300RC Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 336:1351-4. 2008
    ..To determine whether the faster recovery after early surgery for sciatica compared with prolonged conservative care is attained at reasonable costs...
  13. pmc Prolonged conservative care versus early surgery in patients with sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation: two year results of a randomised controlled trial
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 336:1355-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of early lumbar disc surgery compared with prolonged conservative care for patients with sciatica over two years of follow-up...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Early surgery or a wait-and-see policy in lumbosacral radicular syndrome: a randomized study]
    W C Peul
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2512-23. 2007
    ..To compare early surgery with expectative policy and later surgery if necessary in patients with sciatica that did not resolve within 6 weeks...
  15. pmc Auditory rehabilitation of older people from the general population--the Leiden 85-plus study
    Jacobijn Gussekloo
    Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of General Internal Medicine, Leiden University Medical Centre, C 2 R, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 53:536-40. 2003
    ..Very few older people with severe hearing loss use hearing aids to reduce the negative consequences of reduced hearing in daily functioning...
  16. doi request reprint Warts in primary schoolchildren: prevalence and relation with environmental factors
    F M van Haalen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, Leiden 2300 RC, The Netherlands
    Br J Dermatol 161:148-52. 2009
    ..Warts are very common in primary schoolchildren. However, knowledge on wart epidemiology and causes of wart transmission is scarce...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Somatoform disorders in general practice: prevalence, functional limitations and comorbidity with anxiety and depression]
    M W M de Waal
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Public Health en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Postbus 2088, 2301 CB Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:671-6. 2006
    ..To quantify the prevalence of, and functional impairment associated with, somatoform disorders in general practice and their comorbidity with anxiety and depression...
  18. ncbi request reprint Progression of cerebral white matter lesions is not associated with development of depressive symptoms in elderly subjects at risk of cardiovascular disease: The PROSPER Study
    C E Versluis
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:375-81. 2006
    ..However, longitudinal studies on the causal role of white matter hyperintensities in the development of depressive symptoms in elderly adults are lacking...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Summary of the practice guideline 'Hearing impairment' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
    L J Boomsma
    Nederlands Huisartsen Genootschap, afd Richtlijnontwikkeling en Wetenschap, Postbus 3231, 3502 GE Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:466-70. 2007
    ..The general practitioner can play an important role by stimulating patients to be referred for a hearing aid...