Jos van Roosmalen

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc A protocol for a systematic review of birth preparedness and complication readiness programs
    Andrea Solnes Miltenburg
    Athena Institute for Research on Innovation and Communication in Health and Life Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 2:11. 2013
  2. pmc Maternal near miss and mortality in a rural referral hospital in northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study
    Ellen J T Nelissen
    Haydom Lutheran Hospital, 9000 Haydom, Manyara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:141. 2013
  3. pmc Local health workers' perceptions of substandard care in the management of obstetric hemorrhage in rural Malawi
    Jogchum Jan Beltman
    Thyolo District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Thyolo, Malawi
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:39. 2013
  4. pmc The quality of antenatal care in rural Tanzania: what is behind the number of visits?
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Referral Hospital, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:70. 2012
  5. pmc Amniotic fluid embolism incidence, risk factors and outcomes: a review and recommendations
    Marian Knight
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:7. 2012
  6. pmc Tanzanian lessons in using non-physician clinicians to scale up comprehensive emergency obstetric care in remote and rural areas
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, United Republic of Tanzania
    Hum Resour Health 9:28. 2011
  7. pmc Using audit to enhance quality of maternity care in resource limited countries: lessons learnt from rural Tanzania
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Saint Francis Designated District Hospital, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:94. 2011
  8. pmc Maternal health interventions in resource limited countries: a systematic review of packages, impacts and factors for change
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:30. 2011
  9. pmc Factors for change in maternal and perinatal audit systems in Dar es Salaam hospitals, Tanzania
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:29. 2010
  10. pmc Introduction of a qualitative perinatal audit at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Hussein L Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:45. 2009

Collaborators

  • J J Zwart
  • J M Schutte
  • Jos van Roosmalen
  • T B Vree
  • T P Schaap
  • J C M van Huisseling
  • Sophie Alexander
  • S A Scherjon
  • J K Radder
  • F J Walther
  • Marianne P Amelink-Verburg
  • M H Bouvier-Colle
  • J Stekelenburg
  • S P Verloove-Vanhorick
  • Catherine Deneux-Tharaux
  • Angelo S Nyamtema
  • David P Urassa
  • J van Dillen
  • Ellen J T Nelissen
  • Jogchum Jan Beltman
  • Andrea Solnes Miltenburg
  • C F la Chapelle
  • J P de Graaf
  • E A P Steegers
  • Marian Knight
  • Jeroen van Dillen
  • J J Beltman
  • M E Van Wolfswinkel
  • Afisah Yakubu Zakariah
  • Hussein L Kidanto
  • C Winter
  • H L Kidanto
  • J P de Leeuw
  • M A de Boer
  • N van Gemund
  • A N de Groot
  • Joske Bunders
  • Estomih Mduma
  • Yadira Roggeveen
  • Laura Shields
  • Luc van Lonkhuijzen
  • Richard Chidakwani
  • Dieudonné Bwirire
  • Thomas van den Akker
  • Marianne van Elteren
  • Bjørg Evjen-Olsen
  • Anneke Korevaar
  • Hege L Ersdal
  • Michael Kramer
  • J J Poeran
  • Catherine Spong
  • M Weemhoff
  • Gwyneth Lewis
  • Cynthia Berg
  • Jeremy Oats
  • Alise Bartsch-de Jong
  • N W E Schuitemaker
  • Peter Brocklehurst
  • Elizabeth Sullivan
  • Christine L Roberts
  • Jaap P Hagen
  • G J Bonsel
  • Alise Bartsch de Jong
  • Godfrey Mbaruku
  • Fulgence D Rutasha
  • Senga K Pemba
  • M Fitzgerald
  • N Alide
  • Andrea B Pembe
  • M Moens
  • K W M Bloemenkamp
  • J Kazima
  • Felix Kisanga
  • J A J M Mesman
  • L Buhendwa
  • M Massaquoi
  • Angela N Thomas
  • Pierre Buekens
  • J J Duvekot
  • Lennarth Nystrom
  • Enyonam Yao Kwawukume
  • Ingrid Mogren
  • Gunilla Lindmark
  • M Pel
  • Siriel N Massawe
  • Patrick Frimpong
  • G Lindmark
  • D Mtasiwa
  • Siriel Massawe
  • Augustine Massawe

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc A protocol for a systematic review of birth preparedness and complication readiness programs
    Andrea Solnes Miltenburg
    Athena Institute for Research on Innovation and Communication in Health and Life Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 2:11. 2013
    ..The objective of this review is to assess the effect of BP/CR programs on increasing skilled birth attendance in low-resource settings...
  2. pmc Maternal near miss and mortality in a rural referral hospital in northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study
    Ellen J T Nelissen
    Haydom Lutheran Hospital, 9000 Haydom, Manyara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:141. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Local health workers' perceptions of substandard care in the management of obstetric hemorrhage in rural Malawi
    Jogchum Jan Beltman
    Thyolo District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Thyolo, Malawi
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:39. 2013
    ..To identify factors contributing to the high incidence of facility-based obstetric hemorrhage in Thyolo District, Malawi, according to local health workers...
  4. pmc The quality of antenatal care in rural Tanzania: what is behind the number of visits?
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Referral Hospital, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:70. 2012
    ..Antenatal care (ANC) provides an important opportunity for pregnant women with a wide range of interventions and is considered as an important basic component of reproductive health care...
  5. pmc Amniotic fluid embolism incidence, risk factors and outcomes: a review and recommendations
    Marian Knight
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:7. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Tanzanian lessons in using non-physician clinicians to scale up comprehensive emergency obstetric care in remote and rural areas
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, United Republic of Tanzania
    Hum Resour Health 9:28. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc Using audit to enhance quality of maternity care in resource limited countries: lessons learnt from rural Tanzania
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Saint Francis Designated District Hospital, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:94. 2011
    ..Maternal mortality and morbidity audit was established at Saint Francis Designated District Hospital (SFDDH) in rural Tanzania in order to generate information upon which to base interventions...
  8. pmc Maternal health interventions in resource limited countries: a systematic review of packages, impacts and factors for change
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:30. 2011
    ..We systematically reviewed the impacts of interventions on maternal health and factors for change in these countries...
  9. pmc Factors for change in maternal and perinatal audit systems in Dar es Salaam hospitals, Tanzania
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:29. 2010
    ..This study assessed the structure, process and impacts of maternal and perinatal death audit systems in clinical practice and presents a detailed account on how they could be improved...
  10. pmc Introduction of a qualitative perinatal audit at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Hussein L Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:45. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to perform a qualitative perinatal audit of intrapartum and early neonatal deaths and propose means of reducing the perinatal mortality rate (PMR)...
  11. doi request reprint Maternal sepsis: epidemiology, etiology and outcome
    Jeroen van Dillen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis, Delft, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:249-54. 2010
    ..Little is known on the incidence of severe maternal morbidity related to sepsis. In this review, we focus on new findings concerning epidemiology, etiology and outcome of maternal sepsis in low-income as well as high-income countries...
  12. pmc Reproductive age mortality survey (RAMOS) in Accra, Ghana
    Afisah Yakubu Zakariah
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Reprod Health 6:7. 2009
    ..Strengthening the existing community based volunteers to report deaths that take place at home and the civil registration systems of births and deaths is also highly recommended...
  13. doi request reprint Severe acute maternal morbidity in high-income countries
    Jos van Roosmalen
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:297-304. 2009
    ..Audit is the instrument to analyse whether substandard care factors are present. Guidelines and protocols to provide obstetric critical care may be improved from audit findings and skills and drills training put in place...
  14. ncbi request reprint [No caesarean section on demand without a proper indication]
    J van Roosmalen
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Verloskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:789. 2006
    ..Underlying fear of childbirth should be addressed by other means rather than simply performing the operation. These considerations should not be outweighed by women's freedom to decide...
  15. doi request reprint Maternal mortality attributable to vascular dissection and rupture in the Netherlands: a nationwide confidential enquiry
    C F la Chapelle
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Diaconessen Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:86-93. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence of maternal deaths attributable to vascular dissection and rupture in the Netherlands, and to assess clinical features, risk factors and the frequency of substandard care in the cases identified...
  16. doi request reprint Rise in maternal mortality in the Netherlands
    J M Schutte
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Isala Klinieken Zwolle, Dr van Heesweg 2, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    BJOG 117:399-406. 2010
    ..To assess causes, trends and substandard care factors in maternal mortality in the Netherlands. Design Confidential enquiry into the causes of maternal mortality...
  17. doi request reprint Uterine rupture in The Netherlands: a nationwide population-based cohort study
    J J Zwart
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BJOG 116:1069-78; discussion 1078-80. 2009
    ..To assess incidence of uterine rupture in scarred and unscarred uteri and its maternal and fetal complications in a nationwide design...
  18. doi request reprint Introducing maternal morbidity audit in the Netherlands
    J van Dillen
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BJOG 117:416-21. 2010
    ..To describe the panel audit process and to identify substandard care in selected women from a nationwide prospective cohort study into severe acute maternal morbidity (SAMM) in the Netherlands...
  19. doi request reprint Fatal meningitis during pregnancy in the Netherlands: a nationwide confidential enquiry
    T P Schaap
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:1558-63. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence of maternal deaths attributable to meningitis in the Netherlands, and to assess clinical features and risk factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of oral methylergometrine in men and women
    A N de Groot
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 33:328-32. 1995
    ..To assess and compare the pharmacokinetics and bioavailability of methylergometrine (ME) in men and non-pregnant women...
  21. doi request reprint Maternal mortality and serious maternal morbidity in Jehovah's witnesses in The Netherlands
    M E Van Wolfswinkel
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BJOG 116:1103-8; discussion 1108-10. 2009
    ..To determine the risk of maternal mortality and serious maternal morbidity because of major obstetric haemorrhage in Jehovah's witnesses in The Netherlands...
  22. doi request reprint Regional differences in Dutch maternal mortality
    J P de Graaf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:582-8. 2012
    ..To study regional differences in maternal mortality in the Netherlands...
  23. ncbi request reprint Symphysiotomy as an alternative to cesarean section
    J van Roosmalen
    Leyden State University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 25:451-8. 1987
    ..In contrast with findings reported in the literature, a history of previous symphysiotomy still constitutes a high obstetrical risk. The author concludes that symphysiotomy has a place in the management of cephalopelvic disproportion...
  24. doi request reprint Substandard care in maternal mortality due to hypertensive disease in pregnancy in the Netherlands
    J M Schutte
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BJOG 115:732-6. 2008
    ..To review the standard of care in cases of maternal mortality due to hypertensive diseases in pregnancy and to make recommendations for its improvement...
  25. ncbi request reprint Waiting too long: low use of maternal health services in Kalabo, Zambia
    J Stekelenburg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 9:390-8. 2004
    ..To determine the level of use of maternal health services and to identify and assess factors that influence women's choices where to deliver in Kalabo District, Zambia...
  26. ncbi request reprint HbA1c in healthy, pregnant women
    J K Radder
    Department of Endocrinology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Netherlands
    Neth J Med 63:256-9. 2005
    ..e. HbA1c below the nonpregnant upper reference value of 6.3%). We, therefore, measured HbA1c in healthy, pregnant women to determine whether the upper reference value for pregnant women should be lower than the nonpregnant value...
  27. doi request reprint Severe maternal morbidity during pregnancy, delivery and puerperium in the Netherlands: a nationwide population-based study of 371,000 pregnancies
    J J Zwart
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BJOG 115:842-50. 2008
    ..To assess incidence, case fatality rate, risk factors and substandard care in severe maternal morbidity in the Netherlands...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Breech presentation at term: the caesarean section that is routinely advised is ultimately not safe for the child]
    S A Scherjon
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Verloskunde K6 27, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2204-6. 2005
    ..These are the most important findings that should be discussed with the parents during counselling regarding the mode of delivery of a foetus in breech presentation...
  29. doi request reprint Underreporting of major obstetric haemorrhage in the Netherlands
    J J Zwart
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Transfus Med 20:118-22. 2010
    ..The estimated underreporting of MOH of 35% is considerable. Underreporting is inherent to large observational multicentre studies and should be anticipated and quantified to facilitate fair comparison of epidemiologic data...
  30. doi request reprint Accelerated HIV testing for PMTCT in maternity and labour wards is vital to capture mothers at a critical point in the programme at district level in Malawi
    J J Beltman
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, RC, The Netherlands
    AIDS Care 22:1367-72. 2010
    ..For women who miss antenatal care and deliver in a health facility without having had their HIV status tested, the labour and maternity ward could still serve as other entry points...
  31. ncbi request reprint Substandard care in immigrant versus indigenous maternal deaths in The Netherlands
    J van Roosmalen
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    BJOG 109:212-3. 2002
    ..The results, however, indicate that substandard care factors related to all aspects of care were disproportionately more frequent in immigrant women. More research into the interpretation of these worrying data is needed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Safe motherhood: cesarean section or symphysiotomy?
    J van Roosmalen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Leiden State University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 163:1-4. 1990
    ..These are compared with the outcome of cesarean section performed in similar circumstances...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ergot alkaloids. Current status and review of clinical pharmacology and therapeutic use compared with other oxytocics in obstetrics and gynaecology
    A N de Groot
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Nijmegen St Radboud, The Netherlands
    Drugs 56:523-35. 1998
    ..In sum, there is no place for the prophylactic use of ME and EM in obstetrics or gynaecology. They can be used for therapeutic purposes in the third stage of labour. During use, the practitioner must be alert for adverse effects...
  34. ncbi request reprint A randomised trial comparing low dose vaginal misoprostol and dinoprostone for labour induction
    N van Gemund
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    BJOG 111:42-9. 2004
    ..To compare vaginal misoprostol with dinoprostone for induction of labour...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Foeto-foetal conflict of interests in multiple pregnancies with severe discordant growth; ethical dilemmas]
    M A de Boer
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Verloskunde en Gynaecologie, Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1369-72. 2005
    ..Therefore, active intervention is not always the best option; the least harm it does is increasing the risk ofpreterm birth...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Spontaneous liver haemorrhage during pregnancy: a rare and life-threatening situation]
    J J Zwart
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2591-2. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Dar es Salaam perinatal care study: needs assessment for quality of care
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 5:17-21. 2008
    ..We conducted a perinatal care needs assessment in Dar es Salaam health institutions to assess the factors underlying the present poor perinatal outcome...
  38. pmc Variations in policies for management of the third stage of labour and the immediate management of postpartum haemorrhage in Europe
    C Winter
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    BJOG 114:845-54. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Induction of labor with misoprostol or oxytocin in Tanzania
    H L Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:30-1. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint The end of vaginal breech delivery
    J P de Leeuw
    BJOG 114:373-4; author reply 374-5. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint [Delayed birth of the second child in multiple gestation]
    M Weemhoff
    Medisch Centrum Haaglanden, locatie Antoniushove, afd. Gynaecologie en Obstetrie, Leidschendam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:1377-80. 2001
    ..In multiple gestation with imminent very preterm birth, delayed delivery of the second child is a feasible management option...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation and validation of a perinatal death audit by means of feedback to the caregivers]
    M P Amelink-Verburg
    TNO Preventie en Gezondheid, afd Jeugd, Postbus 2215, 2301 CE Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:2333-7. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint [The UN Millennium Project; especially the prevention and treatment of the HIV-virus and AIDS in order to reduce child and maternal mortality]
    J van Dillen
    HagaZiekenhuis, locatie Leyenburg, afd Obstetrie en Gynaecologie, Den Haag
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:1413-7. 2006
    ....