Jochen Wl Cals

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Improving management of patients with acute cough by C-reactive protein point of care testing and communication training (IMPAC3T): study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Maastricht University, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of General Practice, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 8:15. 2007
  2. pmc Point-of-care C-reactive protein testing and antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections: a randomized controlled trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 8:124-33. 2010
  3. doi request reprint C-reactive protein point-of-care testing for lower respiratory tract infections: a qualitative evaluation of experiences by GPs
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:212-8. 2010
  4. pmc Predictors of patient-initiated reconsultation for lower respiratory tract infections in general practice
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 59:761-4. 2009
  5. pmc 'Experience talks': physician prioritisation of contrasting interventions to optimise management of acute cough in general practice
    Jochen Wl Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 4:57. 2009
  6. pmc Effect of point of care testing for C reactive protein and training in communication skills on antibiotic use in lower respiratory tract infections: cluster randomised trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMJ 338:b1374. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Researcher identification: the right needle in the haystack
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:2152-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Dose timing and patient compliance with two antibiotic treatment regimens for lower respiratory tract infections in primary care
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 31:531-6. 2008
  9. pmc Public beliefs on antibiotics and respiratory tract infections: an internet-based questionnaire study
    Jochen W L Cals
    School of Primary Care and Public Health CAPHRI, Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 57:942-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence based management of acute bronchitis; sustained competence of enhanced communication skills acquisition in general practice
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 68:270-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Improving management of patients with acute cough by C-reactive protein point of care testing and communication training (IMPAC3T): study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Maastricht University, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of General Practice, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 8:15. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the design and methods of a study to assess two interventions for improving LRTI management in general practice...
  2. pmc Point-of-care C-reactive protein testing and antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections: a randomized controlled trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 8:124-33. 2010
    ..We evaluated the effect of CRP assistance in antibiotic prescribing strategies-including delayed prescribing-in the management of LRTI and rhinosinusitis...
  3. doi request reprint C-reactive protein point-of-care testing for lower respiratory tract infections: a qualitative evaluation of experiences by GPs
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:212-8. 2010
    ..To explore GPs' attitudes to and experiences of introducing C-reactive protein (CRP) point-of-care testing (POCT) for lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) in primary care...
  4. pmc Predictors of patient-initiated reconsultation for lower respiratory tract infections in general practice
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 59:761-4. 2009
    ..Patient-reported dyspnoea and concerns that persisted after the initial consultation independently predicted patient-initiated reconsultation...
  5. pmc 'Experience talks': physician prioritisation of contrasting interventions to optimise management of acute cough in general practice
    Jochen Wl Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 4:57. 2009
    ..GPs' experiences with and attitudes towards interventions need to be taken into account when planning rollout of interventions aimed at changing clinical practice...
  6. pmc Effect of point of care testing for C reactive protein and training in communication skills on antibiotic use in lower respiratory tract infections: cluster randomised trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMJ 338:b1374. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of general practitioner testing for C reactive protein (disease approach) and receiving training in enhanced communication skills (illness approach) on antibiotic prescribing for lower respiratory tract infection...
  7. doi request reprint Researcher identification: the right needle in the haystack
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:2152-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Dose timing and patient compliance with two antibiotic treatment regimens for lower respiratory tract infections in primary care
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 31:531-6. 2008
    ..These findings require consideration when exploring ways to improve future compliance in short-term antibiotic treatment for respiratory tract infections...
  9. pmc Public beliefs on antibiotics and respiratory tract infections: an internet-based questionnaire study
    Jochen W L Cals
    School of Primary Care and Public Health CAPHRI, Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 57:942-7. 2007
    ..Although public knowledge, beliefs, and experiences of antibiotics contribute to these expectations, little is known about these public views...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence based management of acute bronchitis; sustained competence of enhanced communication skills acquisition in general practice
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 68:270-8. 2007
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  11. doi request reprint C-reactive protein point of care testing and physician communication skills training for lower respiratory tract infections in general practice: economic evaluation of a cluster randomized trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:1059-69. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Accuracy of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) and fibrinogen compared to C-reactive protein (CRP) in differentiating pneumonia from acute bronchitis in primary care
    Rogier M Hopstaken
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University Medical Centre, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 18:227-30. 2009
    ..To assess the diagnostic value of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) and fibrinogen compared to C-reactive protein (CRP) for pneumonia in primary care patients with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI)...