A D Kester

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Does a competitive voucher program for adolescents improve the quality of reproductive health care? A simulated patient study in Nicaragua
    Liesbeth E Meuwissen
    Instituto CentroAmericano de Salud, Postal 2234, Managua, Nicaragua
    BMC Public Health 6:204. 2006
  2. pmc Active rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: cognitive-behavioral, physical, or both? First direct post-treatment results from a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN22714229]
    Rob J E M Smeets
    Rehabilitation Centre Blixembosch, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:5. 2006
  3. pmc Timing and risk factors for clinical fractures among postmenopausal women: a 5-year prospective study
    Antonia C M van Geel
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med 4:24. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of ROC curves
    A D Kester
    Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 20:430-9. 2000
  5. pmc Contributions of symptoms, signs, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and C-reactive protein to a diagnosis of pneumonia in acute lower respiratory tract infection
    R M Hopstaken
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 53:358-64. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels in children and adolescents
    M B Hoos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:605-9. 2003
  7. pmc Energy metabolism in relation to body composition and gender in adolescents
    E G van Mil
    Departments of Human Biology and Paediatrics, Nutrition Toxicology and Environment Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, Maastricht 6200 MD, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 85:73-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of a computerized metabolic measurement system (Oxycon-Pro) during low and high intensity exercise
    G J Rietjens
    Department of Movement Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Sports Med 22:291-4. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Essential fatty acid composition of plasma phospholipids and birth weight: a study in term neonates
    P Rump
    Department of Human Biology and the Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:797-806. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure at rest and during sleep in children with Prader-Willi syndrome is explained by body composition
    E A van Mil
    Departments of Human Biology, Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics, and Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:752-6. 2000

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Publications16

  1. pmc Does a competitive voucher program for adolescents improve the quality of reproductive health care? A simulated patient study in Nicaragua
    Liesbeth E Meuwissen
    Instituto CentroAmericano de Salud, Postal 2234, Managua, Nicaragua
    BMC Public Health 6:204. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the impact and sustainability of a competitive voucher program on the quality of SRH care for poor and underserved female adolescents and the usefulness of the simulated patient (SP) method for such evaluation...
  2. pmc Active rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: cognitive-behavioral, physical, or both? First direct post-treatment results from a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN22714229]
    Rob J E M Smeets
    Rehabilitation Centre Blixembosch, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:5. 2006
    ..A direct comparison of a physical, a cognitive-behavioral treatment and a combination of both has never been carried out so far...
  3. pmc Timing and risk factors for clinical fractures among postmenopausal women: a 5-year prospective study
    Antonia C M van Geel
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med 4:24. 2006
    ..Therefore, we assessed the risk and timing of incident clinical fractures, expressed as 5-year AR, in postmenopausal women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of ROC curves
    A D Kester
    Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 20:430-9. 2000
    ..The authors show how the procedure works with continuous test data and with categorical test data...
  5. pmc Contributions of symptoms, signs, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and C-reactive protein to a diagnosis of pneumonia in acute lower respiratory tract infection
    R M Hopstaken
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 53:358-64. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels in children and adolescents
    M B Hoos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:605-9. 2003
    ..Reference data for physical activity level (PAL) and activity-related energy expenditure (AEE) are needed for a better understanding of the effect of activity on childhood health, growth and development..
  7. pmc Energy metabolism in relation to body composition and gender in adolescents
    E G van Mil
    Departments of Human Biology and Paediatrics, Nutrition Toxicology and Environment Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, Maastricht 6200 MD, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 85:73-8. 2001
    ..To study the effect of body composition on average daily metabolic rate (ADMR) and basal metabolic rate (BMR) in adolescence, and to examine current BMR prediction equations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of a computerized metabolic measurement system (Oxycon-Pro) during low and high intensity exercise
    G J Rietjens
    Department of Movement Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Sports Med 22:291-4. 2001
    ..Unlike with the Douglas bag method, this fast metabolic measurement system can be used for accurate and quick determination of ventilatory variables during exercise...
  9. ncbi request reprint Essential fatty acid composition of plasma phospholipids and birth weight: a study in term neonates
    P Rump
    Department of Human Biology and the Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:797-806. 2001
    ..Essential fatty acids (EFAs) in umbilical cord blood samples are associated with attained birth weight in premature infants and low-birth-weight neonates...
  10. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure at rest and during sleep in children with Prader-Willi syndrome is explained by body composition
    E A van Mil
    Departments of Human Biology, Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics, and Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:752-6. 2000
    ..Obesity in Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) seems to be related to a low basal metabolic rate (BMR). In addition, abnormal sleep patterns reported in PWS might affect sleeping metabolic rate (SMR)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of the dietary fat type on arterial thrombosis tendency: systematic studies with a rat model
    G Hornstra
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 131:25-33. 1997
    ..The same appeared true for gamma-linolenic acid, 18:3(n-6), and stearidonic acid, 18:4(n-3), present in a few vegetable oils only...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of signs and symptoms associated with peripheral arterial occlusive disease seen in general practice: a multivariable approach
    H E Stoffers
    Department of General Practice, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 17:61-70. 1997
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  13. ncbi request reprint Body composition in Prader-Willi syndrome compared with nonsyndromal obesity: Relationship to physical activity and growth hormone function
    E G van Mil
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 139:708-14. 2001
    ..Both findings are related to GH function and physical activity. BMD, especially in the limbs, tends to be reduced in patients with PWS and is related to GH function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Activity related energy expenditure in children and adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome
    E G van Mil
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:429-34. 2000
    ..To measure activity related energy expenditure in Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) corrected for body size...
  15. ncbi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for asymptomatic peripheral arterial occlusive disease: a longitudinal study
    J D Hooi
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute for Extramural and Transmural Health Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 153:666-72. 2001
    ..In the development of preventive strategies, modification of atherosclerotic risk factors, such as smoking, hypertension, and diabetes, should be the main goals...
  16. pmc The granularity of medical narratives and its effect on the speed and completeness of information retrieval
    H J Tange
    Department of Medical Informatics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 5:571-82. 1998
    ..The authors hypothesized that physicians can retrieve information better when clinical narratives are divided into many small, labeled segments ("high granularity")...