Mark Spigt

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Is it possible to improve elderly male bladder function by having them drink more water? A randomized trial of effects of increased fluid intake/urine output on male lower urinary tract function
    Mark Spigt
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Urology 68:1031-6. 2006
  2. ncbi Clusters of lifestyle behaviors: results from the Dutch SMILE study
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 46:203-8. 2008
  3. pmc The SMILE study: a study of medical information and lifestyles in Eindhoven, the rationale and contents of a large prospective dynamic cohort study
    Marjan Van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:19. 2008
  4. doi The relationship between primary health care organization and quality of diabetes care
    Mark Spigt
    Maastricht University, Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 15:212-8. 2009
  5. ncbi Pathophysiological aspects of bladder dysfunction: a new hypothesis for the prevention of 'prostatic' symptoms
    M G Spigt
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, Maastricht MD 6200, The Netherlands
    Med Hypotheses 62:448-52. 2004
  6. ncbi Increasing the daily water intake for the prophylactic treatment of headache: a pilot trial
    M G Spigt
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 12:715-8. 2005
  7. doi A randomized trial on the effects of regular water intake in patients with recurrent headaches
    Mark Spigt
    Department of General Practice, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 29:370-5. 2012
  8. pmc The effect of screening on the prevalence of diagnosed type 2 diabetes in primary care
    Mark Spigt
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:232-7. 2009
  9. ncbi The validity and ethics of giving placebo in a randomized nonpharmacologic trial was evaluated
    M G Spigt
    Department of General Practice, University of Maastricht, Research Institute Caphri, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:350-6. 2005
  10. doi Using electronic medical records analysis to investigate the effectiveness of lifestyle programs in real-world primary care is challenging: a case study in diabetes mellitus
    Joris J Linmans
    Department of General Practice, Caphri, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:785-92. 2012

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Publications11

  1. ncbi Is it possible to improve elderly male bladder function by having them drink more water? A randomized trial of effects of increased fluid intake/urine output on male lower urinary tract function
    Mark Spigt
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Urology 68:1031-6. 2006
    ..Several animal studies have shown that bladder performance improves as a result of diuresis. Whether increased urine output also has beneficial effects on elderly male bladder function and lower urinary tract symptoms is unknown...
  2. ncbi Clusters of lifestyle behaviors: results from the Dutch SMILE study
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 46:203-8. 2008
    ..This study aimed to identify differences and similarities in health behavior clusters for respondents with different educational backgrounds...
  3. pmc The SMILE study: a study of medical information and lifestyles in Eindhoven, the rationale and contents of a large prospective dynamic cohort study
    Marjan Van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:19. 2008
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  4. doi The relationship between primary health care organization and quality of diabetes care
    Mark Spigt
    Maastricht University, Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 15:212-8. 2009
    ..Despite many quality improvement trials, diabetes care often remains suboptimal. Few studies in a primary care setting have investigated the 'real life' association between organizational differences and quality of diabetes care...
  5. ncbi Pathophysiological aspects of bladder dysfunction: a new hypothesis for the prevention of 'prostatic' symptoms
    M G Spigt
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, Maastricht MD 6200, The Netherlands
    Med Hypotheses 62:448-52. 2004
    ..Future symptoms may thus be prevented. In humans an increased urine output can be achieved by drinking additional water, which could be an adequate preventive intervention...
  6. ncbi Increasing the daily water intake for the prophylactic treatment of headache: a pilot trial
    M G Spigt
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 12:715-8. 2005
    ..Our results seem to justify larger scaled research on the effectiveness of increased water intake in headache patients...
  7. doi A randomized trial on the effects of regular water intake in patients with recurrent headaches
    Mark Spigt
    Department of General Practice, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 29:370-5. 2012
    ..Previously published investigations suggest a positive effect of increased water intake on headache, but a randomised controlled trial has not been done...
  8. pmc The effect of screening on the prevalence of diagnosed type 2 diabetes in primary care
    Mark Spigt
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:232-7. 2009
    ..To investigate to what extent differences in diagnosed diabetes prevalence can be attributed to differences in the general practitioner's (GP) screening activity...
  9. ncbi The validity and ethics of giving placebo in a randomized nonpharmacologic trial was evaluated
    M G Spigt
    Department of General Practice, University of Maastricht, Research Institute Caphri, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:350-6. 2005
    ..In a study on the effectiveness of increased water intake on voiding dysfunction in elderly men we used an unusual design. This article addresses the internal validty and ethics of this design...
  10. doi Using electronic medical records analysis to investigate the effectiveness of lifestyle programs in real-world primary care is challenging: a case study in diabetes mellitus
    Joris J Linmans
    Department of General Practice, Caphri, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:785-92. 2012
    ..We investigated the effects of real-world primary care for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  11. doi No differential attrition was found in randomized controlled trials published in general medical journals: a meta-analysis
    Rik Crutzen
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:948-54. 2013
    ..This study identifies the degree of differential attrition in RCTs covering a broad spectrum of clinical areas and factors that are related to this...