Anneke L Francke

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Affiliation: Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Factors affecting the use of prenatal care by non-western women in industrialized western countries: a systematic review
    Agatha W Boerleider
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:81. 2013
  2. pmc Towards a standardized method of developing quality indicators for palliative care: protocol of the Quality indicators for Palliative Care (Q-PAC) study
    Kathleen Leemans
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels, 1090, Belgium
    BMC Palliat Care 12:6. 2013
  3. pmc GPs' recognition of death in the foreseeable future and diagnosis of a fatal condition: a national survey
    Susanne J J Claessen
    VU University Medical Center VUmc, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health and Expertise Center Palliative Care VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:104. 2013
  4. pmc How do GPs identify a need for palliative care in their patients? An interview study
    Susanne Jj Claessen
    VU University Medical Center VUmc, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health and Expertise Center Palliative Care VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:42. 2013
  5. pmc End-of-life hospital referrals by out-of-hours general practitioners: a retrospective chart study
    Maria C de Korte-Verhoef
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:89. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The effects of group supervision of nurses: a systematic literature review
    Anneke L Francke
    The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1165-79. 2012
  7. pmc 'Palliative care': a contradiction in terms? A qualitative study of cancer patients with a Turkish or Moroccan background, their relatives and care providers
    Fuusje M de Graaff
    Medical Anthropology and Sociology Unit, University of Amsterdam, Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185, 1012 DK, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Palliat Care 9:19. 2010
  8. pmc Nurse prescribing of medicines in Western European and Anglo-Saxon countries: a systematic review of the literature
    Marieke Kroezen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:127. 2011
  9. pmc Delphi research exploring essential components and preconditions for case management in people with dementia
    Paul Jeroen Verkade
    INHolland University for Applied Sciences Research Group Mental Health Nursing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 10:54. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Terminal patients' awareness of impending death: the impact upon requesting adequate care
    Anneke L Francke
    NIVEL the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Nurs 28:241-7. 2005

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  1. pmc Factors affecting the use of prenatal care by non-western women in industrialized western countries: a systematic review
    Agatha W Boerleider
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:81. 2013
    ..This study aimed to give a systematic review of factors affecting non-western women's use of prenatal care (both medical care and prenatal classes) in industrialized western countries...
  2. pmc Towards a standardized method of developing quality indicators for palliative care: protocol of the Quality indicators for Palliative Care (Q-PAC) study
    Kathleen Leemans
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels, 1090, Belgium
    BMC Palliat Care 12:6. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc GPs' recognition of death in the foreseeable future and diagnosis of a fatal condition: a national survey
    Susanne J J Claessen
    VU University Medical Center VUmc, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health and Expertise Center Palliative Care VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:104. 2013
    ..In addition, we aimed to explore when, and based on what kind of information, GPs become aware that death of a patient will be in the foreseeable future...
  4. pmc How do GPs identify a need for palliative care in their patients? An interview study
    Susanne Jj Claessen
    VU University Medical Center VUmc, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health and Expertise Center Palliative Care VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:42. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to explore how GPs identify a need for palliative care in patients...
  5. pmc End-of-life hospital referrals by out-of-hours general practitioners: a retrospective chart study
    Maria C de Korte-Verhoef
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:89. 2012
    ..The aim of the study is to explore hospital referrals of palliative care patients for whom an out-of-hours general practitioner was called...
  6. doi request reprint The effects of group supervision of nurses: a systematic literature review
    Anneke L Francke
    The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1165-79. 2012
    ..To gain insight into the existing scientific evidence on the effects of group supervision for nurses...
  7. pmc 'Palliative care': a contradiction in terms? A qualitative study of cancer patients with a Turkish or Moroccan background, their relatives and care providers
    Fuusje M de Graaff
    Medical Anthropology and Sociology Unit, University of Amsterdam, Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185, 1012 DK, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Palliat Care 9:19. 2010
    ..The question is, however, whether these perspectives on palliative care are congruent with the perspectives of immigrant families with a Turkish or Moroccan background...
  8. pmc Nurse prescribing of medicines in Western European and Anglo-Saxon countries: a systematic review of the literature
    Marieke Kroezen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:127. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Delphi research exploring essential components and preconditions for case management in people with dementia
    Paul Jeroen Verkade
    INHolland University for Applied Sciences Research Group Mental Health Nursing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 10:54. 2010
    ..The aim of this research was to identify the essential components of case management for people with dementia as well as the preconditions for an effective delivery of case management services...
  10. ncbi request reprint Terminal patients' awareness of impending death: the impact upon requesting adequate care
    Anneke L Francke
    NIVEL the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Nurs 28:241-7. 2005
    ..In the concluding part of this article, there is a plea for adopting a proactive approach. Nurses and other caregivers must try to prepare patients and relatives early for the care that will become necessary in the later stages...
  11. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of clinical guidelines for health care professionals: a systematic meta-review
    Anneke L Francke
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:38. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The effectiveness of the Australian Medical Sheepskin for the prevention of pressure ulcers in somatic nursing home patients: a prospective multicenter randomized-controlled trial (ISRCTN17553857)
    Patriek Mistiaen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Wound Repair Regen 18:572-9. 2010
    ..The majority of patients in our trial that used an AMS rated it positively, but one-third found the sheepskin too warm. We conclude that the AMS is an effective aid in the prevention of sacral pressure ulcers in nursing home patients...
  13. pmc An economic appraisal of the Australian Medical Sheepskin for the prevention of sacral pressure ulcers from a nursing home perspective
    Patriek Mistiaen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:226. 2010
    ..In this study the costs and savings from the use of the Australian Medical Sheepskin were investigated from the perspective of a nursing home...
  14. doi request reprint The effects of a nursing guideline on depression in psychogeriatric nursing home residents with dementia
    Renate Verkaik
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:723-32. 2011
    ..To study the effects of introducing a nursing guideline on depression in residents with dementia of psychogeriatric nursing home wards...
  15. doi request reprint Determinants of moral distress in daily nursing practice: a cross sectional correlational questionnaire survey
    Anke J E de Veer
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:100-8. 2013
    ..Because of these negative consequences moral distress should be reduced. Little research has been done on what job factors contribute to whether or not a situation causes moral distress...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Australian Medical Sheepskin for prevention of pressure ulcers: individual patient data meta-analysis shows effectiveness]
    Patriek Mistiaen
    NIVEL, afd Verpleging en Verzorging, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3034. 2011
    ..To assess the effectiveness of the Australian Medical Sheepskin (AMS) on the prevention of sacral pressure ulcers based on combined data from 3 previously published trials...
  17. doi request reprint The introduction of a nursing guideline on depression at psychogeriatric nursing home wards: effects on certified nurse assistants
    Renate Verkaik
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:710-9. 2011
    ..To improve care for residents with depression in dementia, an evidence based nursing guideline was developed. Using the guideline has already shown positive effects on depression in psychogeriatric nursing home residents...
  18. doi request reprint Factors influencing the adoption of home telecare by elderly or chronically ill people: a national survey
    José M Peeters
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 21:3183-93. 2012
    ..Secondary aim is to examine the applicability of four perceived attributes in Rogers' diffusion of innovations theory, which may influence the adoption: relative advantage, compatibility, complexity and observability...
  19. pmc Successful implementation of new technologies in nursing care: a questionnaire survey of nurse-users
    Anke J E de Veer
    The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:67. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to gain a better understanding of determinants influencing the success of the introduction of new technologies as perceived by nursing staff...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effects of psychosocial methods on depressed, aggressive and apathetic behaviors of people with dementia: a systematic review
    Renate Verkaik
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:301-14. 2005
    ..This systematic review seeks to establish the extent of scientific evidence for the effectiveness of 13 psychosocial methods for reducing depressed, aggressive or apathetic behaviors in people with dementia...
  21. pmc Informal caregivers of people with dementia: problems, needs and support in the initial stage and in subsequent stages of dementia: a questionnaire survey
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Open Nurs J 7:6-13. 2013
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Costs and financial benefits of video communication compared to usual care at home: a systematic review
    José M Peeters
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Telemed Telecare 17:403-11. 2011
    ..The review found no evidence that the cost of implementing video communication in home care was lower than the resulting financial benefits. More methodologically well conducted research is needed...
  23. pmc Interventions aimed at reducing problems in adult patients discharged from hospital to home: a systematic meta-review
    Patriek Mistiaen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:47. 2007
    ..The objective was to synthesize the evidence presented in literature on the effectiveness of interventions aimed to reduce post-discharge problems in adults discharged home from an acute general care hospital...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comorbid depression in dementia on psychogeriatric nursing home wards: which symptoms are prominent?
    Renate Verkaik
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:565-73. 2009
    ..To provide insight into the prevalence and clinically relevant symptoms of comorbid depression among dementia patients in psychogeriatric nursing home wards, to enhance depression recognition...
  25. doi request reprint The use of physical restraints in home care in the Netherlands
    Anke J E de Veer
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1881-6. 2009
    ..To gain more knowledge of the application of physical restraints to restrict, restrain, or prevent movement by elderly people living at home...
  26. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of three randomised controlled trials of the Australian Medical Sheepskin in the prevention of sacral pressure ulcers
    Patriek J Mistiaen
    Nursing Department, NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Med J Aust 193:638-41. 2010
    ..To assess the effectiveness of the Australian Medical Sheepskin in preventing sacral pressure ulcers (PUs), based on combined data from existing published trials...
  27. doi request reprint Development and initial testing of an instrument to establish eating profiles of clients in nursing homes or elderly homes
    José M Peeters
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Elder 27:47-64. 2008
    ..Insight in eating profiles is important for facility managers to ascertain that the food, dinner service, and ambiance are adequately tailored to the residents' preferences...
  28. pmc Perspectives on care and communication involving incurably ill Turkish and Moroccan patients, relatives and professionals: a systematic literature review
    Fuusje M de Graaff
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PB 1568, 3500, BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Palliat Care 11:17. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  29. pmc Cost-effectiveness of the Australian Medical Sheepskin for the prevention of pressure ulcers in somatic nursing home patients: study protocol for a prospective multi-centre randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN17553857)
    Patriek Mistiaen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:4. 2008
    ..Additional to the empirical phase, systematic reviews will be performed in order to obtain data for economic weighting and modelling. The protocol is registered in the Controlled Trial Register as ISRCTN17553857...
  30. doi request reprint Attitudes of nursing staff towards electronic patient records: a questionnaire survey
    Anke J E de Veer
    The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:846-54. 2010
    ..This implies a change in work routines for nursing staff, but it could also be regarded as an opportunity to improve the quality of care...
  31. doi request reprint Nurse prescribing of medicines in Western European and Anglo-Saxon countries: a survey on forces, conditions and jurisdictional control
    Marieke Kroezen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1002-12. 2012
    ..As the prescribing of medicines has traditionally been the task of the medical profession, nurse prescribing is changing the relationship between the medical and nursing professions...
  32. pmc Home care in Europe: a systematic literature review
    Nadine Genet
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:207. 2011
    ..The objective of this literature review was to respond to this need by systematically describing what has been reported on home care in Europe in the scientific literature over the past decade...
  33. pmc Informal caregivers of persons with dementia, their use of and needs for specific professional support: a survey of the National Dementia Programme
    José M Peeters
    The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Otterstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Nurs 9:9. 2010
    ..The support needs of informal caregivers are important to improve caregiver well-being and delaying institutionalization of the person with dementia...
  34. pmc Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease in severely mentally retarded people: a systematic review
    Anke J E de Veer
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:23. 2008
    ..Therefore it is relevant for care professionals such as nurses to have knowledge of those with a higher risk of GERD and of the possible manifestations of GERD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Home care needs of patients with long-term conditions: literature review
    Marco Algera
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 46:417-29. 2004
    ..There is a widely felt need to improve the match between long-term patients' care needs and actual use of home care. As this match is not always adequate, it is important to know what factors influence it...
  36. doi request reprint Nurses' involvement in end-of-life decisions
    Anke J E de Veer
    Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Nurs 31:222-8. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the new home-care needs assessment policy in the Netherlands
    Marco Algera
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Health Soc Care Community 11:232-41. 2003
    ..On the other, home-care organisations are generally negative about the functioning and advantages of the new style of needs assessment. Health insurers' opinions are in between those of assessment agencies and home-care organisations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Communication about euthanasia in general practice: opinions and experiences of patients and their general practitioners
    Sander D Borgsteede
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 66:156-61. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether patients and their GPs talk about euthanasia, and if so, how they communicate about this...
  39. ncbi request reprint Defining the patient population: one of the problems for palliative care research
    Sander D Borgsteede
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 20:63-8. 2006
    ..Future research in palliative care should acknowledge the limitations of using certain inclusion criteria and explore potential bias...
  40. pmc Interdisciplinary cooperation of GPs in palliative care at home: a nationwide survey in The Netherlands
    Sander D Borgsteede
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:226-31. 2007
    ..To investigate the occurrence and predictors of interdisciplinary cooperation of GPs with other caregivers in palliative care at home...
  41. pmc Good end-of-life care according to patients and their GPs
    Sander D Borgsteede
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 56:20-6. 2006
    ..Most patients prefer to die at home, where a GP provides end-of-life care. A few previous studies have been directed at the GPs' values on good end-of-life care, yet no study combined values of patients and their own GP...