Sandra van Dulmen

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Written online situational feedback via mobile phone to support self-management of chronic widespread pain: a usability study of a Web-based intervention
    Ólöf Birna Kristjánsdóttir
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:51. 2011
  2. pmc Primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases: a cost study in family practices
    Esther W de Bekker-Grob
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:69. 2011
  3. pmc Lifestyle counseling in hypertension-related visits--analysis of video-taped general practice visits
    Ivon E J Milder
    RIVM National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:58. 2008
  4. ncbi Effects of continuing paediatric education in interpersonal communication skills
    A M van Dulmen
    Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 159:489-95. 2000
  5. ncbi The impact of assessing simulated bad news consultations on medical students' stress response and communication performance
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:943-50. 2007
  6. ncbi Five years of EACH (European Association for Communication in Healthcare)
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 62:379-84. 2006
  7. pmc Furthering patient adherence: a position paper of the international expert forum on patient adherence based on an internet forum discussion
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:47. 2008
  8. ncbi Patients' preferences and experiences in handling emotions: a study on communication sequences in primary care medical visits
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 55:149-52. 2004
  9. ncbi Pediatrician-parent-child communication: problem-related or not?
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 52:61-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Doctor's responses to patients' concerns; an exploration of communication sequences in gynaecology
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 12:98-102. 2003

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  1. pmc Written online situational feedback via mobile phone to support self-management of chronic widespread pain: a usability study of a Web-based intervention
    Ólöf Birna Kristjánsdóttir
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:51. 2011
    ..This pretrial study aimed to develop and test the usability of a four-week Internet intervention delivered by a Web-enabled mobile phone to support self-management of chronic widespread pain...
  2. pmc Primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases: a cost study in family practices
    Esther W de Bekker-Grob
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:69. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Lifestyle counseling in hypertension-related visits--analysis of video-taped general practice visits
    Ivon E J Milder
    RIVM National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:58. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Effects of continuing paediatric education in interpersonal communication skills
    A M van Dulmen
    Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 159:489-95. 2000
    ..In addition, they gave patients and parents more room to talk. No difference was found in the length of the outpatient visits...
  5. ncbi The impact of assessing simulated bad news consultations on medical students' stress response and communication performance
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:943-50. 2007
    ..However, the heart rate appeared to diminish the more often the students had reassured the patient. These findings suggest that in evaluating students' communication performance there is a need to take their stress levels into account...
  6. ncbi Five years of EACH (European Association for Communication in Healthcare)
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 62:379-84. 2006
    ..To comply with these increasing demands, EACH invites new persons to become a member of one of the recently launched committees in the area of research, teaching and publishing...
  7. pmc Furthering patient adherence: a position paper of the international expert forum on patient adherence based on an internet forum discussion
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:47. 2008
    ..The objective of the present project was to find out to what extent adherence experts consider this agenda relevant and feasible...
  8. ncbi Patients' preferences and experiences in handling emotions: a study on communication sequences in primary care medical visits
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 55:149-52. 2004
  9. ncbi Pediatrician-parent-child communication: problem-related or not?
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 52:61-8. 2004
    ..Different patterns did indeed prevail in respiratory and behavioral problems. As less experienced pediatricians attend to psychosocial issues less, they may have to be specifically encouraged to do so...
  10. ncbi Doctor's responses to patients' concerns; an exploration of communication sequences in gynaecology
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 12:98-102. 2003
    ..The question is how gynaecologists respond to patients' concerns, whether or not they do this adequately and what the effects of a communication training are on the use of these communication sequences...
  11. doi The value of tailored communication for person-centred outcomes
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, NIVEL, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:381-3. 2011
    ..Besides, such tailored communication may also prove to be effective for reaching favourable health outcomes...
  12. ncbi Gender differences in gynecologist communication
    A M van Dulmen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht
    Women Health 30:49-61. 2000
    ..Either the duration of the medical education or the type of statistical analysis may account for this lack of gender differences...
  13. pmc Patient adherence to medical treatment: a review of reviews
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:55. 2007
    ..A new and promising way could be to review the existing reviews of adherence to interventions and identify the underlying theories for effective interventions. That is the aim of our study...
  14. doi Communicating with child patients in pediatric oncology consultations: a vignette study on child patients', parents', and survivors' communication preferences
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 20:269-77. 2011
    ..To investigate the preferences of children with cancer, their parents, and survivors of childhood cancer regarding medical communication with child patients and variables associated with these preferences...
  15. pmc Effects of a pre-visit educational website on information recall and needs fulfilment in breast cancer genetic counselling, a randomized controlled trial
    Akke Albada
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 118 124, Utrecht, 3500 BN, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R37. 2012
    ..This study assessed the effects of a pre-visit website with tailored information and question prompt sheet (QPS), named E-info geneca...
  16. doi A pre-visit website with question prompt sheet for counselees facilitates communication in the first consultation for breast cancer genetic counseling: findings from a randomized controlled trial
    Akke Albada
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 14:535-42. 2012
    ..A pre-visit website providing computer-tailored information and a question prompt sheet (QPS) might help counselees to pursue a more active role...
  17. pmc Raising positive expectations helps patients with minor ailments: a cross-sectional study
    Thijs Fassaert
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:38. 2008
    ..This study examines to what extent GPs display both strategies during consultations for minor ailments and investigates how each of these relate to the patients' perceived health, consultation frequency and medication adherence...
  18. pmc Familiarity between patient and general practitioner does not influence the content of the consultation
    Lea Jabaaij
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:51. 2008
    ..Not much is known about how personal continuity is reflected in the content of GP - patient communication. We explored whether personal continuity of care influences the content of communication during the consultation...
  19. doi A pre-visit tailored website enhances counselees' realistic expectations and knowledge and fulfils information needs for breast cancer genetic counselling
    Akke Albada
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Cancer 11:85-95. 2012
    ..This might facilitate and focus communication within the subsequent consultation...
  20. pmc Online focus groups as a tool to collect data in hard-to-include populations: examples from paediatric oncology
    Kiek Tates
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:15. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe and evaluate the methodology of online focus group discussions within the setting of paediatric oncology...
  21. pmc Context factors in general practitioner-patient encounters and their impact on assessing communication skills--an exploratory study
    Geurt Essers
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:65. 2013
    ..Our aim was to perform an exploratory study on how assessment of general practitioner (GP) communication performance changes if context factors are explicitly taken into account...
  22. doi Motivational interviewing within the different stages of change: an analysis of practice nurse-patient consultations aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle
    Janneke Noordman
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 87:60-7. 2013
    ..However, differences between the stages were small. By teaching PNs to explicitly identify patients' SOC they could further enhance and adapt their MI and general communication skills to the individual...
  23. pmc Shifts in doctor-patient communication between 1986 and 2002: a study of videotaped general practice consultations with hypertension patients
    Jozien M Bensing
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:62. 2006
    ....
  24. doi Web-enabled video-feedback: a method to reflect on the communication skills of experienced physicians
    Janneke Noordman
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 82:335-40. 2011
    ..To describe our web-enabled video-feedback method designed to reflect on the communication skills of experienced physicians...
  25. doi The role of companions in aiding older cancer patients to recall medical information
    Jesse Jansen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 19:170-9. 2010
    ..This study investigates information recall in unaccompanied and accompanied older cancer patients and their companions...
  26. ncbi Active listening in medical consultations: development of the Active Listening Observation Scale (ALOS-global)
    Thijs Fassaert
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 68:258-64. 2007
    ..This paper describes the development of the Active Listening Observation Scale (ALOS-global), an observation instrument measuring active listening and its validation in a sample of general practice consultations for minor ailments...
  27. ncbi Patient education about treatment in cancer care: an overview of the literature on older patients' needs
    Jesse Jansen
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Nurs 30:251-60. 2007
    ..Research is needed that explicitly investigates these needs and the influence of age-related changes in cognitive, physical, and psychosocial functioning...
  28. doi Use and evaluation of an individually tailored website for counselees prior to breast cancer genetic counseling
    Akke Albada
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500, BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Cancer Educ 26:670-81. 2011
    ..Counselees might navigate hospital-provided websites more in line with the sequence of topics in the menu bar, than generally accessible health websites...
  29. doi Consulting room computers and their effect on general practitioner-patient communication
    Janneke Noordman
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:644-51. 2010
    ..As the use of a computer requires time and attention from GPs, this may well interfere with the communication process. Yet, the information accessed on the computer may also enhance communication...
  30. ncbi Interventions to improve recall of medical information in cancer patients: a systematic review of the literature
    Nienke van der Meulen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 17:857-68. 2008
    ..Further research needs to be done to establish robust results...
  31. doi Tailored information about cancer risk and screening: a systematic review
    Akke Albada
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 77:155-71. 2009
    ..We assess the tailoring characteristics, theory base and effects on risk perception, knowledge and screening behavior of these interventions...
  32. ncbi Recall in older cancer patients: measuring memory for medical information
    Jesse Jansen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Gerontologist 48:149-57. 2008
    ..Our purpose in this study was to investigate older cancer patients' recall of information after patient education preceding chemotherapy...
  33. ncbi Do gender-dyads have different communication patterns? A comparative study in Western-European general practices
    Atie van den Brink-Muinen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 48:253-64. 2002
    ..It is important to take into consideration differences between gender-dyads and between countries when studying gender effects on communication across countries or when comparing studies performed in different countries...
  34. doi Does age really matter? Recall of information presented to newly referred patients with cancer
    Jesse Jansen
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 26:5450-7. 2008
    ..To examine age- and age-related differences in recall of information provided during oncology consultations...
  35. doi Development of E-info gene(ca): a website providing computer-tailored information and question prompt prior to breast cancer genetic counseling
    Akke Albada
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Genet Couns 18:326-38. 2009
    ..Finally, a question prompt encourages counselees to prepare questions for their genetic counseling visit...
  36. doi Development and content of a group-based intervention to improve medication adherence in non-adherent patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Hanneke Zwikker
    Department of Rheumatology and Pharmacy, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 89:143-51. 2012
    ..To describe the systematic development and content of a short intervention to improve medication adherence to disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in non-adherent patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  37. pmc Young patients', parents', and survivors' communication preferences in paediatric oncology: results of online focus groups
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P, O, Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 7:35. 2007
    ..It is not clear to what extent this mirrors patients' and parents' preferences. This study investigated communication preferences of childhood cancer patients, parents, and survivors of childhood cancer...
  38. pmc Patient risk profiles and practice variation in nonadherence to antidepressants, antihypertensives and oral hypoglycemics
    Liset van Dijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:51. 2007
    ..An additional objective is to explore differences in nonadherence among patients from different general practices...
  39. ncbi Communication in context: new directions in communication research
    Jozien Bensing
    NIVEL, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 50:27-32. 2003
    ..Eventually, a broader context view will bridge the existing gap between theory and practice...
  40. ncbi Risk communication in completed series of breast cancer genetic counseling visits
    Arwen H Pieterse
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 8:688-96. 2006
    ..We studied risk communication in completed series of counseling visits and assessed associations with counselees' postcounseling risk perception and satisfaction...
  41. doi Communication-related behavior change techniques used in face-to-face lifestyle interventions in primary care: a systematic review of the literature
    Janneke Noordman
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 89:227-44. 2012
    ....
  42. doi Compliance with momentary pain measurement using electronic diaries: a systematic review
    Mattijn Morren
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 13:354-65. 2009
    ..Finally, authors should mention whether they report on data that has also been used in previous studies...
  43. doi Intervening on cognitions and behavior in irritable bowel syndrome: A feasibility trial using PDAs
    Simone Oerlemans
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 70:267-77. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the feasibility and the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral e-intervention using personal digital assistants (PDAs) on the self-management of IBS patients...
  44. doi Exploring lifestyle counselling in routine primary care consultations: the professionals' role
    Janneke Noordman
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 30:332-40. 2013
    ..It is not clear to what extent GPs and PNs actually apply these techniques during routine consultations...
  45. pmc Identifying context factors explaining physician's low performance in communication assessment: an explorative study in general practice
    Geurt Essers
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Geert Groteplein 21, Nijmegen, 6525 EP, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:138. 2011
    ..So far no empirical analysis of the context has been made. Our aim was to identify context factors that could be related to GP communication...
  46. pmc Discussing patient's lifestyle choices in the consulting room: analysis of GP-patient consultations between 1975 and 2008
    Janneke Noordman
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:87. 2010
    ..Lastly, we examine whether lifestyle behaviour is discussed more with certain patients during consultations, depending on gender, age and educational background...
  47. pmc Diagnoses and visit length in complementary and mainstream medicine
    Phil J M Heiligers
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:3. 2010
    ..Comparisons on diagnoses and visit length can offer an impression of how Dutch CM practices operate...
  48. ncbi Interdisciplinary preoperative patient education in cardiac surgery
    Julia van Weert
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 49:105-14. 2003
    ..The findings provided a sound basis for developing guidelines and changes in the organization of the education process...
  49. doi Shared and individual medical appointments for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes; differences in topics discussed?
    Christa Rijswijk
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 79:351-5. 2010
    ..In addition, differences between the conversational contributions of the participants were examined...
  50. ncbi QUOTE-gene(ca): development of a counselee-centered instrument to measure needs and preferences in genetic counseling for hereditary cancer
    Arwen Pieterse
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, Netherlands
    Psychooncology 14:361-75. 2005
    ..Increasing insight into individual needs may help counselors in better addressing these concerns, potentially increasing the likelihood of successful counseling...
  51. doi Shared Medical Appointments marginally enhance interaction between patients: An observational study on children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Janneke Noordman
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 92:418-25. 2013
    ..e. cues and subsequent responses) during Shared Medical Appointments (SMAs) for children and adolescents with type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) and their parents...
  52. doi How patients and family physicians communicate about persistent medically unexplained symptoms. A qualitative study of video-recorded consultations
    Tim C olde Hartman
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 90:354-60. 2013
    ..To study doctor-patient interaction styles in consultations with patients presenting persistent medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and to study on which stages of the consultation patients and doctors focus within the available time...
  53. pmc Do trained practice nurses apply motivational interviewing techniques in primary care consultations?
    Janneke Noordman
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Med Res 4:393-401. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we explored if (and to what extent) practice nurses adjust their motivational interviewing skills to primary versus secondary prevention...
  54. pmc The unexpected in primary care: a multicenter study on the emergence of unvoiced patient agenda
    Michael Peltenburg
    Horten Zentrum für praxisorientierte, Forschung und Wissenstransfer, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Fam Med 2:534-40. 2004
    ..We aimed to quantify the occurrence rate of emerging agendas in primary care practices and to explain the variation between patients and practices...
  55. ncbi Observation of nurse-patient interaction in oncology: review of assessment instruments
    Wilma Caris-Verhallen
    Dutch Cancer Society, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 54:307-20. 2004
    ..The complexity and time-consuming nature of observational research highlight the need for efficiency. For instance a combination of quantitative and qualitative instruments could be considered...
  56. ncbi The key to good healthcare communication
    Sandra van Dulmen
    Patient Educ Couns 46:233-4. 2002