Evelien Pijpers

Summary

Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Older individuals with diabetes have an increased risk of recurrent falls: analysis of potential mediating factors: the Longitudinal Ageing Study Amsterdam
    Evelien Pijpers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 41:358-65. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Doubts about the efficacy of fall-prevention programmes for the elderly]
    Evelien Pijpers
    Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2584. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint [Unexplained fever after exposure to rats: rat bite fever or Haverhill fever]
    Kim P G M Hurkens
    Maastricht University Medical Centre, afd Algemene Interne Geneeskunde, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A1365. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The frailty dilemma. Review of the predictive accuracy of major frailty scores
    Evelien Pijpers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Intern Med 23:118-23. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Risk stratification at the emergency ward is a must]
    Patricia Stassen
    Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5274. 2012

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Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Older individuals with diabetes have an increased risk of recurrent falls: analysis of potential mediating factors: the Longitudinal Ageing Study Amsterdam
    Evelien Pijpers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 41:358-65. 2012
    ..to compare the incidence of recurrent falls in older people with and without diabetes, and to examine diabetes- and fall-related risk factors explaining the increased risk of recurrent falls associated with diabetes...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Doubts about the efficacy of fall-prevention programmes for the elderly]
    Evelien Pijpers
    Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2584. 2010
    ..This is probably because in the Dutch situation, the GP has already adapted many aspects of multifactorial fall analysis into the integrated care he or she provides to the elderly patient...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Unexplained fever after exposure to rats: rat bite fever or Haverhill fever]
    Kim P G M Hurkens
    Maastricht University Medical Centre, afd Algemene Interne Geneeskunde, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A1365. 2010
    ..Clinicians should consider these infections in the work-up of unexplained fever or sepsis, certainly in the presence of known exposure to rats. Treatment consists of antibiotics...
  4. doi request reprint The frailty dilemma. Review of the predictive accuracy of major frailty scores
    Evelien Pijpers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Intern Med 23:118-23. 2012
    ..To identify frail elderly individuals, several index or scoring systems have been developed for research purposes. The practical value of these scores for screening and diagnostic use is uncertain...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Risk stratification at the emergency ward is a must]
    Patricia Stassen
    Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5274. 2012
    ..Disease-related risk scores are better for deriving prognoses for individual patients. The ISAR-HP may be considered as a first step in streamlining elderly care; however, better and validated measurement tools are needed...