W J van den Bosch

Summary

Affiliation: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Changes in the sociodemographic composition of the lowest socioeconomic group over time, 1987-2001
    Frans J M Bongers
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:305. 2007
  2. pmc What factors explain the number of physical therapy treatment sessions in patients referred with low back pain; a multilevel analysis
    Ilse C S Swinkels
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:74. 2005
  3. pmc General practice cooperatives: long waiting times for home visits due to long distances?
    Paul Giesen
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, KWAZO 114, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:19. 2007
  4. pmc Comparing patient characteristics and treatment processes in patients receiving physical therapy in the United States, Israel and the Netherlands: cross sectional analyses of data from three clinical databases
    Ilse C S Swinkels
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:163. 2008
  5. pmc Changes in the pattern of service utilisation and health problems of women, men and various age groups following a destructive disaster: a matched cohort study with a pre-disaster assessment
    Rik J H Soeteman
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:48. 2008
  6. pmc Treatment of heart failure in Dutch general practice
    Frans J M Bongers
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, P, O, Box 1568 3800 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:40. 2006
  7. pmc Striking variations in consultation rates with general practice reveal family influence
    Mieke Cardol
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 8:4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Adenotonsillectomy in children only under exceptional circumstances]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2035-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Problematic alcohol consumption' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2523-4. 2006
  10. doi request reprint All in the family: times are changing
    Wil van den Bosch
    Department of General Practice, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 14:25-7. 2008

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Publications26

  1. pmc Changes in the sociodemographic composition of the lowest socioeconomic group over time, 1987-2001
    Frans J M Bongers
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:305. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to examine in which respects the sociodemographic composition of lowest SES group changed between 1987 and 2001...
  2. pmc What factors explain the number of physical therapy treatment sessions in patients referred with low back pain; a multilevel analysis
    Ilse C S Swinkels
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:74. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc General practice cooperatives: long waiting times for home visits due to long distances?
    Paul Giesen
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, KWAZO 114, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:19. 2007
    ..Further, we investigated if other factors (traffic intensity, home visit intensity, time of day, and degree of urgency) influenced waiting times...
  4. pmc Comparing patient characteristics and treatment processes in patients receiving physical therapy in the United States, Israel and the Netherlands: cross sectional analyses of data from three clinical databases
    Ilse C S Swinkels
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:163. 2008
    ..In this exploratory study, our goal was to compare patient demographics and treatment processes in outpatient physical therapy practice in the United States, Israel and the Netherlands...
  5. pmc Changes in the pattern of service utilisation and health problems of women, men and various age groups following a destructive disaster: a matched cohort study with a pre-disaster assessment
    Rik J H Soeteman
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:48. 2008
    ..The aim of this study in family practice was to investigate if these supposed risk factors would still occur in a study design with a pre-disaster measurement...
  6. pmc Treatment of heart failure in Dutch general practice
    Frans J M Bongers
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, P, O, Box 1568 3800 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:40. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Striking variations in consultation rates with general practice reveal family influence
    Mieke Cardol
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 8:4. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to explore which family factors can explain the differences between strikingly high, and correspondingly low, family consultation rates in families with children aged up to 21...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Adenotonsillectomy in children only under exceptional circumstances]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2035-6. 2005
    ..Objective symptoms such as the size of the tonsils and subjective symptoms of obstruction and sore throat are not always related to each other. Children with only moderate symptoms should not be operated on...
  9. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Problematic alcohol consumption' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2523-4. 2006
    ..The general practitioner should look at problem drinking as a chronic disease that demands structured disease management and monitoring. This perspective will lead to less frustration in handling both the problem and the patients...
  10. doi request reprint All in the family: times are changing
    Wil van den Bosch
    Department of General Practice, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 14:25-7. 2008
    ..This paper describes to what extent patterns found in the 1970s can still be replicated in the early 21(st) century, analyzing the impact of the family on frequency of presenting minor illnesses in general practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Telephone accessibility of Dutch general practices: improvements can be made, but will not fully solve the problem]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2007-8. 2008
    ..The development of best practices and research into the efficacy of the proposed solutions is necessary...
  12. ncbi request reprint [The progestagen-containing implant (Implanon); who is responsible for what?]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1758-60. 2004
    ..At present, training in the insertion of this device is only offered by the company that sells Implanon. The question arises whether the professional group of GP's or gynaecologists should take over this responsibility...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Depression: longer-lasting episode not an automatic indication for referral]
    W J van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:2005-6. 2003
    ..The interest and skills of the general practitioners as well as the expectations and former experiences of the patient play a major role in deciding whether to refer a patient to secondary care...
  14. ncbi request reprint [The Dutch College of General Practitioners' practice guideline "Dizziness"; reaction from a general practitioner's perspective]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:324-5. 2003
    ..However, when it comes to further diagnostic procedures and non-medicinal therapy, the standard tends to list options and give less direction...
  15. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Anemia' from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice medicine]
    W J van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1943-4. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Acute cough' from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice]
    E H van de Lisdonk
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:700-2. 2004
    ..This practice guideline can be considered as a clear and valuable piece of work for all physicians in primary and secondary care...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Penicillin for acute throat infections. Are there arguments for modifying the guidelines of the Dutch College of General Practitioners?]
    W J van den Bosch
    Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, vakgroep Huisarts, Sociale en Verpleeghuisgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:612-3. 2001
    ..It is still quite acceptable for Dutch GPs to discuss the treatment options for a sore throat with their patients. A change to the current guidelines is not necessary...
  18. ncbi request reprint [The Dutch College of General Practitioners practice guideline 'The menopause'; reaction of the field of general practice]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1309-10. 2002
    ..Tibolone is even more expensive and has more side effects. Clonidine is less effective but can be an alternative for women who choose not to take hormones or in whom oestrogens are contraindicated...
  19. ncbi request reprint [The Dutch College of General Practitioners' practice guideline 'Diagnosis of breast cancer': reaction from the field of general practice]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:533-4. 2003
    ..However, in a group with a low prevalence, this carries primarily disadvantages; the patient does need to be properly followed. The policy for patients with a positive family history of breast cancer has been clearly worded...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between te general practice guidelines for the diagnosis of hypertension and the indication for treatment and practice in the Nijmegen region, the Netherlands, 1983-2001]
    J C Bakx
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:612-5. 2003
    ..To determine whether patients with hypertension in general practice are diagnosed and treated according to the criteria of the Dutch College of General Practitioners guidelines...
  21. ncbi request reprint Exacerbations and associated healthcare cost in patients with COPD in general practice
    T R J Schermer
    Department of General Practice, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 65:133-40. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the occurrence rate, management, and healthcare costs of exacerbations in patients with COPD in Dutch general practice...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of urinary and faecal incontinence among community-dwelling elderly patients in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, January 1999-July 2001]
    T A M Teunissen
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, HAG 117, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2430-4. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of urinary, faecal and double incontinence in community-dwelling elderly patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of urinary, fecal and double incontinence in the elderly living at home
    T A M Teunissen
    Department of General Practice and Social Medicine, University of Nijmegen, HSV 229, Postbus 9101, 6500, HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:10-3; discussion 13. 2004
    ..The prevalence rates increase with age. Urinary incontinence is more prevalent in women. There were no sex differences in the prevalence of fecal incontinence but the type of fecal incontinence was different in men and women...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Pneumococcal vaccination for persons 65 years of age and older]
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Katholieke Universiteit, vakgroep Huisarts, Sociale en Verpleeghuisgeneeskunde, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:838-9. 2002
    ..The experimental introduction of pneumococcal vaccination does not seem to lead to an increase in the number of patients that refuse vaccination against influenza...
  25. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors and disease in general practice: results of the Nijmegen Cohort Study
    J C Bakx
    Department of General Practice, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 52:135-7. 2002
    ..In women, comparable RRs were found but the low absolute risk of CVD should indicate against the treatment of cardiovascular risk factors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal vaccination for healthy elderly: a comment
    W J H M van den Bosch
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Centre St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 62:66-8. 2004