Ruud Oudega

Summary

Affiliation: St. Elisabeth Ziekenhuis
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ruling out deep venous thrombosis in primary care. A simple diagnostic algorithm including D-dimer testing
    Ruud Oudega
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 94:200-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The Wells rule does not adequately rule out deep venous thrombosis in primary care patients
    Ruud Oudega
    The Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 143:100-7. 2005
  3. pmc Deep vein thrombosis in primary care: possible malignancy?
    Ruud Oudega
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 56:693-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The value of clinical findings and D-dimer tests in diagnosing deep vein thrombosis in primary care
    Ruud Oudega
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Semin Thromb Hemost 32:673-7. 2006
  5. pmc Safe exclusion of pulmonary embolism using the Wells rule and qualitative D-dimer testing in primary care: prospective cohort study
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 345:e6564. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Need for tailored strategies to diagnose venous thrombo-embolism in older primary care patients. Extension of a keynote presentation at the 2012 Wonca Europe conference
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 19:123-7. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Limited value of patient history and physical examination in diagnosing deep vein thrombosis in primary care
    Ruud Oudega
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85060, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 22:86-91. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Optimisation of the diagnostic strategy for suspected deep-vein thrombosis in primary care
    Kristel J M Janssen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 105:154-60. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and user-friendliness of 5 point-of-care D-dimer tests for the exclusion of deep vein thrombosis
    Geert Jan Geersing
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 56:1758-66. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Decisions to withhold diagnostic investigations in nursing home patients with a clinical suspicion of venous thromboembolism
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Department of Geriatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e90395. 2014

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Ruling out deep venous thrombosis in primary care. A simple diagnostic algorithm including D-dimer testing
    Ruud Oudega
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 94:200-5. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint The Wells rule does not adequately rule out deep venous thrombosis in primary care patients
    Ruud Oudega
    The Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 143:100-7. 2005
    ..The accuracy of the Wells rule has not been properly validated for use in primary care patients in whom DVT is suspected...
  3. pmc Deep vein thrombosis in primary care: possible malignancy?
    Ruud Oudega
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 56:693-6. 2006
    ..However, data from primary care settings, needed to tailor the diagnostic workup, are lacking...
  4. ncbi request reprint The value of clinical findings and D-dimer tests in diagnosing deep vein thrombosis in primary care
    Ruud Oudega
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Semin Thromb Hemost 32:673-7. 2006
    ..Application of this rule could reduce the number of referrals by at least 23%, whereas only 0.7% of the patients with a DVT would not be referred. A diagnosis strategy is given, together with a practical flow diagram...
  5. pmc Safe exclusion of pulmonary embolism using the Wells rule and qualitative D-dimer testing in primary care: prospective cohort study
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 345:e6564. 2012
    ..To validate the use of the Wells clinical decision rule combined with a point of care D-dimer test to safely exclude pulmonary embolism in primary care...
  6. doi request reprint Need for tailored strategies to diagnose venous thrombo-embolism in older primary care patients. Extension of a keynote presentation at the 2012 Wonca Europe conference
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 19:123-7. 2013
    ..Therefore, we advocate validation and adaptation of current diagnostic strategies for VTE for application in elderly patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Limited value of patient history and physical examination in diagnosing deep vein thrombosis in primary care
    Ruud Oudega
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85060, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 22:86-91. 2005
    ..In primary care, the diagnosis in suspected DVT is non-specific and the physician has to decide which patients to refer for further diagnostic work-up on the basis of patient history and physical examination alone...
  8. doi request reprint Optimisation of the diagnostic strategy for suspected deep-vein thrombosis in primary care
    Kristel J M Janssen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 105:154-60. 2011
    ..This suggests that the original diagnostic score can be used to safely exclude clinically suspected DVT in primary care...
  9. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and user-friendliness of 5 point-of-care D-dimer tests for the exclusion of deep vein thrombosis
    Geert Jan Geersing
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 56:1758-66. 2010
    ..Before implementation in practice, however, the diagnostic accuracy of each test should be validated...
  10. doi request reprint Decisions to withhold diagnostic investigations in nursing home patients with a clinical suspicion of venous thromboembolism
    Henrike J Schouten
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Department of Geriatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e90395. 2014
    ..This study aimed to gather insights in physicians' considerations for decisions to either refer for- or to withhold additional diagnostic investigations in nursing home patients with a suspicion of venous thromboembolism...
  11. pmc Advantages of the nested case-control design in diagnostic research
    Cornelis J Biesheuvel
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:48. 2008
    ..Despite its benefits, it is uncommon to apply the nested case-control design in diagnostic research. We aim to show advantages of this design for diagnostic accuracy studies...
  12. pmc Diagnostic classification in patients with suspected deep venous thrombosis: physicians' judgement or a decision rule?
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:742-8. 2010
    ..Clinical decision rules can aid in referral decisions for ultrasonography in patients suspected of having deep venous thrombosis (DVT), but physicians are not always convinced of their usefulness and rely on their own judgement...
  13. doi request reprint Non-diagnosis decisions and non-treatment decisions in elderly patients with cardiovascular diseases, do they differ?--A systematic review
    Henrike J Schouten
    Department of Geriatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:682-7. 2012
    ..Yet, there is not enough evidence to conclude whether NDD can be seen as a separate entity distinct from NTD. More research focusing on NDD seems needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Different cut-off values for two D-dimer assays to exclude deep venous thrombosis in primary care
    Ruud Oudega
    Thromb Haemost 95:744-6. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint The rehabilitation of clinical assessment in the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis
    Jan J Michiels
    Semin Vasc Med 2:1-5. 2002