G A van Essen

Summary

Affiliation: St. Elisabeth Ziekenhuis
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Variations in influenza vaccination coverage among the high-risk population in Sweden in 2003/4 and 2004/5: a population survey
    Madelon W Kroneman
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:113. 2007
  2. ncbi Influenza vaccination in 2000: recommendations and vaccine use in 50 developed and rapidly developing countries
    G A van Essen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, P O Box 85060, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 21:1780-5. 2003
  3. ncbi [Cheek swelling after surgical removal of third molar]
    G A van Essen
    Universitair Mendisch Centrum Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 113:113-5. 2006
  4. pmc Determinants for the course of acute sinusitis in adult general practice patients
    W A Stalman
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, P O Box 85060, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Postgrad Med J 77:778-82. 2001
  5. ncbi Influenza vaccination in Europe: an inventory of strategies to reach target populations and optimise vaccination uptake
    M Kroneman
    NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 8:130-8. 2003
  6. ncbi Effectiveness of a co-ordinated nation-wide programme to improve influenza immunisation rates in The Netherlands
    E Hak
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 18:237-41. 2000
  7. doi Which determinants should be targeted to increase influenza vaccination uptake among health care workers in nursing homes?
    I Looijmans-Van den Akker
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Health Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 27:4724-30. 2009
  8. ncbi Stagnating influenza vaccine coverage rates among high-risk groups in Poland and Sweden in 2003/4 and 2004/5
    M W Kroneman
    Nederlands instituut voor onderzoek van de gezondheidszorg Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 12:E1-2. 2007
  9. ncbi No intention to comply with influenza and pneumococcal vaccination: behavioural determinants among smokers and non-smokers
    I Looijmans-Van den Akker
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Health Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 45:380-5. 2007
  10. ncbi Effects of a multi-faceted program to increase influenza vaccine uptake among health care workers in nursing homes: A cluster randomised controlled trial
    I Looijmans-Van den Akker
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Health Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, HP 6 131, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 28:5086-92. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Variations in influenza vaccination coverage among the high-risk population in Sweden in 2003/4 and 2004/5: a population survey
    Madelon W Kroneman
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:113. 2007
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  2. ncbi Influenza vaccination in 2000: recommendations and vaccine use in 50 developed and rapidly developing countries
    G A van Essen
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, P O Box 85060, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 21:1780-5. 2003
    ..With increasing vaccine use, all countries will be better prepared for the next pandemic. Nonetheless, those countries that use but do not produce influenza vaccine will find it difficult to obtain supplies of pandemic vaccine...
  3. ncbi [Cheek swelling after surgical removal of third molar]
    G A van Essen
    Universitair Mendisch Centrum Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 113:113-5. 2006
    ..Using air-cooled instruments in surgical orofacial treatments should be avoided because of the possible atrogenic life-threatening complications...
  4. pmc Determinants for the course of acute sinusitis in adult general practice patients
    W A Stalman
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, P O Box 85060, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Postgrad Med J 77:778-82. 2001
    ..Although the prognosis of acute sinusitis is important, little is known about it and the factors predicting its course in a general practice population...
  5. ncbi Influenza vaccination in Europe: an inventory of strategies to reach target populations and optimise vaccination uptake
    M Kroneman
    NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 8:130-8. 2003
    ..The development of a uniform influenza vaccination monitoring method was recommended to allow for comparison of uptake data in Europe...
  6. ncbi Effectiveness of a co-ordinated nation-wide programme to improve influenza immunisation rates in The Netherlands
    E Hak
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 18:237-41. 2000
    ..To assess t he effectiveness of a nation-widemultifaceted intervention programme involving general practitioners (GPs) on influenza immunisation practice...
  7. doi Which determinants should be targeted to increase influenza vaccination uptake among health care workers in nursing homes?
    I Looijmans-Van den Akker
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Health Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 27:4724-30. 2009
    ..To further increase influenza vaccine uptake, implementation programs should target these determinants...
  8. ncbi Stagnating influenza vaccine coverage rates among high-risk groups in Poland and Sweden in 2003/4 and 2004/5
    M W Kroneman
    Nederlands instituut voor onderzoek van de gezondheidszorg Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 12:E1-2. 2007
    ..No increase in VCR as demonstrated in this study may indicate that these two countries will not be able to meet the 2010 WHO target, if no further action is taken concerning vaccine uptake...
  9. ncbi No intention to comply with influenza and pneumococcal vaccination: behavioural determinants among smokers and non-smokers
    I Looijmans-Van den Akker
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Health Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 45:380-5. 2007
    ..Smoking increases the risk for influenza and pneumococcal disease, but vaccination uptake is lower among smokers than non-smokers. We therefore aimed to determine reasons for not complying with vaccination among smokers and non-smokers...
  10. ncbi Effects of a multi-faceted program to increase influenza vaccine uptake among health care workers in nursing homes: A cluster randomised controlled trial
    I Looijmans-Van den Akker
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Health Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, HP 6 131, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 28:5086-92. 2010
    ..To take full advantage of this measure, either the program should be adjusted and implemented over a longer time period or mandatory influenza vaccination should be considered...
  11. ncbi Conventional influenza vaccination is not associated with complications in working-age patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    E Hak
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 157:692-700. 2003
    ..07, 95% CI: 0.59, 1.96; pooled odds ratio = 1.07, 95% CI: 0.63, 1.80). Because influenza vaccination appeared not to be associated with a clinically relevant reduction in severe morbidity, other measures need to be explored...
  12. ncbi Design of the Dutch prevention of influenza, surveillance and management (PRISMA) study
    E Hak
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, P O Box 85060, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 21:1719-24. 2003
    ..7%) elderly with co-morbidity and 25,527 (34.1%) healthy elderly had been included. The mortality rate was 5.2 per 1000 and 2035 non-fatal outcome events were recorded (incidence rate 27.2/1000)...
  13. pmc Clinical effectiveness of conventional influenza vaccination in asthmatic children
    A J Smits
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 128:205-11. 2002
    ..Influenza vaccination may reduce morbidity in asthmatic infants and pre-school children. However, larger, preferably experimental, studies are needed to establish the benefits of vaccination, notably in older asthmatic children...
  14. pmc Prognostic factors for influenza-associated hospitalization and death during an epidemic
    E Hak
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 126:261-8. 2001
    ..Several non-modifiable determinants can be used to ensure targeting additional preventive or therapeutic measures at the most vulnerable segment of the vaccine target group...
  15. ncbi [The use of antiviral agents during an (impending) influenza pandemic]
    W Opstelten
    Nederlands Huisartsen Genootschap, afd Richtlijnontwikkeling en Wetenschap, Postbus 3231, 3502 GE Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1008-12. 2007
    ..Prophylaxis without preceding close contact with an influenza patient (primary prophylaxis) is recommended only in exceptional cases. Physicians should not prescribe antiviral drugs on demand to concerned citizens for stockpiling...
  16. ncbi Introducing a pneumococcal vaccine to an existing influenza immunization program: vaccination rates and predictors of noncompliance
    W Opstelten
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center, Location Stratenum, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 111:474-9. 2001
    ..A wider diversity of patient characteristics and attitudes was present when neither vaccination was received...
  17. ncbi [Summary of the practice guideline 'Influenza and influenza vaccination' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
    W Opstelten
    Nederlands Huisartsen Genootschap, afd Richtlijnontwikkeling en Wetenschap, Postbus 3231, 3502 GE Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2116-9. 2008
    ..The use of antiviral agents should only be considered for patients with a very high risk of complications from influenza...
  18. ncbi [Practice guideline 'Influenza prevention in nursing homes and care homes', issued by the Dutch Society of Nursing Home Specialists; division of tasks between nursing home specialist, general practitioner and company doctor]
    H J M Cools
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Postbus 2087, 2301 CB Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:119-24; discussion 116-8. 2005
    ..During an influenza outbreak, only patients with influenza or those who have had prophylactic treatment may be admitted to the facility. In the case of an influenza pandemic, national guidelines should be followed...