Paula van Dommelen

Summary

Affiliation: TNO Prevention and Health
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Growth charts for height, weight and body-mass index of twins during infancy]
    P Van Dommelen
    Faculteit Exacte Wetenschappen, afd Wiskunde, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1345-50. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic study of the height and weight process during infancy
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Mathematics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res 7:607-16. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Individual growth curve models for assessing evidence-based referral criteria in growth monitoring
    P Van Dommelen
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 24:3663-74. 2005
  4. pmc Reference chart for relative weight change to detect hypernatraemic dehydration
    Paula van Dommelen
    TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 92:490-4. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Growth monitoring to detect children with cystic fibrosis
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Horm Res 72:218-24. 2009
  6. pmc Screening rules for growth to detect celiac disease: a case-control simulation study
    Paula van Dommelen
    Dept of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:35. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The world's tallest nation has stopped growing taller: the height of Dutch children from 1955 to 2009
    Yvonne Schönbeck
    Department of Child Health, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 73:371-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Association between head circumference and body size
    Erica J Geraedts
    Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Horm Res Paediatr 75:213-9. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Growth references for height, weight and body mass index of twins aged 0-2.5 years
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Mathematics, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 97:1099-104. 2008
  10. pmc The diagnostic work up of growth failure in secondary health care; an evaluation of consensus guidelines
    Floor K Grote
    Dept of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:21. 2008

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint [Growth charts for height, weight and body-mass index of twins during infancy]
    P Van Dommelen
    Faculteit Exacte Wetenschappen, afd Wiskunde, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1345-50. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic study of the height and weight process during infancy
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Mathematics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res 7:607-16. 2004
    ..Female jerk and snap, and also female height at birth and height at 2 years of age, are mostly under control of the same additive genetic factor...
  3. ncbi request reprint Individual growth curve models for assessing evidence-based referral criteria in growth monitoring
    P Van Dommelen
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 24:3663-74. 2005
    ..We conclude that from the age of 4, growth curve models can improve the screening on TS to conventional screening rules...
  4. pmc Reference chart for relative weight change to detect hypernatraemic dehydration
    Paula van Dommelen
    TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 92:490-4. 2007
    ..The validity of the rule of thumb that infants may have a weight loss of 10% in the first days after birth is unknown. We assessed the validity of this and other rules to detect breast-fed infants with hypernatraemic dehydration...
  5. doi request reprint Growth monitoring to detect children with cystic fibrosis
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Horm Res 72:218-24. 2009
    ..This would suggest that in countries without a newborn screening program for CF, FTT could be used as a clinical screening tool. The aim of this study is to assess the diagnostic performance of FTT for identifying children with CF...
  6. pmc Screening rules for growth to detect celiac disease: a case-control simulation study
    Paula van Dommelen
    Dept of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:35. 2008
    ..However, the effectiveness of slowed growth as a tool for identifying children with CD is unknown. Our aim is to study the diagnostic efficiency of several growth criteria used to detect CD children...
  7. doi request reprint The world's tallest nation has stopped growing taller: the height of Dutch children from 1955 to 2009
    Yvonne Schönbeck
    Department of Child Health, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 73:371-7. 2013
    ..This study looks at whether this trend in the world's tallest nation is continuing. We consider the influence of the geographical region, and of the child and parental education, on changes in height...
  8. doi request reprint Association between head circumference and body size
    Erica J Geraedts
    Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Horm Res Paediatr 75:213-9. 2011
    ..Studies on the association between head circumference (HC) and height or weight have shown variable results...
  9. doi request reprint Growth references for height, weight and body mass index of twins aged 0-2.5 years
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Mathematics, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 97:1099-104. 2008
    ..To determine the size of the growth deficit in Dutch monozygotic and dizygotic twins aged 0-2.5 years as compared to singletons and to construct reference growth charts for twins...
  10. pmc The diagnostic work up of growth failure in secondary health care; an evaluation of consensus guidelines
    Floor K Grote
    Dept of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:21. 2008
    ..In the present paper we evaluate the diagnostic work-up in secondary health care according to existing consensus guidelines and study the frequency of underlying medical disorders...
  11. pmc Trends in menarcheal age between 1955 and 2009 in the Netherlands
    Henk Talma
    VU University Medical Centre, Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e60056. 2013
    ..To assess and compare the secular trend in age at menarche in Dutch girls (1955-2009) and girls from Turkish and Moroccan descent living in the Netherlands (1997-2009)...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Guideline for preventive child health care: 'Detection and referral criteria in short stature']
    Mascha Kamphuis
    TNO Kwaliteit van Leven, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2366. 2010
    ..They should no longer be applied. The guideline also provides information on the cause of short stature, psychosocial aspects and the use of growth hormone...
  13. pmc Referral patterns of children with poor growth in primary health care
    Floor K Grote
    Dept of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:77. 2007
    ..This resulted in guidelines for referral. In this study we evaluate the referral pattern of short stature in primary health care using these guidelines, comparing it with cut-off values mentioned by the WHO...
  14. pmc Healthy growth in children with Down syndrome
    Helma B M van Gameren-Oosterom
    Department of Child Health, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e31079. 2012
    ....
  15. pmc Increase in prevalence of overweight in Dutch children and adolescents: a comparison of nationwide growth studies in 1980, 1997 and 2009
    Yvonne Schönbeck
    TNO Child Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e27608. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Dutch children and adolescents, to examine the 30-years trend, and to create new body mass index reference charts...
  16. pmc Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the Netherlands in 2003 compared to 1980 and 1997
    Katja van den Hurk
    TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 92:992-5. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children living in the Netherlands and compare the findings with the Third and Fourth National Growth Studies carried out in 1980 and 1997, respectively...
  17. doi request reprint Breastfeeding duration related to practised contraception in the Netherlands
    Jacobus P Van Wouwe
    Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 98:86-90. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to gain insight into contraception practised and related to breastfeeding duration...
  18. doi request reprint Changes in self-reported energy balance behaviours and body mass index during a mass media campaign
    Marieke W Verheijden
    TNO, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 29:i75-i81. 2012
    ..Prevention of (serious) overweight can be achieved by means of small behaviour changes in physical activity and/or diet...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect evaluation of a multifactor community intervention to reduce falls among older persons
    Gert Jan Wijlhuizen
    TNO Quality of Life, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:25-33. 2007
    ..54, 95% CI = 0.30-0.98; p = 0.041). The multifactor intervention programme was not effective. The reduction of falls outside the home among women could be due to reduced outdoor physical activity...
  20. doi request reprint Preferences and choices for care and health insurance
    Bernard van den Berg
    Department of Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment, Institute of Health Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 66:2448-59. 2008
    ..Therefore, development and dissemination of good, reliable and understandable health plan performance indicators may effectively reduce the problem of adverse selection...
  21. doi request reprint The short- and long-term effects of simple behavioral interventions for nocturnal enuresis in young children: a randomized controlled trial
    Paula van Dommelen
    TNO Quality of Life, Department of Statistics, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 154:662-6. 2009
    ..To assess the short- and long-term effects of 3 simple behavioral interventions to overcome nocturnal enuresis in young children...
  22. pmc Appropriate body mass index cut-offs to determine thinness, overweight and obesity in South asian children in the Netherlands
    Jeroen A de Wilde
    Department of Youth Health Care, Municipal Health Service The Hague GGD Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands Department of Child Health, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e82822. 2013
    ....
  23. pmc Changes in quality of life into adulthood after very preterm birth and/or very low birth weight in the Netherlands
    Afra van Lunenburg
    TNO, Child Health, Wassenaarseweg 56, Postbus 2215, Leiden, CE 2301, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:51. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate changes in Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) of adults born VP or with a VLBW, between age 19 and age 28...
  24. pmc Does improved functional performance help to reduce urinary incontinence in institutionalized older women? A multicenter randomized clinical trial
    Erwin C P M Tak
    TNO Expertise center Life Style, P, O, Box 2215, Leiden, 2301 CE, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 12:51. 2012
    ..The exercise program aimed to improve functional performance of pelvic floor muscle (PFM), bladder and physical performance of women living in homes for the elderly...
  25. doi request reprint Perinatal risk indicators for long-term neurological morbidity among preterm neonates
    Margreet J Teune
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:396.e1-396.e14. 2011
    ..The aim of this project was to identify different perinatal risk indicators and to develop prediction models for neurologic morbidity at 2 and 5 years of age...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preference-based measure of social participation from the Handicap Scale for Children
    Paula van Dommelen
    TNO Quality of Life, Prevention and Care, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 8:309-17. 2008
    ..Conclusion: We obtained a measure that can be used for assessing need, for quality assurance and for evaluating interventions on a group level aiming to increase social participation in children with chronic illnesses...
  27. doi request reprint Prevalence, outcome, and women's experiences of external cephalic version in a low-risk population
    Marlies Rijnders
    TNO Quality of Life, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Birth 37:124-33. 2010
    ..The objective of our study was to assess the prevalence, outcomes, and women's experiences of external cephalic version to improve the implementation of the procedure in the Netherlands...