Madelon F Engel

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi Diagnostic, therapeutic and economic consequences of a positive urinary antigen test for Legionella spp. in patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia: a 7-year retrospective evaluation
    M F Engel
    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Pathol 66:797-802. 2013
  2. doi Positive urinary antigen tests for Streptococcus pneumoniae in community-acquired pneumonia: a 7-year retrospective evaluation of health care cost and treatment consequences
    M F Engel
    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center Utrecht, Intern Mail F02 126, Heidelberglaan 100, PO Box 85500, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:485-92. 2013
  3. doi Barriers to an early switch from intravenous to oral antibiotic therapy in hospitalised patients with CAP
    Madelon F Engel
    Dept of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Utrecht University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 41:123-30. 2013
  4. doi Evaluating the evidence for the implementation of C-reactive protein measurement in adult patients with suspected lower respiratory tract infection in primary care: a systematic review
    Madelon F Engel
    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 29:383-93. 2012

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Publications4

  1. doi Diagnostic, therapeutic and economic consequences of a positive urinary antigen test for Legionella spp. in patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia: a 7-year retrospective evaluation
    M F Engel
    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Pathol 66:797-802. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic, therapeutic and economic consequences of this frequently used test 7 years after its implementation...
  2. doi Positive urinary antigen tests for Streptococcus pneumoniae in community-acquired pneumonia: a 7-year retrospective evaluation of health care cost and treatment consequences
    M F Engel
    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center Utrecht, Intern Mail F02 126, Heidelberglaan 100, PO Box 85500, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:485-92. 2013
    ..When including all tests, PUAT costs were €254 per targeted treatment day. Therefore, improving the selective use of the PUAT in hospitalised CAP patients may lead to increased (cost-)efficiency...
  3. doi Barriers to an early switch from intravenous to oral antibiotic therapy in hospitalised patients with CAP
    Madelon F Engel
    Dept of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Utrecht University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 41:123-30. 2013
    ..Strikingly, 91 (94%) out of 97 interviewed physicians were not aware of guideline advice. The switch from i.v. to oral antibiotics is often unnecessarily delayed in patients hospitalised with CAP due to different types of barriers...
  4. doi Evaluating the evidence for the implementation of C-reactive protein measurement in adult patients with suspected lower respiratory tract infection in primary care: a systematic review
    Madelon F Engel
    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 29:383-93. 2012
    ..However, the exact benefits of this test are unclear...