Geert Jan Geersing

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint [Coronary artery calcium test scores; a panacea for predicting myocardial infarction?]
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6459. 2013
  3. 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
  4. pmc Search filters for finding prognostic and diagnostic prediction studies in Medline to enhance systematic reviews
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32844. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc Excluding venous thromboembolism using point of care D-dimer tests in outpatients: a diagnostic meta-analysis
    G J Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMJ 339:b2990. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Clinical decision rules for excluding pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis
    Wim Lucassen
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 155:448-60. 2011
  8. pmc Does a decision aid help physicians to detect chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Berna D L Broekhuizen
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e674-9. 2011
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Coronary artery calcium test scores; a panacea for predicting myocardial infarction?]
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Julius Centrum voor Gezondheidswetenschappen en Eerstelijnsgeneeskunde, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6459. 2013
    ..Although potentially promising, CAC testing should be evaluated in prospective randomized trials using the aspects mentioned above as endpoints before being implemented in daily practice. ..
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Search filters for finding prognostic and diagnostic prediction studies in Medline to enhance systematic reviews
    Geert Jan Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32844. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to validate and update two previously introduced search filters for finding prediction research in Medline: the Ingui filter and the Haynes Broad filter...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Excluding venous thromboembolism using point of care D-dimer tests in outpatients: a diagnostic meta-analysis
    G J Geersing
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMJ 339:b2990. 2009
    ..To review the evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of the currently available point of care D-dimer tests for excluding venous thromboembolism...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical decision rules for excluding pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis
    Wim Lucassen
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 155:448-60. 2011
    ..Clinical probability assessment is combined with d-dimer testing to exclude pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  8. pmc Does a decision aid help physicians to detect chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Berna D L Broekhuizen
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e674-9. 2011
    ..Numerous decision aids have been developed recently, but the value they add above that of the initial clinical assessment is not well known...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...