M W van Tulder

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Trend in methodological quality of randomised clinical trials in low back pain
    B W Koes
    ErasmusMC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of General Practice, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:529-39. 2005
  2. ncbi Treatment of low back pain: myths and facts
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Vrije University Medical Centre, Amsterdam
    Schmerz 15:499-503. 2001
  3. ncbi Disseminating and implementing the results of back pain research in primary care
    Maurits W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E121-7. 2002
  4. ncbi Behavioral treatment for chronic low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Back Review Group
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:270-81. 2001
  5. ncbi Exercise therapy for low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration back review group
    M van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2784-96. 2000
  6. ncbi Behavioral treatment for chronic low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Back Review Group
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2688-99. 2000
  7. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2501-13. 2000
  8. ncbi Updated method guidelines for systematic reviews in the cochrane collaboration back review group
    Maurits van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1290-9. 2003
  9. ncbi [Chronic low back pain: exercise therapy, multidisciplinary programs, NSAID's, back schools and behavioral therapy effective; traction not effective; results of systematic reviews]
    M W van Tulder
    Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Extramuraal Geneeskundig Onderzoek, BT Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 144:1489-94. 2000
  10. ncbi [Acute low back pain: activity, NSAID's and muscle relaxants effective; bedrest and targeted exercise not effective; results of systematic reviews]
    M W van Tulder
    Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Extramuraal Geneeskundig Onderzoek, BT Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 144:1484-9. 2000

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Publications35

  1. ncbi Trend in methodological quality of randomised clinical trials in low back pain
    B W Koes
    ErasmusMC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of General Practice, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:529-39. 2005
    ..There were no improvements in median overall methodological quality over time from 1960 to 2004. Improvements were apparent for a few validity criteria only...
  2. ncbi Treatment of low back pain: myths and facts
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Vrije University Medical Centre, Amsterdam
    Schmerz 15:499-503. 2001
    ..Which are the most effective treatments for acute and chronic low back pain?..
  3. ncbi Disseminating and implementing the results of back pain research in primary care
    Maurits W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E121-7. 2002
    ..Description of a workshop entitled "Implementation and Dissemination: Getting Research into Practice," that was held at the Fourth International Forum on Low Back Pain Research in Primary Care, in Israel in March 2000...
  4. ncbi Behavioral treatment for chronic low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Back Review Group
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:270-81. 2001
    ..A systematic review of randomized controlled trials...
  5. ncbi Exercise therapy for low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration back review group
    M van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2784-96. 2000
    ..A systematic review of randomized controlled trials was performed...
  6. ncbi Behavioral treatment for chronic low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Back Review Group
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2688-99. 2000
    ..A systematic review of randomized controlled trials...
  7. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2501-13. 2000
    ..A systematic review of randomized and double-blind controlled trials was performed...
  8. ncbi Updated method guidelines for systematic reviews in the cochrane collaboration back review group
    Maurits van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1290-9. 2003
    ..Descriptive method guidelines...
  9. ncbi [Chronic low back pain: exercise therapy, multidisciplinary programs, NSAID's, back schools and behavioral therapy effective; traction not effective; results of systematic reviews]
    M W van Tulder
    Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Extramuraal Geneeskundig Onderzoek, BT Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 144:1489-94. 2000
    ..To inventory the current state of the art regarding the effectiveness of conservative treatment of chronic low back pain...
  10. ncbi [Acute low back pain: activity, NSAID's and muscle relaxants effective; bedrest and targeted exercise not effective; results of systematic reviews]
    M W van Tulder
    Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Extramuraal Geneeskundig Onderzoek, BT Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 144:1484-9. 2000
    ..To inventory the current state of the art regarding the effectiveness of conservative treatment of acute low back pain...
  11. ncbi Muscle relaxants for nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration
    Maurits W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1978-92. 2003
    ..A systematic review of randomized and/or double-blinded controlled trials...
  12. ncbi Quality of primary care guidelines for acute low back pain
    Maurits W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E357-62. 2004
    ..Systematic review of clinical guidelines...
  13. ncbi Statistical significance versus clinical importance: trials on exercise therapy for chronic low back pain as example
    Maurits van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1785-90. 2007
    ..Critical appraisal of the literature...
  14. ncbi [The practice of systematic reviews. II. Searching and selection of studies]
    W J Assendelft
    Vrije Universiteit, Faculteit der Geneeskunde, Instituut voor Extramuraal Geneeskundig Onderzoek, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 143:656-61. 1999
    ....
  15. ncbi Methodologic issues in low back pain research in primary care
    L M Bouter
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2014-20. 1998
    ..Narrative review and discussion of the selected literature...
  16. ncbi Spinal radiographic findings and nonspecific low back pain. A systematic review of observational studies
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:427-34. 1997
    ..CONCLUSIONS: There is no firm evidence for the presence or absence of a causal relationship between radiographic findings and nonspecific low back pain...
  17. ncbi Conservative treatment of acute and chronic nonspecific low back pain. A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of the most common interventions
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2128-56. 1997
    ....
  18. doi Systematic review on the financial return of worksite health promotion programmes aimed at improving nutrition and/or increasing physical activity
    J M Van Dongen
    Research Center for Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:1031-49. 2011
    ..Since these programmes are associated with additional types of benefits, conclusions about their overall profitability cannot be made...
  19. ncbi Management of chronic nonspecific low back pain in primary care: a descriptive study
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:76-82. 1997
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The therapeutic management of chronic low back pain seems to lack consistency. Clinical guidelines are needed to improve the management of chronic low back pain in primary care...
  20. ncbi The effectiveness of acupuncture in the management of acute and chronic low back pain. A systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group
    M W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1113-23. 1999
    ..A systematic review of randomized controlled trials...
  21. pmc Multifactorial evaluation and treatment of persons with a high risk of recurrent falling was not cost-effective
    G M E E Peeters
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 22:2187-96. 2011
    ..The intervention and usual care groups did not differ in fall risk or costs. The multifactorial approach was not cost-effective compared to usual care in this group...
  22. ncbi Lumbar supports for prevention and treatment of low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Back Review Group
    P Jellema
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:377-86. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: There continues to be a need for high quality randomized trials on the effectiveness of lumbar supports. One of the most essential issues to tackle in these future trials seems to be the realization of adequate compliance...
  23. pmc Cost effectiveness of brace, physiotherapy, or both for treatment of tennis elbow
    P A A Struijs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 40:637-43; discussion 643. 2006
    ..The annual incidence of tennis elbow in the general population is high (1-3%). Tennis elbow often leads to limitation of activities of daily living and work absenteeism. Physiotherapy and braces are the most common treatments...
  24. ncbi Back schools for nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group
    M W Heymans
    Department of Public and Occupational Health EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2153-63. 2005
    ..A systematic review within the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group...
  25. pmc Systematic review of the cost effectiveness of prophylactic treatments in the prevention of gastropathy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    H E van Dieten
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Vrije Universiteit, Van de Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 59:753-9. 2000
    ..Existing criteria to evaluate the methodological quality of economic evaluations may need refinement for use in systematic reviews...
  26. doi Inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review on the value of diagnostic testing in primary care
    P Jellema
    Department of General Practice, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Colorectal Dis 13:239-54. 2011
    ..To assist the primary care physician, we have summarized the available evidence on diagnostic tests in patients with abdominal symptoms...
  27. ncbi Conservative treatment for repetitive strain injury
    H S Konijnenberg
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:299-310. 2001
    ..In conclusion, little is known about the effectiveness of conservative treatment options for repetitive strain injury. To establish strong evidence, more high-quality trials are needed...
  28. doi Cost-effectiveness of guideline-based care for workers with mental health problems
    D S Rebergen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 51:313-22. 2009
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of an activating guideline-based care (GBC) by occupational physicians (OPs)...
  29. ncbi Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in melanoma patients
    G S Mijnhout
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Academic Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cancer 91:1530-42. 2001
    ..The objective of the current study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of FDG-PET in patients with melanoma...
  30. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of low back pain
    B W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 332:1430-4. 2006
  31. pmc Effect on the process of care of an active strategy to implement clinical guidelines on physiotherapy for low back pain: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    G E Bekkering
    Dutch Institute of Allied Health Care, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:107-12. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect on the process of care of an active strategy to implement clinical guidelines on physiotherapy for low back pain...
  32. ncbi [Systematic reviews in practice. IX. Determining their place in treatment recommendations in practice guidelines]
    W J J Assendelft
    Dutch Cochrane Centre en Divisie Public Health, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1527-31. 2002
    ..These problems can often be solved with the aid of a systematic analysis. This requires both methodological and clinical expertise...
  33. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of sciatica
    B W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 334:1313-7. 2007
  34. pmc Occupational health guidelines for the management of low back pain: an international comparison
    J B Staal
    Department of Social Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:618-26. 2003
    ..The enormous socioeconomic burden of low back pain emphasises the need for effective management of this problem, especially in an occupational context. To address this, occupational guidelines have been issued in various countries...
  35. ncbi Preventive interventions for back and neck pain problems: what is the evidence?
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:778-87. 2001
    ..A review of controlled trials...