J R Anema

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Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Changes in insurance physicians' attitudes, self-efficacy, intention, and knowledge and skills regarding the guidelines for depression, following an implementation strategy
    Feico Zwerver
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 23:148-56. 2013
  2. pmc The influence of applying insurance medicine guidelines for depression on disability assessments
    Antonius Jm Schellart
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 6:225. 2013
  3. pmc Implementation of the Participatory Approach to increase supervisors' self-efficacy in supporting employees at risk for sick leave; design of a randomised controlled trial
    Ruben A Kraaijeveld
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, Amsterdam, 1007 MB, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:750. 2013
  4. pmc An intervention program with the aim to improve and maintain work productivity for workers with rheumatoid arthritis: design of a randomized controlled trial and cost-effectiveness study
    Myrthe van Vilsteren
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:496. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:46-56. 2013
  6. pmc A participatory return-to-work program for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders: a process evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial
    Karlijn M van Beurden
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 22:127-40. 2012
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a vocational enablement protocol for employees with hearing impairment; design of a randomized controlled trial
    Arjenne H M Gussenhoven
    Department ENT Audiology and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:151. 2012
  8. pmc Prognostic factors for disability claim duration due to musculoskeletal symptoms among self-employed persons
    J M Richter
    Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:945. 2011
  9. pmc Inter-doctor variations in the assessment of functional incapacities by insurance physicians
    Antonius J M Schellart
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health EMGO Institute for Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:864. 2011
  10. pmc Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary care program on recovery and return to work of patients after gynaecological surgery; design of a randomized controlled trial
    Antonie Vonk Noordegraaf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:29. 2012

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Publications69

  1. pmc Changes in insurance physicians' attitudes, self-efficacy, intention, and knowledge and skills regarding the guidelines for depression, following an implementation strategy
    Feico Zwerver
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 23:148-56. 2013
    ..Any links between these self-reported behavioural determinants and levels of guideline adherence were also determined...
  2. pmc The influence of applying insurance medicine guidelines for depression on disability assessments
    Antonius Jm Schellart
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 6:225. 2013
    ..These assessed work limitations of a client were in the form of scores on the List of Functional Abilities (LFA)...
  3. pmc Implementation of the Participatory Approach to increase supervisors' self-efficacy in supporting employees at risk for sick leave; design of a randomised controlled trial
    Ruben A Kraaijeveld
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, Amsterdam, 1007 MB, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:750. 2013
    ..Therefore, the primary aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted implementation strategy of the PA...
  4. pmc An intervention program with the aim to improve and maintain work productivity for workers with rheumatoid arthritis: design of a randomized controlled trial and cost-effectiveness study
    Myrthe van Vilsteren
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:496. 2012
    ..Therefore the aim of this study is to investigate the (cost)effectiveness of an intervention program at the workplace on work productivity for workers with RA...
  5. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:46-56. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc A participatory return-to-work program for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders: a process evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial
    Karlijn M van Beurden
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 22:127-40. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a vocational enablement protocol for employees with hearing impairment; design of a randomized controlled trial
    Arjenne H M Gussenhoven
    Department ENT Audiology and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:151. 2012
    ..The objective of this article is to describe the design of a randomized controlled trial evaluating the (cost-) effectiveness of a Vocational Enablement Protocol (VEP) compared with usual care...
  8. pmc Prognostic factors for disability claim duration due to musculoskeletal symptoms among self-employed persons
    J M Richter
    Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:945. 2011
    ..The purpose of the current study is to identify prognostic factors for the duration of a disability claim due to non-specific musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among self-employed persons in the Netherlands...
  9. pmc Inter-doctor variations in the assessment of functional incapacities by insurance physicians
    Antonius J M Schellart
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health EMGO Institute for Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:864. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary care program on recovery and return to work of patients after gynaecological surgery; design of a randomized controlled trial
    Antonie Vonk Noordegraaf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:29. 2012
    ..In order to empower patients in recovery and return to work, a multidisciplinary care program consisting of an e-health intervention and integrated care management including participatory workplace intervention was developed...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Occupational physician: doctor without care for patients?]
    J R Han Anema
    VU Medisch Centrum, afd Sociale Geneeskunde, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4479. 2012
    ..The author pleads that occupational health care should be brought into mainstream health care with a work participation as a shared treatment goal...
  12. pmc An implementation strategy to improve the guideline adherence of insurance physicians: an experiment in a controlled setting
    Feico Zwerver
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 6:131. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that an educational intervention would increase the insurance physicians' (IPs) guideline adherence in a controlled setting...
  13. pmc A participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 21:313-24. 2011
    ....
  14. pmc Effectiveness of an interactive website aimed at empowerment of disability benefit claimants: results of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    David Samoocha
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 21:410-20. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of an interactive website aimed at empowerment of disability claimants, prior to the assessment of disability by an insurance physician...
  15. pmc Hands4U: a multifaceted strategy to implement guideline-based recommendations to prevent hand eczema in health care workers: design of a randomised controlled trial and (cost) effectiveness evaluation
    Esther W C van der Meer
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:669. 2011
    ..Therefore, a multifaceted implementation strategy (MIS) is developed to implement these recommendations to reduce hand eczema among health care workers performing wet work...
  16. pmc Can self-reported disability assessment behaviour of insurance physicians be explained? Applying the ASE model
    Antonius J M Schellart
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:576. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc The development of instruments to measure the work disability assessment behaviour of insurance physicians
    Romy Steenbeek
    TNO Work and Employment, PO Box 718, 2130 AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:1. 2011
    ..On the basis of the Attitude--Social norm--self Efficacy (ASE) model, we have developed measurement instruments for assessment behaviour and its determinants...
  18. pmc Return-to-work of sick-listed workers without an employment contract--what works?
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:232. 2009
    ..to describe the content and frequency of occupational health care (OHC) interventions for these sick-listed workers, and 3. to examine OHC interventions as possible determinants for return-to-work (RTW) of these workers...
  19. pmc Evidence-based guidelines in the evaluation of work disability: an international survey and a comparison of quality of development
    Wout El de Boer
    Department of Quality of Life, TNO, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:349. 2009
    ..In social insurance medicine, such guidelines are relatively new. We were interested to know what guidelines have been developed to support the medical evaluation of work disability and the quality of these guidelines...
  20. pmc Intervention mapping for development of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:216. 2009
    ..This program is based on the already developed and cost-effective RTW program for employees, sick-listed due to low back pain...
  21. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with common mental disorders: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra H van Oostrom
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:12. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper is to present the design of a randomized controlled trial evaluating the cost-effectiveness of the workplace intervention compared with usual care for sick-listed employees with common mental disorders...
  22. pmc Integrated, multidisciplinary care for hand eczema: design of a randomized controlled trial and cost-effectiveness study
    Robin F van Gils
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:438. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Multidisciplinary outpatient care program for patients with chronic low back pain: design of a randomized controlled trial and cost-effectiveness study [ISRCTN28478651]
    Ludeke C Lambeek
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:254. 2007
    ....
  24. pmc Effectiveness of physical training for self-employed persons with musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Judith Heinrich
    TNO Quality of Life, Polarisavenue 151, PO Box 2130 AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:200. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc Intervention mapping for the development of a strategy to implement the insurance medicine guidelines for depression
    Feico Zwerver
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:9. 2011
    ..Use of the guidelines is intended to result in more transparent and uniform assessment of claimants with depressive symptoms...
  26. pmc An integrated care program to prevent work disability due to chronic low back pain: a process evaluation within a randomized controlled trial
    Ludeke C Lambeek
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:147. 2009
    ....
  27. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders: design of a randomised controlled trial
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:60. 2010
    ....
  28. pmc Stay@Work: Participatory Ergonomics to prevent low back and neck pain among workers: design of a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the (cost-)effectiveness
    Maurice T Driessen
    TNO VUmc, Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:145. 2008
    ..Therefore, prevention is imperative. The Stay@Work study investigates the (cost-)effectiveness of Participatory Ergonomics (PE) to prevent LBP and NP among workers...
  29. pmc Process evaluation of a web-based intervention aimed at empowerment of disability benefit claimants
    David Samoocha
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:10. 2011
    ..wiagesprek.nl. This intervention was aimed at empowerment of disability claimants, prior to the assessment of disability by an insurance physician...
  30. pmc Empowerment of disability benefit claimants through an interactive website: design of a randomized controlled trial
    David Samoocha
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:23. 2009
    ..Furthermore, empowerment of claimants may lead to a more realistic expectation and acceptance of the assessment outcome among claimants and may lead to a more accurate assessment by the physician...
  31. pmc The feasibility of a web-based counselling program for occupational physicians and employees on sick leave due to back or neck pain
    Tanja de Jong
    Research Center on Physical Activity, Work and Health TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:46. 2009
    ....
  32. pmc Systematic development of a communication skills training course for physicians performing work disability assessments: from evidence to practice
    H Jolanda Van Rijssen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Educ 11:28. 2011
    ....
  33. pmc Multidisciplinary collaborative care for depressive disorder in the occupational health setting: design of a randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness study
    Moniek C Vlasveld
    Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction Trimbos institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:99. 2008
    ..From a societal perspective, the (cost)effectiveness of this collaborative care treatment, as a way of transmural care, will be evaluated in depressed patients on sick leave in the occupational health setting...
  34. pmc Development of a workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with stress-related mental disorders: Intervention Mapping as a useful tool
    Sandra H van Oostrom
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:127. 2007
    ..The intervention is based on an existing successful return-to-work intervention for sick-listed employees with low back pain...
  35. pmc Process evaluation of a participatory ergonomics programme to prevent low back pain and neck pain among workers
    Maurice T Driessen
    TNO VUmc, Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 5:65. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the process of the Stay@Work participatory ergonomics programme, including the perceived implementation of the prioritised ergonomic measures...
  36. pmc What are possible barriers and facilitators to implementation of a Participatory Ergonomics programme?
    Maurice T Driessen
    TNO VUmc, Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 5:64. 2010
    ..This study aimed to identify and understand the possible barriers and facilitators that were perceived during implementation...
  37. pmc Can cross country differences in return-to-work after chronic occupational back pain be explained? An exploratory analysis on disability policies in a six country cohort study
    J R Anema
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 19:419-26. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for subacute low back pain: graded activity or workplace intervention or both? A randomized controlled trial
    Johannes R Anema
    Research Centre Physical Activity, Work and Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:291-8; discussion 299-300. 2007
    ..Population-based randomized controlled trial...
  39. pmc The effectiveness of ergonomic interventions on return-to-work after low back pain; a prospective two year cohort study in six countries on low back pain patients sicklisted for 3-4 months
    J R Anema
    Research Centre Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU University Medical Centre, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 61:289-94. 2004
    ..To study occurrence and effectiveness of ergonomic interventions on return-to-work applied for workers with low back pain (LBP)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Medical care of employees long-term sick listed due to mental health problems: a cohort study to describe and compare the care of the occupational physician and the general practitioner
    J R Anema
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute TNO VUme VU University Medical Center formerly TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:41-52. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint [Limited change in the quality of the social medical guidance and in the satisfaction of sick-listed patients, after collaborative projects between general practitioners and occupational physicians]
    R J van Amstel
    VU Medisch Centrum, afd Sociale Geneeskunde, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2407-12. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether regional projects for collaboration between general practitioners (GPs) and occupational physicians (OPs) improved the quality of their social medical guidance (SMG) and the satisfaction of their patients...
  42. doi request reprint A typology of sick-listed claimants to improve communication skills for social insurance physicians during medical disability assessment interviews
    H J van Rijssen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 21:66-75. 2011
    ..The second objective was to determine if these types of claimants differed in their perception of communication behaviour and their satisfaction with the communication with physicians...
  43. pmc Cost effectiveness of a multi-stage return to work program for workers on sick leave due to low back pain, design of a population based controlled trial [ISRCTN60233560]
    Ivan A Steenstra
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:26. 2003
    ....
  44. pmc The effectiveness of graded activity for low back pain in occupational healthcare
    I A Steenstra
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 63:718-25. 2006
    ..Low back pain is a common medical and social problem associated with disability and absence from work. Knowledge on effective return to work (RTW) interventions is scarce...
  45. pmc Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private life
    Ludeke C Lambeek
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 340:c1035. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated care programme, combining a patient directed and a workplace directed intervention, for patients with chronic low back pain...
  46. doi request reprint Development and reliability of performance indicators for measuring adherence to a guideline for depression by insurance physicians
    A J M Schellart
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 33:2535-43. 2011
    ..PIs) for adherence to the Dutch guideline for disability assessment of patients with depression and how can we measure the quality of the scores? What is the inter-rater reliability of these PIs? What is the quality of the PI scores?..
  47. doi request reprint The history of registered sickness absence predicts future sickness absence
    C A M Roelen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:96-101. 2011
    ..The history of sickness absence has been found to predict future sickness absence...
  48. pmc Ineffective disability management by doctors is an obstacle for return-to-work: a cohort study on low back pain patients sicklisted for 3-4 months
    J R Anema
    TNO Work and Employment, Netherlands IWI, formerly AS tri, Netherlands EMGO Institute and Department of Social Medicine, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 59:729-33. 2002
    ..To determine obstacles for return-to-work in disability management of low back pain patients sicklisted for 3-4 months...
  49. pmc Effect of integrated care for sick listed patients with chronic low back pain: economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial
    Ludeke C Lambeek
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 341:c6414. 2010
    ..To evaluate the cost effectiveness, cost utility, and cost-benefit of an integrated care programme compared with usual care for sick listed patients with chronic low back pain...
  50. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of a multi-stage return to work program for workers on sick-leave due to low back pain
    Ivan A Steenstra
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:557-78. 2006
    ....
  51. pmc Recurrence of medically certified sickness absence according to diagnosis: a sickness absence register study
    C A M Roelen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 20:113-21. 2010
    ..However, we need to know more about sustaining employees at work after return to work. Therefore, this study investigated the recurrence of sickness absence according to diagnosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Consensus-based findings and recommendations for estimating the costs of health-related productivity loss from a company's perspective
    Kimi Uegaki
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, NL 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:122-30. 2007
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Return to work in a cohort of low back pain patients: development and validation of a clinical prediction rule
    Martijn W Heymans
    Work and Health, Research Center Physical Activity, TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 19:155-65. 2009
    ..From the viewpoint of cost prevention, it is necessary to identify patients that are of high risk for long-term work disability, production loss and sick-leave...
  54. doi request reprint A participatory workplace intervention for employees with distress and lost time: a feasibility evaluation within a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra H van Oostrom
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 19:212-22. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the reach and extent of implementation of the workplace intervention, the satisfaction and expectations of all stakeholders, and the intention to use the workplace intervention in the future...
  55. pmc Effectiveness of web-based interventions on patient empowerment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    David Samoocha
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 12:e23. 2010
    ..Patient empowerment is growing in popularity and application. Due to the increasing possibilities of the Internet and eHealth, many initiatives that are aimed at empowering patients are delivered online...
  56. doi request reprint The prognosis of chronic low back pain is determined by changes in pain and disability in the initial period
    Martijn W Heymans
    The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine J 10:847-56. 2010
    ..Therefore, it is imperative to identify prognostic factors that are mostly seen in chronic LBP patients at an early stage. This may give clinicians tailored advice to prevent chronicity or may refer to a specific intervention...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hearing status, need for recovery after work, and psychosocial work characteristics: results from an internet-based national survey on hearing
    Janneke Nachtegaal
    Department of ENT Audiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 48:684-91. 2009
    ..e. job demand and job control) and need for recovery after work. Implications for clinical practice, such as the necessity of having adequate enablement programs for this specific group of patients, are discussed...
  58. pmc Validation study of a distress screener
    C Braam
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 19:231-7. 2009
    ..This study assessed an optimal cut-off point and validated the Distress Screener by relating it to the 4DSQ and to medical diagnoses...
  59. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary convalescence recommendations after gynaecological surgery: a modified Delphi method among experts
    A Vonk Noordegraaf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AMC UMCG UWV VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 118:1557-67. 2011
    ..To generate structured detailed uniform convalescence recommendations after gynaecological surgery by a modified Delphi method amongst experts and a representative group of physicians...
  60. doi request reprint The effectiveness of physical and organisational ergonomic interventions on low back pain and neck pain: a systematic review
    Maurice T Driessen
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 67:277-85. 2010
    ..This review, however, provides a solid overview of the high quality epidemiological evidence on the (usually lack of) effectiveness of ergonomic interventions on LBP and neck pain...
  61. doi request reprint Training GP's to use a minimal intervention for stress-related mental disorders with sick leave (MISS): Effects on performance: Results of the MISS project; a cluster-randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN43779641]
    Ingrid M Bakker
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 78:206-11. 2010
    ..To study the effects of a brief patient-stress management training on the performance of general practitioners (GPs)...
  62. pmc Stereotyping of medical disability claimants' communication behaviour by physicians: towards more focused education for social insurance physicians
    H J van Rijssen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:666. 2010
    ....
  63. pmc Patient satisfaction with occupational health physicians, development of a questionnaire
    J H Verbeek
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 62:119-23. 2005
    ..To develop a questionnaire that measures specific aspects of patient satisfaction with occupational health physicians...
  64. ncbi request reprint Does flexion-distraction help treat chronic low back pain?
    Martijn W Heymans
    VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 2:360-1. 2006
  65. doi request reprint Participatory ergonomics to reduce exposure to psychosocial and physical risk factors for low back pain and neck pain: results of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Maurice T Driessen
    TNO VUmc, Research Center on Physical Activity, Work and Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 68:674-81. 2011
    ..This study investigated the effectiveness of the Stay@Work participatory ergonomics programme to reduce workers' exposure to psychosocial and physical risk factors...
  66. doi request reprint The effectiveness of participatory ergonomics to prevent low-back and neck pain--results of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Maurice T Driessen
    TNO VU University Medical Center, Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:383-93. 2011
    ..The aim of this randomized controlled trial (RCT) was to investigate the effectiveness of the Stay@Work participatory ergonomics (PE) program to prevent low-back and neck pain...
  67. ncbi request reprint Work-related disease in general practice: a systematic review
    Harm Jan A Weevers
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 22:197-204. 2005
    ..of potentially work-related diseases in the general practice population? What is the incidence of consulting a GP for a potentially work-related disease? What is the relationship between diseases seen in general practice and work ability?..
  68. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluations of occupational health interventions from a corporate perspective - a systematic review of methodological quality
    Kimi Uegaki
    Health Technology Assessment Unit, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:273-88. 2010
    ..Using a standardized quality criteria list, we appraised the methodological quality of economic evaluations of occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions conducted from a corporate perspective...
  69. doi request reprint Medically certified sickness absence
    Johannes R Anema
    BMJ 337:a1174. 2008