M Smalbrugge

Summary

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Act In case of Depression: the evaluation of a care program to improve the detection and treatment of depression in nursing homes. Study Protocol
    Debby L Gerritsen
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Center for Family Medicine, Geriatric Care and Public Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:91. 2011
  2. pmc Functional outcome in older adults with joint pain and comorbidity: design of a prospective cohort study
    Lotte A H Hermsen
    Department of General Practice and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:241. 2011
  3. pmc Grip on challenging behaviour: a multidisciplinary care programme for managing behavioural problems in nursing home residents with dementia. Study protocol
    Sandra A Zwijsen
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:41. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint [Stroke patients in need of long-term nursing home care. Who are they? What are their problems? Which care do they receive?]
    M Smalbrugge
    Afdeling verpleeghuisgeneskunde EMGO, VU Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 39:193-201. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Screening for depression and assessing change in severity of depression. Is the Geriatric Depression Scale (30-, 15- and 8-item versions) useful for both purposes in nursing home patients?
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Aging Ment Health 12:244-8. 2008
  6. pmc Pain among nursing home patients in the Netherlands: prevalence, course, clinical correlates, recognition and analgesic treatment--an observational cohort study
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 7:3. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence and outcome of depressive symptoms in nursing home patients in the Netherlands
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:1069-76. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of depression and anxiety on well being, disability and use of health care services in nursing home patients
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:325-32. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of somatic symptom attribution on the prevalence rate of depression and anxiety among nursing home patients
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:146-50. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of anxiety among nursing home patients
    M Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 88:145-53. 2005

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Publications11

  1. pmc Act In case of Depression: the evaluation of a care program to improve the detection and treatment of depression in nursing homes. Study Protocol
    Debby L Gerritsen
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Center for Family Medicine, Geriatric Care and Public Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:91. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Functional outcome in older adults with joint pain and comorbidity: design of a prospective cohort study
    Lotte A H Hermsen
    Department of General Practice and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:241. 2011
    ..This may contribute to better targeting of treatment and to more effective health care in this population...
  3. pmc Grip on challenging behaviour: a multidisciplinary care programme for managing behavioural problems in nursing home residents with dementia. Study protocol
    Sandra A Zwijsen
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:41. 2011
    ..In this study, the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a new care programme for managing behavioural problems will be evaluated...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Stroke patients in need of long-term nursing home care. Who are they? What are their problems? Which care do they receive?]
    M Smalbrugge
    Afdeling verpleeghuisgeneskunde EMGO, VU Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 39:193-201. 2008
    ..We are poorly informed about the demographic and clinical characteristics and about the care problems and received care of these patients. This study aims to provide a first description of these characteristics in this group of patients...
  5. doi request reprint Screening for depression and assessing change in severity of depression. Is the Geriatric Depression Scale (30-, 15- and 8-item versions) useful for both purposes in nursing home patients?
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Aging Ment Health 12:244-8. 2008
    ..The MADRS is superior to the GDS for assessment of (changes in) severity of depression, but the GDS also appears to be an acceptable instrument for this purpose and is less time-consuming...
  6. pmc Pain among nursing home patients in the Netherlands: prevalence, course, clinical correlates, recognition and analgesic treatment--an observational cohort study
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 7:3. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study is to determine prevalence, course, correlates, recognition and treatment of pain among Dutch NH-patients and to make a comparison with international data...
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence and outcome of depressive symptoms in nursing home patients in the Netherlands
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:1069-76. 2006
    ..To assess incidence and outcome of depressive symptoms among nursing home (NH) patients and to identify clinical characteristics predicting onset and persistence of depressive symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of depression and anxiety on well being, disability and use of health care services in nursing home patients
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:325-32. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of depression and anxiety on well being, disability and use of health care services among nursing patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of somatic symptom attribution on the prevalence rate of depression and anxiety among nursing home patients
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:146-50. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of anxiety among nursing home patients
    M Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 88:145-53. 2005
    ..Very little is known about the prevalence and correlates of anxiety among nursing home patients. The current knowledge is predominantly based on information from population-based studies among elderly...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of depression and anxiety in nursing home patients
    Martin Smalbrugge
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:218-26. 2005
    ....