Dimitri Beeckman

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Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pressure ulcer prevention: development and psychometric validation of a knowledge assessment instrument
    D Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:399-410. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Development of a Quality of Meals and Meal Service Set of Indicators for Residential Facilities for Elderly
    N Van Damme
    Dimitri Beeckman, PhD, Professor, University Center for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University Hospital, 5K3, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium, Phone Direct 32 0 9 332 83 48 Secretary 32 0 9 332 83 92, E mail
    J Nutr Health Aging 20:471-7. 2016
  3. doi request reprint A decade of research on Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis (IAD): Evidence, knowledge gaps and next steps
    Dimitri Beeckman
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    J Tissue Viability . 2016
  4. doi request reprint A multi-faceted tailored strategy to implement an electronic clinical decision support system for pressure ulcer prevention in nursing homes: a two-armed randomized controlled trial
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:475-86. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint EPUAP classification system for pressure ulcers: European reliability study
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 60:682-91. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of nurses on pressure ulcer prevention: a cross-sectional multicenter study in Belgian hospitals
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Researcher, Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 8:166-76. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Pressure ulcers and incontinence-associated dermatitis: effectiveness of the Pressure Ulcer Classification education tool on classification by nurses
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e3. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Pressure ulcers: development and psychometric evaluation of the attitude towards pressure ulcer prevention instrument (APuP)
    D Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1432-41. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Prevention and treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis: literature review
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 65:1141-54. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers: e-learning to improve classification by nurses and nursing students
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 17:1697-707. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Pressure ulcer prevention: development and psychometric validation of a knowledge assessment instrument
    D Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:399-410. 2010
    ..Profound knowledge of pressure ulcers is important to enable good prevention. Validity and reliability of instruments assessing pressure ulcer knowledge are limited evaluated in previous research...
  2. doi request reprint Development of a Quality of Meals and Meal Service Set of Indicators for Residential Facilities for Elderly
    N Van Damme
    Dimitri Beeckman, PhD, Professor, University Center for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University Hospital, 5K3, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium, Phone Direct 32 0 9 332 83 48 Secretary 32 0 9 332 83 92, E mail
    J Nutr Health Aging 20:471-7. 2016
    ..No indicators were available which could help to guide strategies to improve the quality of meals and meal service...
  3. doi request reprint A decade of research on Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis (IAD): Evidence, knowledge gaps and next steps
    Dimitri Beeckman
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    J Tissue Viability . 2016
    ..Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis (IAD) is one of the clinical manifestations of Moisture- Associated Skin Damage (MASD). IAD is a common problem in aged patients with fecal and/or urinary incontinence...
  4. doi request reprint A multi-faceted tailored strategy to implement an electronic clinical decision support system for pressure ulcer prevention in nursing homes: a two-armed randomized controlled trial
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:475-86. 2013
    ..Clinical decision support systems are believed to have the potential to improve care and to change the behaviour of healthcare professionals...
  5. ncbi request reprint EPUAP classification system for pressure ulcers: European reliability study
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 60:682-91. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study of the inter-observer reliability of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel pressure ulcer classification system and of the differential diagnosis between moisture lesions and pressure ulcers...
  6. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of nurses on pressure ulcer prevention: a cross-sectional multicenter study in Belgian hospitals
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Researcher, Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 8:166-76. 2011
    ..However, nonadherence to these guidelines is frequently reported. Negative attitudes and lack of knowledge may act as barriers to using guidelines in clinical practice...
  7. doi request reprint Pressure ulcers and incontinence-associated dermatitis: effectiveness of the Pressure Ulcer Classification education tool on classification by nurses
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e3. 2010
    ..Incorrect classification and differentiation result in incorrect prevention and treatment. Education is important to spread evidence-based insights about this topic and to improve classification skills...
  8. doi request reprint Pressure ulcers: development and psychometric evaluation of the attitude towards pressure ulcer prevention instrument (APuP)
    D Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1432-41. 2010
    ..Negative attitudes towards pressure ulcer prevention may result in suboptimal preventive care. A reliable and valid instrument to assess attitudes towards pressure ulcer prevention is lacking...
  9. doi request reprint Prevention and treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis: literature review
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 65:1141-54. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a review conducted to describe the current evidence about the prevention and treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis and to formulate recommendations for clinical practice and research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers: e-learning to improve classification by nurses and nursing students
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 17:1697-707. 2008
    ..To detect problems when classifying pressure ulcers and to examine whether an e-learning program is able to increase the classification skills of qualified nurses and nursing students...
  11. doi request reprint Malnutrition and associated factors in nursing home residents: a cross-sectional, multi-centre study
    Mathieu Verbrugghe
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Nutr 32:438-43. 2013
    ..A clear understanding of associated factors is missing. The aim of this study was to evaluate prevalence of malnutrition and to determine factors independently associated with malnutrition in this setting...
  12. doi request reprint The effectiveness of three types of alternating pressure air mattresses in the prevention of pressure ulcers in Belgian hospitals
    Liesbet Demarré
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Res Nurs Health 36:439-52. 2013
    ..33; 95% CI [0.11, 0.97]), but no difference was found between one-stage ALPAM and APAM overlay (OR = 0.40; 95% CI [0.14, 1.10]). Time to develop ulcers did not differ by mattress type...
  13. doi request reprint The cost of prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers: A systematic review
    Liesbet Demarré
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium AZ Sint Elisabeth Hospital, Zottegem, Belgium Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 52:1754-74. 2015
    ..The need for high-quality health care while expenditures are constrained entails the interest to calculate the cost of preventing and treating pressure ulcers and their impact on patients, healthcare, and society...
  14. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of incontinence-associated dermatitis, incontinence, and moisture as risk factors for pressure ulcer development
    Dimitri Beeckman
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Res Nurs Health 37:204-18. 2014
    ..50) for double incontinence (p < .05). This evidence indicates an association between IAD, its most important etiological factors, and PUs. Methodological issues should be considered when interpreting the results of this review...
  15. doi request reprint Development and psychometric evaluation of an instrument to assess venous leg ulcer lifestyle knowledge among nurses
    Ann Van Hecke
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Nursing Science, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 67:2574-85. 2011
    ..Development and psychometric testing of an instrument to assess venous leg ulcer lifestyle knowledge...
  16. doi request reprint Independent risk factors for the development of skin erosion due to incontinence (incontinence-associated dermatitis category 2) in nursing home residents: results from a multivariate binary regression analysis
    Nele Van Damme
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int Wound J . 2016
    ..Care providers should give full attention to risk factors to both detect residents at risk for IAD development and to start prevention in time...
  17. doi request reprint Patients' perceptions of transgressive behaviour in care relationships with nurses: a qualitative study
    Tina Vandecasteele
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 71:2822-33. 2015
    ..To gain insight in the onset and meaning of transgressive behaviour in care relationships with nurses, from the perspective of patients...
  18. doi request reprint An instrument to collect data on frequency and intensity of symptoms in older palliative cancer patients: A development and validation study
    Aurélie Van Lancker
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 5K3, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 21:38-47. 2016
    ..To develop and validate an instrument to collect data on symptoms (frequency/intensity) in older palliative cancer patients...
  19. doi request reprint Factors Influencing Adherence in Cancer Patients Taking Oral Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors: A Qualitative Study
    Mathieu Verbrugghe
    Author Affiliations University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent Mr Verbrugghe, Ms Duprez, and Drs Beeckman, Grypdonck, Verhaeghe, and Van Hecke Department of Hematology, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent Marijke Quaghebeur Department of Head and Neck Cancer, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Dr Verschueren
    Cancer Nurs 39:153-62. 2016
    ..Nonadherence in cancer patients taking oral anticancer drugs is common. Reasons for nonadherence are still not really understood as influencing factors are often complex, dynamic, and interrelated...
  20. doi request reprint Factors predicting the development of pressure ulcers in an at-risk population who receive standardized preventive care: secondary analyses of a multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Liesbet Demarré
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 71:391-403. 2015
    ..To identify predictive factors associated with the development of pressure ulcers in patients at risk who receive standardized preventive care...
  21. doi request reprint Pressure ulcers: knowledge and attitude of nurses and nursing assistants in Belgian nursing homes
    Liesbet Demarré
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 21:1425-34. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Frequency and Intensity of Symptoms and Treatment Interventions in Hospitalized Older Palliative Cancer Patients: a Multicentre Cross-sectional Study
    Aurélie Van Lancker
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs . 2016
    ..To increase the knowledge of the frequency and intensity of symptoms and the treatment interventions in older palliative cancer patients...
  23. doi request reprint Symptom clustering in hospitalised older palliative cancer patients: A cross-sectional study
    Aurélie Van Lancker
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 61:72-81. 2016
    ..Accurate detection of symptoms is essential in palliative care. Identification of clustering of symptom is valuable to develop target interventions. This area is largely understudied in older palliative cancer patients...
  24. doi request reprint Peer workers' perceptions and experiences of barriers to implementation of peer worker roles in mental health services: A literature review
    Joeri Vandewalle
    Department of Public Health, University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University, U Z 5K3, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Psychiatric Hospital Pittem, Boterstraat 6, 8740 Pittem, Belgium Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 60:234-50. 2016
    ..To identify peer workers' perceptions and experiences of barriers to implementation of peer worker roles in mental health services...
  25. doi request reprint CONSIDER - Core Outcome Set in IAD Research: study protocol for establishing a core set of outcomes and measurements in incontinence-associated dermatitis research
    Karen Van den Bussche
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs . 2016
    ..This study protocol describes the methodology for the development of a core set of outcomes and a core set of measurements for incontinence-associated dermatitis...
  26. doi request reprint The effectiveness of interventions to enhance self-management support competencies in the nursing profession: a systematic review
    Veerle Duprez
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs . 2016
    ..To explore the effectiveness and effective components of training interventions to enhance nurses' competencies in self-management support in chronic care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Interventions for preventing and treating incontinence-associated dermatitis in adults
    Dimitri Beeckman
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium, 9000
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD011627. 2016
    ..Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) is one of the most common skin problems in adults who are incontinent for urine, stool, or both. In practice, products and procedures are the same for both prevention and treatment of IAD...
  28. doi request reprint Preconception-related needs of reproductive-aged women
    Joline Goossens
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, U Z 5K3, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Midwifery 33:64-72. 2016
    ..to assess women׳s interest in preconception care, their organisational preferences, and their preconception-related information and support needs...
  29. doi request reprint The cost of pressure ulcer prevention and treatment in hospitals and nursing homes in Flanders: A cost-of-illness study
    Liesbet Demarré
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 52:1166-79. 2015
    ..Data on the cost of current practice of pressure ulcer prevention or treatment in Flanders, a region of Belgium, is lacking...
  30. doi request reprint Oncology health workers' views and experiences on caring for ethnic minority patients: A mixed method systematic review
    Ineke J van Eechoud
    Department of Public Health, University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University, Belgium Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 53:379-98. 2016
    ..To investigate what published research reveals about the views and experiences of oncology health workers when caring for ethnic minority patients...
  31. doi request reprint Cancer patients' and professional caregivers' needs, preferences and factors associated with receiving and providing fertility-related information: a mixed-methods systematic review
    Joline Goossens
    Nursing Science and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 51:300-19. 2014
    ..Cancer patients' and professional caregivers' perspectives were considered...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence of symptoms in older cancer patients receiving palliative care: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Aurélie Van Lancker
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 47:90-104. 2014
    ..To date, no systematic review has been performed on the prevalence of symptoms in older cancer patients receiving palliative care...
  33. doi request reprint The association between malnutrition and oral health status in elderly in long-term care facilities: a systematic review
    Aurélie Van Lancker
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1568-81. 2012
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to determine whether an association exists between oral health and malnutrition in the elderly in a long-term care facility...
  34. doi request reprint Validation of standard times and influencing factors during the development of the Workload Indicator for Nursing
    Dries Myny
    Department of Nursing, Ghent University and Staff member, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 70:674-86. 2014
    ..A tool to assist in optimal allocation of available nursing resources is of paramount importance...
  35. doi request reprint Needs of fathers during labour and childbirth: A cross-sectional study
    Katrijn Eggermont
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, block 5K3, 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Women Birth . 2017
    ..Socio-demographic variables like educational level, parity, and marital status were associated with fathers' needs. Midwives need to be aware of fathers' needs during the birth process and to fulfill these needs appropriately...
  36. doi request reprint Advanced midwifery practice: An evolutionary concept analysis
    Régine Goemaes
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, U Z 5K3, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Midwifery 42:29-37. 2016
    ..This concept analysis aims to clarify advanced midwifery practice and identify its components...
  37. doi request reprint "The AYA Director": A Synthesizing Concept to Understand Psychosocial Experiences of Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer
    Nathalie Belpame
    Author Affiliations University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University Ms Belpame and Drs Van Hecke, Beeckman, and Verhaeghe and Medical Oncology Ms Decoene, Adult Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation Ms Quaghebeur, Ghent University Hospital, Staff member, nursing director department Dr Van Hecke, Belgium and Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands Dr Kars
    Cancer Nurs 39:292-302. 2016
    ..Research on psychosocial care, directed to the unique needs and demands of this population, is limited...
  38. doi request reprint Assessing the adequacy of pressure ulcer prevention in hospitals: a nationwide prevalence survey
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ Blok A 2nd floor, De Pintelaan 185, Gent 9000, Belgium
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:260-7. 2011
    ..No large-scale data, based on direct patient observations, are available regarding the pressure ulcer preventive interventions used in hospitals...
  39. doi request reprint PROTECT - trial: a multicentre prospective pragmatic RCT and health economic analysis of the effect of tailored repositioning to prevent pressure ulcers - study protocol
    Dorien De Meyer
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs . 2016
    ..usual care to improve reposition frequency in patients at risk; and (2) to compare the (cost-) effectiveness of standardized incontinence care vs. usual care...
  40. doi request reprint Mental Health Nurses' Attitudes and Perceived Self-Efficacy Toward Inpatient Aggression: A Cross-Sectional Study of Associations With Nurse-Related Characteristics
    Sofie Verhaeghe
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 52:12-24. 2016
    ..To explore mental health nurses' attitude and self-efficacy to adult inpatient aggression, and to explore the association with nurse-related characteristics...
  41. doi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of transgressive behaviour in care relationships: a qualitative study
    Tina Vandecasteele
    University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 71:2786-98. 2015
    ..To acquire insight into the onset and meaning of transgressive behaviour from the perspective of nurses...
  42. doi request reprint Knowledge deficits and information-seeking behavior in leg ulcer patients: an exploratory qualitative study
    Ann Van Hecke
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 40:381-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore knowledge deficits and underlying processes in information-seeking behavior in patients with leg ulcers...