Marjolein Y Berger

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Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Challenges in diagnostic accuracy studies in primary care: the fecal calprotectin example
    Gea A Holtman
    Department of General Practice, FA21, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:179. 2013
  2. pmc How well do clinical prediction rules perform in identifying serious infections in acutely ill children across an international network of ambulatory care datasets?
    Jan Y Verbakel
    Department of General Practice, KU Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33 Blok J, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Med 11:10. 2013
  3. pmc Predictors of persistent complaints after a knee injury in primary care
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e561-6. 2012
  4. pmc Alarm signs and antibiotic prescription in febrile children in primary care: an observational cohort study
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e437-44. 2013
  5. pmc Prognosis of abdominal pain in children in primary care--a prospective cohort study
    Yvonne Lisman-van Leeuwen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 11:238-44. 2013
  6. doi Diagnostic accuracy of history taking and physical examination for assessing anterior cruciate ligament lesions of the knee in primary care
    Harry P Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1452-9. 2010
  7. doi Back complaints in older adults: prevalence of neuropathic pain and its characteristics
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain Med 14:1664-72. 2013
  8. doi Analgesic use in older adults with back pain: the BACE study
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain Med 15:1704-14. 2014
  9. doi Prevalence and "Red Flags" Regarding Specified Causes of Back Pain in Older Adults Presenting in General Practice
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    W T M Enthoven, MD, Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Post Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 96:305-12. 2016
  10. pmc Childhood abdominal pain in primary care: design and patient selection of the HONEUR abdominal pain cohort
    Leo A A Spee
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:27. 2010

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  1. pmc Challenges in diagnostic accuracy studies in primary care: the fecal calprotectin example
    Gea A Holtman
    Department of General Practice, FA21, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:179. 2013
    ..We present a study design that copes with these methodological challenges and discuss the methodological implications of our choices, using a quality assessment tool for diagnostic accuracy studies (QUADAS-2)...
  2. pmc How well do clinical prediction rules perform in identifying serious infections in acutely ill children across an international network of ambulatory care datasets?
    Jan Y Verbakel
    Department of General Practice, KU Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33 Blok J, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Med 11:10. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine the diagnostic accuracy of these rules in multiple ambulatory care populations in Europe...
  3. pmc Predictors of persistent complaints after a knee injury in primary care
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e561-6. 2012
    ..Prognosis of persistent complaints after knee injury is based on secondary care populations. In a primary care setting, however, no studies have addressed this issue...
  4. pmc Alarm signs and antibiotic prescription in febrile children in primary care: an observational cohort study
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e437-44. 2013
    ..Although fever in children is often self-limiting, antibiotics are frequently prescribed for febrile illnesses. GPs may consider treating serious infections by prescribing antibiotics...
  5. pmc Prognosis of abdominal pain in children in primary care--a prospective cohort study
    Yvonne Lisman-van Leeuwen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 11:238-44. 2013
    ..Abdominal pain is a common complaint in children. Because few data exist on its natural history, we wanted to investigate the prognosis of abdominal pain in children in general practice...
  6. doi Diagnostic accuracy of history taking and physical examination for assessing anterior cruciate ligament lesions of the knee in primary care
    Harry P Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1452-9. 2010
    ..To assess the diagnostic accuracy of history taking and physical examination for assessing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) lesions in primary care...
  7. doi Back complaints in older adults: prevalence of neuropathic pain and its characteristics
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain Med 14:1664-72. 2013
    ..6% of patients with back pain. Studies were performed in various populations; however, none focused on older adults. The aim of the study was to assess prevalence of neuropathic pain in older adults with back pain...
  8. doi Analgesic use in older adults with back pain: the BACE study
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain Med 15:1704-14. 2014
    ..Older patients with back pain are more likely to visit their general practitioner (GP) and are more likely to be prescribed analgesics...
  9. doi Prevalence and "Red Flags" Regarding Specified Causes of Back Pain in Older Adults Presenting in General Practice
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    W T M Enthoven, MD, Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Post Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 96:305-12. 2016
    ..In a small proportion of patients experiencing unspecified back pain, a specified underlying pathology is present...
  10. pmc Childhood abdominal pain in primary care: design and patient selection of the HONEUR abdominal pain cohort
    Leo A A Spee
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:27. 2010
    ..This cohort study aims at describing prognosis and prognostic factors of childhood abdominal pain in primary care. In this paper we describe methods used for data-collection and determine possible selective recruitment...
  11. doi The effect of systematic screening of older women for urinary incontinence on treatment uptake: the URINO trial
    Els Visser
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Maturitas 74:334-40. 2013
    ..In the URINO trial the effects and cost-effectiveness of actively encouraging older women to undergo diagnostics and treatment for urinary incontinence were compared with usual care...
  12. ncbi [Sublingual immunotherapy in children allergic rhinitis in general practice]
    Cindy M A de Bot
    afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4583. 2012
    ..To investigate whether sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) in children and adolescents with house mite-induced allergic rhinitis is effective and safe...
  13. doi Course and prognosis of older back pain patients in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Jantine Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 154:951-7. 2013
    ..79). This information can help GPs identify older back pain patients at risk for non-recovery...
  14. doi Exhaled nitric oxide measures allergy not symptoms in children with allergic rhinitis in primary care: a prospective cross-sectional and longitudinal cohort study
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 22:44-50. 2013
    ..Allergic rhinitis (AR) and asthma are both inflammatory diseases and are often associated. Relationships between fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and asthma, atopy, and quality of life have been shown...
  15. doi Duration of fever and course of symptoms in young febrile children presenting with uncomplicated illness
    Marijke Kool
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:445-52. 2013
    ..To provide evidence-based, safety-net advice for young febrile children, we studied the risk of complications, the occurrence of alarm symptoms, the duration of fever...
  16. pmc Knee complaints seen in general practice: active sport participants versus non-sport participants
    Marienke van Middelkoop
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:36. 2008
    ..Further, differences in the initial policy of the GP, medical consumption, and outcome at one-year follow-up were also investigated...
  17. doi Sublingual immunotherapy not effective in house dust mite-allergic children in primary care
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:150-8. 2012
    ..However, the efficacy of SLIT with house dust mite extract is not well established...
  18. pmc Prevalence, characteristics, and management of childhood functional abdominal pain in general practice
    Leo A A Spee
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 31:197-202. 2013
    ....
  19. pmc Outcome of knee injuries in general practice: 1-year follow-up
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:56-63. 2010
    ..Knee injuries may lead to pain and to functional limitations in the activities of daily living. Patients with knee injuries are frequently seen in general practice; however, the outcome and management in these patients is not known...
  20. doi The relevance of patient-reported outcomes in a grass pollen immunotherapy trial in children and adolescents with rhinoconjunctivitis
    Esther Röder
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:39-48. 2013
    ..As allergic rhinoconjunctivitis is a systemic disease, it is now recommended to use not only PROs focusing at classical symptoms, but also health-related quality of life (HRQL) instruments in immunotherapy trials...
  21. doi Prognosis of chronic or recurrent abdominal pain in children
    Marieke J Gieteling
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 47:316-26. 2008
    ..Thus far a causal relation between these abnormalities and CAP has not been established. The additional prognostic value of extensive testing of children with CAP is a subject of debate...
  22. doi Antibiotic prescription in febrile children: a cohort study during out-of-hours primary care
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:810-8. 2012
    ..We determined how often antibiotics were prescribed in children presenting with fever at a family physicians' out-of-hours service and established the children's signs and symptoms related to antibiotic prescriptions...
  23. doi Active encouragement of older women with urinary incontinence in primary care to undergo diagnosis and treatment: a matched-pair cluster randomized controlled trial
    Els Visser
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, PO Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Maturitas 80:212-9. 2015
    ..The URINO trial investigated the effect of offering treatment to older women with urinary incontinence in the general population, who had not sought help on their own initiative...
  24. ncbi [Treatment of tension type headache: paracetamol and NSAIDs work: a systematic review]
    Arianne P Verhagen
    Erasmus MC, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A1924. 2010
    ..Tension-type headache (TTH), also known as tension headache or muscle contraction headache is the most commonly experienced type of headache. Our aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions in patients with TTH...
  25. ncbi Behavioral treatments of chronic tension-type headache in adults: are they beneficial?
    Arianne P Verhagen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    CNS Neurosci Ther 15:183-205. 2009
    ..On the basis of the available literature, we found no indications that relaxation, EMG biofeedback, or cognitive behavioral treatment is better than no treatment, waiting list, or placebo controls...
  26. doi Diagnostic value of history taking and physical examination to assess effusion of the knee in traumatic knee patients in general practice
    Marlous Kastelein
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:82-6. 2009
    ..In addition, to determine the association between effusion seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and internal derangement of the knee...
  27. pmc Alarming signs and symptoms in febrile children in primary care: an observational cohort study in The Netherlands
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e88114. 2014
    ..The frequency of alarming signs/symptoms has not been established in primary care; however, in this setting differences in occurrence may influence their predictive value for serious infections...
  28. pmc Childhood nonspecific abdominal pain in family practice: incidence, associated factors, and management
    Marieke J Gieteling
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 9:337-43. 2011
    ..This discrepancy calls for a better understanding of NSAP in family practice...
  29. doi Pelvic floor muscle training versus watchful waiting or pessary treatment for pelvic organ prolapse (POPPS): design and participant baseline characteristics of two parallel pragmatic randomized controlled trials in primary care
    Marian Wiegersma
    University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of General Practice, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Maturitas 77:168-73. 2014
    ..For both trials the target numbers of patients in each treatment group are achieved, giving this study sufficient power to lead to promising results. ..
  30. doi Prognostic factors for persistence of chronic abdominal pain in children
    Marieke J Gieteling
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:154-61. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to identify prognostic factors for the persistence of chronic abdominal pain (CAP) in children...
  31. pmc Predicting prolonged duration of fever in children: a cohort study in primary care
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 65:e578-84. 2015
    ..Information about the duration of fever and its predictors may help in reassuring parents, leading to diminished consultation of health care...
  32. pmc Predictors of chronic abdominal pain affecting the well-being of children in primary care
    Leo A A Spee
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 13:158-63. 2015
    ..Our aim was to determine whether patient characteristics at initial consultation can predict chronic abdominal pain severe enough to influence the child's well-being at 1 year of follow-up...
  33. pmc Effect of pelvic floor muscle training compared with watchful waiting in older women with symptomatic mild pelvic organ prolapse: randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Marian Wiegersma
    University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of General Practice, FA21, PO Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, Netherlands
    BMJ 349:g7378. 2014
    ..To compare the effects of pelvic floor muscle training and watchful waiting on pelvic floor symptoms in a primary care population of women aged 55 years and over with symptomatic mild pelvic organ prolapse...
  34. pmc The course of mental health problems in children presenting with abdominal pain in general practice
    Marieke J Gieteling
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:114-20. 2012
    ....
  35. doi Headache: the placebo effects in the control groups in randomized clinical trials; an analysis of systematic reviews
    Femke M de Groot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 34:297-305. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the effects in the placebo and "no treatment" arms in trials with headache patients...
  36. pmc Back complaints in the elders (BACE); design of cohort studies in primary care: an international consortium
    Jantine Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:193. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the course of back complaints and identify prognostic factors for the transition from acute back complaints to chronic back complaints in older people who visit a primary health care physician...
  37. doi Lack of benefit for prophylactic drugs of tension-type headache in adults: a systematic review
    Arianne P Verhagen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:151-65. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy and tolerability of prophylactic drugs for chronic tension-type headache (TTH) in adults...
  38. pmc Carriage of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in the upper respiratory tract of symptomatic and asymptomatic children: an observational study
    Emiel B M Spuesens
    Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Erasmus MC Sophia, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS Med 10:e1001444. 2013
    ..pneumoniae has not been established. We hypothesized that asymptomatic carriage in children exists and investigated whether colonization and symptomatic infection could be differentiated by current diagnostic methods...
  39. pmc Guidelines on acute gastroenteritis in children: a critical appraisal of their quality and applicability in primary care
    José van den Berg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:134. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the quality of international guidelines on AGE in children and investigate the generalizability of the recommendations to general practice...
  40. doi Sublingual immunotherapy in children with allergic rhinitis: quality of systematic reviews
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:548-58. 2011
    ..Although more reviews have become available, the methodological quality could be improved. SLIT for children could be promising, but methodological flaws in the reviews and individual studies are too serious to draw definite conclusions...
  41. pmc Sexual function in older women with pelvic floor symptoms: a cross-sectional study in general practice
    Chantal McR Panman
    University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Department of General Practice, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 64:e144-50. 2014
    ..The majority of older women with pelvic floor symptoms are treated in general practice but evidence from studies in general practice on the sexual functioning of these women is scarce...
  42. pmc Use of alarm features in referral of febrile children to the emergency department: an observational study
    Yvette van Ierland
    Department of General Paediatrics, ErasmusMC Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 64:e1-9. 2014
    ..The diagnostic value of alarm features of serious infections in low prevalence settings is unclear...
  43. pmc Duration of fever and serious bacterial infections in children: a systematic review
    Gijs Elshout
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:33. 2011
    ..Longer duration of fever has been related to increased risk for serious bacterial infections (SBI). However, the evidence for this association remains controversial. We assessed the predictive value of duration of fever for SBI...
  44. doi Patients' preferences for post-treatment breast cancer follow-up in primary care vs. secondary care: a qualitative study
    Carriene Roorda
    Department of General Practice, Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Expect 18:2192-201. 2015
    ..To explore patients' preferences for follow-up in primary care vs. secondary care...
  45. pmc The PEX study - Exercise therapy for patellofemoral pain syndrome: design of a randomized clinical trial in general practice and sports medicine [ISRCTN83938749]
    Robbart van Linschoten
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:31. 2006
    ..The research will address to both effectiveness and cost effectiveness of supervised exercise therapy in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)...
  46. doi Respiratory virus infections in febrile children presenting to a general practice out-of-hours service
    Marijke Kool
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 21:5-11. 2015
    ..Fever is common in young children and is assumed to be frequently caused by viral infections...
  47. doi Diagnostic value of history-taking and physical examination for assessing meniscal tears of the knee in general practice
    Harry Pa Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin J Sport Med 18:24-30. 2008
    ..To assess the diagnostic value of history-taking and physical examination of meniscal tears in general practice...
  48. pmc Triage of febrile children at a GP cooperative: determinants of a consultation
    Miriam Monteny
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 58:242-7. 2008
    ..Most febrile children contacting a GP cooperative are seen by a GP, although the incidence of serious illness is low. The guidelines for triage might not be suitable in primary care...
  49. pmc Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of sublingual immunotherapy in children with house dust mite allergy in primary care: study design and recruitment
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:59. 2008
    ..Described here are the methodology, recruitment phases, and main characteristics of the recruited children...
  50. doi Impact of urinary incontinence on sexual functioning in community-dwelling older women
    Els Visser
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 11:1757-65. 2014
    ..Knowledge on the sexual health of patients with urinary incontinence in primary care is scarce; therefore, the impact of urinary incontinence on sexual functioning was examined in community-dwelling older women...
  51. doi Avoid Endoscopy in Children With Suspected Inflammatory Bowel Disease Who Have Normal Calprotectin Levels
    Anke Heida
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 62:47-9. 2016
    ..We propose to refrain from endoscopy when stool calprotectin levels are normal. ..
  52. doi Noninvasive Tests for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Meta-analysis
    Gea A Holtman
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands and
    Pediatrics 137:1-11. 2016
    ..The clinical presentation of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is often nonspecific and overlaps with functional gastrointestinal disorders...
  53. ncbi Is any one analgesic superior for episodic tension-type headache?
    Arianne P Verhagen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Fam Pract 55:1064-72. 2006
    ..Though all non-narcotic analgesics have equivalent efficacy against tension-type headache, ibuprofen's generally favorable side-effect profile makes it a reasonable first choice...
  54. pmc Putting health status guided COPD management to the test: protocol of the MARCH study
    Janwillem Kocks
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 13:41. 2013
    ....
  55. pmc The predictive value of the NICE "red traffic lights" in acutely ill children
    Evelien Kerkhof
    Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Department of General Pediatrics, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e90847. 2014
    ..We aimed to validate the predictive rule-in value of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) most severe alarming signs or symptoms to identify SI in children...
  56. doi Towards a differentiated capitation system: relation between patient characteristics, contacts and costs
    Marijke Olthof
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 32:545-50. 2015
    ..To test the feasibility of such a system, we examined the number of contacts between patients and general practitioners (GPs), the related costs and the relationship with age, sex and comorbidity...
  57. pmc Increased primary health care use in the first year after colorectal cancer diagnosis
    Daan Brandenbarg
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 32:55-61. 2014
    ..The view that the general practitioner (GP) should be more involved during the curative treatment of cancer is gaining support. This study aimed to assess the current role of the GP during treatment of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  58. pmc Systematic screening for urinary incontinence in older women: who could benefit from it?
    Els Visser
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:21-8. 2012
    ..To identify women who are suffering from urinary incontinence but do not consult a physician and to identify reasons for this...
  59. pmc Knee disorders in primary care: design and patient selection of the HONEUR knee cohort
    Edith M Heintjes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:45. 2005
    ..This paper describes the methods used for data collection, and discusses potential selectiveness of patient recruitment...
  60. doi Value of abdominal radiography, colonic transit time, and rectal ultrasound scanning in the diagnosis of idiopathic constipation in children: a systematic review
    Marjolein Y Berger
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 161:44-50.e1-2. 2012
    ..To perform a systematic review evaluating the value of abdominal radiography, colonic transit time (CTT), and rectal ultrasound scanning in the diagnosis of idiopathic constipation in children...