T Jaarsma

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Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Value of basic and intensive management of patients with heart failure; results of a randomised controlled clinical trial]
    T Jaarsma
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, afd Cardiologie, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2016-21. 2008
  2. pmc Boussignac continuous positive airway pressure for the management of acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema: prospective study with a retrospective control group
    Willem Dieperink
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1 P O Box 30, 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:40. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour scale revised into a nine-item scale (EHFScB-9): a reliable and valid international instrument
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Centre, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:99-105. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of heart failure in The Netherlands
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:371-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Health care professionals in a heart failure team
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:343-9. 2005
  6. pmc Inter-professional team approach to patients with heart failure
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Heart 91:832-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Depression and the usefulness of a disease management program in heart failure: insights from the COACH (Coordinating study evaluating Outcomes of Advising and Counseling in Heart failure) study
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1837-43. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart failure management programmes in Europe
    T Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:197-205. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Sexual problems in cardiac patients: how to assess, when to refer
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 25:159-64. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Palliative care in heart failure: a position statement from the palliative care workshop of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:433-43. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Value of basic and intensive management of patients with heart failure; results of a randomised controlled clinical trial]
    T Jaarsma
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, afd Cardiologie, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2016-21. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of 2 nurse-directed programmes of different intensity for the counselling and follow-up of patients hospitalised for heart failure, compared with standard care by a cardiologist...
  2. pmc Boussignac continuous positive airway pressure for the management of acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema: prospective study with a retrospective control group
    Willem Dieperink
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1 P O Box 30, 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:40. 2007
    ..Therefore we investigated in the coronary care unit setting the feasibility and outcome of the simple Boussignac mask-CPAP (BCPAP) system that does not need a mechanical ventilator...
  3. doi request reprint The European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour scale revised into a nine-item scale (EHFScB-9): a reliable and valid international instrument
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Centre, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:99-105. 2009
    ..It is now available in 14 languages. The aim of this study was to further determine reliability and validity of the EHFScB scale...
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of heart failure in The Netherlands
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:371-5. 2005
    ..In addition to the multidisciplinary guidelines, several other initiatives have been developed to improve outcomes in these patients, such as rapid access clinics and outpatient heart failure clinics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health care professionals in a heart failure team
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:343-9. 2005
    ..In this paper the possible role of the pharmacist, dietician, physical therapist, psychologist, primary care provider and social worker in heart failure management is discussed...
  6. pmc Inter-professional team approach to patients with heart failure
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Heart 91:832-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Depression and the usefulness of a disease management program in heart failure: insights from the COACH (Coordinating study evaluating Outcomes of Advising and Counseling in Heart failure) study
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1837-43. 2010
    ..Our aim was to study the possible role of depressive symptoms in the effectiveness of a disease management program (DMP) in heart failure (HF) patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart failure management programmes in Europe
    T Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:197-205. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to identify the number and the content of HF management programmes in Europe...
  9. doi request reprint Sexual problems in cardiac patients: how to assess, when to refer
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 25:159-64. 2010
    ..Additional training and research are needed to further improve the quality of sexual assessment and counseling in cardiac patients...
  10. doi request reprint Palliative care in heart failure: a position statement from the palliative care workshop of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:433-43. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint The importance and impact of social support on outcomes in patients with heart failure: an overview of the literature
    Marie Louise Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 20:162-9. 2005
    ..The available studies suggest that social support has an impact on HF outcomes but further research is necessary before firm conclusions about the nature of these relationships can be reached...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment and perceived health status during 1-year follow up in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, but ineligible for revascularization. Results from the Euro Heart Survey on Coronary Revascularization
    Mattie Lenzen
    Department of Cardiology, Clinical Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:115-21. 2006
    ..The Euro Heart Survey on Revascularization (EHSCR) provided an opportunity to assess pharmacological treatment and outcome in patients with proven CAD who were ineligible for revascularization...
  13. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of the European Heart Failure Self-Care Behaviour Scale
    T Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:363-70. 2003
    ..It is, however, also important to know how patients changed their self-care behaviour as a result of such a programme. Therefore a comprehensive, reliable and valid measure of the self-care behaviour of HF patients is needed...
  14. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and anemia in hospitalized patients with heart failure
    I H Kraai
    Department of Cardiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 161:151-5. 2012
    ..Its influence on health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) has rarely been studied, and no data is available regarding the role it plays in hospitalized HF patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Marital status, quality of life, and clinical outcome in patients with heart failure
    Marie Louise Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Heart Lung 35:3-8. 2006
    ..This study investigated the impact of having a partner on quality of life (QoL), the number of hospital readmissions, and 9-month survival in patients with heart failure (HF)...
  16. doi request reprint Perception of impairments by patients with heart failure
    I H Kraai
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 15:178-85. 2016
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  17. doi request reprint Telomere length and psychological well-being in patients with chronic heart failure
    Jardi Huzen
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 39:223-7. 2010
    ..Shorter telomere length indicates a more advanced biological age. It is unknown whether psychological well-being is associated with telomere length in patients with the somatic condition of chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  18. pmc Renal dysfunction is associated with shorter telomere length in heart failure
    Liza S M Wong
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:629-34. 2009
    ..We explored the association between leukocyte telomere length, a marker for biological age, and renal function in patients with CHF...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Research set-up concerning the effectiveness of heart failure clinics in the Netherlands]
    T Jaarsma
    Academisch Ziekenhuis, afd Cardiologie Thoraxcentrum, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:513-4. 2003
    ..Patients will be recruited in 18 months with an 18 month follow-up. This study has three outcomes, namely, time to first major event (heart failure hospitalizations and death), quality of life, and costs...
  20. ncbi request reprint The objective burden in partners of heart failure patients; development and initial validation of the Dutch Objective Burden Inventory
    Marie Louise Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:3-9. 2008
    ..Measures on objective caregiver burden in partners of Heart Failure patients are hardly available and never include HF specific aspects...
  21. doi request reprint Quality of life and depressive symptoms in the elderly: a comparison between patients with heart failure and age- and gender-matched community controls
    Ivonne Lesman-Leegte
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Card Fail 15:17-23. 2009
    ..We compared QoL and depressive symptoms of a HF population with an age- and gender-matched sample of community dwelling elderly...
  22. doi request reprint Implementation of Boussignac continuous positive airway pressure in the coronary care unit: experiences and attitudes
    Willem Dieperink
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Heart Lung 37:449-54. 2008
    ..Although BCPAP is medically effective, we observed that not all suitable patients received it. In this descriptive, prospective, cohort study, we explored the experiences and attitudes of both patients and staff with BCPAP...
  23. doi request reprint Clinical performance indicators for percutaneous coronary intervention
    Robert P Vermeulen
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 7:126-32. 2008
    ..The 8 KPI are both quantifiable and aimed at the catheterization laboratory as a unit...
  24. doi request reprint Quality of life in partners of people with congestive heart failure: gender and involvement in care
    Marie Louise Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 65:1442-51. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to investigate quality of life in partners of people with congestive heart failure in comparison to individuals living with a healthy partner...
  25. doi request reprint Quality of life and depressive symptoms in heart failure patients and their partners: the impact of role and gender
    Marie Louise Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Card Fail 15:580-5. 2009
    ..Partners of heart failure (HF) patients are important in the course and management of the disease. It is unclear whether HF affects the quality of life (QoL) of partners as much as it affects the QoL of patients...
  26. doi request reprint Reasons for readmission in heart failure: Perspectives of patients, caregivers, cardiologists, and heart failure nurses
    Coby Annema
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Heart Lung 38:427-34. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Adherence in heart failure in the elderly: problem and possible solutions
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 125:203-8. 2008
    ..Non-adherence to this regimen is a problem in many heart failure patients, leading to worsening symptoms, rehospitalization and decreased quality of life...
  28. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and outcomes in patients with heart failure: data from the COACH study
    Ivonne Lesman-Leegte
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:1202-7. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Determinants of depressive symptoms in hospitalised men and women with heart failure
    Ivonne Lesman-Leegte
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:121-6. 2008
    ..Depressive symptoms are prominent and related to an increased risk on cardiovascular disease outcomes and all cause mortality in HF patients...
  30. doi request reprint Telomere length and outcome in heart failure
    Pim van der Harst
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 42:36-44. 2010
    ..Senescence is a potential factor in the pathogenesis and progression of heart failure. In heart failure telomeres are shorter, but the prognostic value associated with telomere length has not been defined...
  31. doi request reprint The impact of perceived adverse effects on medication changes in heart failure patients
    Ruth H E De Smedt
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Card Fail 16:135-41.e2. 2010
    ..Given the importance of patient safety and well-being, we quantified the likelihood and type of medication changes observed after 5 possible adverse effects (AE) perceived by heart failure (HF) patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint For better and for worse: Quality of life impaired in HF patients as well as in their partners
    Marie Louise Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:11-4. 2005
    ..Yet little is known on the impact of caring for an HF patient on the QOL of the caregiving partner. This study aims to explore the QOL of partners of HF patients compared to the QOL of the patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Caregiver burden in partners of Heart Failure patients; limited influence of disease severity
    Marie Louise Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:695-701. 2007
    ..However providing care may cause burden and affect the health of these partners. The aim of this study was to investigate determinants of caregiver burden in order to identify caregivers who are at risk...
  34. ncbi request reprint Living with heart failure: partner perspectives
    Marie Louise Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 22:131-7. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Design and methodology of the COACH study: a multicenter randomised Coordinating study evaluating Outcomes of Advising and Counselling in Heart failure
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 6:227-33. 2004
    ..Substantial differences in the type and intensity of disease management programs make it impossible to draw definitive conclusions about the effectiveness, optimal timing and frequency of interventions...
  36. pmc Clinical correlates of arterial lactate levels in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction at admission: a descriptive study
    Robert P Vermeulen
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1 Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 14:R164. 2010
    ..Little is known at the moment concerning the clinical correlates of systemic lactate in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  37. doi request reprint Nurse-led interventions in heart failure care: patient and nurse perspectives
    Tialda Hoekstra
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 9:226-32. 2010
    ..Perspectives of nurses and patients on the intensity and content of disease management programmes (DMPs) in heart failure are seldom addressed but are important in optimizing these programmes...
  38. pmc Predictive value of plasma galectin-3 levels in heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction
    Rudolf A de Boer
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 43:60-8. 2011
    ..We studied the prognostic value of base-line galectin-3 in a large HF cohort, with preserved and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), and compared this to other biomarkers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of B-type natriuretic peptide levels < 100 pg/mL in patients with heart failure at hospital discharge
    Jochem Hogenhuis
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 151:1012.e1-5. 2006
    ..Therefore, we aimed to investigate the prevalence and characteristics of stabilized patients with BNP levels < 100 pg/mL before discharge after admission for decompensated heart failure HF...
  40. doi request reprint Compliance with non-pharmacological recommendations and outcome in heart failure patients
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 31:1486-93. 2010
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the association between compliance with non-pharmacological recommendations (diet, fluid restriction, weighing, exercise) and outcome in patients with heart failure (HF)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Correlates of B-type natriuretic peptide and 6-min walk in heart failure patients
    Jochem Hogenhuis
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 108:63-7. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Influence of age on natriuretic peptides in patients with chronic heart failure: a comparison between ANP/NT-ANP and BNP/NT-proBNP
    Jochem Hogenhuis
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:81-6. 2005
    ..However, it is unknown whether there are different influences of age on atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)/N-terminal-ANP (NT-ANP) or B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)/N-terminal-proBNP (NT-proBNP)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms are prominent among elderly hospitalised heart failure patients
    Ivonne Lesman-Leegte
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:634-40. 2006
    ..There are limited data on the prevalence of depressive symptoms in hospitalised elderly HF patients and demographic and clinical characteristics associated with depressive symptoms are not known...
  44. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of the Dutch Heart Failure Knowledge Scale
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:273-7. 2005
    ..However, there are no valid and reliable measurement instruments available which measures knowledge of HF patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Non-compliance in patients with heart failure; how can we manage it?
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:5-17. 2005
    ..Non-compliance with this regimen can result in worsening HF symptoms, sometimes leading to hospitalisation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Compliance in heart failure patients: the importance of knowledge and beliefs
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 27:434-40. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to examine all dimensions of compliance and its related factors in one HF population...
  47. doi request reprint Qualitative examination of compliance in heart failure patients in The Netherlands
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box30, 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Heart Lung 39:121-30. 2010
    ..The health belief model was used as a framework for this study...
  48. ncbi request reprint [The nurse practitioner in the treatment of cardiac patients: successful job reallocation within health care]
    D J van Veldhuisen
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, afd Cardiologie, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2528-9. 2006
    ..These findings are important and need confirmation in larger studies and in other patient populations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Heart failure clinics in the Netherlands in 2003
    T Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:271-4. 2004
    ..Nurses have increasingly important roles in providing optimal care for these chronically ill patients. In this study, we describe the current number of HF management programs and the role of the nurses in these programs...
  50. doi request reprint Coping with adverse drug events in patients with heart failure: Exploring the role of medication beliefs and perceptions
    R H De Smedt
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 27:570-87. 2012
    ..Our results support the value of the Self-Regulation Model in understanding patients' coping behaviour with regard to ADEs...
  51. pmc Design and methodology of the COACH-2 (Comparative study on guideline adherence and patient compliance in heart failure patients) study: HF clinics versus primary care in stable patients on optimal therapy
    M L A Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700, RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 20:307-12. 2012
    ..However, evidence on whether and when patients can be referred back to be managed in primary care is lacking...
  52. ncbi request reprint End-of-life issues in cardiac patients and their families
    T Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen P O Box 30 001 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:223-5. 2002
  53. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the mechanisms for heart failure patients' beliefs about compliance
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Heart Lung 36:253-61. 2007
    ..Noncompliance can lead to worsening symptoms and is associated with personal beliefs about compliance. To intervene effectively, knowledge of factors related to patients' beliefs about compliance is needed...
  54. doi request reprint Both in- and out-hospital worsening of renal function predict outcome in patients with heart failure: results from the Coordinating Study Evaluating Outcome of Advising and Counseling in Heart Failure (COACH)
    Kevin Damman
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:847-54. 2009
    ..The effect of worsening renal function (WRF) after discharge on outcome in patients with heart failure is unknown...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk estimation by professionally active cardiovascular nurses: results from the Basel 2005 Nurses Cohort
    Wilma J M Scholte op Reimer
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:258-63. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine personal awareness of CVD risk among a cohort of cardiovascular nurses attending a European conference...
  56. pmc Self-reported versus 'true' adherence in heart failure patients: a study using the Medication Event Monitoring System
    M M W Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 20:313-9. 2012
    ..Although self-reported and objectively measured medication adherence in HF patients have been compared in previous studies, none of these studies have used an evidence-based cutpoint to differentiate between adherence and non-adherence...
  57. doi request reprint Closure of the femoral artery after cardiac catheterization: a comparison of Angio-Seal, StarClose, and manual compression
    J H H Deuling
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:518-23. 2008
    ..To compare Angio-Seal (AS) and StarClose (SC) and manual compression (MC) on efficacy of hemostasis, complication rate, safety of early mobilization, and patient comfort...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Multidisciplinary guideline 'Heart failure 2010']
    Adriaan A Voors
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, afd Cardiologie, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A2957. 2011
    ..It is important to coordinate the care of the patient with heart failure within a multidisciplinary team to provide optimal treatment and information for the patient...
  59. doi request reprint The advisory brought to practice: routine screening on depression (and anxiety) in coronary heart disease; consequences and implications
    M L A Luttik
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 10:228-33. 2011
    ..Screening for anxiety was not included in these recommendations, despite findings in literature suggesting that cardiac patients are at risk for high levels of anxiety...
  60. pmc Prehospital diagnosis in STEMI patients treated by primary PCI: the key to rapid reperfusion
    R P Vermeulen
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 16:5-9. 2008
    ..Prehospital diagnosis of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is of major importance in reducing time to treatment, in particular when patients can be transported directly to a centre with interventional capacities...
  61. ncbi request reprint NHF-COACH multicenter trial in The Netherlands: searching for underlying potentially beneficial mechanisms in nurse led heart failure management
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 17:96-8. 2002
  62. pmc Patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and low levels of natriuretic peptides
    W C Meijers
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 24:287-95. 2016
    ..We investigated a population of HFpEF patients who had been randomised into a study based on clinical parameters, and compared those with low BNP levels to those with elevated BNP levels...
  63. doi request reprint Heart failure patients monitored with telemedicine: patient satisfaction, a review of the literature
    I H Kraai
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Card Fail 17:684-90. 2011
    ..The objective of this review is to describe the current state of the literature on patient satisfaction with noninvasive telemedicine, regarding definition, measurement, and overall level of patient satisfaction with telemedicine...
  64. doi request reprint Perceived medication adverse effects and coping strategies reported by chronic heart failure patients
    R H E De Smedt
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Pract 63:233-42. 2009
    ..Little is known about AEs perceived by CHF patients in daily practice and how patients deal with these subjective AEs...
  65. doi request reprint Treatment of presumed acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema in an ambulance system by nurses using Boussignac continuous positive airway pressure
    W Dieperink
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Emerg Med J 26:141-4. 2009
    ..It was hypothesised that ambulance nurses are able to identify patients with ACPE and can successfully apply BCPAP. A prospective case series of patients with presumed ACPE treated with BCPAP by ambulance nurses is described...
  66. pmc The post-infarction nurse practitioner project: A prospective study comparing nurse intervention with conventional care in a non-high-risk myocardial infarction population
    C J M Broers
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Centre Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 17:61-7. 2009
    ..To confirm the feasibility of nurse practitioner interventionin non-high-risk patients with recent myocardial infarction (MI)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Anaemia and renal dysfunction are independently associated with BNP and NT-proBNP levels in patients with heart failure
    Jochem Hogenhuis
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:787-94. 2007
    ..Anaemia may affect B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal proBNP (NT-proBNP) levels, but this has not been well described in heart failure (HF) patients without the exclusion of patients with renal dysfunction...
  68. doi request reprint Endogenous erythropoietin and outcome in heart failure
    Anne M S Belonje
    Departments of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circulation 121:245-51. 2010
    ..This study aims to analyze the clinical and prognostic value of erythropoietin levels in relation to hemoglobin in a large cohort of HF patients...
  69. doi request reprint Do patients with heart failure need a case manager?
    Coby Annema
    School of Nursing and Health, Wenckebach Institution, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 24:127-31. 2009
    ..The aim of this article is to discuss the potential contribution of case management in the disease management of patients with HF...
  70. doi request reprint Effect of moderate or intensive disease management program on outcome in patients with heart failure: Coordinating Study Evaluating Outcomes of Advising and Counseling in Heart Failure (COACH)
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 168:316-24. 2008
    ..Heart failure (HF) disease management programs are widely implemented, but data about their effect on outcome have been inconsistent...
  71. ncbi request reprint Advanced chronic heart failure: A position statement from the Study Group on Advanced Heart Failure of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
    Marco Metra
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:684-94. 2007
    ..These patients deserve effective therapeutic options and should be potential targets for future clinical research initiatives...
  72. ncbi request reprint A survey of coronary risk factors and B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in cardiac nurses from Europe: do nurses still practice what they preach?
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Undertaking Nursing Interventions Throughout Europe UNITE Research Group, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:3-6. 2004
    ..From a previous survey of cardiac nurses attending a scientific conference, we learned that these nurses adopted a healthier lifestyle than the general population...
  73. ncbi request reprint Complexity of program and clinical outcomes of heart failure disease management incorporating specialist nurse-led heart failure clinics. A meta-regression analysis
    Christopher O Phillips
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:333-41. 2005
    ..To determine whether a hierarchy of effectiveness exists with respect to complexity of published protocols of heart failure (HF) disease management (DM) incorporating specialist nurse-led HF clinics...
  74. ncbi request reprint Sexual problems in heart failure patients
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Netherlands Heart Foundation, P O Box 300, 2500 CH, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:61-7. 2002
    ..Sexual adjustment was related to functional status, number of co-morbidities and age. Better sexual adjustment was also related to a higher quality of life...
  75. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic heart failure: executive summary (update 2005): The Task Force for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure of the European Society of Cardiology
    Karl Swedberg
    Sahlgrenska Academy at the Göteborg University, Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 26:1115-40. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint Are women different than men? Aspects of heart failure in special populations: elderly women
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Netherlands Heart Foundation, P O Box 300, 2500 CH, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:29-31. 2002
  77. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure: executive summary (update 2005)]
    Karl Swedberg
    Sahlgrenska Academy, The Göteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Rev Esp Cardiol 58:1062-92. 2005
  78. ncbi request reprint The challenge of implementing heart failure management programmes throughout Europe
    Kenneth Dickstein
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:188-9. 2006
  79. ncbi request reprint Back to the future: The Madrid Declaration and the European Heart Health Charter
    Tiny Jaarsma
    University Hospital Groningen, Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:85-6. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale in a United Kingdom population
    Caroline Shuldham
    Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 60:87-95. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to test the internal consistency, reliability and validity of the 12-item European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale in an English-speaking sample in the United Kingdom...
  81. doi request reprint Heart failure matters
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:1. 2008
  82. doi request reprint When, how and where should we "coach" patients with heart failure: the COACH results in perspective
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:331-3. 2008
  83. doi request reprint Thoughts about death and perceived health status in elderly patients with heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:608-13. 2008
    ..To explore thoughts about death and perceived health status in elderly patients with heart failure during a 6 month period after a deterioration needing hospitalisation...
  84. ncbi request reprint Nurse-managed heart failure programmes in the Netherlands
    Sanne de Loor
    Netherlands Heart Foundation, PO Box 300, 2501 CH The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:123-9. 2002
    ..A lot of questions in regard to the most optimal content and the organisation of HF management programmes remain unanswered...
  85. ncbi request reprint Building bridges: the American Heart Association-European Society of Cardiology's International Nursing Collaboration
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 18:194-6. 2003
  86. ncbi request reprint Building bridges: the American Heart Association-European Society of Cardiology's International Nursing Collaboration
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, Basel CH 4056, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:251-3. 2003
    ..development of mentoring initiatives; (3). initiation of research collaboration; (4). development of joint guidelines; and (5). appointment of liaison persons of AHA to ESC and vice versa...
  87. ncbi request reprint Heart failure management programs: how far should we go?
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:215-6. 2003
  88. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with preserved and depressed left ventricular function
    I Lesman-Leegte
    Eur Heart J 26:525-6; author reply 526. 2005
  89. ncbi request reprint BNP and functional status in heart failure
    Jochem Hogenhuis
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 18:507; author reply 509. 2004
  90. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric nurse; member of the HF management team?
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:99-100. 2005
  91. ncbi request reprint Addressing sexual activity in education of heart failure patients
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Int J Clin Pract 61:353-5. 2007
  92. doi request reprint Psychology and cardiology: do not forget the heart failure patient
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Eur Heart J 29:1208; author reply 1208-9. 2008
  93. pmc Decompensation of chronic heart failure associated with pregabalin in a 73-year-old patient with postherpetic neuralgia: a case report
    Ruth H E De Smedt
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 66:327-8. 2008