M M Rovers

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does a trial on the effects of ventilation tubes influence clinical practice?
    M M Rovers
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 28:355-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Generalizability of trial results based on randomized versus nonrandomized allocation of OME infants to ventilation tubes or watchful waiting
    M M Rovers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:789-94. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of balanced and random allocation in clinical trials: a simulation study
    M M Rovers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:1123-9. 2000
  4. pmc Grommets in otitis media with effusion: an individual patient data meta-analysis
    M M Rovers
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care and Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 90:480-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Ventilation tubes in infants increase the risk of otorrhoea and antibiotic usage
    K Ingels
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    B-ENT 1:173-6. 2005
  6. pmc Randomised controlled trial of the effect of ventilation tubes (grommets) on quality of life at age 1-2 years
    M M Rovers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 84:45-49. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Poor perception of dyspnoea in children with undiagnosed asthma
    R van Gent
    Department of Paediatrics, Maxima Medical Center, 5500 MB, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 30:887-91. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Otitis media with effusion' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
    L J Boomsma
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:267-8; author reply 268. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Summary of the practice guideline 'Otits media with effusion' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
    L J Boomsma
    Nederlands Huisartsen Genootschap, afd Richtlijnontwikkeling en Wetenschap, Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2028-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of GP-diagnosed respiratory tract infections according to age, gender and high-risk co-morbidity: the Second Dutch National Survey of General Practice
    E Hak
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 23:291-4. 2006

Collaborators

  • K J A O Ingels
  • Nick Black
  • E Hak
  • R van Gent
  • L J Boomsma
  • J L L Kimpen
  • G de Meer
  • C K van der Ent
  • Tj Wiersma
  • A N Goudswaard
  • F A M van Balen
  • C N M Brouwer
  • L E M van Essen
  • L E M van Essen-Zandvliet
  • A G M Schilder
  • A R MaillĂ©
  • E A M Sanders
  • D E Grobbee
  • R H Veenhoven

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Does a trial on the effects of ventilation tubes influence clinical practice?
    M M Rovers
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 28:355-9. 2003
    ..The study suggests that the adoption of research results require more than simple dissemination of the results. (Inter)national debate is recommended to value the results of clinical trials for daily practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint Generalizability of trial results based on randomized versus nonrandomized allocation of OME infants to ventilation tubes or watchful waiting
    M M Rovers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:789-94. 2001
    ..The procedure of following up both randomized and nonrandomized patients is recommended when there is concern about selective participation and reduced generalizability...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of balanced and random allocation in clinical trials: a simulation study
    M M Rovers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:1123-9. 2000
    ....
  4. pmc Grommets in otitis media with effusion: an individual patient data meta-analysis
    M M Rovers
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care and Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 90:480-5. 2005
    ..To identify subgroups of children with otitis media with effusion (OME) that might benefit more than others from treatment with ventilation tubes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ventilation tubes in infants increase the risk of otorrhoea and antibiotic usage
    K Ingels
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    B-ENT 1:173-6. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc Randomised controlled trial of the effect of ventilation tubes (grommets) on quality of life at age 1-2 years
    M M Rovers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 84:45-49. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Ventilation tubes do not have a substantial incremental effect on the quality of life of infants aged 1-2 years with uncomplicated persistent bilateral OME...
  7. ncbi request reprint Poor perception of dyspnoea in children with undiagnosed asthma
    R van Gent
    Department of Paediatrics, Maxima Medical Center, 5500 MB, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 30:887-91. 2007
    ..06 and 0.11, respectively). Among children with bronchial hyperresponsiveness, those without a parent's report of physician's diagnosis of asthma had a worse perception of dyspnoea than children with diagnosed asthma...
  8. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Otitis media with effusion' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
    L J Boomsma
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:267-8; author reply 268. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Summary of the practice guideline 'Otits media with effusion' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
    L J Boomsma
    Nederlands Huisartsen Genootschap, afd Richtlijnontwikkeling en Wetenschap, Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2028-32. 2006
    ..Children with abnormal results on the new form of neonatal auditory screening should preferably be referred to a centre for audiology...
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of GP-diagnosed respiratory tract infections according to age, gender and high-risk co-morbidity: the Second Dutch National Survey of General Practice
    E Hak
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 23:291-4. 2006
    ..Figures on GP-diagnosed respiratory tract infections (RTI) are outdated because of demographic changes and increase in co-morbid conditions, respiratory vaccination programmes and change in illness behaviour...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of recurrent acute otitis media on the quality of life of children and their caregivers
    C N M Brouwer
    Department of Pediatrics, Spaarne Hospital Haarlem, The Netherlands
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:258-65. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of short-term ventilation tubes versus watchful waiting on hearing in young children with persistent otitis media with effusion: a randomized trial
    M M Rovers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ear Hear 22:191-9. 2001
    ..This is probably due to partial recurrent OME in the VT group and to partial spontaneous recovery in the WW group...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adherence to follow-up recommendations in asthma
    R van Gent
    Maxima Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, PO Box 7777, 5500 MB, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 93:236-8. 2008
    ..Thirty-eight per cent of their parents refused to visit a general practitioner for this disorder. Factors associated with the refusal were high maternal education, mild symptoms and absence of airway reversibility...