Maurits W. van Tulder
Aarhus University Hospital
SurgeryHealth careRandomized controlled trialPhysical therapySystematic reviewEvidence-based medicineAlternative medicinePsychological interventionBack painRehabilitationMEDLINELow back painNeck painCost effectivenessNon specificTable (database)Clinical trialMedicineMeta-analysisPhysical medicine and rehabilitation
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#1Kelly M A Dreuning (PHRI: Public Health Research Institute)
#2Maurits W. van Tulder (Aarhus University Hospital)H-Index: 100
Last. Joep P M Derikx (PHRI: Public Health Research Institute)
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The incidence of metachronous contralateral inguinal hernia (MCIH) is high in infants with an inguinal hernia (5–30%), with the highest risk in infants aged 6 months or younger. MCIH is associated with the risk of incarceration and necessitates a second operation. This might be avoided by contralateral exploration during primary surgery. However, contralateral exploration may be unnecessary, leads to additional operating time and costs and may result in additional complications of surgery and an...
#1Tjarda M Boere (VUmc: VU University Medical Center)
#2Laura W. van Buul (VUmc: VU University Medical Center)H-Index: 8
Last. Cees M.P.M. Hertogh (VUmc: VU University Medical Center)H-Index: 32
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Abstract null Objective null To evaluate whether C reactive protein point-of-care testing (CRP POCT) safely reduces antibiotic prescribing for lower respiratory tract infections in nursing home residents. null Design null Pragmatic, cluster randomised controlled trial. null Setting null The UPCARE study included 11 nursing home organisations in the Netherlands. null Participants null 84 physicians from 11 nursing home organisations included 241 participants with suspected lower respiratory tract...
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#1Annemarie de Zoete (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 2
#2Sidney M. Rubinstein (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 28
Last. Nadine E. FosterH-Index: 73
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#1Aidan G Cashin (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 6
#2Rodrigo R N Rizzo (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 3
Last. Maurits W. van Tulder (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 100
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#1Pravesh S. Gadjradj (NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital)
#2Mehrman Chalaki (LUMC: Leiden University Medical Center)H-Index: 1
Last. Biswadjiet S. Harhangi (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 12
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Abstract null null Introduction null Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are the preferred outcomes measured in patients with lumbar spinal degenerative diseases. As PROMs can be lengthy and therefore pose a burden to patients and researchers, short and standardized PROMs are needed, such as the Core Outcome Measures Index (COMI). null null null Research question null Is the Dutch version of the COMI-back a reliable and responsive PROM to measure outcomes in lumbar degenerative spinal surg...
#1Alexander Tingulstad (Metropolitan University)H-Index: 3
#2Maurits W. van Tulder (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 100
Last. Margreth Grotle (Oslo University Hospital)H-Index: 33
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BACKGROUND The Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire (MSK-HQ) is a recently developed generic questionnaire that consists of 14 items assessing health status in people with musculoskeletal disorders. The objective was to translate and cross-culturally adapt the MSK-HQ into Norwegian and to examine its construct validity and reliability in people on sick leave with musculoskeletal disorders. METHODS A prospective cohort study was carried out in Norway on people between 18 and 67 years of age and s...
#1Gisela Cristiane Miyamoto (American Physical Therapy Association)H-Index: 8
#2Ângela Jornada Ben (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 4
Last. Johanna M. van Dongen (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 14
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Abstract null null Background null As resources for healthcare are scarce, decision-makers increasingly rely on economic evaluations when making reimbursement decisions about new health technologies, such as drugs, procedures, devices, and equipment. Economic evaluations compare the costs and effects of two or more interventions. Musculoskeletal disorders have a high prevalence and result in high levels of disability and high costs worldwide. Because physical therapy interventions are usually th...
#1Lotte Hedegaard Sørensen (Aarhus University Hospital)
#2Maurits W. van Tulder (Aarhus University Hospital)H-Index: 100
Last. Lisa Gregersen Oestergaard (AU: Aarhus University)H-Index: 10
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Abstract null null Introduction null Adequate responsiveness and knowledge of the minimal important change (MIC) is essential when using patient reported outcome measures to assess treatment efficacy. null null null Objective null To evaluate the responsiveness and MIC of common outcomes in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome undergoing arthroscopic subacromial decompression. null null null Methods null At baseline and 6-months after surgery, patients completed the Oxford Shoulder Sco...
#1Elizabeth N. Mutubuki (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 3
#2Mohamed El Alili (PHRI: Public Health Research Institute)H-Index: 4
Last. Johanna M. van Dongen (PHRI: Public Health Research Institute)H-Index: 14
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Background Baseline imbalances, skewed costs, the correlation between costs and effects, and missing data are statistical challenges that are often not adequately accounted for in the analysis of cost-effectiveness data. This study aims to illustrate the impact of accounting for these statistical challenges in trial-based economic evaluations. Methods Data from two trial-based economic evaluations, the REALISE and HypoAware studies, were used. In total, 14 full cost-effectiveness analyses were p...
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#2Biswadjiet S. Harhangi (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 12
Last. Esther W. de Bekker-Grob (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 24
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Multiple surgical techniques are practiced to treat sciatica caused by lumbar disk herniation. It is unknown which factors surgeons find important when offering certain surgical techniques. The objective of this study is threefold: 1) determine the relative weight surgeons place on various characteristics of sciatica treatment, 2) determine the trade-offs surgeons make between these characteristics and 3) identify preference heterogeneity for sciatica treatment. A discrete choice experiment was ...