Albertus W. Faber

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An assessment carried out on adolescents aged 11-18 who had suffered severe burns in early childhood 10-11 years previously indicated that the levels of problem behavior were similar and the levels of depression lower than those reported by adolescents in comparable reference populations. Adolescents' self-reports revealed higher levels of the personality(More)
This study investigated traumatic stress symptoms in severely burned survivors of two fire disasters and two comparison groups of patients with "non-disaster" burn injuries, as well as risk factors associated with acute and chronic stress symptoms. Patients were admitted to one out of eight burn centers in The Netherlands or Belgium. The Impact of Event(More)
The aim of this study was to assess if the pain observation scale for young children (POCIS) and the visual analogue scale (VAS) are reliable and valid instruments to measure procedural and background pain in burned children aged 0-4 years. Burn care nurses (n=73) rated pain from 24 fragments of videotaped children during wound care procedures and during(More)
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