Dorien Wijers

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Although the number of neurological second opinions (SOs) and tertiary referrals (TRs) is increasing, only little is known about expectations and patient satisfaction in this group of patients. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore expectations of patients who get a neurological SO or TR and to assess patient satisfaction in these groups of(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the short and long term results of neurological second opinions with regard to medical aspects and patient satisfaction. DESIGN Prospective observational cohort study METHODS Data regarding medical relevance and patient satisfaction were collected for all patients referred to the neurological out-patient clinic for a second opinion(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The number of second opinions (SO) and tertiary referrals (TR) in neurology is increasing. Previously, we showed that a day-care admission for neurological SO's and TR's often results in a new diagnosis and/or treatment advice and increases patient satisfaction. However, long-term satisfaction for these consultations has never been(More)
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