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How should we define health?
The WHO definition of health as complete wellbeing is no longer fit for purpose given the rise of chronic disease. Machteld Huber and colleagues propose changing the emphasis towards the ability to…
Ankle brachial index combined with Framingham Risk Score to predict cardiovascular events and mortality: a meta-analysis.
Measurement of the ABI may improve the accuracy of cardiovascular risk prediction beyond the FRS, and is associated with approximately twice the 10-year total mortality, cardiovascular mortality, and major coronary event rate compared with the overall rate in each FRS category.
Multimorbidity in general practice: prevalence, incidence, and determinants of co-occurring chronic and recurrent diseases.
Computerized health information in The Netherlands: a registration network of family practices.
- J. Metsemakers, P. Höppener, J. Knottnerus, R. Kocken, C. Limonard
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe British journal of general practice : the…
- 1 March 1992
A registration network of family practices (Registratienet Huisartspraktijken) has recently been established in the Netherlands, allowing researchers to identify patients with particular health problems.
Reduction of pain catastrophizing mediates the outcome of both physical and cognitive-behavioral treatment in chronic low back pain.
Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after non-traumatic events: evidence from an open population study.
- S. Mol, A. Arntz, J. Metsemakers, G. Dinant, Pauline A P Vilters-van Montfort, J. Knottnerus
- Psychology, MedicineThe British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
- 1 June 2005
Life events can generate at least as many PTSD symptoms as traumatic events, and the findings call for further studies on the specificity of traumatic events as a cause of PTSD.
Treatment Expectancy and Credibility Are Associated With the Outcome of Both Physical and Cognitive-behavioral Treatment in Chronic Low Back Pain
- R. Smeets, Saskia Beelen, M. Goossens, E. Schouten, J. Knottnerus, J. Vlaeyen
- Psychology, MedicineThe Clinical Journal of Pain
- 1 May 2008
The results underscore the importance of expectancy and credibility for the outcome of different active interventions for CLBP and might contribute to the development of more effective treatments.
A risk model for the prediction of recurrent falls in community-dwelling elderly: a prospective cohort study.
Systematic Review and Meta‐analysis of Incidence Studies of Epilepsy and Unprovoked Seizures
- I. Kotsopoulos, Tiny Van Merode, F. Kessels, Marc C. T. F. M. De Krom, J. Knottnerus
- Medicine, BusinessEpilepsia
- 1 November 2002
To evaluate the methodology of incidence studies of epilepsy and unprovoked seizures and to assess the value of their findings by summarizing their results, a large number of studies reported positive results.