Jan van der Meij

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OBJECTIVE To assess whether the McGill pain questionnaire, translated into Dutch (MPQ-DLV), is a reliable instrument to measure pain. DESIGN Questionnaire study. SETTING Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Leiden, the Netherlands. METHOD The MPQ-DLV was administered three times to 92 patients who had physiotherapy: in group I (n = 62) twice(More)
The semantic structure and the underlying dimensions of 176 common Dutch words used to describe various kinds of pain were studied. Seventy-seven subjects rated the intensity of the pain described by each of these words; another 53 subjects sorted the words with regard to their similarity in meaning. A unidimensional solution adequately represented the(More)
BACKGROUND QuikScan (QS) is an innovative design that aims to improve accessibility, comprehensibility, and subsequent recall of expository text by means of frequent within-document summaries that are formatted as numbered list items. The numbers in the QS summaries correspond to numbers placed in the body of the document where the summarized ideas are(More)
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