Judith Wierdsma

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OBJECTIVE To investigate whether an internet based, nurse led vascular risk factor management programme promoting self management on top of usual care is more effective than usual care alone in reducing vascular risk factors in patients with clinically manifest vascular disease. DESIGN Prospective randomised controlled trial. SETTING Multicentre trial(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the cost-effectiveness of an internet-based, nurse-led vascular risk factor management programme in addition to usual care compared with usual care alone in patients with a clinical manifestation of a vascular disease. DESIGN Cost-effectiveness analysis alongside a randomised controlled trial (the Internet-based vascular Risk factor(More)
Background: Vascular risk factors are often poorly managed. A multifactor approach with the aid of nurse practitioners (NPs) is more beneficial for achieving treatment goals of risk factors than achieved with usual care in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). Objective: In the SPAIN pilot-study, we want to implement and test a secure personalized(More)
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