Meredith G van der Velden

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BACKGROUND Previous reports on the incidence of schizophrenia in immigrant groups to The Netherlands were based on hospital data. AIMS To compare the incidence of psychotic disorders in the immigrant groups to that in natives. METHOD Two-year first-contact incidence study in The Hague. RESULTS The risks of schizophrenia, schizophreniform or(More)
OBJECTIVE Despite widespread adoption of in-house call for ICU attendings, there is a paucity of research on optimal scheduling of intensivists to provide continuous on-site coverage. Overnight call duties have traditionally been added onto 7 days of continuous daytime clinical service. We designed an alternative ICU staffing model to increase continuity of(More)
Rapid respiratory failure due to invasive mycosis of the airways is an uncommon presentation of Aspergillus infection, even in immunocompromised patients, and very few pediatric cases have been reported. Patients with Aspergillus tracheobronchitis present with nonspecific symptoms, and radiologic studies are often noninformative, leading to a delay in(More)
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