P. E. F. Houwink

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BACKGROUND Much of European primary care is computerised and many groups of practices pool data for research. Technology is making pooled general practice data widely available beyond the domain within which it is collected. OBJECTIVE To explore the barriers and opportunities to exploiting routinely collected general practice data for research. METHOD(More)
Background Much of European primary care is computerised and many groups of practices pool data for research. Technology is making pooled general practice data widely available beyond the domain within which it is collected. Objective To explore the barriers and opportunities to exploiting routinely collected general practice data for research. Method(More)
In the Netherlands there is a unique situation in the control structure of the use of IT in Family Medicine. Professional Organizations Software houses, Universities and User groups are working together in the development of a Reference Model. Already in 1985 the first model was created by the Working Committee for Information and Automatisation ( WCIA ).(More)
In the Born in Bradford study, an increased risk for congenital anomalies was found in the Pakistani subpopulation of Bradford, where cousin marriage is relatively frequent. While consanguinity may be associated with a risk for congenital malformations, it does not prove a causal relationship. Whatever the case, high perinatal mortality as well as the high(More)
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