Petrie F. Roodbol

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The current developments in healthcare are unprecedented. The organization of health care is complex. Collaboration is essential to meet all the healthcare needs of patients and to achieve coordinated and unambiguous information. Multiprofessional education (MPE) or multidisciplinary training (MDT) seems a logical step to stimulate teamwork. However,(More)
AIM To gain insight into a new type of nurse specialized in gerontology and geriatrics, how they find meaning in the care of older persons and how this relates to the seven professional roles derived from the CanMEDS theoretical framework. BACKGROUND To promote the quality of care for older persons in the Netherlands, one of the measures taken is the(More)
PURPOSE To perform a systematic literature review for critical evaluation of prevalence and factors contributing to malnutrition in childhood cancer. METHODS A systematic search resulting in 46 suitable articles. RESULTS Due to lack of uniform criteria and adequate studies, the prevalence rates of malnutrition can only be estimated. Based on strengths(More)
BACKGROUND The Dutch health care system faces huge challenges with regard to the demand on elderly care and the competencies of nurses and physicians required to meet this demand.At present, the main focus of health care in the Netherlands lies on illness and treatment. However, (frail) elderly need care and support that takes their daily functioning and(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To research the use of ambiguous language in written information concerning patients' functioning and to identify problems resulting from the use of ambiguous language in clinical practice. BACKGROUND Many projects that aimed to introduce standard terminology concerning patients' functioning in clinical practice are unsuccessful(More)
BACKGROUND In mental health care, more and more research is being done, particularly in the field of educational programmes. Unfortunately, junior researchers are often not fully informed about the rules and regulations relating to research and about medical ethics. Therefore, they are not in a position to make considered judgements that conform to good(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To compare a functioning assessment based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) with a conventional medical assessment, in terms of their respective consequences for health professionals' clinical decision-making and the fit with patient's own perspective of health. BACKGROUND In chronic(More)
AIM To explore the focus of nurse practitioners on health care in terms of cure and care. BACKGROUND Nurse practitioners are expected to act on the intersection of cure and care. However, in clinical practice and education, a clear model covering this area is lacking; therefore, it is unknown to what extent nurse practitioners are focused on this specific(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether distinct trajectories of anxious and depressive symptoms are present among liver transplant recipients from before transplantation to two years afterwards; to identify associated demographic, clinical, and individual characteristics; and to examine the influence of distinct trajectories on outcomes. METHODS A prospective,(More)