Sylvia C Remerie

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Treatment success in aphasia is influenced by various factors. Clinical decisions, including patient selection and decisions on frequency and content, are often guided by a clinician's implicit opinions. The Multi-axial Aphasia System (MAAS) was developed to structure linguistic, somatic, neuropsychological, psychosocial and socio-economic information on(More)
BACKGROUND The Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ) is a widely used instrument for measuring health-related quality of life covering both the physical and psychosocial domain. This study examined the responsiveness of the Dutch CHQ 50-item Parent Form (PF50) in a sample of adolescents with chronic non-specific pain and/or fatigue. METHOD Five different(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the routing through the health care system and the level of functioning of a consecutive series of lower limb amputees at a general Dutch hospital. METHODS A descriptive cohort study (medical records examination) with a follow-up interval of 11.7 months. All 124 major lower limb amputations (ankle to hip) between 1 July 1989 and 31(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic pain is prevalent among young people and negatively influences their quality of life. Furthermore, chronic pain in adolescence may persist into adulthood. Therefore, it is important early on to promote the self-management skills of adolescents with chronic pain by improving signaling, referral, and treatment of these youngsters. In this(More)
UNLABELLED Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is effective in reducing the frequency and intensity of chronic pain in adolescents. However, CBT seems not to be considered acceptable by all adolescents. The main aim of our study was therefore to evaluate the effects of guided Internet-delivered self-help for adolescents with chronic pain. Adolescents (N =(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic pain and fatigue are both common complaints in childhood and adolescence and often persist over time. The aim of the study was to investigate whether chronic pain/fatigue persists during adulthood and how former patients function and participate in society as adults. METHODS This historical cohort study used questionnaires to gather the(More)
BACKGROUND No core set of measurement tools exists to collect data within clinical practice. Such data could be useful as reference data to guide treatment decisions and to compare patient characteristics or treatment results within specific treatment settings. METHODS The Dutch Dataset Pain Rehabilitation was developed which included the six domains of(More)
PURPOSE The aims of this study were, first, to determine the percentage of adolescents with chronic pain/fatigue successfully treated with rehabilitation treatment for chronic pain/fatigue and, second, to identify predictors for a successful rehabilitation treatment. METHODS Treatment success is scored based on a combination of predefined clinically(More)
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