Professor Chris van Weel

MD, PhD, FRCGP, FRACGP
Honorary Professor Academic Unit of General Practice, ANU Medical School

Professor Chris van Weel

The Hague, The Netherlands, 18 November 1947.

Professor of General Practice and head of the Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University, Nijmegen 1985 - 2012.

General Practitioner, Rot­terdam, Ommoord Health Cen­tre 1973 - 1985..

MD Leiden University, 1973

PhD Erasmus University Rotterdam, October 7, 1981

President World Organization of Family Doctors, Wonca, 2007 - 2010

Officer Order of Oranje-Nassau, 2007

Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Ghent, Belgium, 2003

Honorary Fellow Royal College of General Practitioners, UK, 1991

Honorary Fellow Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Australia, 2007

Maurice Wood Award, North American Primary Care Research Group, 2008

Member Executive Global Alliance of Chronic Lung Diseases, GOLD 2004 - 2010

Member International Editorial Advisory Board Lancet, 1996 - 2006.

Research interests

Morbidity in the primary care community

Multimorbidity

Long-term outcome of primary care

Primary care research capacity building

  • Sagasser, M, Kramer, A, Van Weel, C et al 2015, 'GP supervisors' experience in supporting self-regulated learning: a balancing act', Advances in Health Sciences Education, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 727-744.
  • van Bragt, S, van den Bemt, L, Kievits, R et al 2015, 'PELICAN: a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Dutch general practices to assess a self-management support intervention based on individual goals for children with asthma', Journal of Asthma, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 211-219.
  • Bagheri, N, Gilmour, B, McRae, I et al 2015, 'Community Cardiovascular Disease Risk From Cross-Sectional General Practice Clinical Data: A Spatial Analysis', Preventing chronic disease [electronic resource]., vol. 12, no. Feb 2015, pp. E26-E26.
  • Plouvier, A, Hartman, T, Boots, L et al 2015, 'Time intervals in diagnosing Parkinson's disease: The patients' views', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 98, no. 6, pp. 777-782.
  • Darmon, D, Laforest, L, Ganse, E et al 2015, 'Prescription of antibiotics and anxiolytics/hypnotics to asthmatic patients in general practice: a cross-sectional study based on French and Italian prescribing data', BMC Family Practice Journal, vol. 16, no. 14, pp. 14-14.
  • Van Weel, C, Turnbull, D, Whitehead, E et al 2015, 'International collaboration in innovating health systems', Annals of Family Medicine, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 86-87.
  • Essers, G, Dielissen, P, Van Weel, C et al 2015, 'How do trained raters take context factors into account when assessing GP trainee communication performance? An exploratory, qualitative study', Advances in Health Sciences Education, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 131-147.
  • Luijks H,de Grauw W, Bor JHJ et al 2015, 'Exploring the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on diabetes control in diabetes patients: a prospective observational study in general practice', Primary Care Respiratory Journal, pp. 1-7.
  • Van Weel, C 2014, 'Primary Health Care and Family Medicine at the Core of Health Care: Challenges and Priorities in How to Further Strengthen Their Potential', Frontiers of Medicine, vol. 1, no. 37, pp. 37-37.
  • van Ravesteijn, H, Suijkerbuijka, Y, Langbroeka, J et al 2014, 'Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: Process of change', Journal of Psychosomatic Research, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 27-33.
  • Scherpbier-de Haan, N, Vervoort, G, Van Weel, C et al 2014, 'Abnormal Serum Parathyroid Hormone, Calcium or Phosphate in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care', Austin Journal of Nephrology and Hypertension, vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 1-7.
  • Kidd, M, Manning, G, Howe, A et al 2014, 'Primary care research', Lancet, The (UK edition), vol. 384, no. 9955, pp. 1671-1672.
  • Teunissen, E, van den Bosch, W, van Bavel, E et al 2014, 'Mental health problems in undocumented and documented migrants: a survey study', Family Practice, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 571-577.
  • Plouvier, A, Hameleers, R, van den Heuvel, E et al 2014, 'Prodromal symptoms and early detection of Parkinson's disease in general practice: A nested case-control study', Family Practice, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 373-378.
  • Timmerman, H, Wilder-Smith, O, Van Weel, C et al 2014, 'Detecting the neuropathic pain component in the clinical setting: A study protocol for validation of screening instruments for the presence of a neuropathic pain component', BMC Neurology, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 94-94.
  • Teunissen, E, Sherally, J, van den Muijsenbergh, M et al 2014, 'Mental health problems of undocumented migrants (UMs) in the Netherlands: A qualitative exploration of help-seeking behaviour and experiences with primary care', BMJ Open, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 1-13.
  • van Roermund, T, Mokkink, H, Bottema, B et al 2014, 'Comparison of expectations and beliefs about good teaching in an academic day release medical education program: A qualitative study', BMC Medical Education, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 211-211.
  • Robben, S, Perry, M, Nijhuis-Huisjes, M et al 2014, 'ZWIP, a digital consultative forum for the elderly and care providers [Het ZWIP, een digitale overlegtafel voor ouderen en hulpverleners]', Huisarts en Wetenschap, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 58-62.
  • Akkermans, R, Biermans, M, Robberts, B et al 2014, 'COPD prognosis in relation to diagnostic criteria for airflow obstruction in smokers', European Respiratory Journal, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 54-63.
  • Jackson, C, Janamian, T, Van Weel, C et al 2014, 'Implementation research - its importance and application in primary care', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 201, no. 3, pp. S42-S43.
  • Akkermans, R, Biermans, M, Robberts, B et al 2014, 'Predicting an accelerated lung function decline in smokers: is there a proper threshold?', European Respiratory Journal, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 308-309.
  • Van Weel, C 2014, 'Towards earlier diagnosis of COPD', The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 248-249.
  • Eveleigh, R, Grutters, J, Muskens, E et al 2014, 'Cost-utility analysis of a treatment advice to discontinue inappropriate long-term antidepressant use in primary care', Family Practice, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 578-584.
  • Muskens, E, Lucassen, P, Groenleer, W et al 2014, 'Psychiatric diagnosis by telephone: is it an opportunity?', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 1677-1689.
  • Reeve, J, Blakeman, T, Freeman, J et al 2013, 'Generalist solutions to complex problems: generating practice-based evidence - the example of managing multi-morbidity', BMC Family Practice Journal, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 112-112.
  • Klein Woolthuis, E, de Grauw, W, Van Keeken, S et al 2013, 'Vascular outcomes in patients with screen-detected or clinically diagnosed type 2 diabetes: Diabscreen study follow-up', Annals of Family Medicine, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 20-27.
  • van Dijk, W, Heijdra, Y, Lenders, J et al 2013, 'Cigarette smoke retention and bronchodilation in patients with COPD. A controlled randomized trial', Respiratory Medicine, vol. 107, no. 1, pp. 112-119.
  • Dees, M, Vernooij-Dassen, M, Dekkers, W et al 2013, 'Perspectives of decision-making in requests for euthanasia: A qualitative research among patients, relatives and treating physicians in the Netherlands', Palliative Medicine, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 27-37.
  • Hartman, T, Rijswijk, E, van Dulmen, S et al 2013, 'How patients and family physicians communicate about persistent medically unexplained symptoms. A qualitative study of video-recorded consultations', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 90, no. 3, pp. 354-360.
  • Scherpbier-de Haan, N, van Gelder, V, Van Weel, C et al 2013, 'Initial implementation of a Web-based consultation process for patients with chronic kidney disease', Annals of Family Medicine, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 151-156.
  • van Ravesteijn, H, Grutters, J, Hartman, T et al 2013, 'Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: A cost-effectiveness study', Journal of Psychosomatic Research, vol. 74, no. 3, pp. 197-205.
  • De Jong, E, van Dijk, W, Heijdra, Y et al 2013, 'Short-acting anticholinergic bronchodilation does not increase cardiovascular events in smokers with mild to moderate pulmonary obstruction', Respirology, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 663-668.
  • Warmenhoven, F, Bor, H, Lucassen, P et al 2013, 'Depressive disorder in the last phase of life in patients with cardiovascular disease, cancer, and COPD: Data from a 20-year follow-up period in general practice', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 63, no. 610, pp. e303-e308.
  • van Ravesteijn, H, Lucassen, P, Bor, H et al 2013, 'Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: A randomized controlled trial', Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, vol. 82, no. 5, pp. 299-310.
  • Piano, V, Lanteri-Minet, M, Steegers, M et al 2013, 'A case vignette study to assess the knowledge of pain physicians of neuropathic cancer pain: Room for improvement', Pain Physician, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. E779-E788.
  • Essers, G, van Dulmen, S, van Es, J et al 2013, 'Context factors in consultations of general practitioner trainees and their impact on communication assessment in the authentic setting', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 93, no. 3, pp. 567-572.
  • Scherpbier-de Haan, N, Vervoort, G, Van Weel, C et al 2013, 'Effect of shared care on blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease: A cluster randomised controlled trial', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 63, no. 617, pp. e798-e806.
  • Warmenhoven, F, Van Weel, C, Vissers, K et al 2013, 'Screening Instruments for Depression in Advanced Cancer Patients: What Do We Actually Measure?', Pain Practice, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 467-475.
  • van Dijk, W, van den Bemt, L & Van Weel, C 2013, 'Megatrials for bronchodilators in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment: Time to reflect', JABFM - American Board of Family Medicine, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 221-224.
  • Muskens, E, Eveleigh, R, Lucassen, P et al 2013, 'Prescribing ANtiDepressants Appropriately (PANDA): A cluster randomized controlled trial in primary care', BMC Family Practice Journal, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1-8.
  • Essers, G, Kramer, A, Andriesse, B et al 2013, 'Context factors in general practitioner - Patient encounters and their impact on assessing communication skills - An exploratory study', BMC Family Practice Journal, vol. 14, no. 65.
  • Van Weel, C 2013, 'Primary-care research to inform policy and implementation', Lancet, The (UK edition), vol. 382, no. 9899, pp. 1156-1157.
  • van Roermund, T, Schreurs, M, Mokkink, H et al 2013, 'Qualitative study about the ways teachers react to feefback from resident evaluations', BMC Medical Education, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 98-98.
  • Weggemans, R, Kromhout, D & Van Weel, C 2013, 'New dietary reference values for vitamin D in the Netherlands', European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 67, no. 6, pp. 685-685.
  • Lagro-Janssen, A, Van Weel, C & Wong, S 2012, 'Abortion and mental health: Guidelines for proper scientific conduct ignored', British Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 200, no. 1, pp. 78-78.
  • Gaal, S, Verstappen, W, Giesen, P et al 2012, 'Disciplinary complaints against general practitioners [Tuchtklachten tegen huisartsen]', Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 242-245.
  • Bischoff, E, Akkermans, R, Bourbeau, J et al 2012, 'Comprehensive self management and routine monitoring in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in general practice: Randomised controlled trial', BMJ - British Medical Journal, vol. 345, no. 7885.
  • De Maeseneer, J, Van Weel, C, Egilman, D et al 2012, 'Author's reply', Lancet, The (UK edition), vol. 379, no. 9829, pp. 1873-1874.
  • De Maeseneer, J, Roberts, R, Demarzo, M et al 2012, 'Tackling NCDs: A different approach is needed', Lancet, The (UK edition), vol. 379, no. 9829, pp. 1860-1861.
  • van Dijk, W, Van Weel, C & Schermer, T 2012, 'Prognostic indices for COPD patient management: How many do we need?', European Respiratory Journal, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 223-224.
  • van Dijk, W, van den Bemt, L & Van Weel, C 2012, 'The clinical utility of prognostic indices: The proof of the pudding is in the eating', Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 172, no. 2, pp. 194-195.
  • Van Weel, C & Schermer, T 2012, 'Diagnostic pathways for interstitial lung diseases in primary care', Primary Care Respiratory Journal, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 253-254.
  • Bousquet, J, Schunemann, H, Samolinski, B et al 2012, 'Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA): Achievements in 10 years and future needs', Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol. 130, no. 5, pp. 1049-1062.
  • Weggemans, R, Kromhout, D & Van Weel, C 2012, 'New dietary reference values vitamin D]. [Gezondheidsraadadvies: nieuwe voedingsnormen voor vitamine D', Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, vol. 156, no. 47.
  • Van Weel, C 2012, 'The general practitioner of the future [De huisarts van de toekomst]', Huisarts en Wetenschap, vol. 55, no. 11, pp. 500-503.
  • Luijks, H, Loeffen, M, Lagro-Janssen, A et al 2012, 'GPs' considerations in multimorbidity management: A qualitative study', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 62, no. 600, pp. e503-10.
  • Warmenhoven, F, Rijswijk, E, Van Weel, C et al 2012, 'Low prevalence of depressive disorder in ambulatory advanced cancer patients using the schedules for clinical assessment in neuropsychiatry (SCAN 2.1)', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 136, no. 3, pp. 1209-1211.
  • Stephanie, v, van den Bemt, L, Thoonen, B et al 2012, 'PELICAN: A quality of life instrument for childhood asthma Study Protocol of two Randomized Controlled Trials in Primary and Specialized Care in the Netherlands', BMC Pediatrics, vol. 12, no. 137.
  • Bousquet, J, Anto, J, Demoly, P et al 2012, 'Severe Chronic Allergic (and Related) Diseases: A Uniform Approach - A MeDALL - GA(2)LEN - ARIA Position Paper', International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, vol. 158, no. 3, pp. 216-231.
  • van Dijk, W, Lenders, J, Holtman, J et al 2012, 'Bronchodilation and smoking interaction in COPD: A cohort pilot study to assess cardiovascular risk', Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 125-132.
  • Van Weel, C, Roberts, R & De Maeseneer, J 2012, 'Practice and research: Seeking common ground to benefit people', Family Practice, vol. 29, no. SUPPL. 1, pp. i10-i12.
  • Van Weel, C, Carelli, F & Gerada, C 2012, 'Reforming primary care: innovation or destruction?', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 62, no. 594, pp. 43-44.
  • Van Weel, C, Schers, H & Timmermans, A 2012, 'Health care in the Netherlands', JABFM - American Board of Family Medicine, vol. 25, no. SUPPL. 1, pp. S12-S17.
  • Bischoff, E, Boer, L, Molema, J et al 2012, 'Validity of an automated telephonic system to assess COPD exacerbation rates', European Respiratory Journal, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 1090-1096.
  • Akkermans, R, Berrevoets, M, Smeele, I et al 2012, 'Lung function decline in relation to diagnostic criteria for airflow obstruction in respiratory symptomatic subjects', BMC Pulmonary Medicine, vol. 12.
  • Luijks, H, Schermer, T, Bor, H et al 2012, 'Prevalence and incidence density rates of chronic comorbidity in type 2 diabetes patients: An exploratory cohort study', BMC Medicine, vol. 10, no. 128.
  • Thoonsen, B, Engels, Y, Rijswijk, E et al 2012, 'Early identification of palliative care patients in general practice: Development of RADboud indicators for PAlliative Care Needs (RADPAC)', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 62, no. 602, pp. e625-31.
  • Warmenhoven, F, Rijswijk, E, Hoogstraten, E et al 2012, 'How family physicians address diagnosis and management of depression in palliative care patients', Annals of Family Medicine, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 330-336.
  • Uijen, A, Schers, H, Schellevis, F et al 2012, 'Measuring continuity of care: Psychometric properties of the Nijmegen Continuity Questionnaire', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 62, no. 600, pp. e494-e502.
  • Robben, S, Perry, M, Huisjes, M et al 2012, 'Implementation of an innovative web-based conference table for community-dwelling frail older people, their informal caregivers and professionals: A process evaluation', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 12, no. 1.
  • Nasser, M, Van Weel, C, Binsbergen, J et al 2012, 'Generalizability of systematic reviews of the effectiveness of health care interventions to primary health care: Concepts, methods and future research', Family Practice, vol. 29, no. SUPPL. 1, pp. i94-i103.
  • Warmenhoven, F, van Rijswijk, E, Engels, Y et al 2012, 'The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) and a single screening question as screening tools for depressive disorder in Dutch advanced cancer patients', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 319-324.
  • Truswell, S, Hiddink, G, Green, L et al 2012, 'Practice-based evidence for weight management: Alliance between primary care and public health', Family Practice, vol. 29, no. SUPPL. 1, pp. i6-i9.
  • van Ravesteijn, H, Djik, I, Darmon, D et al 2012, 'The reassuring value of diagnostic tests: A systematic review', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 86, no. 1, pp. 3-8.
  • Geerts, A, Scherpbier-de Haan, N, de Koning, F et al 2012, 'A pharmacy medication alert system based on renal function in older patients', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 62, no. 601, pp. e525-9.
  • Klinkman, M & Van Weel, C 2011, 'Prospects for person-centred diagnosis in general medicine', Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 365-370.
  • Van Weel, C 2011, 'Person-centred medicine in the context of primary care: A view from the World Organization of Family Doctors (Wonca)', Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 337-338.
  • van Dijk, W, Scheepers, P, Cremers, R et al 2011, 'A method to study the effect of bronchodilators on smoke retention in COPD patients: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial', Trials, vol. 12.
  • Hassink-Franke, L, van Weel-Baumgarten, E, Wierda, E et al 2011, 'Effectiveness of problem-solving treatment by general practice registrars for patients with emotional symptoms', Journal of Primary Health Care, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 181-189.
  • Hartman, T, van Ravesteijn, H, Lucassen, P et al 2011, 'Why the 'reason for encounter' should be incorporated in the analysis of outcome of care', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 61, no. 593, pp. e839-e841.
  • Gaal, S, Hartman, C, Giesen, P et al 2011, 'Complaints against family physicians submitted to disciplinary tribunals in the Netherlands: Lessons for patient safety', Annals of Family Medicine, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 522-527.
  • Hoffmans, R, Schermer, T, Van Weel, C et al 2011, 'Management of rhinosinusitis in Dutch general practice', Primary Care Respiratory Journal, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 64-70.
  • Van der Wel, M, Buunk, I, Van Weel, C et al 2011, 'a novel approach to office blood pressure measurement: 30-minute office blood pressure vs daytime ambulatory blood pressure', Annals of Family Medicine, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 128-135.
  • Gaal, S, Verstappen, W, Wolters, R et al 2011, 'Prevalence and consequences of patient safety incidents in general practice in the Netherlands: a retrospective medical record review study', Implementation Science, vol. 6, no. 1.
  • Uijen, A, Schellevis, F, van den Bosch, W et al 2011, 'Nijmegen Continuity Questionnaire: Development and testing of a questionnaire that measures continuity of care', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 1391-1399.
  • Scherpbier-de Haan, N, Van der Wel, M, Schoenmakers, G et al 2011, 'Thirty-minute compared to standardised office blood pressure measurement in general practice', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 61, no. 590, pp. e590-7.
  • Dees, M, Vernooij-Dassen, M, Dekkers, W et al 2011, ''Unbearable suffering': a qualitative study on the perspectives of patients who request assistance in dying', Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 37, no. 12, pp. 727-734.
  • Hassink-Franke, L, Hartman, T, Beek, M et al 2011, 'Problem-solving treatment in general practice residency: A focus group study of registrars' views', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 106-112.
  • Essers, G, van Dulmen, S, Van Weel, C et al 2011, 'Identifying context factors explaining physician's low performance in communication assessment: An explorative study in general practice', BMC Family Practice Journal, vol. 12, no. 138, pp. 138-138.
  • Heijmans, M, Hartman, T, Weel-Baumgarten, E et al 2011, 'Experts' opinions on the management of medically unexplained symptoms in primary care. A qualitative analysis of narrative reviews and scientific editorials', Family Practice, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 444-455.
  • Huber, M, Knottnerus, J, Green, L et al 2011, 'How should we define health?', BMJ - British Medical Journal, vol. 343, no. 7817.
  • Van Weel, C & Schermer, T 2011, 'Quality of life is not an indicator of COPD severity [Kwaliteit van leven zegt weinig over de ernst van COPD]', Huisarts en Wetenschap, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 294-297.
  • Lagro-Janssen, A, Knufing, M, Schreurs, L et al 2011, 'Reduction in hormone substitution? [Vermindering in hormoonsubstitutie?]', Huisarts en Wetenschap, vol. 54, no. 9, pp. 484-487.
  • Thoonsen, B, Groot, M, Engels, Y et al 2011, 'Early identification of and proactive palliative care for patients in general practice, incentive and methods of a randomized controlled trial', BMC Family Practice Journal, vol. 12, pp. 1-7.
  • Boven, K, Lucassen, P, van Ravesteijn, H et al 2011, 'Do unexplained symptoms predict anxiety or depression? Ten-year data from a practice-based research network', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 61, no. 587, pp. e316-25.
  • van Dijk, W, van den Bemt, L, Haak-Rongen, S et al 2011, 'Multidimensional prognostic indices for use in COPD patient care. A systematic review', Respiratory research, vol. 12.
  • Van Weel, C, Roberts, R, De Maeseneer, J et al 2011, 'Public health: Profession, health system, government control', Lancet, The (UK edition), vol. 378, no. 9790, pp. 468-469.
  • Svab, I & Van Weel, C 2011, 'Research challenges for family medicine in a changing Europe. Reflections afteran EGPRN conference on multimorbidity (Dubrovnik, 2009)', European Journal of General Practice, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 233-237.
  • De Maeseneer, J, Van Weel, C & Roberts, R 2010, 'Family medicine's commitment to the MDGs', Lancet, The (UK edition), vol. 375, no. 9726, pp. 1588-1589.
  • Dees, M, Vernooij-Dassen, M, Dekkers, W et al 2010, 'Unbearable suffering of patients with a request for euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide: An integrative review', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 339-352.
  • Bousquet, J, Mantzouranis, E, Cruz, A et al 2010, 'Uniform definition of asthma severity, control, and exacerbations: Document presented for the World Health Organization Consultation on Severe Asthma', Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol. 126, no. 5, pp. 926-938.
  • van Dijk, W, Heijdra, Y, Scheepers, P et al 2010, 'Interaction in COPD experiment (ICE): A hazardous combination of cigarette smoking and bronchodilation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease', Medical Hypotheses, vol. 74, no. 2, pp. 277-280.
  • Janssens, H, Fransen, J, Van de Lisdonk, E et al 2010, 'A diagnostic rule for acute gouty arthritis in primary care without joint fluid analysis', Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 170, no. 13, pp. 1120-1126.
  • Janssens, H, Janssen, M, Van de Lisdonk, E et al 2010, 'Limited validity of the American College of Rheumatology criteria for classifying patients with gout in primary care', Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, vol. 69, no. 6, pp. 1255-1256.
  • Van Den bemt, L, Schermer, T, Smeele, I et al 2010, 'No apparent clinical value in maintaining regular checks of COPD patients by a GP laboratory over the years [Geen aanwijsbaar klinisch nut voor het jarenlang in stand houden van periodieke controles van COPD-patinten door een huisartsenlaboratorium]', Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, vol. 154, no. 36, pp. 1668-1674.
  • Van Weel, C & de Grauw, W 2010, 'Opportunistic screening for type 2 diabetes in primary care', Lancet, The (UK edition), vol. 376, no. 9742, pp. 683-684.
  • Lagro-Janssen, A, Knufing, M, Schreurs, M et al 2010, 'Significant fall in hormone replacement therapy prescription in general practice', Family Practice, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 424-429.
  • van den Nieuwenhof, L, Schermer, T, Bosch, Y et al 2010, 'Is physician-diagnosed allergic rhinitis a risk factor for the development of asthma?', Allergy, vol. 65, no. 8, pp. 1049-1055.
  • Bousquet, J, Schunemann, H, Zuberbier, T et al 2010, 'Development and implementation of guidelines in allergic rhinitis - an ARIA-GA2LEN paper', Allergy, vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 1212-1221.
  • van Wayenburg, C, Rasmussen-Conrad, E, Berg, V et al 2010, 'Weight loss in head and neck cancer patients little noticed in general practice', Journal of Primary Health Care, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 16-21.
  • Kruschinski, C, Lange, M, Lionis, C et al 2010, 'Themes and methods of research presented at European general practice research network conferences', Family Practice, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 459-467.
  • van den Bemt, L, Smeele, I, Kolkman, M et al 2010, 'Low body mass index, airflow obstruction, and dyspnoea in a primary care COPD patient population', Primary Care Respiratory Journal, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 118-123.
  • Chavannes, N, Schermer, T, Wouters, E et al 2009, 'Predictive value and utility of oral steroid testing for treatment of COPD in primary care: the COOPT study.', International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, vol. 4, pp. 431-436.
  • Klein Woolthuis, E, de Grauw, W, van Gerwen, W et al 2009, 'Yield of opportunistic targeted screening for type 2 diabetes in primary care: The Diabscreen study', Annals of Family Medicine, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 422-430.
  • van Ravesteijn, H, Wittkampf, K, Lucassen, P et al 2009, 'Detecting somatoform disorders in primary care with the PHQ-15', Annals of Family Medicine, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 232-238.
  • olde Hartman, T, Hassink-Franke, L, Lucassen, P et al 2009, 'Explanation and relations. How do general practitioners deal with patients with persistent medically unexplained symptoms: A focus group study', BMC Family Practice Journal, vol. 10:68.
  • Albers, M, Schermer, T, Molema, J et al 2009, 'Do family physicians' records fit guideline diagnosed COPD?', Family Practice, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 81-87.
  • Wetzels, R, Wolters, R, Van Weel, C et al 2009, 'Harm caused by adverse events in primary care: A clinical observational study', Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 323-327.
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