Projects

High value care for everyone by making well-informed decisions: should we perform a test, treatment or procedure or should we refrain from these?

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Dermatology, Primary care

Nationwide project: a BCC patient letter for a well-informed discharge

A previous study* showed that implementing a personalized letter for patients that are treated for a basal cell carci...

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Interne Geneeskunde, Ziekenhuisbreed

Nationwide project: appropriate laboratory testing

Approximately 20% of all laboratory test performed in hospitals deemed as inappropriate. These tests can however come...

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General practitioner, Pharmacy

Nationwide project : appropriate care in patients with dyspepsia

One in four Dutch citizens occasionally suffers from dyspepsia and most of them visit their general practitioner or p...

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Huisarts

Nationwide project: Appropriate vitamin testing in primary care

In recent years, the number of vitamin D and B12 tests in the general practice has increased, often without an indica...

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Interne Geneeskunde, Ziekenhuisbreed

Nationwide project: Reducing inappropiate intravenous and urinary catheters

Intravenous and urinary catheters are burdensome for patients and pose a risk of infections. It is therefore importan...

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General practitioner

Opioids

The use of opioids in the treatment of chronic pain has dramatically increased over the past years. Although the effe...

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General practitioner

Antibiotics for urinary tract infections

In daily practice, uncomplicated urinary tract infections are often treated with antibiotics. While the infection hea...

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Neurologie

Urinary catheters in the OR

Urinary catheters are placed regularly after pituitary and spondylodesis operations, without medical necessity. Urina...

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Nursing, Primary care

Appropriate prescribing

During the last phase of life, the use of preventive medication is no longer useful. Continuation of this medication ...

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