Projects

Selection of ongoing Projects:

  • Measuring and valuing quality of life in older adults with the ASCOT-NL (NWO)
     
  • Cost effectiveness of an innovative integrated care model in trauma care (ACMEA, VUmc & Fysioroadmap) http://www.traumanet.nl/
     
  •  Updating the core outcome set  for low back pain. (WCF)
     
  • Cost-effectiveness of minimal interventional procedures for chronic mechanical low back pain (MiNT study). (ZonMw) http://mintstudie.nl/ 
     
  • Rehabilitation following lumbar disc surgery. A cost effectiveness study alongside a RCT. (ZOnMW) http://herniaonderzoek.nl/
     
  • Patient expectation. Development of a theoretical model

 

     

Selection of recently Finished Projects

  • Effectiveness of surgical interventions for the cervical spine (The Health Care Insurance Board (CVZ))
  • A classification Algorithm for low back pain: matching patients to treatments that they are most likely to benefit from (ZonMW the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development)
  • Diagnostic accuracy in low back pain (The Health Care Insurance Board (CVZ))
  • Measuring effectiveness in Care (The Health Care Insurance Board (CVZ))
  • Effectiveness of lumbar disc prostheses (The Health Care Insurance Board (CVZ))
  • Patient expectancies: a pilot study (Scientific College Physiotherapy (WCF), Royal Dutch Association for Physiotherapy.
  • Patient expectancies (Scientific College Physiotherapy (WCF), Royal Dutch Association for Physiotherapy & SKO (the Netherlands knowledge transfer program for Universities of Applied Research))
  • Effectiveness of commonly used treatments for chronic non specific low back pain (The Health Care Insurance Board (CVZ)
  • Endoscopic transforaminale back surgery (The Health Care Insurance Board (CVZ))
  • Comparison of two conservative treatment programs for sub acute neck pain (ZonMw: the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development)
  • Psychological factors as predictors for the transition of acute to chronic neck pain: measurement and meaning. (ZonMw: the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development)