Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

2017

  1. van der Aa HPA, van Rens GHMB, Verbraak FD, Bosscha M, Koopmanschap MA, Comijs HC, Cuijpers P, van Nispen RMA. Economic evaluation of an e-mental health intervention for patients with retinal exudative diseases who receive intraocular anti-VEGF injections (E-PsEYE): protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2017;7:e018149.
  2. Schakel W, Bode C, van der Aa HPA, Hulshof CTJ, Bosmans JE, van Rens GHMB, van Nispen RMA. Exploring the patient perspective of fatigue in adults with visual impairment: a qualitative study. BMJ Open 2017;7(8):e015023.
  3. van der Aa HPA, van Rens GHMB, Bosmans JE, Comijs HC, van Nispen RMA. Economic evaluation of stepped-care versus usual care for depression and anxiety in older adults with vision impairment: randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry 2017;17(1):280.
  4. Heesterbeek TJ, van der Aa HPA, van Rens GHMB, Twisk JWR, van Nispen RMA. The incidence and predictors of depressive and anxiety symptoms in older adults with vision impairment: a longitudinal prospective cohort study. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2017;37(4):385-398.
  5. Hanzen G, van Nispen RM, van der Putten AA, Waninge A. Participation of adults with visual and severe or profound intellectual disabilities: Definition and operationalization. Res Dev Disabil 2017;61:95-107. (IF 1.5)
  6. Elsman EBM, van Nispen RMA, van Rens GHMB. Feasibility of the Participation and Activity Inventory for Children and Youth (PAI-CY) and Young Adults (PAI-YA) with a visual impairment: a pilot study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2017;15(1):98.
  7. Brussee T, van den Berg TJ, van Nispen RM, van Rens GH. Associations Between Spatial and Temporal Contrast Sensitivity and Reading. Optom Vis Sci. 2017 Mar;94(3):329-338 (IF 2.0, 2nd quartile OPH).
  8. Pawiroredjo JC, Minderhoud J, Mans DR, Themen HC, Bueno de Mesquita-Voigt AT, Siban MR, Forster-Pawiroredjo CM, Moll AC, van Nispen RM, Limburg H. The cataract situation in Suriname: an effective intervention programme to increase the cataract surgical rate in a developing country. Br J Ophthalmol 2017;101:89-93. (IF 3.0, 1st quartile OPH). 

     

    2016

  9. Elsman EB, van Rens GH, van Nispen RM. Impact of visual impairment on the lives of young adults in the Netherlands: a concept-mapping approach. Disabil Rehabil. 2016 Oct 29:1-12. [Epub ahead of print] (IF 1.9).
  10. Brussee T, van Nispen RM, van Rens GH. Visual and personal characteristics are associated with reading performance in normally sighted adults. Clin Exp Optom. 2016 Oct 20. doi: 10.1111/cxo.12482. [Epub ahead of print] (IF 1.3, 3rd quartile OPH).
  11. van der Aa HP, Margrain TH, van Rens GH, Heymans MW, van Nispen RM. Psychosocial interventions to improve mental health in adults with vision impairment: systematic review and meta-analysis. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2016 Sep;36(5):584-606. doi: 10.1111/opo.12313. (IF 2.66, 1st quartile OPH)
  12. Rainey L, Elsman EB, van Nispen RM, van Leeuwen LM, van Rens GH. Comprehending the impact of low vision on the lives of children and adolescents: a qualitative approach. Qual Life Res. 2016;25:2633-43. (IF 2.4, 1st quartile PH).
  13. Minderhoud J, van Nispen RM, Heijthuijsen AA, Beunders VA, Bueno de Mesquita-Voigt AM, Moll AC, Mans DR, Saeed P. Epidemiology and aetiology of childhood ocular trauma in the Republic of Suriname. Acta Ophthalmol. 2016 Aug;94(5):479-84. doi: 10.1111/aos.13000. (IF 2.51, 2nd quartile OPH)
  14. van der Aa HP, Xie J, Rees G, Fenwick E, Holloway EE, van Rens GH, van Nispen RM. Validated Prediction Model of Depression in Visually Impaired Older Adults. Ophthalmology. 2016 May;123(5):1164-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.11.028. (IF 6.17, 1st quartile OPH)
  15. van Nispen RM, Vreeken HL, Comijs HC, Deeg DJ, van Rens GH. Role of vision loss, functional limitations and the supporting network in depression in a general population. Acta Ophthalmol. 2016 Feb;94(1):76-82. doi: 10.1111/aos.12896. (IF 2.51, 2nd quartile OPH)
  16. Minderhoud J, Pawiroredjo JC, Bueno de Mesquita-Voigt AM, Themen HC, Siban MR, Forster-Pawiroredjo CM, Limburg H, van Nispen RM, Mans DR, Moll AC. Diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in people aged 50 years and older in the Republic of Suriname. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun;100(6):814-8. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-307177.

     

    2015

  17. van der Aa HP, van Rens GH, Comijs HC, Margrain TH, Gallindo-Garre F, Twisk JW, van Nispen RM. Stepped care for depression and anxiety in visually impaired older adults: multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2015 Nov 23;351:h6127. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h6127. (IF 17,4 1st quartile PH)

    http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h6127

  18. van Leeuwen LM, Rainey L, Kef S, van Rens GHMB, van Nispen RMA. Investigating rehabilitation needs of visually impaired young adults according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. Acta Ophthalmol. 2015 Nov;93(7):642-50. doi: 10.1111/aos.12782. (IF 2.51, 2nd quartile OPH)
  19. Minderhoud J, Pawiroredjo JC, Themen HCI, Bueno de Mesquita-Voigt AT, Siban MR, Forster-Pawiroredjo CM, Limburg H, van Nispen RM, Mans DRA, Moll AC. Blindness and visual impairment in the Republic of Suriname. Ophthalmol 2015. Oct;122(10):2147-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.04.033. (IF 6.17, 1st quartile OPH)
  20. van der Aa HPA, Krijnen-de Bruin E, van Rens GHMB, Twisk JWR, van Nispen RMA. Watchful waiting for subthreshold depression and anxiety in visually impaired older adults. Qual Life Res 2015;24:2885-93 (IF 2.86, 1st quartile PH)
  21. Brussee T, van Nispen RMA, Knol DL, van Rens GHMB. Comparison of reading performance tests concerning difficulty of sentences and paragraphs and their reliability. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2015;35:324-335. (IF 2.66, 1st quartile OPH)
  22. van der Aa HPA, van Nispen RMA, Kliphuis T, Paardekooper M, Knol DL, van Rens GHMB. Science leaks: a signal to improve data protection in scientific research. Clinical Res Bioethic 2015;6:3. (unofficial IF 2.33)
  23. Vreeken HL, van Rens GHMB, Kramer SE, Knol DL, van Nispen RMA. Effects of a dual sensory loss protocol on hearing aid outcomes: a randomized controlled trial. Ear Hear. 2015;36:e166-75. (IF 2.83, 1st quartile AUD)
  24. van der Aa HPA, Comijs HC, Penninx BWJH, van Rens GHMB, RMA van Nispen. Major depressive and anxiety disorders in visually impaired older adults. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2015;56:849-854
(IF 3.66, 1st quartile OPH)
  25. 25.Aa HPA van der, Hoeben M, Rainey L, Rens GHMB van, Vreeken HL, Nispen RMA van: Why visually impaired older adults often do not receive mental health services: the patient’s perspective. Qual Life Res 2015;24:969-978. (IF 2.86, 1st quartile PH)

 

2014

26.Bruijning JE, van Rens GHMB, Fick M, Knol DL, van Nispen RMA: Longitudinal observation, evaluation and interpretation of coping with mental (emotional) health in low vision rehabilitation using the Dutch ICF Activity Inventory. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2014;12:5. (IF 2.27)

27.Rainey L, van Nispen RMA, Leeuwen LM van, Rens GHMB van: Measurement properties of questionnaires assessing participation in children and adolescents with a disability: a systematic review. Quality Life Res 2014;23:2793-2808. (IF 2.86, 1st quartile, PH)

28.Rainey L, van Nispen, RMA, van Rens GHMB. Evaluating rehabilitation goals of visually impaired children in multidisciplinary care according to ICF-CY guidelines. Acta Ophthalmol 2014;92(7):689-96. (IF 2.51, 2nd quartile OPH)

29.Vreeken HL, van Rens GHMB, Knol DL, van Reijen NA, Kramer SE, Festen JM, van Nispen RMA. Dual sensory loss: A major age-related increase of comorbid hearing loss and hearing aid ownership in visually impaired adults. Geriatr Gerontol Int 2014;14(3):570-576. (IF 1.58, 3rd quartile GER)

30 Bruijning JE, Ger van Rens, Dirk Knol, and Ruth van Nispen: Evaluation of reading, writing and watching TV using the Dutch ICF Activity Inventory. Optom Vis Sci 2014;91:1360-1371. (IF 2.04, 2nd quartile OPH)

31 Brussee T, van Nispen RMA, van Rens GHMB. Measurement properties of continuous text reading tests. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2014;34:636-657. (IF 2.66, 1st quartile OPH)

 

2013

32 Vreeken HL, van Rens GH, Kramer SE, Knol DL, Festen JM, van Nispen RMA. Dual sensory loss: development of a dual sensory loss protocol and design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Geriatr. 2013;13:84. (IF 2.00, 3rd quartile GER)

33 van der Aa HP, van Rens GH, Comijs HC, Bosmans JE, Margrain TH, van Nispen RMA. Stepped-care to prevent depression and anxiety in visually impaired older adults--design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry 2013;13:209. (IF 2.24, 2nd quartile PSY)

34 Bijveld MM, van Genderen MM, Hoeben FP, Katzin AA, van Nispen RMA, Riemslag FC, Kappers AM. Assessment of night vision problems in patients with congenital stationary night blindness. PLoS One 2013;8(5):e62927. (IF 3.53)

35 Bruijning JE, van Rens GHMB, Knol DL, van Nispen RMA. Psychometric analyses to improve the Dutch ICF Activity Inventory. Optom Vis Sci, 2013;90(8):806-19. (IF 2.04, 2nd quartile OPH)

 

2012

36 Burggraaff MC, van Nispen RMA, Knol DL, Ringens PJ, van Rens GHMB. Randomized controlled trial on the effects of CCTV training on quality of life, depression and adaptation to vision loss. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2012;53:3645-52. (IF 3.66, 1st quartile OPH)

37 Burggraaff MC, van Nispen RMA, Knol DL, Hoeben FP, van Rens GHMB. Randomized controlled trial on the effects of training in the use of closed-circuit television on reading performance. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2012;53:2142-50. (IF 3.66, 1st quartile OPH)

38 Bruijning JE, van Nispen RMA, Knol DL, van Rens GHMB. Low vision rehabilitation plans comparing two intake methods. Optom Vis Sci. 2012;89:203-214. (IF 2.04, 2nd quartile OPH)

 

2011

39 van Nispen RMA, Langelaan M, Knol DL, van Rens GHMB. Re-evaluating the Low Vision Quality Of Life (LVQOL) questionnaire with item response theory (IRT) and differential item functioning (DIF) analyses. BMC Med Res Methodol 2011;11:125. (IF 2.17)

40 Boonstra FN, Limburg H, Tijmes N, van Genderen M, Schuil J, van Nispen RMA. Changes in causes of low vision between 1988 and 2009 in a Dutch population of children. Acta Ophthalmol. 2011 Aug 4 [Epub ahead of print]. (IF 2.51, 2nd quartile OPH)

 

2010

41 Bruijning JE, van Nispen RMA, Verstraten PFJ, van Rens GHMB. A Dutch ICF version of the Activity Inventory: Results from focus groups with visually impaired persons and experts. Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2010;17:366-77. (IF 1.27, 3rd quartile OPH)

42 Bruijning JE, van Nispen RMA, van Rens GHMB. Feasibility of the Dutch ICF Activity Inventory. BMC Health Serv Res 2010;10:318. (IF 1.66)

43 Burggraaff MC, van Nispen RMA, Hoeks S, van Rens GHMB. Reliability of the Dutch Radner Reading Charts in low vision patients. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2010;248(11):1631-1637. (IF 2.33, 2nd quartile OPH)

44 Mokkink W, Knol DL, van Nispen RMA, Kramer S. Improving the quality and applicability of the Dutch scales of the Communication Profile for the Hearing Impaired (CPHI) using item response theory. J Speech, Language, Hearing Res 2010;53(3):556-571. (IF 1.93, 1st quartile AUD)

45 van Nispen RMA, Knol DL, Mokkink W, Comijs HC, Deeg DJH, van Rens GHMB. Assessing psychometric properties of the Vision-related quality of life Core Measure (VCM1) in patient and community populations using an item response theory model. J Clin Epidemiol 2010;63(11):1232-1241. (IF 5.48, 1st quartile PH)

46 Burggraaff MC, van Nispen RMA, Melis-Dankers BJ, van Rens GHMB. Effects of standard trianing in the use of closed-circuit television in visually impaired adults: design of a training protocol and a randomized controlled trial. BMC Health Serv Res 2010;10:62. (IF 1.66)

47 van Nispen RMA, Knol DL, Neve JJ, van Rens GHMB. A multilevel item response theory model was developed for longitudinal vision-related quality-of-life data. J Clin Epidemiol 2010;63(3):321-330. (IF 5.48, 1st quartile PH)

 

2009

48 van Nispen RMA, de Boer MR, Hoeijmakers JGJ, Ringens PJ, van Rens GHMB. Co-morbidity and visual acuity are risk factors for health related quality of life decline: five months follow-up EQ-5D data of visually impaired older patients. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2009;7:18. (IF 2.10)

49 van Nispen RMA, de Boer MR, van Rens GHMB. Additional psychometric information and vision-specific questionnaires are available for age-related macular degeneration. Qual Life Res 2009;18:65-69. (IF 2.86, 1st quartile PH)

50 Langelaan M, van Nispen RMA, de Boer MR, Wouters B, Moll AC, van Rens GHMB. Change in quality of life after rehabilitation. Int J Rehabil Res 2009;32(1):12-19. (IF 1.14, 3rd quartile REH)

 

2008

51 van Nispen RMA, Hoeijmakers JGJ, de Boer MR, Ringens PJ, van Rens GHMB. Agreement between self-reported co-morbidity of visually impaired older patients and reports from their general practitioners. Visual Impairment Research 2008;10:49-56.

 

2007

52 van Nispen RMA, Knol DL, Langelaan M, de Boer MR, Terwee CJ, van Rens GHMB. Applying multilevel item response theory to vision-related quality of life in Dutch visually impaired elderly. Optom Vis Sci 2007;84(8):710-720. (IF 2.04, 2nd quartile OPH)

53 Langelaan M, van Nispen RMA, Knol DL, Moll AC, de Boer MR, Wouters B, van Rens GHMB. Visual Functioning Questionnaire: reevaluation of psychometric properties for a group of working-age adults. Optom Vis Sci 2007;84(8):775-84. (IF 2.04, 2nd quartile OPH)

54 Langelaan M, de Boer MR, van Nispen RMA, Wouters B, Moll AC, van Rens GHMB. Impact of visual impairment on quality of life: a comparison with quality of life in the general population and with other chronic conditions. Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2007;14(3):119-26. (IF 1.27, 3rd quartile OPH)

55 Vaal J, Gussekloo J, de Klerk MMY, Frijters DHM, Evenhuis HM, van Beek APA, van Nispen RMA, Smits C, Deeg DJH. Gecombineerde visus- en gehoorbeperking: naar schatting bij 30.000-35.000 55-plussers in Nederland. Ned Tijdschr Geneesk 2007;151(26):1459-63.

56 van Nispen RMA, Rijken PM. Gewone zorg voor de ongewone patiënt. Zeldzame aandoeningen in de huisartsenpraktijk. Huisarts en Wetenschap 2007;50(8):349-355.

 

2005-2006

57 Burggraaff MC,  van Nispen RMA, de Boer MR, van Rens GHMB. Optometric and multidisciplinary approaches in prescribing low vision aids-Revised. Visual Impairment Research 2006;8:17-24. 

58 Morren M, Ijzermans CJ, van Nispen RMA, Wevers S. The health of volunteer fire fighters three years after a technological disaster. J Occupat Health 2005;47:523-32. (IF 1.10, 3rd quartile PH)

 

Publications not peer-reviewed

  1. van der Aa HPA, van Rens GHMB, van Nispen RMA. Stepped-care voorkomt depressie en angststoornissen bij visueel beperkte ouderen. De Psycholoog okt. 2016.
  2. van Nispen RM, van der Aa HP, van Rens GH. Does the COMPare approach lead to scientific progress? Letter to the editor in response to: Drysdale HM, Goldacre B. Reponse to the authors: Outcomes consist of time-points and methods of measurement, as stated in CONSORT. BMJ. 2015 Nov 23;351:h6127.  http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h6127/rapid-responses
  3. van Nispen RM, van der Aa HP, van Rens GH. Response to comments made by the COMPare team. Letter to the editor in response to: Drysdale HM, Heneghan C. Discrepancies between pre-specified and reported outcomes. BMJ. 2015 Nov 23;351:h6127. 

    http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h6127/rapid-responses

  4. van Rens GHMB, van Nispen RMA. Vision 2008: the 9th International Conference on Low Vision. Expert Rev Ophthalmol 2008;3(5):519-21.

     

Books and book chapters

  1. van Nispen RMA, van Rens GHMB. Deel III Veroudering. Hoofdstuk 20.1 Zintuigen: Visus. In: Inleiding gerontologie en geriatrie. Visser M, Deeg DJH, van Asselt D, van der Sande R (Eds.). Houten 2015: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
  2. Van Rens GHMB, Vreeken HL, van Nispen RMA. Richtlijn visusstoornissen, revalidatie en verwijzing. Nederlands Oogheelkundig Gezelschap, 2011.
  3. van Nispen RMA, Breuning E. Rare diseases: a bibliography on health care and daily life. Utrecht: NIVEL, 2003.
  4. Rijken PM, van Dijk CMJ, van Nispen RMA, Schellevis FG. Zeldzame aandoeningen en huisartsenzorg. In: Het Medisch jaar 2005. Houten, Bohn Stafleu van Loghem, 2005.

 

Reports

  1. Van der Aa HPA, van Nispen RMA. Blik op je dip: omgaan met somberheid en angst als je een visuele beperking hebt. © van Nispen RMA, Cuijpers P, Smit F.
  2. Linda Rainey, Ruth van Nispen, Lisette van Leeuwen, Ger van Rens. De Internet PAI: inventarisatie van revalidatiebehoeften met de internetversie van de Participation and Activity Inventory. Rapport in opdracht van de Programmaraad Visuele Sector, dec. 2014.
  3. Lisette van Leeuwen. Linda Rainey, Ger van Rens, Ruth van Nispen. Jongvolwassenen met een visuele beperking in beeld: Een tussenrapportage. Rapport in opdracht van de Programmaraad Visuele Sector, sept. 2014.
  4. van Beek APA, de Boer ME, van Nispen RMA, Wagner C. Verantwoorde zorg en kwaliteit van leven bij cliënten in verpleeg- en verzorgingshuizen: de verfijning van een meetinstrument. Deelrapport II. Utrecht: NIVEL, 2005.
  5. van Nispen RMA, van Beek APA, Wagner C. Verantwoorde zorg en kwaliteit van leven bij bewoners in verpleeg- en verzorgingshuizen. Deelrapport I. Utrecht: NIVEL, 2005.
  6. IJzermans CJ, Dirkzwager AJE, den Ouden DJ, Kerssens JJ, Donker GA, ten Veen PMH, van Nispen RMA, Luyten-de Thouars YCH, Soeteman JH. Monitoring gezondheid getroffenen vuurwerkramp Enschede. Utrecht: NIVEL, 2003.
  7. van Nispen RMA, Rijken PM, Heijmans MJWM. Leven met een zeldzame chronische aandoening: ervaringen van patiënten in de zorg en het dagelijks leven. Utrecht: NIVEL, 2003.
  8. Brouwer W, Friele R, van Nispen RMA. Kwaliteit van de indicatiestelling door RIO ‘X’, vanuit cliëntenperspectief: Spiegelrapportage. Utrecht: NIVEL, 2002.
  9. van Nispen RMA, Sixma H, Kerkstra A. Kwaliteit van de indicatiestelling door RIO's, vanuit cliëntenperspectief. Ontwikkeling van het meetinstrument. Utrecht: NIVEL, 2002.
  10. van Nispen RMA, Sixma H, Kerkstra A. Kwaliteit van de indicatiestelling door RIO's, vanuit cliëntenperspectief. Ontwikkeling van kwaliteitscriteria. Utrecht: NIVEL, 2002.