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Netherlands

Journal Articles

2015

Offerhaus PM, Geerts C, de Jonge A, Hukkelhoven CW, Twisk JW, Lagro-Janssen AL. Variation in referrals to secondary obstetrician-led care among primary midwifery care practices in the Netherlands: a nationwide cohort study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015;15:1-10.

van der Waal D; Emaus MJ; Bakker MF; den Heeten GJ; Karssemeijer N, et al. “Geographic variation in volumetric breast density between screening regions in the Netherlands.” Eur Radiol. 25(11):3328-37, 2015 Nov.

2012

Hanstede MM, Burger MJ, Timmermans A, Burger MP. Regional and temporal variation in hysterectomy rates and surgical routes for benign diseases in the Netherlands. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 2012;91:220-5.

van den Bosch WF, Spreeuwenberg P, Wagner C. Variations in hospital standardised mortality ratios (HSMR) as a result of frequent readmissions. BMC Health Services Research 2012;12:91.

2010

de Jong JD, Groenewegen PP, Spreeuwenberg P, Schellevis F, Westert GP. Do guidelines create uniformity in medical practice? Soc Sci Med 2010 Jan;70(2):209-16.

Elferink MA, Wouters MW, Krijnen P, Lemmens VE, Jansen-Landheer ML, van d, V, et al. Disparities in quality of care for colon cancer between hospitals in the Netherlands. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 Sep;36 Suppl 1:S64-S73.

Goossens-Laan CA, Visser O, Wouters MW, Jansen-Landheer ML, Coebergh JW, van d, V, et al. Variations in treatment policies and outcome for bladder cancer in the Netherlands. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 Sep;36 Suppl 1:S100-S107.

van Steenbergen LN, van de Poll-Franse LV, Wouters MW, Jansen-Landheer ML, Coebergh JW, Struikmans H, et al. Variation in management of early breast cancer in the Netherlands, 2003-2006. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010 Sep;36 Suppl 1:S3

Wouters, M W J M. Siesling, S. Jansen-Landheer, M L. Elferink, M A G. Belderbos, J. Coebergh, J W. Schramel, F M N H. Variation in treatment and outcome in patients with non-small cell lung cancer by region, hospital type and volume in the Netherlands. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 36 Suppl 1:S83-92, 2010 Sep.

2009

de Jong JD, Groenewegen PP, Spreeuwenberg P, Schellevis F, Westert GP. Do guidelines create uniformity in medical practice? Soc Sci Med 2009.

Vulto JC, Lybeert ML, Louwman MW, Poortmans PM, Coebergh JW. Population-based study of trends and variations in radiotherapy as part of primary treatment of cancer in the southern Netherlands between 1988 and 2006, with an emphasis on breast and rectal cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Jun 1;74(2):464-71.

2008

de Jong JD. Explaining medical practice variations. Social organization and institutional mechanisms. Thesis. Utrecht, NIVEL, 2008.

2007

Schouten van der Velden AP. Van Dijck JA. Wobbes T. Variations in treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a population-based study in the East Netherlands. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 33(4):424-9, 2007 May.

2006

Bipat S, van Leeuwen MS, Ijzermans JN, et al. Imaging and treatment of patients with colorectal liver metastases in the Netherlands: a survey. Netherlands Journal of Medicine. 2006;64(5):147-151.

de Jong JD, Westert GP, Lagoe R, Groenewegen PP. Variation in hospital length of stay: do physicians adapt their length of stay decisions to what is usual in the hospital where they work? Health Services Research. 2006; 41(2): 374-94.

Reports

Medical Practice Variations

de Jong J, Groenewegen P, Westert G. Sociological Model for Understanding Medical Practice Variations. In: Johnson A, Stukel T, eds. Medical Practice Variations: Springer US; 2015:1-15.