Scientific publications

Ciro scientists maintain ongoing research to provide the best treatments for our patients. You can find an overview of publications in scientific journals and professional magazines below.

Health Literacy Among Patients With Chronic Lung Disease Entering Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Their Resident Loved Ones

Coenjaerds MMJ, Spruit MA, Cleutjens FAHM, Ponds RWHM, Franssen FME, Wouters EFM, Janssen DJA

Frequency and functional translation of low muscle mass in overweight and obese patients with COPD

Machado FVC, Spruit MA, Groenen MTJ, Houben-Wilke S, van Melick PP, Hernandes NA, Schols AMWJ, Pitta F, Wouters EFM, Franssen FME

A spiritual care intervention for chaplains in home-based palliative care: design of a mixed-methods study investigating effects on patients' spiritual wellbeing

Liefbroer AI, Wierstra IR, Janssen DJA, Kruizinga R, Nagel I, Olsman E, Körver JWG

Healthcare and Societal Costs in Patients with COPD and Breathlessness after Completion of a Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program

Verberkt CA, van den Beuken-van Everdingen MHJ, Dirksen CD, Schols JMGA, Vanfleteren LEGW, Franssen FME, Groenen MTJ, Wouters EFM, Janssen DJA

Nighttime features derived from topic models for classification of patients with COPD

Spina G, Casale P, Albert PS, Alison J, Garcia-Aymerich J, Clarenbach CF, Costello RW, Hernandes NA, Leuppi JD, Mesquita R, Singh SJ, Smeenk FWJM, Tal-Singer R, Wouters EFM, Spruit MA, den Brinker AC

Understanding and Being Understood: Information and Care Needs of 2113 Patients With Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19

Houben-Wilke S, Delbressine JM, Vaes AW, Goërtz YMJ, Meys R, Machado FVC, Van Herck M, Burtin C, Posthuma R, Franssen FME, van Loon NHP, Hajian B, Vijlbrief H, Spies Y, Hul Avt, Janssen DJA, Spruit MA

Association Between Subjective Remaining Life Expectancy and Advance Care Planning in Older Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study

Fleuren N, Depla MFIA, Pasman HRW, Janssen DJA, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Hertogh CMPM, Huisman M

Unmet needs in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Waeijen-Smit K, Houben-Wilke S, DiGiandomenico A, Gehrmann U, Franssen FME

Standardisation of Clinical Assessment, Management and Follow-Up of Acute Hospitalised Exacerbation of COPD: A Europe-Wide Consensus

Ramakrishnan S, Janssens W, Burgel PR, Contoli M, Franssen FME, Greening NJ, Greulich T, Gyselinck I, Halner A, Huerta A, Morgan RL, Quint JK, Vanfleteren LEGW, Vermeersch K, Watz H, Bafadhel M

Cost-effectiveness of sustained-release morphine for refractory breathlessness in COPD: A randomized clinical trial

Verberkt CA, van den Beuken-van Everdingen MHJ, Dirksen CD, Schols JMGA, Wouters EFM, Janssen DJA