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Kruiswijk, Anouk (author), Sande, MAJ van de (author), Verhoef, Cornelis (author), Schrage, Yvonne M. (author), Haas, Rick L (author), Bemelmans, Marc H. A. (author), van Ginkel, Robert J. (author), Bonenkamp, Johannes J. (author), Witkamp, Arjen J. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, M. Elske (author), Marang-van de Mheen, P.J. (author), van Bodegom-Vos, Leti (author)
Introduction: Changes in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) during the diagnostic and treatment trajectory of high-grade extremity soft-tissue sarcoma (eSTS) has rarely been investigated for adults (18–65 y) and the elderly (aged ≥65 y), despite a potential variation in challenges from diverse levels of physical, social, or work-related...
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den Otter, Jeremy (author)
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a leading cause of death globally, causing 38% of all premature deaths. Providing care for the patients who survive is considered a priority for healthcare managers. In the Netherlands, 1.7 million people currently are diagnosed with cardiovascular diseases. After experiencing and surviving a CVD event,...
master thesis 2023
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SUN, Yingtao (author)
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer disease worldwide with highly fatal. It has accounted for 10% of the global cancer incidence (Bray et al., 2018). In the Netherlands, patients who have undergone treatment and surgery for colorectal cancer typically enter a five-year follow-up phase. During this period, patients often experience...
master thesis 2023
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Sabbah, Loebna (author)
Atopic eczema (AE) is an increasingly prevalent and impactful skin condition that significantly affects the lives of both the patient affected by it and their caregivers. The symptoms of AE, such as persistent itching and discomfort, can have an extensive negative impact on the emotional well-being and overall quality of life of those affected...
master thesis 2023
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Weber, Jil (author)
Due to the numerous problems families with chronically ill and/or disabled (CID) children encounter in their daily lives, taking a break from the ongoing care and worries becomes even more important for them than for “typical” families. However, travelling is related to many more complex difficulties since their sick child is usually reliant on...
master thesis 2023
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Bulatova, Diana (author)
Families of young people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (YAIDD) reported that poor safety, social skills training and the un-readiness of the parents delay YAIDD from becoming autonomous adults. This research is based on literature study, fieldwork, site visits and interviews; and it is aimed to improve Independence, Social...
master thesis 2023
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Sykiotis, Angeliki (author)
The driving force for this research was the rising need for additional supported living housing for intellectually disabled adults steering towards their social inclusion; besides all the efforts so far, there is a strong necessity to improve the architectural environment offered to this population.<br/>The study of the relevant literature and...
master thesis 2023
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de Vette, Nikita (author)
Dementia is a familiar brain disorder, generally seen as a disease of the elderly and care homes are designed as such. However, also people between 30 and 65 can get dementia, called Young Onset Dementia and are overlooked now in architecture. Due to the different life stage in which the disease occurs, these mainstream facilities do not fit...
master thesis 2023
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Şahin, Emisgul (author)
master thesis 2023
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van de Berg, N.J. (author), van Beurden, F.P. (author), Wendel-Vos, G. C. Wanda (author), Duijvestijn, Marjolein (author), van Beekhuizen, Heleen J. (author), Maliepaard, Marianne (author), van Doorn, Helena C. (author)
Patients treated for vulvar carcinoma may experience losses in mobility and physical activity. In this study, we assess the prevalence and severity of mobility problems using patient-reported outcomes of three questionnaires: EQ-5D-5L to estimate QoL and perceived health; SQUASH to estimate habitual physical activity; and a problem-specific...
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Driessen, Helen P.A. (author), Busschbach, Jan J.V. (author), Van Der Rijt, Carin C.D. (author), Elfrink, Erna J. (author), Raijmakers, Natasja J.H. (author), Van Roij, Janneke (author), Rietjens, J.A.C. (author), Kranenburg, Leonieke W. (author)
Objectives: The care needs of patients with advanced cancer and their relatives change throughout the disease trajectory. This study focused on the care-related problems and needs of patients with advanced cancer and their relatives. This was done from the perspective of centres for information and support. Methods: This cross-sectional study...
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Nefs, Merten (author), Zonneveld, W.A.M. (author), Gerretsen, Paul (author)
Like other countries with large ports, the Netherlands developed a policy narrative to acquire a key position in global value chains starting in the 1980s, through the spatial development of its hinterland logistics complex. The negative environmental effects of logistics, such as landscape transformation and congestion, have increasingly come...
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Nefs, Merten (author)
This chapter revisits the most significant international definitions of the metropolitan landscape. It shows methods of mapping and measuring the metropolitan landscape, most of them developed at TU Delft. Additionally, it discusses one of the tools that can be used to develop the metropolitan landscape and reflect on its qualities and...
book chapter 2022
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Suresh, Kavya (author), Forgaci, C. (author), Stead, D. (author)
This article analyses the urban conditions of Chennai, India, and takes a critical look at its planning framework by considering four main aspects: the ecological structures, urban morphology, mobility, and livability. To do so, the article examines policy documents, urban form, public perceptions, and daily mobility patterns. Specific attention...
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Amenta, L. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author)
In this chapter, the understanding of circularity goes beyond material resource management, deepening the spatial implications of a more circular management and use of wastescapes, investigated at the urban and metropolitan scale. Besides the health (care) related challenges presented by the current outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic,...
book chapter 2022
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Bayer, Péter (author), Brown, Joel S. (author), Dubbeldam, J.L.A. (author), Broom, Mark (author)
This paper develops and analyzes a Markov chain model for the treatment of cancer. Cancer therapy is modeled as the patient's Markov Decision Problem, with the objective of maximizing the patient's discounted expected quality of life years. Patients make decisions on the duration of therapy based on the progression of the disease as well as...
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Broersen, Bart (author)
Singapore is a city-state that experienced very rapid urban and economic growth during the second half of the 20th century. This is the result of the establishment of multinational companies (MNCs) within Singapore, due to the right policymaking by the Singapore government. Various studies have been done on Singapore’s economic growth and urban...
student report 2021
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van der Harst, Jasmijn (author)
Today, our world is in crisis. No single part of the world can withstand the destructive effects of climate change. So it’s time for action! Rethinking the future presents a blueprint for a new way of life that maximizes the density of a city while creating the highest quality of life for it’s citizens. A new way of life with the smallest carbon...
master thesis 2021
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Viseu Cardoso, Rodrigo (author), Sobhani, A. (author), Meijers, E.J. (author)
This article proposes moving beyond the tyranny of economic imperatives towards a human needs-based framework to assess cities and envision their development. Existing calls for such a transition lack a foundation able to capture the various dimensions of human life in cities, which can be provided by the concept of human needs. We ask whether...
journal article 2021
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Niemann, L.H.H. (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
Since the 1990s, many countries have witnessed the emergence of organizations publishing environmental, social, and quality-of-life indicators at a city level in order to promote public aware-ness, democratic participation, and sustainability policies. Many such initiatives are short-lived, however, and reasons for their success and failure...
journal article 2021
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