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Heuvel WJA van den, Ghinescu M, Olaroiu M. How to Prevent Preventable Death? SM Journal Preventive Medicine and Public Health. 2017; 1(1): 1004.

Olaroiu M, Dana Alexa I, Heuvel WJA van den.Do Changes in Welfare and Health Policy Affect Life Satisfaction of Older Citizens in Europe? Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research

Heuvel WJA van den, Olaroiu M. How important are health care expenditures for life expectancy? A comparative, European analysis. DOI:

Olaroiu M, Ghinescu M, Naumov V, Brinza I, Heuvel, W van den. The predictive value of the Groningen Frailty Indicator on care utlization of community-living old Romanians. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Researchand, July 2016 (see ).

Heuvel WJA van den, Olaroiu M. Is palliative care cost-effective? PALIATIA 2016; 9 (1): 3-9

Minerva Ghinescu, Marinela Olaroiu, Sorina Aurelian, Ruud J.G. Halfens, Luminita Dumitrescu, Jos M.G.A. Schols, Gabriela Rahnea-Nita, Aurelia Curaj, Ionna Alexa, Wim J.A. van den Heuvel. Assessment of Care Problems in Romania: Feasibility and Exploration. Journal of American Medical Directors Association 2015; 16:  86.e9–86.e12

Wim J.A. van den Heuvel. Value Reorientation and Intergenerational Conflicts in Ageing Societies. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy doi:10.1093/jmp/jhu079 Advanced Access publication 5 Febr. 2015

Rettke H, Geschwindner HM, Heuvel WJA van den. Assessment of Patient Participation in Physical Rehabilitation Activities: An Integrative Review. Rehabilitation Nursing 2014, 39 DOI: 10.1002/mj.157 2014

Olaroiu M, Ghinescu M, Naumov V, Brinza I, Heuvel, W van den. The psychometric qualities of the Groningen Frailty Indicator in Romanian community-dwelling old citizens. Family Practice 2014; 31: DOI:10.1093/fampra/cmu022 2014

Olaroiu M. Societal acceptance of chronic illnessess. Editorial PALIATIA 2014; 7 (3)

Heuvel WJA van den. Quality of palliative care in nursing homes. Editorial. PALIATIA 2014; 7: (2)

Olaroiu M. The growin interes in PALIATIA. Editorial. PALIATIA 2014; 7 (1).

Ghinescu M, Olaroiu M, Dijk JP van, Olteanu T, Heuvel WJA van den. Health status of independently living older adults in Romania. Geriatrics & Gerontology International. Article first published online: 3 DEC 2013 DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12199

Sinha R, Heuvel WJA van den, Arokiasamy P. Validity and reliability of MOS Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) for use in India. Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 2013; 38: 22-26

Sinha R, Heuvel WJA van den, Arokiasamy P. Adjustments to amputation and an artificial limb in lower limb amputees. Prosthetics & Orthotics International. 05/2013; DOI:10.1177/0309364613489332

Olaroiu M. Progress in palliative care. Editorial. PALIATIA 2013; 6 (3).

Olaroiu M. Support in paliative care. Editorial. PALIATIA vol 6 nr. 1 2013

Kennissynthese Dementie. Behandeling van en zorg voor mensen met een dementiëel syndroom. Rapport Juni 2012.

Heuvel WJA van den. Discrimination against older people. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology 2012 1-8 See:

Heuvel WJA van den, Santvoort MM van. Experienced discrimination amongst European old citizens. European Journal of Aging, 2011

Heuvel W van den. Time for new actions in palliative care in Europe. Editorial PALIATIA July 2011

Olaroiu M, Heuvel W van den. Indicators for quality of care: Who profits: patients or managers? Journal for Gerontology and Geriatrics (Dutch) 2011.

Heuvel W van den. Medicalisation of palliative care? PALIATIA 2010.

Heuvel W van den. Legislation of euthanasia: the Dutch case. PALIATIA 2010.

Heuvel W van den. 'Kritische succesfactoren voor samenwerking op Curacao' 2010.

Heuvel W van den. 'Demographic change and intergenerational justice. Germany 2010.

Heuvel W van den. No conflict of inteest. Is it true? Romania 2010.

Heuvel W van den, Olaroiu M. De ouderenzorg is hard aan verjonging toe. Trouw 2010.

Heuvel W van den, Olaroiu M. Sterke zorg voor kwetsbare ouderen. Medisch Contact 2010.

Heuvel W van den. De moord op de verpleeghuisarts. Medisch Contact 2009.

Heuvel W van den. Care for the frail elderly: care provisions in the Netherlands. PALIATIA. 2009.

Heuvel WJA van den, Olaroiu M. Palliative care in Romania: needs and rights. Revista Romana de Bioetica. 2008.

Heuvel-Olaroiu M van den, Heuvel WJA van den. Verpleeghuisarts, aangenaam. (Dutch) Medisch Contact 2008.

Olaroiu M. Palliative care for non oncology patients (Romanian) Viata Medicale 2008.

Heuvel WJA van den. The future of health care in Europe (in Dutch). 2008.

Dumitrescu L, Heuvel W van den. Evaluation of palliative care at home: the families’ perspective. Journal of Palliative care. 2007.

Heuvel WJA van den, Olaroiu M. Palliative care in Romania. On line Pallium, 2007.

Khan MM, Heuvel W van den. The impact of political context upon the health policy process in Pakistan. Public Health, 2007.

Dumitrescu L, Heuvel-Olaroiu M van den, Heuvel WJA van den. Changes in symptoms and pain intensity of cancer patients after enrollment in palliative care at home. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2007.

Dumitrescu L, Heuvel WJA van den, Heuvel-Olaroiu M van den. Experiences, knowledge and opinions on palliative care among Romanian General Practitioners, Croatian Medical Journal, 2006.

Dumitrescu L. Palliative care in Romania. Groningen: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2006.

Olaroiu M. et all., Compendiu de ingrijiri paliative la domiciliu pentru echipei multidisciplinare. Ed Viata Medicala Romaneasca, Bucuresti, 2004