Issue 01/2013

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Which Factors Increase the Perception of Settling a Family Practice in Rural Areas?
  • Implementing an Integrated Geriatric Care Model from the Perspective of Family Practitioners
  • Assessment of Primary Care Physicians’ Attitudes Towards Guidelines, Continuing Medical Education, and Delegation
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Table of contents (01/2013 - selection)




  • Acetyl Salicylic Acid in Elderly Patients

    Question Can secondary prevention by acetyl salicylic acid (ASA) treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) and cerebral ischemia reduce cardiovascular risk?Answer...

    Nina Enthaler

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  • Can Vitamin D Predict Risk of Fracture?

    QuestionIs vitamin D status a suitable parameter to determine risk of fractures? Should vitamin D screening be established?AnswerAlthough low vitamin D...

    Bernhard Hansbauer

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  • Laser Against Alopecia

    QuestionCan low-level laser therapy lead to improved hair density in androgenetic alopecia?AnswerThere are only studies of low quality showing treatment efficacy...

    Nina Enthaler

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Original Papers



  • Hintergründe, Besonderheiten, Konzeption und Weiterbildung

    Specialty-Related Psychotherapy in Primary Care

    Background, Specific Issues, Concepts and Professional DevelopmentSummary: The so-called “specialty-related psychotherapy“ was introduced in 2007 by the German...

    Iris Veit, Markus Herrmann

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  • American Academy of Family Physicians, Scientific Assembly, Philadelphia, USA, October 2012

    Stefan Claus

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Letters to the Editor