Issue 01/2015

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Hessenweites Weiterbildungskolleg für Ärztinnen und Ärzte in Weiterbildung Allgemeinmedizin
  • Dementia Care Management
  • Neonatizide und ihre Prävention im deutschsprachigen Raum
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Table of contents (01/2015 - selection)

Book Reviews


  • Burning Mouth Syndrome

    QuestionHow can a burning mouth syndrome/glossodynia be treated when the tongue shows no changes and no cause can be identified?AnswerBurning mouth syndrome...

    Bozen, Anna Vögele

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  • INR-Controlling of OAK

    QuestionHow long can be the intervals of INR-controlling in patients who are taking coumarines for oral anticoagulation therapy (OAK) and are stable in the wished...

    Bozen, Heinz Harald Abholz

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DEGAM Benefits

  • A Sore Thumb

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  • Mnemonics

    Validated “students’ 5Fs” mnemonic retains a role in clinical diagnosis of patients suspected of cholelithiasis. However, the factor “familial” should be substituted...

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  • A Metronome in Your Medical Bag

    The use of metronomes to guide the rate at which external chest compressions are delivered is associated with improved rates closer to those recommended in the current...

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  • Transient Global Amnesia – „First Check Everything Possible …“

    Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a transitory syndrome of memory loss, lasting less than 24 h. There are seven clear diagnostic criteria for TGA: 1) attacks must be...

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  • Early Antiviral Treatment Cannot Prevent Postherpetic Neuralgia

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Letters to the Editor


Special Article


Case Report

  • Knights in Shining Armor? – Students’ Reflection upon the Role as a Family Practitioner

    Background: Family practice as a clinical elective is gaining popularity. Students spend 16 weeks in an academic teaching practice and attend regular lectures in the...

    Anne Simmenroth-Nayda

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