Issue 10/2015

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Ausbildungsreform 2015 in Österreich
  • Für eine gute Arzt-Patient-Kooperation ist die gemeinsame Intentionalität entscheidend
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Table of contents (10/2015 - selection)

Book Reviews

Original Papers

  • Ergebnisse einer hausärztlichen Befragung

    Which Aspects Contribute to Diagnostic Uncertainty in Daily Practice?

    Results of a Survey with Family PractitionersBackgrund: Dealing with diagnostic uncertainty is a core element in family practice. The aim was to identify reasons for...

    Antonius Schneider, Magdalena Wübken, Markus Bühner, Niklas Barth

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  • Ergebnisse aus der deutschen Pilotstudie

    Group Medical Visits – Patient Acceptance and Attendance of the New Primary Care Model

    Results from the German Pilot StudyBackground: While the number of family practitioners in Germany declines, the number of chronically ill patients increases. This is...

    Peter T. Sawicki

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  • Analyse aus hausärztlichen Routinedaten

    Off-Record Prescription of Hypnotics

    Analysis from Family Physicians’ Electronic Health RecordsBackground: Because health services research in Germany is lacking representative and longitudinal data, the...

    Johannes Hauswaldt

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Commentary / Opinion

  • Patient Care in Academic Departments of Family Medicine – Actual Situation and Future Perspectives

    Summary: Only five of 36 academic institutions of family medicine at German medical schools indicate to practice clinical patient care. To gather more detailed...

    Manfred Lohnstein

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Special Article

  • The Key to a Good Doctor-Patient-Cooperation is a Shared Intentionality

    Summary: The doctor-patient-relationship becomes more and more the focus as so called soft factor for the therapeutic work in family medicine. As many authors already...

    Theodor Dierk Petzold

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  • Educational Reform 2015 Austria

    Summary: The reform of the postgraduate medical education was finished in June 2015. A 6-month-training in teaching familypractices is now obligatory for board...

    Reinhold Glehr

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  • Dapagliflozin and Risk of Cancer

    QuestionA 73 year old patient with diabetes mellitus type 2 was prescribed Forxiga® (Dapagliflozin) 10 mg once daily by a diabetologist (although HbA1c was in the...

    Andreas Sönnichsen

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  • Upper Endoscopy as Follow-Up-Investigation for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    QuestionHow often will upper endoscopy be carried out in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease?AnswerIn the course of mild to moderate gastroesophageal...


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