Issue 11/2012

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Allgemeinmedizin in der Schweiz – eine Hospitation im Nachbarland
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Table of contents (11/2012 - selection)


Book Reviews

Letters to the Editor


Original Papers


  • The Role of Antibiotics to Prevent Non-Suppurative Complications of Streptococcal Infections

    QuestionIs it justified to treat group A beta-haemolytic streptococcal infections with antibiotics, specifically to prevent non-suppurative complications (acute...

    Christoph Gögele

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  • Efficiency of Chronic Care Models for Chronic Diseases

    QuestionIs there any evidence that chronic care models enhance the prognosis for persons with a chronic disease?AnswerNo. The benefit of chronic care models –...

    Simon Kostner

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  • Hemospermia in Young Men

    QuestionA young 25 year old man reported a single episode of hemospermia without any other symptoms. Should this be followed by further diagnostic evaluations?...

    Simon Kostner

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  • High HDL Cholesterol Level

    QuestionA 68 year old women with a BMI of 28.5 and antihypertensive treatment, has a total cholesterol level of 300mg/dl, an LDL cholesterol level of 150 mg / dl and...

    Simon Kostner

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Special Article

  • Family Medicine in Switzerland – as Visiting Physician in a Neighbour Country

    Summary: Spending some time in primary care practices of other colleagues fulfills the purpose of continuing medical education and sometimes vocational training. It...

    Manfred Lohnstein

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Commentary / Opinion

  • Commentary to „Family Medicine in Switzerland – as Visiting Physician in a Neighbour Country“

    Bruno Kissling

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