Issue 11/2013

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Commentary / Opinion

DEGAM Benefits

  • Sleep, Little Baby, Sleep

    To evaluate the risk of narcolepsy in children and adolescents in England targeted for vaccination with ASO3 adjuvanted pandemic A/H1N1 2009 vaccine (Pandemrix) a...

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  • (A)typical Chest Pain in Women After Radiation Treatment of Breast Cancer: Coronary Ischemia!

    Exposure of the heart to ionizing radiation during radiotherapy for breast cancer increases the subsequent rate of ischemic heart disease. The increase is proportional...

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  • Nicotine Addiction: (Coffin?)Nail

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  • Incidence of Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Episodes of Atrial Fibrillation: How Effective is Catheter Ablation?

    The DISCERN AF study monitored atrial fibrillation (AF) after catheter ablation usind an implantable cardiac monitor (ICM). It was found that the ratio of asymptomatic...

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  • How Effectice is Oseltamivir?

    The authors performed a metaanalysis of published and unpublished randomized RCTs of oseltamivir in adults with suspected influenza that reported duration of symptoms,...

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  • 64-year-old Male with Epigastric Pain and Weight Loss

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  • Direct-To-Consumer Advertising (DTCA): a „Campaign“ by the Austrian Association of Vaccine Manufacturers

    The Austrian Association of Vaccine Manufacturers launched a so called information campaign in broadcasting and print media – supported by Pfizer, Sanofi-Pasteur, and...

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  • A Worm in the Foot

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Original Papers

  • Ergebnisse einer multizentrischen PJ-Evaluation

    Family Practice as Clinical Elective – Solution to Combat Shortage of Future FP-Care?

    Results from a Multicenter EvaluationBackground: Several steps are necessary to face the threatening shortage of young doctors in family practice. To increase...

    Klaus Böhme, Anne Simmenroth-Nayda, Angela Kotterer

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  • Systematic Assessment and Appraisal of Older Peoples’ Health Conditions in Family Medicine

    Background: What can older patients and their general practitioners expect from a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA)? Is the specific “basic assessment” (GBA)...

    Ulrike Junius-Walker

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Continuing Education

  • Familienorientierte Beratung für Kinder krebskranker Eltern

    One for All – All for One

    Family-Focused Counselling for Children of Cancer PatientsSummary: To be diagnosed with cancer is a real shock, and is associated with much stress and strain – not...

    Wolfgang Herzog, Bärbel Schuller-Roma, Katrin Willig

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  • S1-Procedure Recommendations – a New Format of Guidelines of the DEGAM

    Summary: Creating high-quality guidelines on the S3-level of the Scientific Medical Societies’ Association for family practice is a long-term, very complex process. The...

    Anja Wollny, Martin Scherer, Martin Beyer, Cathleen Muche-Borowski

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  • Neue S1-Handlungsempfehlungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeinmedizin und Familienmedizin (DEGAM)

    MRSA – Recommendations Assisting Family Physicians

    New Guidelines published by the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians (DEGAM) ...

    Klaus Weckbecker

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