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Issue 11/2019

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Family Medicine Support Requirements of Care-giving Relatives
  • Herpes Zoster Infections
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
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  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of Neuropathic Pain

    Question Neuropathic pain, mostly caused by diabetic polyneuropathy, is a frequent reason for encounter in family medicine. Appropriate treatment of this condition...

    Martin Cichocki, Andreas Sönnichsen

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  • What is the Evidence For Pregabalin in the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy?

    Question In most guidelines pregabalin is considered a firstline therapy in the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. On the other hand there are rising concerns...

    Mahmoud Moussa, Andreas Sönnichsen

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  • Family Medicine Support Requirements of Care-giving Relatives

    BackgroundThe support of persons in need of care and assistance is often taken over by caring relatives. This care can be associated with personal gain but is also...

    Julian Wangler, Michael Jansky

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  • Which Research Questions are of Primary Interest to Family Physicians and What are their Priorities?

    The increasing academization of primary care has led to a rise in the number of family practitioners participating in research projects whose content they have rarely...

    Stephanie Poggenburg, Julia Schirgi, Karl Horvath, Alexander Avian, Michael Orso, Andrea Siebenhofer

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  • Herpes Zoster Infections

    SummaryHerpes zoster (HZ) is a very common disease, which particularly affects elderly (over 60 years) and immunocompromised patients. In addition to a variety of...

    Linda Sanftenberg, Jörg Schelling

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  • Focussing on Core Values in Family Medicine

    SummaryAs a consequence to altered conditions, focussing on core values and principles in family medicine is discussed especially in Scandinavia and the Netherlands....

    Uwe Wolfgang Popert

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  • Inpatient Treatment for Informal Caregivers of Relatives Suffering from Dementia

    BackgroundOf the 1.7 million sufferers of dementia in Germany, 60 % are cared for at home by their relatives. In order to maintain their ability to act as caregivers,...

    Friederike Otto, Sabine de Wall

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  • Central Telematic Infrastructure – the Medical Secrecy Cloud

    Wilfried Deiß

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  • Country Outing Harlingerland

    Wolfram G. Nagel, Anne Mergeay, Michael H. Freitag

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