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Issue 12/2009

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Development of a Logbook for the “Practical Year” Elective in Family Medicine
  • Extravertebral Cause of Low Back Pain
  • Rational Pharmacotherapy Based on Irrational Legislation – Implicit Rationing Remains Alive also with Doctors' Groups and Sick-Fund Contracts
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Table of contents (12/2009 - selection)

Editorial

Miscellaneous

Basic Medical Education

Guideline

  • DEGAM-Guideline Number 13 – Diagnosis and Therapy of Neck Pain

    DEGAM-Guideline Number 13 – Diagnosis and Therapy of Neck Pain

    Summary: To date, the management of primary care patients with neck pain mostly builds on the assumption of a monocausal pathophysiology. Since most of the common...

    Anja Wollny, Martin Scherer, Erik Plat

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DEGAM-News

Review

  • Extravertebral Cause of Low Back Pain

    Extravertebral Cause of Low Back Pain

    Summary: Back pain has many causes, and most cases are due to benign, mostly self-limiting problems. Most problems are considered to be musculoskeletal. However, some...

    Jean-François Chenot

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Special Article

  • Rational Pharmacotherapy Based on Irrational Legislation – Implicit Rationing Remains Alive also with Doctors’ Groups and Sick-Fund Contracts

    Rational Pharmacotherapy Based on Irrational Legislation – Implicit Rationing Remains Alive also with Doctors’ Groups and Sick-Fund Contracts

    Summary: This paper deals with the area of conflict between therapeutic freedom, rationing by exclusion of questionably effective drugs and price limits by the state....

    Peter Schwoerer

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Congress

Letters to the Editor

Book Reviews