Issue 02/2017

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Auslandspraktikum in Graz im Rahmen des 8. Professionalisierungskurses der DEGAM
  • DEGAM-Verbundweiterbildungplus: Etablierung einer gemeinsamen Sprache
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Table of contents (02/2017 - selection)




Continuing Education

Original Papers

  • Eine qualitative Vergleichsstudie des PJ-Modellprojekts „Ausbildungskonzept Allgemeinmedizin Dillingen” (AKADemie)

    “Truly Dedicated Family Doctors Here”

    A Qualitative Comparative Study of the Pilot Project “Medical Education in Family Medicine Dillingen” (AKADemie)Background: The pilot project “AKADemie” (Medical...

    Antonius Schneider, Jörg Schelling, Niklas Barth, Constanze Storr, Ulrike Bechtel

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  • Ambulatory Health Care Centers: a Comparison Germany – Switzerland

    Background: Ambulatory health care centers have evidently become increasingly important in primary care, especially in Germany, but also in our neighboring countries....

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  • Contribution of German Academic Institutions of Family Medicine to the Teaching of Physical Examination Skills in Medical School – a Nation-Wide Survey

    Background: Physical examination skills are essential basic medical competences. Recent German studies show that last year medical students have deficits in these...

    Hannah Haumann, Stefanie Joos, Rebekka Hertkorn, Dirk Moßhammer

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Letters to the Editor

Special Article

  • DEGAM-Verbundweiterbildungplus: Establishing a Common Terminology

    Summary: In 2014, the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians (DEGAM) developed quality indicators to assess the quality of postgraduate training...

    Joachim Szecsenyi, Jost Steinhäuser, Dagmar Schneider, Elisabeth Flum, Irmgard Marx, Simon Schwill

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  • Foreign Internship in Graz as Part of the 8th Professionalization Course of the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians

    Summary: The author, member of the 8th Professionalization Course of the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians visited Graz (Austria) for a...

    Daniel Lohmann

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  • Treatment for Acute Asthma Attacks: Value of Topical Anticholinergics

    QuestionInhaled anticholinergics are said to be a „renaissance“ in the treatment of acute asthma. Do we have any evidence for this?AnswerSeveral new publications...

    Andreas Sönnichsen

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  • E-Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation: Harm or Benefit?

    QuestionSmokers frequently seek their doctors´ advice whether or not they should switch to electronic cigarettes. Is there any evidence regarding the potential harm...

    Nik Koneczny, Andreas Sönnichsen

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Case Report

  • Headache and Impaired Vision – a Case Report

    Background: Headache is a common reason for encounter with family practitioners (FP). Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a rare but severe cause of headache, which can – if...

    Matthias Michiels-Corsten, Christoph Paul

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