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Issue 03/2014

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • A Pilot Study with a Standardized Speech Test for Detecting Hearing Impairment in Adults
  • Regarding the Relevance of Posttraumatic Stress Disorders in Family Practice
  • Family Doctor and Trial Investigator? Basics and Decision Aids for Drug Trials in Family Practice
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Table of contents (03/2014 - selection)

Editorial

DEGAM Benefits

  • Eruptive Xanthomas

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  • Frostbites

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  • A Green Nail

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  • Meniscal Tear and Knee Osteoarthritis: Surgical Treatment?

    In a controlled trial 351 symptomatic patients 45 years of age or older with a meniscal tear and evidence of mild-to-moderate knee osteoarthritis were randomly assigned...

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  • What You Can Offer Your Obese Patients To Lose Weight: Drinking Water

    Drinking 500 ml of water 30 minutes before each meal can be used in conjunction with a hypocaloric diet to lead to greater weight loss in overweight or obese...

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  • Uric Acid and Cardiovascular Diseases – No Association

    Although there is no strong evidence for causal associations between uric acid and ischaemic heart disease or blood pressure, evidence supports a causal effect between...

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  • Cough Attacks After Respiratory Virus Infections: What Can be Done?

    There is insufficient scientific evidence to recommend the routine use of inhaled corticosteroids for acute RTI in adults. However, some trials have shown benefits,...

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Guideline

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

    Chronic Pain

    New S1-Guidelines Published by the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians (DEGAM) ...

    Annette Becker, Peter Engeser, Michael Becker

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

    Acute Diarrhoea – Epidemiology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Suggestions

    New S1-Guidelines Published by the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians (DEGAM) ...

    Katharina Gerlach, Martin Sander

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

    Medical Care at the End of Life – Focus on Legal Aspects

    New S1-Guidelines Published by the German College of General Practitioners and Family Physicians (DEGAM) ...

    Albrecht Stein

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Original Papers

  • A Pilot Study with a Standardized Speech Test for Detecting Hearing Impairment in Adults

    Background: Presbyacusis is a common disease of elderly people, which may lead to social isolation. To prevent this course, family practitioners seem to be best suited....

    Fritz Meyer

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EBM

Special Article

  • Regarding the Relevance of Posttraumatic Stress Disorders in Family Practice

    Summary: From the early 1990s it has become more accepted in Germany, that traumatic experiences play a very important role in the genesis of psychological, psychiatric...

    Markus Herrmann, Olaf Reddemann, Verena Leve, Christiane Eichenberg

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  • Grundlagen und Entscheidungshilfen zu Arzneimittelstudien in der Allgemeinmedizin

    Family Doctor and Trial Investigator?

    Basics and Decision Aids for Drug Trials in Family PracticeSummary: Clinical drug trials are rarely performed in German family medicine. Thus, little is known about...

    Guido Schmiemann, Eva Hummers-Pradier, Jutta Bleidorn, Ildikó Gágyor

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DEGAM-News

Congress

Miscellaneous

Letters to the Editor