Issue 04/2016

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  • Pneumococcal Vaccination for Senior Citizens – Always, Never, Sometimes?

    QuestionA sixty-year-old healthy man asks about pneumococcal vaccination during a consultation with his family practitioner. His doctor is not convinced whether he...

    Andreas Sönnichsen

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  • Hypertension in Diabetics – Drug of Choice is …?

    „Type 1 diabetes: Treat hypertension with an ACEI (such as lisinopril) or ARB (such as losartan), followed by a low dose thiazide diuretic or a thiazide-like diuretic...

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Case Report

  • Rare Cause of Inguinal Pain

    Background: Endometriosis is defined as ectopic endometrial tissue, which can cause pain.Case Report: A 30 year-old female presented with right sided inguinal pain...

    Peter Fleischmann

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