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Issue 04/2017

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Management of Elevated TSH Levels in Adult Patients – New Guideline (S2k) of the German College of General Practitioners and Family physicians (DEGAM)
  • What Patients Do While Receiving a 24 Hours Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • One-Year Course of Patients with Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes
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Tables of contents (04/2017)

DEGAM-News

Original Paper

  • Vorstellung der neuen DEGAM-Leitlinie (S2k)

    Management of Elevated TSH Levels in Adult Patients in Primary Care

    Introduction of the New Guideline (S2k) of the German College of General Practitioners and Family physicians (DEGAM)Background: Laboratory tests of the...

    Antje Bergmann, Jeannine Schübel, Klaus-Heinrich Brüdel

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Original Papers

  • User Behavior on the KOLEGEA Web 2.0 Platform for Postgraduate Training in Family Medicine

    Background: From 2011 to 2014, the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin and its project partners developed KOLEGEA, the first German online platform to support...

    Lorena Dini, Claire Galanski, Isabel Micheel, Gudrun Bayer, Jasminko Novak, Christoph Heintze

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  • Family Practitioners’ Needs for Information and Training Regarding Complementary and Alternative Treatment Options for Cancer Patients

    Background: Patients with cancer often require advice on complementary medicine (CM) from their family practitioners, and family practitioners feel responsible for...

    Gudrun Klein

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  • Experiences with Workplace-Based Assessment in the Block Internship Training in Family Medicine

    Background: According to the Medical Licensure Act, students have to receive grades for undergraduate internship training in family medicine as well as for all other...

    Jörg Schelling, Linda Sanftenberg, Matthias Holzer

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  • Health Care Utilization by Patients With a History of Myocardial Infarction in Germany

    Background: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Germany. However, the lethality of acute myocardial infarction is decreasing. Hence, there is a...

    Wolfram J. Herrmann, Raven Ulrich

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  • One-Year Course of Patients with Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes

    Background: Patients with poorly controlled diabetes (HbA1c 9) were studied for the years 2013 til 2015 in a retrospective documentation-study published in ZFA. One...

    Heinz Harald Abholz, Günther Egidi

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  • What Patients Do While Receiving a 24 Hours Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

    Background: Patients are often asked to complete a protocol-sheet during the period of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM). This study analyzes a few ten...

    Detmar Jobst, Philine Olbrich

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Miscellaneous

Editorial

DEGAM Benefits

  • Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty in Osteoporotic Spine Fractures: an Intervention Free of Conflicts of Interest?

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  • Patients With STEMI: Oxygen Administration as Routine Measure?

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  • Lyme Disease: “Alternative Therapies” and Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS)

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  • Drinking Water in Obesity: Effective, Free of Charge and Easy to Implement?

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