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Issue 4/2020

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions for Epidemic Outbreaks
  • Are Aspects of Family Medicine Relevant for Family Physicians in the City?
  • Attitudes of Family Physicians towards Obesity Management
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Table of contents (4/2020 - selection)

  • Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions for Epidemic Outbreaks – Any Evidence?

    QuestionCurrently dramatic interventions like the closure of schools and general curfew are taken to contain the pandemic spread of COVID-19, which may have extensive...

    Michael M. Kochen, Andreas Sönnichsen

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  • Are Aspects of Family Medicine Relevant for Family Physicians in the City?

    Background Based on the working definition of “family medicine in primary care“, this study examines how important family doctors in large cities consider selected...

    Vera Kalitzkus, Annbirte Koch, Stefan Wilm

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  • Attitudes of Family Physicians towards Obesity Management

    BackgroundIn face of increasing prevalence, obesity and its associated diseases represent a major health challenge. Despite their favorable position, family physicians...

    Julian Wangler, Michael Jansky

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  • The Death of Ivan Illich: a Literary Example of Narrative Aspects in Medicine

    SummaryLiterary works offer specific insights into subjective aspects of disease and illness. During an elective seminar on “Narrative Aspects in Medicine” we read and...

    Cornelia Ploeger, Jona Carlet, Mirjam Dieckelmann, Maria Hanf, Felix Wicke

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  • Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors

    BackgroundWith increasing number of available platelet inhibitors, the insecurity of family physicians has increased as to which substance to prefer. At the same time,...

    Günther Egidi

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  • Implementing Excursions in the Undergraduate Education in Family Medicine

    BackgroundIn the academic year 2016/17, excursions to various outpatient facilities and institutions with relevance for (family) medicine were integrated into the...

    Bettina Engel, Jutta Bleidorn, Nils Schneider, Kambiz Afshar

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  • Qualitative Evaluation of the Mentoring Program for Future Family Physicians in Hesse

    BackgroundIncreasing demand for young family physicians requires the optimization of specialist training in family medicine. In 2012, the Competence Center for...

    Anna Swantje van der Meer, Monika Sennekamp, Anne Messemaker, Marischa Broermann

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