Issue 05/2010

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Commentary / Opinion


Letters to the Editor

Original Papers

  • The Publications of Germany’s Academic Family Medicine Departments in 2009

    Background: The Scopus-System is used to quantify the publications of Germany's family medicine departments for the year 2009.Methods: The Scopus-System is searched...

    Dieter Borgers

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  • The AQUA Methodologic Paper about Quality Indicators – a Critique

    Abstract: The AQUA Institute was assigned by the German conjoint federal board (Gemeinsamer Bundesausschuss) to develop quality indicators for the different sectors of...

    Günther Egidi

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  • Bedrohung der Qualität der Versorgung

    Pay-for-Performance as “Quality Surplus Cash” in Family Practice

    A Challenge to the Quality of Health CareBackground: FP-environment is different from hospital-environment. Clear-cut and well defined diagnoses are rare, i. e. the...

    Stefan Sachtleben

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  • Analyse des Jahrgangs 2009

    Do Papers in the ZFA Represent the Core Topics of Family Medicine?

    Analysis of Publications in 2009Background and research question: Family practice has a reality in care and a reality in teaching and research. Do the subjects of...

    Manfred Lohnstein

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  • Mögliche Gründe für unbefriedigende Blutzuckerwerte

    What do Family Physicians Tell about their Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2?

    Possible Reasons for Insufficient Blood Glucose ControlBackground: In every family physician´s (FP) practice there is a number of patients whose type-2 diabetes is...

    Heinz Harald Abholz, Anja Wollny, Stefan Wilm, Andrea Icks, Michael Pentzek, Oliver R. Herber

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  • Überblick zu den großen Studien, die hierauf eine Antwort geben

    HbA1c – the Lower the Better?

    Review of the Large Studies Giving an AnswerBackground: Worldwide numerous guidelines deal with glucose lowering treatment in type 2 diabetes. For HbA1c...

    Günther Egidi

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