Issue 06/2010

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Letters to the Editor




  • Noroviruses – Most Frequent Cause of Acute Gastroenteritis

    Abstract: The norovirus infection is the most frequent cause of acute gastroenteritis in Europe with a seasonal peak between November and March. The virus is...

    Roland Nau, Helmut Eiffert

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  • Biosimilars – What Does It Mean?

    Abstract: Biosimilars contain a biotechnologically produced protein, which is structurally similar to an original product with identical pharmacological effects already...

    Ursula Gundert-Remy

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  • Kernaussagen der Interdisziplinären S3-Leitlinie Hormontherapie (HT) in der Peri- und Postmenopause

    Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy: Knowledge and Recommendations

    Key-Messages of the Interdisciplinary German Guideline on Hormone Therapy (HT) during Peri- and PostmenopauseBackground: In Germany an increasing number of...

    Erika Baum, Martina Dören

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  • Inhaltliche Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede zwischen der spezialistischen und der hausärztlichen Leitlinie

    Quo Vadis Dementia?

    Similarities and Differences between Specialist and Family Medicine GuidelinesAbstract: Two guidelines about diagnosis and treatment of dementia have been published...

    Heinz Harald Abholz, Günther Egidi, Horst Christian Vollmar, Stefan Wilm

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Original Papers

  • Removal of Cerumen and its Complications: a Systematic Review of the Literature

    Background: Cerumen impaction is – often due to the concomitant hearing impairment – known as a frequent problem in family practice. Apart from cerumentolytic agents,...

    Guido Schmiemann, Carsten Kruschinski

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  • Eine Befragung erfahrener Hausärzte

    What Belongs in the Doctor’s Bag?

    A Survey of Experienced Family PractitionersBackground: Family practitioners (FPs) need to be equipped to provide care for a broad range of medical conditions....

    Jean-François Chenot, Wolfgang A. Blank

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