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Issue 6/2018

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • DEGAM-Position zum Primärarztsystem
  • Bestimmung des CRP bei Atemwegsinfekten
  • Insult auf der Kreuzfahrt
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Tables of contents (6/2018)

  • Eine Befragung unter hessischen und thüringischen Allgemeinmedizinern

    What Benefits Do Health Apps Provide for Family Medicine? A Survey among Family Practitioners in Hesse and Thuringia

    Background: Studies show that the use of health apps in the population is continuously increasing. So far, there are virtually no studies that examine how family...

    Julian Wangler, Michael Jansky

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  • Ein Überblick über populärmedizinische Themen auf dem deutschen Buchmarkt

    Advice Books for Parents on Children’s Health

    Background: The book market offers a wide range of popular medical knowledge. There are hardly any scientific studies targeting advice books for parents on children’s...

    Ulf Sauerbrey, Inga Petruschke, Sven Schulz, Ketura Herklotz, Horst Christian Vollmar

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  • Why We Need a Primary Care System

    Summary: In the near future, proportion and numbers of elderly, ill and multimorbid people in the population will increase. This requires a working primary medical care...

    Uwe W. Popert, Günther Egidi, Johanna Eras, Thomas Kühlein, Erika Baum

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  • We need a primary care system

    Uwe W. Popert

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  • Lab Instead of Clinical Judgement? Measuring CRP in Respiratory Tract Infections in Family Practice

    Background: Since February 2018, family physicians and pediatricians in Saxony-Anhalt, who participate in the family doctor-centred health care, can additionally bill a...

    Ilja Karl, Hanna Kaduszkiewicz

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  • SPRINT – Sometimes it Might Be Smarter to Keep Calm

    Summary: The study “A randomized trial of intensive versus standard blood-pressure control” (SPRINT) has received much attention since its publication in 2015. Numerous...

    Ralf Michael Jendyk, Peter Maisel

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  • Stroke on a Cruise Ship

    Background: Both the total number of cruise passengers and the number of elderly and chronically ill passengers is increasing worldwide. At the same time, many...

    Frank Heblich, Gianluca Minucci, Luisa Lützner, Wulf Miersch

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  • Metformin: Use Extended for Patients with Moderately Impaired Renal Function

    Michael M. Kochen

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  • Royal College of General Practitioners: Industry Collaboration Criticized

    Michael M. Kochen

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  • Smartphone Ban in Class: Reasonable?

    Michael M. Kochen

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  • Unclear Syncope: Consider Pulmonary Embolism!

    Michael M. Kochen

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  • Doctors Without Borders to Pfizer: “Free is Not Better than Cheap“

    Michael M. Kochen

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  • How Dangerous or Harmless Is Table Salt For Healthy Persons or Hypertensive Patients?

    Michael M. Kochen

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  • High Penalties for Pharmaceutical Companies – Packed Away Without Complaint

    Michael M. Kochen

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  • Is Acupuncture Helpful for the Prevention of Periodic Migraine?

    Michael M. Kochen

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  • How Many Useless Treatments for Dying Patients in Hospitals?

    Michael M. Kochen

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