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Issue 09/2017

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Hormonal Contraception – Less Pulmonary Embolisms and Thromboses?
  • Systematic Reviews Made Easily Accessible – Introduction to the Series
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Younger Patients
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Table of contents (09/2017 - selection)

Editorial

EBM

  • Oral Magnesium for Muscle or Leg Cramps?

    QuestionDoes it make sense to offer oral magnesium to patients who suffer from idiopathic muscle or leg cramps?AnswerEffectiveness of oral magnesium in the...

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Original Papers

  • Ein Ansatz zur Verbesserung der Versorgung

    Hormonal Contraception – Less Pulmonary Embolisms and Thromboses?

    An Approach to Improve CareBackground: In Germany, third and fourth generation combined oral contraceptives (COC) are prescribed to two thirds of women using oral...

    Horst Prautzsch, Stefanie Joos

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  • Einflüsse der Darstellungsform auf die subjektive Risikowahrnehmung und den Entscheidungskonflikt

    Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Younger Patients

    Implications of Different Risk Representation on Risk Perception and Decisional ConflictBackground: Shared decision making (SDM) is a well-accepted concept to...

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  • Development of a Simulation Game for Teaching Entrepreneurial Skills to Novice Health Professionals in an Interprofessional Learning Environment

    Background: Whether a doctor works in a primary care or a hospital setting within a solidarity-based system: fundamentals of business management are essential in...

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Miscellaneous

Special Article

  • Systematic Reviews Made Easily Accessible – Introduction to the Series

    Summary: Since 2000, the Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Review Group as part of the Institute of Family Medicine in Düsseldorf supervises more than 1000...

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  • Systematic Reviews Made Easily Accessible – Part 1: Why are Systematic Reviews Indispensible?

    Summary: The mere abundance of medical publications, even within highly specialized areas, enforces a systematic method to synthesize the existing scientific evidence...

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Commentary / Opinion

  • Kommentar zum Artikel von Adarkwah C et al.: Kardiovaskuläre Risikoberatung bei jüngeren Patienten

    Shared Decision Making – Also Between Authors and Readers

    Commentary to the Article Adarkwah C et al.: Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Younger Patients ...

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Letters to the Editor

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