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Issue 9/2018

In this issue you find the following subjects:

  • Journal Clubs for Family Practitioners – How Family Practitioners Stay Up to Date
  • The Relation Between Place of Birth, Place of Medical School, and Subsequent Work as Family Physician – An Analysis of the Primary Care Setting in Bavaria
  • Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking to Hasten Death – An Ethical Challenge for Family Practitioners?
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Tables of contents (9/2018)

  • Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking to Hasten Death

    Background: Terminally ill patients’ fear of prolonged dying and suffering can lead to voluntary stopping of eating and drinking (VSED), aiming to accelerate the dying...

    Angelika Feichtner, Dietmar Weixler, Alois Birklbauer

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  • Doctors’ Solidarity and Family Medicine in Health Care Centers

    Summary: The author partcipated in the DEGAM professionalization class. In this context, she had the opportunity to complete an internship in Spain. This report is a...

    Petra Jung

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  • The Relation Between Place of Birth, Place of Medical School, and Subsequent Work as Family Physician

    Background: The career choice “family physician” (FP) and the geographical decision for a certain place to open a practice depend on numerous factors of which we...

    Merle Schäfer, Ewan Donnachie, Antonius Schneider

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  • Journal Clubs for Family Physicians – How Family Physicians Stay Up to Date

    Background: Information overload due to an increasing number of scientific publications and limited time due to a high workload in daily practice can make it difficult...

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  • The Results of Six Years Postgraduate Vocational Training for Primary Medical Care in Germany – Part 1

    Background: On the background of the imminent shortage of family physicians in Germany, this multicenter longitudinal cohort study of medical graduates of the class of...

    Hendrik van den Bussche, Stephanie Siegert, Sarah Nehls, Sigrid Boczor, Rüya-Daniela Kocalevent, Martin Scherer

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