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October 12, 2007
8. Symposium Health Technology Assessment online

On October 18-19, 2007 the 8th Symposium of the Geran Agency for Health Technology Assessment of the
German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information (DAHTA@DIMDI) is being held in Cologne.
The focus is on "Decision-making in Medicine": One matter of discussion amongst others is: To what extent the theory - HTA Reports - already affects or can affect practice. Authors of HTA reports, as well as renowned experts, are stating their views about it.

The programme is attainable under: http://www.dimdi.de/static/de/hta/symposien/2007/flyer.pdf.
The Abstracts are available online on http://www.egms.de/en/meetings/hta2007/

October 9, 2007
Joint German Congress of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery 2007 online

The Joint German Congress of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery 2007, which integrates the 93rd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (DGOOC), the 71st Annual Meeting of the German Society of Trauma Surgery (DGU) and the 48th Annual Meeting of the Professional Association of Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Specialists (BVOU), will take place from 24th - 27th of October 2007 in Berlin.

You may access the conference website http://www.orthopaedie-unfallchirurgie.de/2007/index.html.
The abstracts are published on the GMS website http://www.egms.de/en/meetings/dkou2007/.

October 1, 2007
124th Congress of the German Society of Surgery online

The 124th Congress of the German Society of Surgery has been successfully concluded in Munich after 271 scientific, clinical, occupational and organizational sessions. The abstracts of the scientific contributions are now available online via the portal German Medical Science: http://www.egms.de/en/meetings/dgch2007/

September 6, 2007
Conference "Medizin und Gesellschaft", from September 17th to 21st 2007

The Conference "Medizin und Gesellschaft" (medicine and society) will take place from September 17th to 21st 2007. Nine scientific societies will meet for one week in order to discuss the interaction of topics like politics, modern medicine as well as the role of the society concerning health care, health maintenance, health promotion and prevention and distributive justice, and costs.
Within a scope of about 700 speeches and 300 posters the main topics of medical informatics, biometry and biostatistics, epidemiology, medical documentation, public health, social medicine, health economics as well as environmental medicine will be discussed. About 2000 participants from all over Germany will be expected.

Further information and the complete meeting program at: www.med-ges-2007.de.
The abstracts are published on the GMS website at: http://www.egms.de/en/meetings/gmds2007.

August 28, 2007
Combined Scientific Meeting of the German Society of Phoniatrics & Pedaudiology (24th Scientific Annual Meeting), the Phoniatric Section of the Austrian Society of ENT, Head Neck Surgery and the Swiss Society of Phoniatrics online

From today you will find the contributions for the combined Scientific Meeting of the German Society of Phoniatrics and Pedaudiology (24th Scientific Annual Meeting), the Phoniatric Section of the Austrian society of ENT, Head Neck Surgery and the Swiss Society of Phoniatrics online on German Medical Science. The congress with the main topic "Occupational Voices " and "Neurorehabilitation in the field of Phoniatrics and Pedaudiology" will take place from September 28-30, 2007 in Innsbruck/Austria.

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May 11, 2007
New Manuscript Operating System (MOPS) activated

The GMS Manuscript Operating System for the management of the submission and review process of journal manuscripts has been completely revised and improved. According to the user's profile the tool operates in German or English language.
Each author may upload his manuscript to the new MOPS via the button "Submit a paper / Artikel einreichen" on the right hand navigation menu (www.egms.de).
As already submitted manuscripts must be processed in the old system, the "Login" button will lead you to an intermediate website from which you may access both systems. Your profile and access data have been transferred to the new MOPS, but you are cordially invited to control and complete these data in your "profile".

April 25, 2007
Abstracts for the 78th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery online

Aesthetic plastic and functional surgery of the nose, the ear and the face in general belongs to the most exciting and fulfilling surgical tasks in the field of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. While restoring a normal physical function has always been a natural aim for surgeons, the cosmetic aspect, however - especially in rhinoplasty - only step by step gained the importance to ENT professionals that it has had to the people concerned for a long time. Under the motto "aesthetics meets function", plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face is in the centre of attention at the 78th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery taking place at Munich's Gasteig Kulturzentrum from May 16 to 20, 2007.

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April 11, 2007
Abstracts for the 58th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery online

The 58th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery will be held in Leipzig from April 26 to 29, 2007. Some 400 scientific papers will discuss up-to-date and innovative aspects of the main topics: traumatic brain injury, computer-assisted neurosurgery, spinal tumours as well as other important topics of neurosurgery. In addition, there will be presentations and discussion rounds about research of clinical studies and procedures in terms of patient self-determination.

Abstracts of the congress are available online on the GMS homepage: http://www.egms.de/en/meetings/dgnc2007/

March 15, 2007
Abstracts for the 8th Annual Meeting of the German Network for Evidence-Based Medicine (DNEbM) are online

The abstracts for the scientific programme at the 8th Annual Meeting of the German Network for Evidence-Based Medicine (DNEbM) are now available online at www.egms.de/en/meetings/ebm2007/.
The main topic of this year's meeting held on March 22-24, 2007 will be "EbM in quality management and operative medicine".
The organizers of the meeting have arranged an interesting program which offers 4 plenary sessions, 38 lectures, 9 workshops and 8 poster sessions with 42 posters to be presented.
Besides the main topic the participants are thus given the opportunity to discuss a wide range of topics.
Issues as for example the role and value of EbM in research supply, quality management, guidelines and health technology assessment will be discussed.
Furthermore lectures on the role of EbM concerning patient information and applicated participation will be part of the discussions.

The complete program is available for download on our congress site www.ebm-kongress.de.
The abstracts are available at www.egms.de/en/meetings/ebm2007/.

February 13, 2007
Abstracts of the 33rd International Congress on Electrocardiology online

During June 28th until July 1st 2006 the 33rd International Congress on Electrocardiology combined with the 47th Symposium of Vectorcardiography took place in Cologne, Germany, KoelnMesse, Centrum Nord. This meeting is the annual conference of the International Society of Electrocardiology which is back to Germany after 18 years (1988 Wiesbaden). The conference is held under the auspices of the German Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research and the German Society of Paediatric Cardiology. Main topic are cardiac electrophysiology from bench to bedside, from computer based imaging to complex inverse solutions of cardiac signal processing.

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