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GMS German Medical Science — an Interdisciplinary Journal

Association of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany (AWMF)

ISSN 1612-3174

Welcome

GMS German Medical Science, an interdisciplinary e-journal for the entire field of medicine, addresses all those who work on and with scientific publications. Original papers and review articles that have passed through a peer review are published therein.

The Association of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany (AWMF) and their scientific associations supply the Editorial Board, the Scientific Committee as well as the experts for the peer review procedure. The editorial work and the workflow is in the hands of ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences. The German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information (DIMDI) is responsible for the technical implementation and the long-term archiving of electronic documents.

All the articles published in GMS German Medical Science are available online for anyone interested: immediately, permanently and free of charge.

New manuscripts may be submitted via the Manuscript Operating System (MOPS) of GMS. Please consult the authors' guidelines first.


Recent Publications
GMS German Medical Science — an Interdisciplinary Journal Volume 13

Research Article Medical Informatics

Quality expectations and tolerance limits of trial master files (TMF) – Developing a risk-based approach for quality assessments of TMFs

Hecht A, Busch-Heidger B, Gertzen H, Pfister H, Ruhfus B, Sanden PH, Schmidt GB
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc23 (20151210)
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Case Report Neurology

Autoimmune thyroiditis associated with neuromyelitis optica (NMO)

Sudulagunta SR, Sodalagunta MB, Khorram H, Sepehrar M, Gonivada J, Noroozpour Z, Prasad N
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc22 (20151118)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Medical Ethics

Navigating the maze of requirements for obtaining approval of non-interventional studies (NIS) in the European Union

Ramirez I
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc21 (20151117)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Medical Education

The scholar role in the National Competence Based Catalogues of Learning Objectives for Undergraduate Medical Education (NKLM) compared to other international frameworks

Hautz SC, Hautz WE, Keller N, Feufel MA, Spies C
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc20 (20151112)
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Guideline Intensive Care Medicine

Evidence and consensus based guideline for the management of delirium, analgesia, and sedation in intensive care medicine. Revision 2015 (DAS-Guideline 2015) – short version

DAS-Taskforce 2015, Baron R, Binder A, Biniek R, Braune S, Buerkle H, Dall P, Demirakca S, Eckardt R, Eggers V, Eichler I, Fietze I, Freys S, Fründ A, Garten L, Gohrbandt B, Harth I, Hartl W, Heppner HJ, Horter J, Huth R, Janssens U, Jungk C, Kaeuper KM, Kessler P, Kleinschmidt S, Kochanek M, Kumpf M, Meiser A, Mueller A, Orth M, Putensen C, Roth B, Schaefer M, Schaefers R, Schellongowski P, Schindler M, Schmitt R, Scholz J, Schroeder S, Schwarzmann G, Spies C, Stingele R, Tonner P, Trieschmann U, Tryba M, Wappler F, Waydhas C, Weiss B, Weisshaar G
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc19 (20151112)
With Erratum (Nov 16, 2015)
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Research Article Medical Research Methodology

A novel nonparametric measure of explained variation for survival data with an easy graphical interpretation

Weiß V, Schmidt M, Hellmich M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc18 (20151029)
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Research Article Family Medicine

Why do – or don’t – patients with urinary tract infection participate in a clinical trial? A qualitative study in German family medicine

Bleidorn J, Bucak S, Gágyor I, Hummers-Pradier E, Dierks ML
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc17 (20151014)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Neurology

Guillain-Barré syndrome: clinical profile and management

Sudulagunta SR, Sodalagunta MB, Sepehrar M, Khorram H, Bangalore Raja SK, Kothandapani S, Noroozpour Z, Aheta Sham M, Prasad N, Sunny SP, Mohammed MD, Gangadharappa R, Nidsale Sudarshan R
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc16 (20150916)
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Review Article Medical Education

Evaluation in medical education: A topical review of target parameters, data collection tools and confounding factors

Schiekirka S, Feufel MA, Herrmann-Lingen C, Raupach T
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc15 (20150916)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Epidemiology

Use of a German longitudinal prescription database (LRx) in pharmacoepidemiology

Richter H, Dombrowski S, Hamer H, Hadji P, Kostev K
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc14 (20150825)
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Research Article Nursing

Developing and piloting a multifactorial intervention to address participation and quality of life in nursing home residents with joint contractures (JointConImprove): study protocol

Müller M, Bartoszek G, Beutner K, Klingshirn H, Saal S, Stephan AJ, Strobl R, Grill E, Meyer G
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc13 (20150715)
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Editorial Special Issue: Risk Competence

Increasing the risk competence of patients: an interdisciplinary task

Schweim H
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc12 (20150709)
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Discussion Paper Special Issue: Risk Competence

Evidence-based health information and risk competence

Mühlhauser I, Albrecht M, Steckelberg A
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc11 (20150709)
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Discussion Paper Special Issue: Risk Competence

Media influence on risk competence in self-medication and self-treatment

Schweim H, Ullmann M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc10 (20150709)
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Discussion Paper Special Issue: Risk Competence

Risks, risk assessment and risk competence in toxicology

Stahlmann R, Horvath A
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc09 (20150709)
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Discussion Paper Special Issue: Risk Competence

Societal perspectives on risk awareness and risk competence

Koller M, Hoffrage U
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc08 (20150709)
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Discussion Paper Special Issue: Risk Competence

Chances and risks in medical risk communication

Hoffrage U, Koller M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc07 (20150709)
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Discussion Paper Special Issue: Risk Competence

Self-criticism of physicians, patient participation and risk competence

Wolffsohn M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc06 (20150709)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Position Paper Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Complementary and alternative drug therapy versus science-oriented medicine

Anlauf M, Hein L, Hense HW, Köbberling J, Lasek R, Leidl R, Schöne-Seifert B
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc05 (20150623)
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Research Article Medical Research Methodology

Prenatal recruitment of participants for a birth cohort study including cord blood collection: results of a feasibility study in Bremen, Germany

Ernst SA, Günther K, Frambach T, Zeeb H
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc04 (20150414)
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Research Article Gastroenterology

Tracheal and bronchial involvement in colitis ulcerosa – a colo-bronchitic syndrome? A case report and some additional considerations

von Wichert P, Barth P, von Wichert G
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc03 (20150330)
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Research Article Medical Ethics

Evaluation of clinical trials by Ethics Committees in Germany – results and a comparison of two surveys performed among members of the German Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (vfa)

Russ H, Busta S, Jost B, Bethke TD
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc02 (20150127)
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Research Article Endocrinology

Risk of hypoglycaemia in type 2 diabetes patients under different insulin regimens: a primary care database analysis

Kostev K, Dippel FW, Rathmann W
GMS Ger Med Sci 2015; 13:Doc01 (20150112)
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