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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 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)
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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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