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GMS German Medical Science — an Interdisciplinary Journal

Association of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany (AWMF)

ISSN 1612-3174


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 – 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 17

Guideline Spinal Cord Injury

Management of pain in individuals with spinal cord injury: Guideline of the German-Speaking Medical Society for Spinal Cord Injury

Franz S, Schulz B, Wang H, Gottschalk S, Grüter F, Friedrich J, Glaesener JJ, Bock F, Schott C, Müller R, Schultes K, Landmann G, Gerner HJ, Dietz V, Treede RD, Weidner N
GMS Ger Med Sci 2019; 17:Doc05 (20190617)
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Research Article Medical Education

National survey of evaluation practices and performance-guided resource allocation at German medical schools

Schiekirka-Schwake S, Barth J, Pfeilschifter J, Hickel R, Raupach T, Herrmann-Lingen C
GMS Ger Med Sci 2019; 17:Doc04 (20190418)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Health Services Research

A close look at lay-led self-management programs for chronic diseases and health care utilisation: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Lederle M, Bitzer EM
GMS Ger Med Sci 2019; 17:Doc03 (20190416)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Medicine

Automated sleep stage classification based on tracheal body sound and actigraphy

Kalkbrenner C, Brucher R, Kesztyüs T, Eichenlaub M, Rottbauer W, Scharnbeck D
GMS Ger Med Sci 2019; 17:Doc02 (20190222)
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Case Report Infectious Diseases

Relapse of typhoid fever following delayed response to meropenem: A case report and review of previously published cases indicating limited clinical efficacy of meropenem for the treatment of typhoid fever

Blumentrath CG, Müller G, Teichmann D, Tiesmeier J, Petridou J
GMS Ger Med Sci 2019; 17:Doc01 (20190107)
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