André Karger

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Gewalterfahrungen sind von erheblicher Public-Health-Relevanz. Das Ziel des in die Studie zur Gesundheit Erwachsener in Deutschland (DEGS1) implementierten Gewaltscreenings war es, erstmalig in einem bundesweit repräsentativen Gesundheitssurvey Daten zu körperlicher und psychischer Gewalt in unterschiedlichen Sozialräumen (Partnerschaft, Familie,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the summative assessment (OSCE) of a communication training programme for dealing with challenging doctor-patient encounters in the 4th study year. METHODS Our OSCE consists of 4 stations (breaking bad news, guilt and shame, aggressive patients, shared decision making), using a 4-item global rating (GR) instrument. We calculated(More)
  • André Karger
  • Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung…
  • 2014
Die Depression zählt zu den häufigsten Krankheiten und geht mit einer erheblichen Beeinträchtigung der Lebensqualität einher. In der vorliegenden Übersichtsarbeit sollen geschlechtsspezifische Unterschiede bei der Depression im Symptommuster, Erkrankungsverlauf, hinsichtlich der Komorbidität, bei biologischen und psychosozialen Faktoren, im Einfluss der(More)
Anhand einer Falldiskussion eines 82jährigen Mannes mit einem fortgeschrittenen dementiellen Syndrom wird das Problem der Sterbehilfe im klinischen Alltag erörtert. Einzelfallbezogene ethische Entscheidungsprozesse auf dem Hintergrund bestehender gesetzlicher Regelungen und standesrechtlicher Gebote werden dargestellt. Die Bedeutung der individuellen(More)
OBJECTIVES It has been convincingly demonstrated that in dementia, psychoeducative group intervention with caregivers positively impacts on motivation for care and satisfaction of the caregivers. It has, however, been neglected to examine the effect of psychoeducative group intervention on the behavioural and psychological symptoms of the demented patients.(More)
INTRODUCTION Implementation of a longitudinal curriculum for training in advanced communications skills represents an unmet need in most German medical faculties, especially in the 4rth and 5th years of medical studies. The CoMeD project (communication in medical education Düsseldorf) attempted to establish an interdisciplinary program to teach and to(More)
BACKGROUND By means of the revision of the Medical Licensure Act for Physicians (ÄAppO) in 2009, undergraduate palliative care education (UPCE) was incorporated as a mandatory cross sectional examination subject (QB13) in medical education in Germany. Its implementation still constitutes a major challenge for German medical faculties. There is a discrepancy(More)
ISSUE In 2012 the German medical licensure regulations (Approbationsordnung) made teaching and assessing the conduction of medical consultations a mandatory part of medical education. A catalogue of learning objectives (LO) based on existing references was developed to assist medical schools in meeting this requirement. METHODS A body of relevant material(More)
This article discusses the problem of euthanasia presenting the case of an 82-year-old man with progressive dementia. Difficulties encountered during daily clinical work are described and analysed, in order to clarify decisions on ethical, legal and professional medical grounds. General decisions concerning life-sustaining measures may be qualitatively(More)
Actinobacillus suis-like organisms (ASLOs) have been isolated from the genital, respiratory, and digestive tracts of healthy adult horses, horses with respiratory disease, and septic foals. Two foals with congenital hypothyroidism-dysmaturity syndrome from separate farms developed ASLO infection. At necropsy, both had contracted carpal flexor tendons,(More)