Dennis Fechtelpeter

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There is some evidence that involving patients in the development of health information can increase the relevance and understandability of this information. The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) publishes easy-to-understand and freely accessible evidence-based health information on its bilingual website(More)
BACKGROUND Various types of framing can influence risk perceptions, which may have an impact on treatment decisions and adherence. One way of framing is the use of verbal terms in communicating the probabilities of treatment effects. We systematically reviewed the comparative effects of words versus numbers in communicating the probability of adverse(More)
OBJECTIVE To summarize the best available evidence on effectiveness of therapeutic or sport climbing in preventing or treating health problems. METHODS We searched Medline, Embase, CENTRAL, PsycINFO, PEDro, OTseeker and SportDiscus for randomized controlled trials published up to December 26, 2010. We included all trials assessing patient-relevant(More)
Alle Frauen im Alter zwischen 50 und 69 Jahren in Deutschland werden alle zwei Jahre eingeladen, am Mammographiescreeningprogramm teilzunehmen. Das Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG) wurde durch den Gemeinsamen Bundesausschuss (G-BA) beauftragt, die dazu bestehenden Informationsmaterialien unter Einbezug externer(More)
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