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#1Kristina Kast (FAU: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
#2Martin EmmertH-Index: 15
Last. Claudia B. Maier (Technical University of Berlin)H-Index: 12
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OBJECTIVES Little is known about public reporting on long-term care facilities. In this study, we (1) identify the websites that are available for a search on long-term care facilities in Germany, (2) describe them systematically with regard to general information and range of functions, 3) capture the information on quality available on the websites and 4) evaluate the extent to which they can be useful for those in need. METHODS 1) Systematic internet search to identify the websites. 2) Analys...
#1Susan SelchH-Index: 1
#2Sigrid BoczorH-Index: 3
Last. H. Bart van der WorpH-Index: 52
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OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to examine the number of physicians who chose internal medicine for their postgraduate training, their development over the 6-year period of training and whether there were changes in their preferences regarding future work sector and working hours, with a focus on gender-specific differences. METHODOLOGY Annual postal surveys were conducted of a cohort of undergraduate students (N=1.012) in their final year of study 2008/09, and during the six years of...
#1Claudia Boscher (Weingarten Realty Investors)H-Index: 1
#2Lea Raiber (Weingarten Realty Investors)H-Index: 1
Last. Maik H. J. Winter (Weingarten Realty Investors)H-Index: 1
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BACKGROUND Health issues caused or exacerbated by a heavy workload are one reason for leaving the nursing profession early. Little is known about the effect and the application of health-related retention strategies in the nursing sector as well as the attitudes of the management and officers of human resources (HR) toward this topic. METHODS This survey is part of the project "ZAFH care4care". HR directors and management at all nursing institutions within one region of Southern Germany (Region ...
#1Elke Schneider (Goethe University Frankfurt)
#2Juliana J. Petersen (Goethe University Frankfurt)H-Index: 14
Last. Karola Mergenthal (Goethe University Frankfurt)H-Index: 12
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BACKGROUND General practitioners, specialists, occupational and physical therapists, nursing services and other professional groups are all involved in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This study aims to describe interprofessional cooperation in daily ambulatory care from the perspective of a general practitioner. METHODS The cross-sectional study investigated cooperation between general practitioners (n=121 in 68 medical practices) and several other health care providers in ...
#1Susanne Döpfmer (Humboldt University of Berlin)
#2Barbara Trusch (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Last. Christoph Heintze (Humboldt University of Berlin)H-Index: 12
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OBJECTIVES Because of demographic changes, new models of care are important for supporting general practitioners in the care of patients with complex needs. This study addresses the question of the type of support that is requested by general practitioners working in Berlin. METHODS All general practitioners working in Berlin (n=2354) were asked between August and September 2018 to return a questionnaire by post which has been developed for this study. Questions addressed support needs as well a...
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE In 2018, 218,660 cases of cannabis-related legal investigations were registered by the German police. In the present study, predictors and effects of cannabis-related legal investigations are investigated. METHODS Retrospective cohort study with 10,432 subjects between 15 and 46 years of age (M=22.2 years, SD=4.8) of which 54.6% were male. The sample recruitment took place in 2018 over social media. The online questionnaire included potential predictors and as outcome me...
#1V Ehegartner (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
#2M. Kirschneck (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 6
Last. Sandra Kus (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 7
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BACKGROUND Care staff in Germany is being increasingly affected by physical and mental stress, which is reflected in high number of sick days and early retirement rates. A prevention program that addresses the specific needs of caregivers - strengthening their resources in dealing with workloads and daily challenges- was developed in the project PFLEGEprevent. The prevention program was implemented in an RCT and its effects on stress, work ability and quality of life were evaluated. METHOD The r...
#1Birga MaierH-Index: 7
Last. Heinz Theres (Charité)H-Index: 21
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OBJECTIVE Alveolar echinococcosis (AE) is a rare disease in Austria, Switzerland and Germany (DACh) caused by an infection with the parasite Echinococcus multilocularis. The aim of the study was to describe differences in the detection and reporting systems of alveolar echinococcosis in Austria, Switzerland and Germany and to describe epidemiological trends. METHODOLOGY As part of an epidemiological update on 6th September 2019 in Ulm, Germany, experts and representatives discussed differences i...
#1Imke Seifert (University of Bremen)
#2Saskia Konusch (University of Bremen)
Last. Ansgar Gerhardus (University of Bremen)H-Index: 13
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INTRODUCTION Research projects in the health sciences often involve ethically sensitive areas. The rise in the number of empirically oriented theses and concepts such as research-based learning has led to an increasing need for ethics approvals also for student research projects. There is no standardised procedure for dealing with student research projects in Germany. This can lead to research projects being carried out without an ethics approval, even though this might have been necessary. This...
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