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Brain Death and Organ Donation: “There is still a significant need for research“

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[09/05/2011] Someone who dies of brain death for instance due to an aneurysm, can save lives with his organs – if he, depending on state specifications, owns a organ donor card, has not excluded himself from organ donation or relatives express the probable wishes of the deceased. Yet there are still too few organ donors compared to potential organ recipients. Brain Death and Organ Donation: “There is still a significant need for research“ - Read more

Country Doctor: “Sadly, humanity will fall by the wayside“

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Photo: Countryside [22/04/2011] Rural exodus is not just a well-known German problem, but happens all over the world. In the foreseeable future, this development will have a negative impact on the rural infrastructure and with it also on medical care. The fact remains: Many physicians prefer the city and a country atmosphere doesn’t do much for them.Country Doctor: “Sadly, humanity will fall by the wayside“ - Read more

Forensic Medicine: "We are not just dealing with dead bodies“

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[22/01/2011] It’s well-known that reality and fiction sometimes are much farther apart than you would think. Popular US crime drama series have long since shown us that and sketch a smart image of the job of forensic pathologists: they perform autopsies, identify and solve homicide cases like clockwork. Everyday life in a forensic medical Institute though is reflected to a lesser extent in this case.Forensic Medicine: "We are not just dealing with dead bodies“ - Read more

Nursing Degrees: “We do not view ourselves as competition, but rather as a complement to technical colleges“

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[08/12/2010] What does great nursing care look like and what kind of skills do prospective nurses and elderly care nurses actually have to acquire, so patients feel completely comfortable later? MEDICA.de spoke with Professor Anke Fesenfeld from the University of Health Sciences in Bochum about the new Nursing Degree program, its focal points and set of objectives. Nursing Degrees: “We do not view ourselves as competition, but rather as a complement to technical colleges“ - Read more

Organ Donation: "There is a long waiting list for donated organs“

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[22/11/2010] Death is an unpopular subject that is often not talked about. Many people have an especially tough time to confront the issue of their own death while they are still in the midst of their life. Particularly when it comes to the question of whether to donate their organs, people are at a loss. Organ Donation: "There is a long waiting list for donated organs“ - Read more

Physician Job Profile: “Communication is the central tenet in medical science“

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[22/10/2010] Just like in modern society, the image of physicians is also subject to different developments. The physician’s profession has to constantly meet new challenges. It is particularly difficult to reconcile role perceptions, which have increasingly become more differentiated due to the modern science- and health care system. Physician Job Profile: “Communication is the central tenet in medical science“ - Read more

Cancer Center: “We feel the economic pressure enormously“

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[08/10/2010] If you are referred to a hospital as a tumor patient, you will need complete treatment care and usually intensive therapy. Administrative proceedings and political requirements on the hospital end are added, all of which are not always easily carried out.Cancer Center: “We feel the economic pressure enormously“ - Read more

Clinical Trials: “It Is Important That The Methodology Is Right“

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[22/09/2010] Initially it is a puzzle made up of small pieces or an assumption that question established diagnostics and therapy methods. Yet not always do the individual components add up to the desired shape. Being the core of evidence-based medicine, clinical trials are admittedly indispensable for the systematic development and quality inspection of pharmaceuticals and surgical- and radiation methods. Clinical Trials: “It Is Important That The Methodology Is Right“ - Read more

Sleep Medicine: “There Are No Registered Sleep Experts in Private Practice“

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[23/08/2010] Sleep makes up a third of our life and thus is a very important part of us. Even so, we foster a paradoxical relationship with it. For many people the natural need for sufficient sleep is either a forced recovery or a longed-for desire, usually in the knowledge that a life of constant sleep deprivation is unhealthy. Sleep Medicine: “There Are No Registered Sleep Experts in Private Practice“ - Read more

Airway Research: “The Conditions Are Different from Study to Study“

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[08/08/2010] Take a deep breath – for some people that is easier said than done. Why we are “out of breath“ can have many different reasons: If you are allergic to house dust, even dispersed dust from the carpet can do you in. But industry pollutants can also take your breath away – and be harmful to your health. That is why there are studies that closely examine the air for these pollutants. Airway Research: “The Conditions Are Different from Study to Study“ - Read more

 
 

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