Analysis of Chances and Harms in Emergency Replacement of Organs
Patient-oriented counselling to prepare for acute and intensive care at the end of life is essential. This consultation can take place in a structured manner and with the involvement of the social environment by general practitioners. However, it is currently not possible to develop structured counselling concepts according to the principles of evidence-based medicine, because central epidemiological data is not available: It is unknown how many patients in intensive care survive a year. Nor has the influence of the need for an organ replacement/support procedure and admission diagnosis on this annual survival rate been investigated.
Adaptation and networking of primary care and specialist care with regard to the health effects of climate change
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. It is also leading to changes in health risks in Germany: heat waves or extreme weather are becoming more and more frequent. This creates major challenges for the healthcare system.
A programme to adapt medical care to climate change will be developed and implemented. To this end, the health effects of climate change in the Nuremberg region are examined in detail as an example of an urban agglomeration.
Monitoring routines for people with chronic diseases: examine the situation and plan for the future
As part of our research project, we are dealing with chronic diseases. We want to get to know your experiences in the care of patients with chronic diseases in a personal conversation.
Development of the S3-Guideline "Thyroid Nodules in Adults. Recommendations on prevention, diagnosis and therapy in primary care."
About half of the adults in Germany have at least one thyroid nodule. These are mostly benign and have no need for treatment. Identifying the few hazardous progressions is a challenge for primary care physicians. They need to know when a thyroid nodule might require treatment. Also, any subsequent care that may be required by other specialties must be well coordinated. However, a guideline does not exist.
PReventing Overdiagnosis in PRImary CARE
The network combines science and practice and has been involved in the development and implementation of measures to prevent overtreatment in health care.
Ideas, Concerns, Expectations
Investigation of the impact of doctor-patient communication on primary care services and the development of support tools for improving of communication within the practice.
Well informed Physician-Patient-Communication
The study examines whether the use of an evidence-based, up-to-date, independent and easy-to-understand Internet portal for general practitioners and for patients with back pain with BKK health insurance has a more positive effect than the previous GP consultation routine.
The effect on the information provided by physicians and patients, patient participation in the consultation and the quality of doctor-patient communication will be evaluated.