Thomas Kohlmann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Greifswald
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Measuring quality of life: as simple as possible and as detailed as necessary]
    Thomas Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universität Greifswald Electronic address
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 108:104-10. 2014
  2. pmc Cholesterol, C-Reactive Protein, and Periodontitis: HMG-CoA-Reductase Inhibitors (Statins) as Effect Modifiers
    Peter Meisel
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Greifswald, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    ISRN Dent 2011:125168. 2011
  3. pmc In-vitro analysis of the microbicidal activity of 6 contact lens care solutions
    Claudia Hildebrandt
    Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 12:241. 2012
  4. pmc Assessing a risk tailored intervention to prevent disabling low back pain--protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Department of General Practice, University of Gottingen, Humboldtallee 38, D 37073 Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:5. 2010
  5. pmc Differences across health care systems in outcome and cost-utility of surgical and conservative treatment of chronic low back pain: a study protocol
    Markus Melloh
    MEM Research Center for Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Berne, Stauffacherstrasse 78, 3014 Berne, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:81. 2008
  6. pmc A three-phase in-vitro system for studying Pseudomonas aeruginosa adhesion and biofilm formation upon hydrogel contact lenses
    Claudia Rändler
    Department of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 10:282. 2010
  7. doi request reprint [Quality of life measurement: a suitable method for benefit-risk assessment?]
    Thomas Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 105:157-62. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint [Patient-reported clinical trial endpoints--the current state of affairs in research and practice]
    Thomas Kohlmann
    Institut for Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 104:259-63; discussion 264-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint [Health-related quality of life as an outcome criterion in traumatology]
    T Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17487, Greifswald, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 113:456-61. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Musculoskeletal pain in the population]
    T Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Schmerz 17:405-11. 2003

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. doi request reprint [Measuring quality of life: as simple as possible and as detailed as necessary]
    Thomas Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universität Greifswald Electronic address
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 108:104-10. 2014
    ..Finally, the development and the use of short forms of existing instruments will be discussed. (As supplied by publisher). ..
  2. pmc Cholesterol, C-Reactive Protein, and Periodontitis: HMG-CoA-Reductase Inhibitors (Statins) as Effect Modifiers
    Peter Meisel
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Greifswald, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    ISRN Dent 2011:125168. 2011
    ..001). No statin-related interaction was detected with increase in CRP. The interaction supports the view of inter-relationships between periodontal and systemic inflammatory mediators...
  3. pmc In-vitro analysis of the microbicidal activity of 6 contact lens care solutions
    Claudia Hildebrandt
    Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 12:241. 2012
    ..In 2001, the EN ISO 14729 was introduced to ensure adequate disinfection efficacy of contact lens care solutions, but this norm has recently been criticised...
  4. pmc Assessing a risk tailored intervention to prevent disabling low back pain--protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Department of General Practice, University of Gottingen, Humboldtallee 38, D 37073 Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:5. 2010
    ..Risk tailored interventions may provide a cost efficient and effective means to take systematic account of the individual risk factors but evidence is lacking...
  5. pmc Differences across health care systems in outcome and cost-utility of surgical and conservative treatment of chronic low back pain: a study protocol
    Markus Melloh
    MEM Research Center for Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Berne, Stauffacherstrasse 78, 3014 Berne, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:81. 2008
    ..Cost-utility analyses display inconsistent results when comparing surgical and conservative treatment of CLBP. Due to its higher feasibility, we chose to conduct a prospective observational cohort study...
  6. pmc A three-phase in-vitro system for studying Pseudomonas aeruginosa adhesion and biofilm formation upon hydrogel contact lenses
    Claudia Rändler
    Department of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 10:282. 2010
    ..Whilst P. aeruginosa has been widely used as a model organism for initial biofilm formation on CLs, in-vitro models that closely reproduce in-vivo conditions have rarely been presented...
  7. doi request reprint [Quality of life measurement: a suitable method for benefit-risk assessment?]
    Thomas Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 105:157-62. 2011
    ..In addition, quality of life data may be included in more complex approaches of multi-criteria decision analysis...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Patient-reported clinical trial endpoints--the current state of affairs in research and practice]
    Thomas Kohlmann
    Institut for Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 104:259-63; discussion 264-5. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint [Health-related quality of life as an outcome criterion in traumatology]
    T Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17487, Greifswald, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 113:456-61. 2010
    ..These examples show that successful conceptual and methodological developments in quality of life research provide a sound basis for patient-oriented outcome assessment after trauma...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Musculoskeletal pain in the population]
    T Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Schmerz 17:405-11. 2003
    ..Known risk factors-apart from a history of pain experience-are only moderately associated with the occurrence and course of musculoskeletal pain...
  11. doi request reprint Does attrition bias longitudinal population-based studies on back pain?
    Carsten O Schmidt
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, Greifswald, Germany
    Eur J Pain 15:84-91. 2011
    ..Yet, potential bias because of repeated attrition has received little attention. This study aims to identify those back pain related indicators most susceptible to bias and to discuss practical consequences for back pain research...
  12. doi request reprint The benefit of long-term growth hormone (GH) replacement therapy in hypopituitary adults with GH deficiency: results of the German KIMS database
    Christin Spielhagen
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Growth Horm IGF Res 21:1-10. 2011
    ..To evaluate the treatment effects of long-term growth hormone (GH) replacement therapy in adults with GH deficiency (GHD) who were followed in KIMS Germany (Pfizer International Metabolic Database), a national surveillance study...
  13. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and IGF-1 in GH-deficient adult patients on GH replacement therapy: analysis of the German KIMS data and the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Joern Moock
    Institut for Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:17-24. 2009
    ..Moreover, association between the response in HRQoL and the IGF-1 values in patients and in the background population was investigated...
  14. doi request reprint Graded back pain revisited - do latent variable models change our understanding of severe back pain in the general population?
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Pain 149:50-6. 2010
    ..This entails consequences on how to best target this important health problem from a public health perspective...
  15. pmc Self-perceived quality of life predicts mortality risk better than a multi-biomarker panel, but the combination of both does best
    Robin Haring
    Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University of Greifswald, Ferdinand Sauerbruch Str, Greifswald 17475, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:103. 2011
    ..Associations between measures of subjective health and mortality risk have previously been shown. We assessed the impact and comparative predictive performance of a multi-biomarker panel on this association...
  16. doi request reprint The impact of a patient support program for multiple sclerosis on patient satisfaction and subjective health status
    Thomas Kohlmann
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Neurosci Nurs 45:E3-14. 2013
    ..There is limited knowledge about what drives patient satisfaction with PSPs and little evidence about its impact on patient-reported health status or health-related quality of life...
  17. doi request reprint Psychosocial consequences and severity of disclosed incidental findings from whole-body MRI in a general population study
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Study of Health in Pomerania KEF, University Medicine of Greifswald, Institute for Community Medicine, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Eur Radiol 23:1343-51. 2013
    ..Little is known about the psychosocial impact and subjective interpretation of communicated incide ntal findings from whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (wb-MRI). This was addressed with this general population study...
  18. doi request reprint Modelling the prevalence and cost of back pain with neuropathic components in the general population
    Carsten O Schmidt
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Eur J Pain 13:1030-5. 2009
    ..Although there is increasing knowledge of the prevalence of neuropathic pain, little has been done to isolate the cost of neuropathic pain, especially with reference to the frequent complaint of back pain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia including risk factors for thrombosis. A retrospective analysis of 408 patients
    Andreas Greinacher
    Institute for Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Sauerbruchstr Diagnostikzentrum, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 94:132-5. 2005
    ..HIT-associated thrombosis occurs in a considerable proportion of patients before platelet counts decrease by more than 50%...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk quantification in epidemiologic studies
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Institute for Community Medicine, Methods in Community Medicine, University of Greifswald
    Int J Public Health 53:118-9. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Reference ranges of serum IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 levels in a general adult population: results of the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)
    Nele Friedrich
    Institute for Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Growth Horm IGF Res 18:228-37. 2008
    ..96 *standard deviation method and the quantile regression method and (2) to perform a comparison of the results from both statistical methods...
  22. doi request reprint The temporal profile of the anti-PF4/heparin immune response
    Andreas Greinacher
    Institut für Immunologie und Transfusionsmedizin, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Germany
    Blood 113:4970-6. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Reference intervals of serum thyroid function tests in a previously iodine-deficient area
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Thyroid 15:279-85. 2005
    ..We undertook the present study to establish reference data for serum thyroid function tests in a previously iodine-deficient area...
  24. pmc Thyroid function tests in patients taking thyroid medication in Germany: Results from the population-based Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)
    Anke Hannemann
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Ferdinand Sauerbruch Strasse, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Res Notes 3:227. 2010
    ..Using thyroid function tests, we aim to measure the proportions of subjects, who are under- or over-treated with thyroid medication in a previously iodine-deficient area...
  25. ncbi request reprint Factor V Leiden and the risk of stillbirth in a German population
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Walther Rathenau Str 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 90:429-33. 2003
    ..In conclusion, there is no association between the factor V Leiden mutation and the risk of stillbirth in a representative population sample...
  26. doi request reprint Incidence of blunt craniocervical artery injuries: use of whole-body computed tomography trauma imaging with adapted computed tomography angiography
    Steffen K Fleck
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Neurosurgery 69:615-23; discussion 623-4. 2011
    ..The incidence of traumatic craniocervical artery dissection varies in published trauma series...
  27. doi request reprint Prediction of improvement in quality of life (QoL-AGHDA) in adults with growth hormone deficiency by normative reference limits: data of the German KIMS cohort
    Joern Moock
    Institute of Community Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald, Germany
    Growth Horm IGF Res 21:272-8. 2011
    ..Furthermore, we investigate the estimates of these normative data to and to predict the improvement of QoL-AGHDA scores in the German KIMS cohort during growth hormone treatment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Subjective health complaints, health-related quality of life and physician visits: results of the study of health in Pomerania (SHIP)
    Uwe Konerding
    Institute for Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Soz Praventivmed 51:162-73. 2006
    ..To investigate the relationship between subjective health complaints (SHCs), health-related quality of life and physician visits...
  29. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal relationships among transtheoretical model constructs for smokers in the precontemplation and contemplation stages of change
    Anja Schumann
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 30:12-20. 2005
    ..This study examined the pattern, direction, and magnitude of longitudinal relationships among the constructs involved in the Transtheoretical Model (TTM)...
  30. doi request reprint Antiseptic efficacy and tolerance of tissue-tolerable plasma compared with two wound antiseptics on artificially bacterially contaminated eyes from commercially slaughtered pigs
    A Hammann
    Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Skin Pharmacol Physiol 23:328-32. 2010
    ..To compare the tissue tolerance and efficacy of two wound antiseptics with tissue-tolerable plasma (TTP) on enucleated contaminated eyes from slaughtered pigs in order to draw consequences for the use of TTP on wounds...
  31. doi request reprint Prospective association of low serum total testosterone levels with health care utilization and costs in a population-based cohort of men
    R Haring
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Androl 33:800-9. 2010
    ..Cost-effectiveness studies of available treatments are necessary to identify benefits for physicians, patients and health care system as a whole...
  32. doi request reprint [Importance of displacement ventilation for operations and small surgical procedures from the infection preventive point of view]
    A Kramer
    Universitat Greifswald, Institut fur Hygiene und Umweltmedizin, Walther Rathenau Strasse49a, 17489 Greifswald, Deutschland
    Zentralbl Chir 135:11-7. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Non-palpable breast lesions in asymptomatic women: diagnostic value of initial ultrasonography and comparison with mammography
    R Ohlinger
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Anticancer Res 26:3943-55. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint [What do we know about the symptoms of back pain? Epidemiological results on prevalence, incidence, progression and risk factors]
    C O Schmidt
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 143:292-8. 2005
    ..This paper provides an overview of epidemiological findings concerning the prevalence and incidence of back pain, the underlying risk factors and health care utilization due to back pain...
  35. doi request reprint [Patient satisfaction in diabetes mellitus--measures and results]
    T Kohlmann
    Institut für Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:S120-3; discussion S124-6. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for goiter in a previously iodine-deficient region
    H Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 113:507-15. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate such gender-specific risk factors and their interactions in a large population-based sample...
  37. doi request reprint Health-related behaviour, knowledge, attitudes, communication and social status in school children in Eastern Germany
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Methods of Community Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Health Educ Res 25:542-51. 2010
    ..Health knowledge was not associated with any other scale. Our results suggest that targeting one specific component of health literacy in children is likely to exert only small effects on health status and health behaviour...
  38. ncbi request reprint Back pain in the German adult population: prevalence, severity, and sociodemographic correlates in a multiregional survey
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2005-11. 2007
    ..A population-based cross-sectional multiregion postal survey...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association of height with inflammation and periodontitis: the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Peter Meisel
    Department of Pharmacology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 34:390-6. 2007
    ..Predisposition to inflammatory diseases might be associated with impaired length growth and impose a lifelong inflammatory burden. We tested this hypothesis in a cross-sectional population-based study with respect to periodontitis...
  40. doi request reprint Comparing preference-based quality-of-life measures: results from rehabilitation patients with musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, or psychosomatic disorders
    Joern Moock
    University of Greifswald, Institute for Community Medicine, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, Greifswald 17475, Germany
    Qual Life Res 17:485-95. 2008
    ..To compare the EQ-5D, 15D, HUI 2, HUI 3, SF-6D, and QWB-SA in terms of their descriptive statistics, score distribution, agreement and responsiveness in a sample of German rehabilitation inpatients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Development and Testing of the Insulin Treatment Experience Questionnaire (ITEQ)
    Jörn Moock
    1 Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany 2 Sanofi aventis Deutschland GmbH, Berlin, Germany 3 Institute of Psychology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Patient 3:45-58. 2010
    ..The study focussed on patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and placed particular attention on the impact of different forms of insulin therapy on diabetes self-management...
  42. ncbi request reprint Age related decline of microvascular regulation measured in healthy individuals by retinal dynamic vessel analysis
    Matthias Kneser
    Department of Ophthalmology, EMA University, Greifswald, Germany
    Med Sci Monit 15:CR436-41. 2009
    ..The present study investigates the regulative retinal vascular answer to flicker as measured by Dynamic Vessel Analysis (DVA) in relation to age...
  43. doi request reprint Systematic literature review and validity evaluation of the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) and the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC) in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Sandra Meyer-Moock
    Institute for Community Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Neurol 14:58. 2014
    ..We examined to what extent the psychometric properties of two accepted instruments--EDSS and MSFC--meet methodological standards and the value they have in clinical trials...
  44. doi request reprint Five commercially available insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) assays in comparison to the former Nichols Advantage IGF-I in a growth hormone treated population
    Alexander Krebs
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1776-83. 2008
    ..Here, we evaluated the DRG IGF-I 600 ELISA, DSL IGF-I ELISA, IDS OCTEIA IGF-I, Mediagnost IGF-I-ELISA, and the Siemens Immulite 2500 IGF-I in comparison to the former Nichols Advantage IGF-I assay...
  45. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of large intraventricular haemorrhage in very low birthweight infants carrying the factor V Leiden or prothrombin G20210A mutation
    W Gopel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Lubeck, Germany
    Acta Paediatr 90:1021-4. 2001
    ..12; 95%CI: 0.017-0.86). Conclusion: The data suggest that the factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A mutations lead to improved control of intraventricular bleeding in very low birthweight infants...
  46. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in old age: preliminary report on the male perspective
    R Deck
    Institut für Sozialmedizin der Medizinischen Universität Lübeck, Beckergrube 43 47, 23552 Lübeck, Germany
    Aging Male 5:87-97. 2002
    ..In the present article the individual aspects of the quality of life of men are described and examples of gender-related differences are presented and discussed...
  47. ncbi request reprint [The use of assessment instruments in the rehabilitation of accident victims]
    A Lohsträter
    Verwaltungs Berufsgenossenschaft VBG, Hamburg, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 69:45-9. 2007
    ..The first experience shows that the assessment-based quality management system can be recommended for permanent modelling of structures, processes and outcomes to improve the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Instruments for patient-reported outcomes and predictors in German-speaking rehabilitation research--current developments within the "Rehabilitation Sciences" research funding programme]
    C Zwingmann
    Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund, Bereich 0420 Rehabilitationswissenschaften, Berlin
    Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 44:307-15. 2005
    ..The instruments are critically discussed, and perspectives for further research are pointed out...
  49. ncbi request reprint A new instrument for assessing quality of life in atopic dermatitis: international development of the Quality of Life Index for Atopic Dermatitis (QoLIAD)
    D Whalley
    Galen Research, Enterprise House, Lloyd Street North, Manchester M15 6SE, UK
    Br J Dermatol 150:274-83. 2004
    ..In addition, most measure symptoms and/or daily functioning, which are potential influences on quality of life (QoL) rather than assessments of the construct itself...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of orofacial pain]
    T Kohlmann
    Institut für Sozialmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Lubeck, Germany
    Schmerz 16:339-45. 2002
    ..The German National Health Survey ( n=7,124), besides some smaller studies in specific German regions, provides detailed results about gender- and age-specific prevalence (12 months, 7 days) of orofacial pain...
  51. ncbi request reprint [SF-36 Health Survey in Rehabilitation Research. Findings from the North German Network for Rehabilitation Research, NVRF, within the rehabilitation research funding program]
    M Bullinger
    Arbeitsgruppe Lebensqualitätsforschung bei Erwachsenen und Kindern, Institut und Poliklinik für Medizinische Psychologie, Zentrum fur Psychosoziale Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 42:218-25. 2003
    ..g. SCL-90-R) could be found. Summarizing, the SF-36/SF-12 can be recommended for use in rehabilitation research. Analyses regarding sensitivity should be conducted in future studies...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Missing data in the somatisation subscale of the scl-90-R due to a 'checklist effect': occurrence in different surveys and results of various imputation methods]
    O Mittag
    Institut für Sozialmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck
    Gesundheitswesen 67:155-8. 2005
    ..3 % to 0.4 %. Ignoring the "checklist-effect" would overestimate the symptom level. Possible explanations for the effect are discussed. However, the validity of this effect has yet to be proven via methodological studies...
  53. doi request reprint [Comments by the Working Group for Methods of Economic Evaluation in Health Care (AG MEG) to IQWiG's Draft Guidelines "Methods for Assessment of the Relation of Benefits to Costs in the German Statutory Health Care System"]
    C Krauth
    Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Sozialmedizin und Gesundheitssystemforschung
    Gesundheitswesen 70:e1-16. 2008
    ..In summary, the methods currently proposed by IQWiG are not up to the task of conducting economic evaluations. It is strongly recommended to perform a public consultation process for the revised draft guidelines anew...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Chronic pain patient's acceptance and satisfaction with their analgesic medication. Development and validation of the QAMPAS questionnaire]
    C O Schmidt
    Institut für Methoden der Community Medicine, Universitat Greifswald
    Schmerz 20:69-78. 2006
    ..A newly developed questionnaire to measure the satisfaction of chronic pain patients with their analgetic treatment is introduced...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Outcome measurement in musculoskeletal diseases: recommendation for a core set of scales for use in rehabilitation]
    W H Jäckel
    Hochrhein Institut für Rehabilitationsforschung Bergseestr 61 79713 Bad Säckingen, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 60:342-51. 2001
    ..Furthermore, the proposed instruments can be used for clinical documentation systems as well as for internal or external quality assurance programs...