Original article

Shift Work and Prostate Cancer Incidence in Industrial Workers

In 2007 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified shift ... »

Review article

Evaluating Guidelines: A Review of Key Quality Criteria

Guidelines, as defined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), are aids to decision ... »

Current Issue

Dtsch Arztebl Int 2015; 112(33-34)

Original article

The Role of PET and PET-CT Scanning in Assessing Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy in Esophageal Carcinoma: A Systematic Review

Schröer-Günther, M; Scheibler, F; Wolff, R; Westwood, M; Baumert, B; Lange, S

Original article

The Prevalence of Celiac Disease in Children and Adolescents in Germany: Results From the KiGGS Study

Laass, M W; Schmitz, R; Uhlig, H H; Zimmer, K; Thamm, M; Koletzko, S


The Preserve of Primary Care Physicians

Hausen, T


Occupational Preventive Measures

Seele, S; Spallek, M


Diagnosis Is Difficult

Sybrecht, G W


In Reply

Pankow, W; Burkhardt, R


Validated Questionnaire Should Be Used

Hofmeister, M


Lack of Physical Activity

Weisser, B


In Reply

Völzke, H

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In a previous version of the review article “The Treatment of Chronic Recurrent Oral Aphthous Ulcers” by Altenburg et al. in Deutsches Ärzteblatt International; Issue 40, 2014; in Figure 2 on page 671, the dose for colchicine was incorrect. The correct dose is 0.5 mg to 1 mg p.o. b.i.d. The figure on the right shows the correct algorithm. We apologize for the error. ... »