Université de Fribourg

Looking back: twenty years of reforming undergraduate medical training and curriculum frameworks in Switzerland = Blick in den Rückspiegel: zwanzig Jahre Reformen der humanmedizinischen Studiengänge und der curricularen Rahmenbedingungen in der Schweiz

Bonvin, Raphael ; Nendaz, Mathieu ; Frey, Peter ; Schnabel, Kai P. ; Huwendiek, Sören ; Schirlo, Christian

In: GMS Journal for Medical Education, 2019, vol. 36, no. 5, p. Doc64

Introduction: To date, hardly any reports exist that outline the reforms in medical studies in Switzerland from the first partial reforms in the 1970s until today.Methods: This article outlines the recent history of medical curricula, their reforms in the early 1970s and, based on these, the key reasons for the major curricular reforms of the 2000s from the perspective of the authors.Results: The...

Université de Neuchâtel

Assessment of adult formulas for glomerular filtration rate estimation in children

Chehade, Hassib ; Girardin, Eric ; Iglesias, Katia ; Ramseyer, Pascal ; Frey, Peter ; Bardy, Daniel ; Mosig, Dolores ; Cachat, Francois

In: Pediatric Nephrology, 2013, vol. 28, no. 1, p. 105-114

Background Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is an important diagnostic instrument in clinical practice. The National Kidney Foundation-Kidney Disease Quality Initiative (NKF–KDOQI) guidelines do not recommend using formulas developed for adults to estimate GFR in children; however, studies confirming these recommendations are scarce. The aim of our study was to evaluate the...