Entries by Dr. Tobias Lindner

Web-based symptom checker and over the counter medication.

In our digital world and modern society, we expect to have access to all sorts of products 24/7. This is also true for health care. People are capable of gathering information about their actual health situation by googling their complaints or by using a web-based symptom checker. To date, there are only a few data on the accuracy and usefulness of the artificial intelligence assisted services.

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Lower back pain

Almost everyone will experience it at least once in a lifetime and people who chronically suffer from it develop their own strategies on how to relieve their back pain. President John F. Kennedy e.g. was using a rocking chair. In many industrialized countries back pain is a main cause preventing people from work and therefore has a relevant economic impact.

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First Aid – Burns

Wintertime is candle and hot drinks time, and especially our curious children are in danger to burn their fingers or worse. Luckily, most of the burns and scaldings sustained in daily life are of low degree (grade I and II = redness and blister).

However, it is worth it to bring the most important facts of first aid in those cases to mind.

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