Felix Momm

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BACKGROUND In the modern hospital environment, increasing possibilities in medical examination techniques and increasing documentation tasks claim the physicians' energy and encroach on their time spent with patients. This study aimed to investigate how much time physicians at hospital wards spend on communication with patients and their families and how(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to analyze patterns of care and to identify prognostic factors in patients at least 18 years of age who received radiotherapy for malignant pineal parenchymal tumors. METHODS In a multicenter, retrospective study, we analyzed data for 37 previously published cases and 64 patients treated at the participating(More)
BACKGROUND Training in palliative care is frequently requested by health care professionals. However, little is known in detail about the subject matters and the educational preferences of physicians and staff or assistant nurses in this field. METHODS All 897 registered GPs and all 933 registered home care nurses in the district of Steiermark/Austria(More)
BACKGROUND Cancer patients are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). OBJECTIVE This monocenter cross-sectional study prospectively assessed the association between a history of ≥1 VTE episode and the presence of pulmonary hypertension (PH) among cancer patients presenting with pulmonary or cardiac symptoms. METHODS A consecutive series of(More)
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