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Mai, S.S., Vogt, A.R., Schmidtmann, I. et al. Sequential use of the Demoralization Scale in palliative care: feasibility, strain, and personal benefits of participation for patients at the end of life. Support Care Cancer 29, 965–973 (2021).

Gerlach C, Taylor K, Ferner M, Munder M, Weber M, Ramsenthaler C. Challenges in the cultural adaptation of the German Myeloma Patient Outcome Scale (MyPOS): an outcome measure to support routine symptom assessment in myeloma care. BMC Cancer 2020;20:245

Weber M, Maagh H, Mattyasovszky S, Betz U. Spinal Instability and the Issue of Bracing and Bed Rest. J Palliat Med. 2019 Jul;22(7):750

Warth M, Koehler F, Weber M, Bardenheuer HJ, Ditzen B, Kessler J. "Song of Life (SOL)" study protocol: a multicenter, randomized trial on the emotional, spiritual, and psychobiological effects of music therapy in palliative care. BMC Palliat Care. 2019;18(1):14


White N, Oostendorp L, Vickerstaff V, Gerlach C, Engels Y, Maessen M, Tomlinson C, Wens J, Leysen B, Biasco G, Zambrano S, Eychmüller S, Avgerinou C, Chattat R, Ottoboni G, Veldhoven C, Stone P: An online international comparison of thresholds for triggering a negative response to the "Surprise Question": a study protocol. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Apr 9;18(1):36.

Mayland C.R, Gerlach C, Sigurdardottir K, Hansen M.I.T, Leppert W, Stachowiak A, Krajewska M, Garcia-Yanneo E, Tripodoro V.A, Goldraij G, Weber M, Zambon L, Passarini J.N, Saad I.B, Ellershaw J, Haugen D.F. Assessing quality of care for the dying from the bereaved relatives' perspective: Using pre-testing survey methods across seven countries to develop an international outcome measure. Palliat Med. 2019 Mar;33(3):357-368

Gerlach C, Goebel S, Weber S, Weber M, Sleeman KE. Space for intuition - the 'Surprise'-Question in haemato-oncology: Qualitative analysis of experiences and perceptions of haemato-oncologists. Palliat Med. 2019:33;531-540

Gerlach C, Pretzell I, Lieberknecht E, Mattyasovszky S, Weber M. Severe Pain Due to Paraspinal Abscess Formation in Two Patients with Squamous-Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck after Multimodal Treatment Including Cetuximab. Oncol Res Treat. 2018;41(6):395-398.

Stiel S, Heckel M, Wendt KN, Weber M, Ostgathe C. Palliative Care Patients’ Quality of Dying and Circumstances of Death—Comparison of Informal Caregivers’ and Health-Care Professionals’ Estimates. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jul;35(7):1023-1029.

Mai SS, Gerlach, C., Schmidtmann, I., Vogt, A.R., Zeller, V., Renner, K.-H., Weber, M. Are repeated self-reports of psychological variables feasible for patients near the end of life at a palliative care unit? J Palliat Med. 2018; 21(7):1005-1010.

Mai SS, Goebel S, Jentschke E, van Oorschot B, Renner KH and Weber M. Feasibility, acceptability and adaption of dignity therapy: a mixed methods study achieving 360 degrees feedback. BMC Pall Care. 2018; 17: 73

Heckel M, Bussmann S, Weber M, Ostgathe C, Stiel S. Interference of family caregivers mental disorders and their estimates of quality of dying and death (QoDD) of their loved ones. J  Palliat Care (2017); 32 (1): 34-39.

Goebel S, Mai SS, Gerlach C, Windschmitt U, Feldmann KH and Weber M. Family members of deceased palliative care patients receiving bereavement anniversary cards: a survey on the recipient’s reactions and opinions. BMC Pall Care 2017 16:26

Hopprich A, Günther L.D., Laufenberg-Feldmann R, Reinholz U, Weber M. Palliative Sedierung auf einer universitären Palliativstation. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2016;141:e60 – e66

Heckel M, Bussmann S, Stiel S, Ostgathe C, Weber M. Validation of the German Version of the Quality of Dying and Death Questionnaire for Health Professionals. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2016 Sep;33(8):760-9.

Schmidt FP, Glaser NJ, Schreiner O, Münzel T, Weber M. "Do not rescuscitate"--Auswirkungen der Einführung eines standardisierten Formulars auf Therapiebegrenzungen in der klinischen Praxis.  ["Do-not-rescuscitate" Results of introducing a standardized order sheet on documentation quality]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2015 Jul;140(15):e159-65.

Weber M, Schmiedel S, Nauck F, Alt-Epping B. Wissen und Selbsteinschätzung in Bezug auf palliativmedizinische Fragestellungen bei Medizinstudierenden: Macht das praktische Jahr einen Unterschied? [Knowledge and attitude of medical students in Germany towards palliative care: Does the final year of medical school make a difference?] Schmerz 2016 Jun;30(3):279-85.

Heckel M, Bussmann S, Stiel S, Weber M, Ostgathe C. Validation of the German Version of the Quality of Dying and Death Questionnaire for Informal Caregivers (QoDD-D-ANg). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015;50:402-413

Stiel S, Heckel M, Bussmann S, Weber M, Ostgathe C. End-of-life care research with bereaved informal caregivers--analysis of recruitment strategy and participation rate from a multi-centre validation study. BMC Palliat Care. 2015 May 2;14:21

Gerlach C, Mai SS, Schmidtmann I, Massen C, Reinholz U, Laufenberg-Feldmann R, Weber M. Does interdisciplinary and multiprofessional undergraduate education increase students' self-confidence and knowledge toward palliative care? Evaluation of an undergraduate curriculum design for palliative care at a German academic hospital. J Palliat Med. 2015 Jun;18:513-9

Muders P, Zahrt-Omar CA, Bussmann S, Haberstroh J, Weber M. Support for families of patients dying with dementia: a qualitative analysis of bereaved family members‘ experiences and suggestions. Palliat Support Care 2015;13:435-42

Bussmann S, Muders P, Zahrt-Omar CA, Escobar Pinzon LC,  Claus M, Schildmann J, Weber M. Improving End-of-Life Care in Hospitals: A Qualitative Analysis of Bereaved Families' Experiences and Suggestions. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2015;32:44 – 51

Escobar Pinzon LC, Claus M, Zepf, KI; Letzel S, Weber, M. Sterben in Rheinland-Pfalz: Gewünschter und tatsächlicher Sterbeort [Dying in Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany): Preferred and Actual Place of Death]. Gesundheitswesen 2013; 75:853-858

Escobar Pinzon LC, Claus M,  Perrar KM, Zepf, KI; Letzel S, Weber, M. Todesumstände von Patienten mit Demenz: Symptombelastung, Betreuungsqualität und Sterbeort [Dying with dementia: symptom burden, quality of care, and place of death] Dtsch Arztebl Int 2013; 110(12): 195-202

Traoré J, Schildmann J, Weber M. 90 Minuten Pflichtlehre Palliativmedizin auf Station: Lehrkonzept und qualitative Ergebnisse einer Evaluationsstudie. Z Palliativmed 2012;13:229-235

Bader S, Weber M, Becker. Ist die pharmakologische Therapie der Obstipation in der Palliativmedizin evidenzbasiert? Eine systematische Literaturübersicht [Is the pharmacological treatment of constipation in palliative care evidence based? A systematic literature review]. Schmerz  2012 Sep;26(5):568-86

Weber M, Claus M, Zepf KI, Fischbeck S, Escobar Pinzon LC. Dying in Germany-Unfulfilled Needs of Relatives in Different Care Settings. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012; 44:542-551

Fischbeck S, Maier BO, Reinholz U, Nehring C, Schwab R, Beutel ME, Weber M. Assessing Somatic, Psychosocial, and Spiritual Distress of Patients With Advanced Cancer: Development of the Advanced Cancer Patients' Distress Scale. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2013;30:339 – 346

Escobar Pinzón LC, Claus M, Zepf KI, Fischbeck S, Weber M. Symptom Prevalence in the Last days of Life in Germany: The Role of Place of Death. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2012;29:431-7

Gerth MA, Schäufele M, Mohr M, Laufenberg- Feldmann R, Reinholz U, Weber M, Paul NW. Notfalleinsatz und Notfall-Patientenverfügung aus der Sicht des Palliativpatienten. Z Palliativmed 2012; 13:91–96

Laufenberg-Feldmann R, Kappis B, Weber M, Werner C. Leben retten – sterben zulassen. Erfassung notärztlicher Einsätze bei Patienten in der Terminalphase. Schmerz 2011; 25:69-76

Weber M, Schmiedel S, Nauck F, Alt-Epping B. Knowledge and attitude of final - year medical students in Germany towards palliative care - an interinstitutional questionnaire-based study. BMC Palliat Care. 2011;10:19.

Weber M, Braun J, Schildmann J. Effects of a ninety-minute teaching module for fourth-year medical students on a palliative care ward with student-patient encounter. J Palliat Med. 2011 Aug;14(8):940-4.

Escobar Pinzon LC, Claus M, Zepf KI, Letzel S, Fischbeck S, Weber M. Preference for place of death in Germany. J Palliat Med. 2011;14(10):1097-1103

Escobar Pinzón L.C, Weber M, Claus M, Fischbeck S, Unrath M, Martini T, Münster E. Factors influencing place of death in Germany. J Pain Sympt Manage 2011;41:893 - 903

Escobar Pinzón L.C, Münster E, Fischbeck S, Unrath M., Claus M, Martini T, Weber M.
End-of-life care in Germany: Study design, methods and first results of the EPACS study [Establishment of Hospice and Palliative Care Services in Germany]. BMC Palliat Care. 2010; 9: 16

Ilkilic I, Spielberger J, Weber, M. Palliativmedizin im interkulturellen Kontext [Palliative care in transcultural context]. Ethik Med 2010;22:51 – 53