David Blum

Summary

Affiliation: St. Gallen
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi Cancer cachexia: a systematic literature review of items and domains associated with involuntary weight loss in cancer
    David Blum
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 80:114-44. 2011
  2. doi Evolving classification systems for cancer cachexia: ready for clinical practice?
    David Blum
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland
    Support Care Cancer 18:273-9. 2010
  3. doi Development and validation of a medical chart review checklist for symptom management performance of oncologists in the routine care of patients with advanced cancer
    David Blum
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland European Palliative Care Research Center, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 48:1160-7. 2014
  4. pmc Nutrition impact symptoms in advanced cancer patients: frequency and specific interventions, a case-control study
    Aurelius Omlin
    From the Section Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology Hematology, Department Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 4:55-61. 2013
  5. doi Invasive palliative interventions: when are they worth it and when are they not?
    Florian Strasser
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Cancer J 16:483-7. 2010
  6. pmc Electronic monitoring of symptoms and syndromes associated with cancer: methods of a randomized controlled trial SAKK 95/06 E-MOSAIC
    David Blum
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital St, Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, St, Gallen 9007, Switzerland
    BMC Palliat Care 11:19. 2012

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi Cancer cachexia: a systematic literature review of items and domains associated with involuntary weight loss in cancer
    David Blum
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 80:114-44. 2011
    ..To support consensus processes towards an updated definition and classification system, we systematically reviewed the literature for items and domains associated with involuntary weight loss in cancer...
  2. doi Evolving classification systems for cancer cachexia: ready for clinical practice?
    David Blum
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland
    Support Care Cancer 18:273-9. 2010
    ..Involuntary weight loss, the defining factor of cachexia, is a common consequence of advanced cancer...
  3. doi Development and validation of a medical chart review checklist for symptom management performance of oncologists in the routine care of patients with advanced cancer
    David Blum
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland European Palliative Care Research Center, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 48:1160-7. 2014
    ..Oncologists perform a range of pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions to manage the symptoms of outpatients with advanced cancer...
  4. pmc Nutrition impact symptoms in advanced cancer patients: frequency and specific interventions, a case-control study
    Aurelius Omlin
    From the Section Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology Hematology, Department Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 4:55-61. 2013
    ..Cancer cachexia is influenced by nutrition impact symptoms (NIS). The aim of this study was to explore the frequency of NIS in advanced patients and to assess specific interventions guided by a 12-item NIS checklist...
  5. doi Invasive palliative interventions: when are they worth it and when are they not?
    Florian Strasser
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Cancer J 16:483-7. 2010
    ..Oncologists may be competent to foster patients' participation in decision making and to use available specialist palliative care competencies and those of other professions...
  6. pmc Electronic monitoring of symptoms and syndromes associated with cancer: methods of a randomized controlled trial SAKK 95/06 E-MOSAIC
    David Blum
    Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital St, Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, St, Gallen 9007, Switzerland
    BMC Palliat Care 11:19. 2012
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