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Open Access 22.12.2022 | original article

Ethics teaching in medical school: the perception of medical students

Medical knowledge and skills are undoubtedly the basis of medical education; however, with every medical decision, various aspects must be considered. Among these are ethics, morality, and legal factors, which also play a significant role in the …

verfasst von:
Lorenz Faihs, Carla Neumann-Opitz, Franz Kainberger, Christiane Druml

24.11.2022 | original article

Peculiarities of melatonin levels in preterm infants

Various functions of melatonin reflect its important role in the proper functioning of the organism, child growth, and development. Melatonin is a neurohormone secreted by the pineal gland, presynthesized from the neurotransmitter serotonin …

verfasst von:
Prof. Halyna Pavlyshyn, MD, PhD, Iryna Sarapuk, MD, PhD, Kateryna Kozak, MD, PhD

26.09.2022 | original article

Comparison of physiological responses after incremental shuttle walking test and 6-minute walk test in patients with systemic sclerosis

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a rare disease that is classified within the connective tissue disease spectrum [ 1 ]. Diffuse cutaneous SSc (dcSSc) and limited cutaneous SSc (lcSSc) are the two major SSc groups based on the affected organ systems and …

verfasst von:
Buse Ozcan Kahraman, PhD, Aylin Tanriverdi, MSc, Nazenin Hande Sezgin, MSc, Serap Acar, PhD, Ahmet Merih Birlik, MD, Aydan Koken Avsar, MD, Bahri Akdeniz, MD, Ebru Ozpelit, MD, Sema Savci, PhD

Open Access 13.06.2022 | history of medicine

Erwin Deutsch, the Eppinger Clinic and the legacy of the Second Vienna School of Medicine—Continuities of a career

Erwin Deutsch (1917–1992) was an outstanding representative of Austrian internal medicine after World War II. Little is known about his early biography. Considered a “Jewish half-breed” under Nazi racial laws, he was subjected to harassment during …

verfasst von:
Clemens Jobst, Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Herwig Czech