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Table 1 Interviewee characteristics

From: Impact, challenges and limits of inpatient palliative care consultations – perspectives of requesting and conducting physicians

 PC Specialist
n = 10
Requesting physician
n = 9
Gender
 Male63
 Female46
Age in years
 < 3005
 30–4073
 41–5020
 > 5011
Work experience in years
 < 102
 1–502
 5–1074
 > 1031
PC specialists work experience in years
 < 13n/a
 1–55n/a
 5–102n/a
Department
 ICUn/a2
 Oncologyn/a2
 Gynecologyn/a2
 Dermatologyn/a1
 Nephrologyn/a2
IPCC-requests in the last 12 Months
 3–6 timesn/a1
 7–10 timesn/a3
 11–20 timesn/a4
 > 20n/a1
  1. PC Palliative care, IPCC Inpatient palliative care consultation, ICU Intensive care unit, n/a Not applicable
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