Funding for this research was provided by:
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (06034)
Received: 29 August 2017
Accepted: 18 May 2018
First Online: 30 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The QUALICOPC survey received ethical approval from the University of Toronto Research Ethics Board and this study also received approval from the Sunnybrook Hospital Research Ethics Board. Participants provided consent to participate in the surveys. Patient respondents further consented to provide their OHIP numbers for the purposes of linking their de-identified survey information to health administrative databases at ICES.
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