Funding for this research was provided by:
EkstraStiftelsen Helse og Rehabilitering (2012/FOM5665)
Helse Sør-Øst RHF
Liasson Committe between the Central Norway Regional Health Authority and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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Received: 29 December 2017
Accepted: 9 May 2018
First Online: 22 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics for South East Norway approved the study (REC number 2011/531). Patients underwent comprehensive cognitive testing at baseline, and only those who were found to have sufficient cognitive capacity to provide their own consent were invited to participate in the study. All patients gave written, informed consent for their participation in the study and for their clinical data to be used for research purposes. Patients who were not able to give informed consent at baseline were not included.
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