Funding for this research was provided by:
Techniker Krankenkasse (not applicable)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-12-01
Received: 25 January 2019
Accepted: 15 December 2019
First Online: 23 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the ethics committee of the Hamburg Chamber of Physicians (registration number <i>PV5762</i>). Modifications are not expected. The study protocol follows a feasibility study. All participants and their legal guardians will be informed about the study goals. Written informed consent will be obtained from all participants or their legal guardians prior to the study enrollment according to the Declaration of Helsinki. Participants as well as their relatives or legal guardians can withdraw consent at any time. All participant information and data will be stored securely and identified by a coded ID number only to maintain participants’ confidentiality.
: Personal information about the study participants will not be published.
: BW is an Associate Editor for BMC Geriatrics since 2019. There are no other financial or non-financial competing interests. The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.