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Received: 11 January 2021
Accepted: 12 April 2021
First Online: 6 May 2021
: Patients included in the study were deceased and had already been registered in the Swedish Register of Palliative Care by the patient responsible nurse or physician. The study was approved by the SRPC management group on 4th September, 2020, and data were retrieved the same day. The working procedure and study design were examined by the Ethical Review Board in Sweden, who had no ethical objections to the study (registration number 2020–02186). The official national ethical review board gave permission to use the information about the deceased and health care and required no informed consent from next of kin, in accordance with Swedish law. The study was performed in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki.
: Data are only reported in aggregate and cannot be attributed to individuals.
: The authors report no competing interests.