Received: 2 July 2020
Accepted: 21 October 2020
First Online: 20 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Administrative approvals were given by the respective hospitals before obtaining ethical approval from the Committee on Human Research Publications and Ethics (CHRPE), School of Medical Sciences (SMS), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) (Reference number: CHRPE/AP/574/18). Hypothetical names were assigned to the hospitals and the participants as a method of guaranteeing anonymity and confidentiality of the research findings.Consent from the participants (nurses, physicians, children and families) were continuously collected orally by asking permission to observe or interview and ensuring that the participant being observed or interviewed did not object to the data collection method used. None of the participants objected to be observed or interviewed in the study. The participants who were engaged in formal interviews further gave written informed consent as evidence for their voluntary participations. Participants were informed about the voluntary nature of their participation and their right to withdraw at any stage of the study without receiving any sanctions. The research data were accessible to only the researchers involved in the current study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors have no competing interests to declare.