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Received: 18 September 2018
Accepted: 26 February 2019
First Online: 2 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Participants were informed both verbal and in writing about study aim and its voluntary nature and gave written consent prior to the individual interview. Furthermore, the study was approved by the Chief Executives at Nordsjællands Hospitals’ Department of Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases in Denmark. According to The Ethics Committee (ExternalRef removed) in Denmark, the Biomedical Research Ethics Committee System Act does not apply to qualitative studies in general nor the present study. Participants are referred to by pseudonyms.
: Not applicable.
: No conflict of interest has been declared by the authors DGB, MOJ, ML and SFH. K.M has received honoraria from Almirall, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Norpharma, Novartis, Intermune, and Roche for presenting at meetings and symposia and honoraria for participation in advisory board for AstraZeneca and Novartis.
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