Funding for this research was provided by:
Greenwall Foundation (N/A)
Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation (N/A)
Canadian Intensive Care Foundation (N/A)
CSU Institute for Palliative Care (N/A)
Hamilton Academy of Health Sciences Organization (N/A)
VITAS Healthcare (N/A)
Katz Family Foundation (N/A)
Porath Family Charitable Foundation (N/A)
Perlman Family Foundation (N/A)
Wirtschafter Family Foundation (N/A)
Dalhousie University, Department of Critical Care
Nova Scotia Health Authority (N/A)
Received: 27 April 2020
Accepted: 22 June 2020
First Online: 30 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Research ethics approval was obtained at each institution which implemented the 3 Wishes Program as a research project (Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board 1562 (St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton) and 4736 (Niagara Health); University of British Columbia Clinical Research Ethics Board H17–02290; St. Michael’s Hospital Research Ethics Board 16–183; UCLA Human Research Protection Program 17–001422; Nova Scotia Health Authority Research Ethics Board #1024133; Brantford General Hospital Research Ethics Board 10192017). All participants provided written informed consent to participate in interviews and focus groups.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.