Funding for this research was provided by:
The Swiss Academy for Medical Sciences (PC15/16)
Public health service of the Canton de Vaud and Ticino (none)
the Palliative and supportive care service, the Training center and the Head of nursing, Lausanne University Hospital (none)
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Received: 13 September 2019
Accepted: 5 February 2020
First Online: 12 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: When contacted for approval, and in accordance with the Swiss Ethics laws [CitationRef removed], the Ethical Committee informed us that as the participants in this study were not patients and this research did not involve the use of medical records of patients, this study did not need approval from the committee. However, this study was conducted in accordance with the general ethical principles for conducting research as stipulated in the Human Research Ordinance rules. Written consent of the participants were obtained.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.