Funding for this research was provided by:
UiT The Arctic University of Norway (IN-1096130)
Received: 9 March 2018
Accepted: 11 April 2019
First Online: 30 April 2019
: <b>Anita Salamonsen</b> is an associate professor at RKBU North - Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare, Faculty of Health Sciences at UiT the Arctic University of Norway. She was until 2017 working as a senior researcher at The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NAFKAM). Salamonsen holds a PhD in medical sociology. Her current research mainly examines user involvement, communication and patient safety, including multi-disciplinary studies of use of complementary and alternative medicine, traditional medicine, decision-making, patient-provider communication, risk understandings, patient pathways, person-centered care and commitment and trust in health care and child welfare.<b>Solveig Wiesener</b> holds a M.Sc. in Risk Management and Societal Safety, and is a Senior Adviser at The National Research Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NAFKAM), Faculty of Health Sciences, at UiT the Arctic University of Norway. Wiesener coordinates NAFKAM’s international work, the collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), and her research interests are connected to risk and patient safety in T&CM. In the European Union (EU) project CAMbrella, Wiesener analyzed the regulation of CAM in 39 European countries. Updated results on ExternalRef removed.
: The interview study was approved by the Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics North (P REK NORD 28/2005), and the Norwegian Centre for Research Data (project number 13409).In the CAMBRELLA project, interviewees were asked to confirm the author’s comprehension of their answers, and if cited, to confirm the use of their answers with reference to their names, position and/or rank [CitationRef removed].
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