Funding for this research was provided by:
Norsk Sykepleierforbund (No number)
Received: 7 December 2018
Accepted: 13 November 2019
First Online: 27 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All the participants were informed verbally and in written form about the study. They were assured full anonymity and confidentiality, and reminded their possibility to withdraw from the study at any time. All the participants returned a signed document of informal consent.This study was approved by the Regional Committee for Research Ethics in Norway (Ref. number: S-08733c2008/20175) and the Norwegian Social Science Data Service (Project number 20040). The approval from the Norwegian Social Science Data Service concerned the use of personal/private data, such as interview guides, consent forms, and the storage of data.The head of administration in the county approved the research project, and the nurse in charge of the network was given the authority to assist the researcher in recruiting participants. The informants were informed that they could withdraw from the study at any time. The excerpts from the web forum were anonymized before the researcher received them.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.