Funding for this research was provided by:
Sykehuset Innlandet HF (150358)
Høgskolen i Hedmark (345011-12)
Received: 2 January 2020
Accepted: 17 June 2020
First Online: 29 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The project was notified by the Norwegian Centre for Research Data (NSD), ID: 54551. NSD assessed that the processing of personal data was regulated in The Personal Data Regulations [Forskrift om behandling av. personopplysninger]. NSD considered that the project did not raise any ethical issues, which was in need of ethical approval. The project was also assessed and approved by data protection officer at the hospital.Participation in this research was based on informed and voluntary consent. All patients that filled the inclusion criteria received verbal and written information about the study. A senor nurse in the department assessed and assured the patient’s consent competence. No participants included in this study had a cognitive decline. All participants consented to participate on their own behalf and signed an informed consent. They were free to withdraw from the study at any time.
: The written consent form contains information about scientific publication of results of study in anonymous form.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.