Funding for this research was provided by:
Norske Legeforening (AFU-stipend 2018-2019)
Received: 21 April 2020
Accepted: 14 October 2020
First Online: 20 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics (REC) North, UiT The Arctic University of Norway (reference number 2017/1400/REK nord). The committee also gave permission to collect anonymized information about patients and admissions without informed consent from individual patients. Staff at the Bergen Municipal Acute Bed Unit performed the data collection. SKH was part of the staff, and was granted permission from REC North to access and use the medical records to control anonymized information when necessary. The remaining researchers had no direct access to the medical records of the patients.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.