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Ethical issues in nursing home palliative care: a cross-national survey
  1. Deborah H. L. Muldrew1,
  2. Sharon Kaasalainen2,
  3. Dorry McLaughlin3 and
  4. Kevin Brazil3
  1. 1 Institute of Nursing and Health Research, Ulster University Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, UK
  2. 2 School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  3. 3 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Deborah H. L. Muldrew, Institute of Nursing and Health Research, Ulster University Jordanstown, Newtownabbey BT37 0QB, UK; d.muldrew{at}ulster.ac.uk

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  • Contributors All authors have agreed on the final version and meet at least one of the following criteria (recommended by the ICMJE: http://www.icmje.org/ethical_1author.html).

  • Funding This study was funded by the Benevolent Fund for Nurses in Northern Ireland’s Marcia Mackie Scholarship, Queen’s University Belfast

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval Ethical approval was sought from the Queen’s University School of Nursing and Midwifery’s Research Ethics Committee (Ref: 29.DPreshaw.12.15.M4.V2) and the Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board (Ref: 1198). Governance was sought from the manager of each nursing home prior to data collection.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Additional information relating to the project can be accessed by contacting the corresponding author.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All authors have agreed on the final version and meet at least one of the following criteria (recommended by the ICMJE: http://www.icmje.org/ethical_1author.html).

  • Funding This study was funded by the Benevolent Fund for Nurses in Northern Ireland’s Marcia Mackie Scholarship, Queen’s University Belfast

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval Ethical approval was sought from the Queen’s University School of Nursing and Midwifery’s Research Ethics Committee (Ref: 29.DPreshaw.12.15.M4.V2) and the Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board (Ref: 1198). Governance was sought from the manager of each nursing home prior to data collection.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Additional information relating to the project can be accessed by contacting the corresponding author.

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