About the Authors

Olav Lindqvist, Carol Tishelman, Sylvia B. Sauter, Carl Johan Fürst
Research and Development Unit in Palliative Care, Stockholms Sjukhem Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden

Olav Lindqvist, Carol Tishelman, Carina Lundh Hagelin
Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Olav Lindqvist, Birgit H. Rasmussen
Department of Nursing, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Carol Tishelman
Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Carina Lundh Hagelin
Sophiahemmet University College, Stockholm, Sweden

Jean B. Clark
Education and Research Unit, Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Maria L. Daud
Pallium Latinoamérica, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Andrew Dickman
Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Franzisca Domeisen Benedetti
Center for Palliative Care, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Maren Galushko
Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Urska Lunder
University Clinic for Respiratory and Allergic Diseases Golnik, Golnik, Slovenia

Gunilla Lundquist
Department of Radiation Sciences—Oncology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Gunilla Lundquist
Palliative Team Västerbergslagen, County Council of Dalarna, Ludvika, Sweden

Guido Miccinesi
Clinical and Descriptive Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Prevention and Research Institute, Istituto per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica, Florence, Italy

Carl Johan Fürst
Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Corresponding Author

olav.lindqvist@ki.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OL CT GL SBS CJF BHR. Performed the experiments: OL JBC MLD AD FDB MG UL GM BHR. Analyzed the data: OL CT BHR. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: OL CT BHR. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: OL CT CLH JBC MLD AD FDB MG UL GL GM SBS CJF BHR. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: OL CT CLH JBC MLD AD FDB MG UL GL GM SBS CJF BHR. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: OL CT CLH JBC MLD AD FDB MG UL GL GM SBS CJF BHR.