About the Authors

Natalia Calanzani

natalia.calanzani@ed.ac.uk

Affiliations King’s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, London, United Kingdom, University of Edinburgh, The Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, Centre for Population Health Sciences, Medical School, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Irene J Higginson

Affiliation King’s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, London, United Kingdom

Jonathan Koffman

Affiliation King’s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, London, United Kingdom

Barbara Gomes

Affiliation King’s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BG IJH JK. Performed the experiments: BG NC. Analyzed the data: BG NC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BG NC IJH JK. Wrote the paper: BG NC IJH JK.