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Development of a new assessment scale for measuring interaction during staff-assisted transfer of residents in dementia special care units

  • Charlotta Thunborg1, 2Email author,
  • Petra von Heideken Wågert1,
  • Eva Götell1,
  • Ann-Britt Ivarsson2 and
  • Anne Söderlund1
BMC Geriatrics201515:6

Received: 5 December 2014

Accepted: 20 January 2015

Published: 10 February 2015

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20 Jan 2015 Editorially accepted
10 Feb 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12877-015-0003-6

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School of Health, Care and Social Welfare Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden
School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden