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A person-centred and thriving-promoting intervention in nursing homes - study protocol for the U-Age nursing home multi-centre, non-equivalent controlled group before-after trial

  • David Edvardsson1, 2Email author,
  • Karin Sjögren1,
  • Qarin Lood1, 2,
  • Ådel Bergland3, 4,
  • Marit Kirkevold4 and
  • Per-Olof Sandman1, 5, 6
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:22

Received: 20 May 2016

Accepted: 21 December 2016

Published: 17 January 2017

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20 May 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Jun 2016 Author responded Author comments - David Edvardsson
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Jun 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Oct 2016 Author responded Author comments - David Edvardsson
Resubmission - Version 3
27 Oct 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 3
21 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
17 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-016-0404-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

The Medical Faculty, Department of Nursing, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
College of Science, Health and Engineering, School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Heidelberg, Australia
Lovisenberg Diaconal University College, Oslo, Norway
Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Division of Caring Sciences, Depart Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Department of Health Sciences, University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden