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Effects and meanings of a person-centred and health-promoting intervention in home care services - a study protocol of a non-randomised controlled trial

  • Karin Bölenius1Email author,
  • Kristina Lämås1,
  • Per-Olof Sandman1, 3 and
  • David Edvardsson1, 2
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:57

Received: 20 August 2016

Accepted: 8 February 2017

Published: 16 February 2017

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8 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
16 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-017-0445-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Nursing, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Division of Caring Sciences, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden