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Collaboratively seeking to improve contraceptive counselling at the time of an abortion: a case study of quality improvement efforts in Sweden
  1. Helena Kilander1,2,
  2. Jan Brynhildsen3,
  3. Siw Alehagen1,
  4. Amanda Fagerkrantz4,
  5. Johan Thor5
  1. 1 Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
  2. 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Region Jönköping County, Eksjö, Sweden
  3. 3 Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping, Sweden
  4. 4 Department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, Norrköping, Region Ostergotland, Linköping, Sweden
  5. 5 Jönköping Academy for Improvement of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Jönköping, Sweden
  1. Correspondence to Dr Helena Kilander, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping 581 83, Sweden; helena.kilander{at}rjl.se

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  • Contributors HK, JT, SA and JB participated in designing, planning and conducting the study. HK, JT and SA participated in data acquisition. HK, JT, SA, JB and AF participated in data analysis and interpretation. All authors participated in writing the manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by grants from Futurum, the Academy for Healthcare, in the Jönköping County Council, and the Medical Research Council of Southeast Sweden (FORSS).

  • Competing interests One of the coauthors (JB) has been reimbursed by Merck Sharpe & Dohme, Bayer AB Sweden and Actavis for running educational programmes and giving lectures. All the other coauthors have stated that they have no conflicts of interest in connection with this article.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the Regional Ethical Review Board in Linköping.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No data are available.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors HK, JT, SA and JB participated in designing, planning and conducting the study. HK, JT and SA participated in data acquisition. HK, JT, SA, JB and AF participated in data analysis and interpretation. All authors participated in writing the manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by grants from Futurum, the Academy for Healthcare, in the Jönköping County Council, and the Medical Research Council of Southeast Sweden (FORSS).

  • Competing interests One of the coauthors (JB) has been reimbursed by Merck Sharpe & Dohme, Bayer AB Sweden and Actavis for running educational programmes and giving lectures. All the other coauthors have stated that they have no conflicts of interest in connection with this article.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the Regional Ethical Review Board in Linköping.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No data are available.

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