Acknowledgments: This work was funded by grants from the Sao Paulo Research Foundation - Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo (FAPESP) and the Brazilian Scientific and Technological Development Council - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico (CNPq). The authors thank the family who participated in this research. The authors would also like to express their appreciation to Dr. Lynda L. Harrison for her support.
CM, PhD, RN, FCAHS,
Professor & Dean - Faculty of Nursing at University of Alberta