Factors influencing spiritual wellbeing among pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients receiving chemotherapy
Ling-Ling Wei, Shu-Ting Zhang, Yu Liao, Yue Zhang, Yan Yu, Na Mi, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Army Medical University, Chongqing 400037, China
Author contributions: Wei LL, Zhang ST contributed to the conception and design of the study; Wei LL and Zhang ST contributed equally to this work as joint first authors; Mi N contributed to the administrative support; Liao Y contributed to the provision of study materials or patients; Zhang ST, Liao Y, Zhang Y, Yu Y collected and analyzed the data; and all authors have read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by Humanities and Social Science Foundation Project of Army Military Medical University, No. 2021XRW09.
Institutional review board statement: The study procedures were approved by the Ethics Committee of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Army Medical University (2021- Research No.161-01).
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was obtained from all participants.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.
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STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement- checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement- checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Na Mi, BSc, Associate Chief Nurse, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Army Medical University, Xinqiao Street, Chongqing 400037, China. email@example.com
Received: May 24, 2023
Peer-review started: May 24, 2023
First decision: June 12, 2023
Revised: June 25, 2023
Accepted: August 2, 2023
Article in press: August 2, 2023
Published online: September 19, 2023